‘Swing into Summer’ offers recreational classes for golf, tennis and 5K trainingDate Published: April 12, 2017
This summer, Recreational Services will offer a new learning series called "Swing into Summer" for UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students who want to stay active while practicing new skills. Online registration is open for golf and tennis lessons and a Couch to 5K program. Classes are fee-based and not for University course credit.
Johns Hopkins professor to talk ‘Controlling Human Evolution’Date Published: April 12, 2017
Nathan Comfort, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, will present “In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, in the Cone University Center, Room 113.
This luncheon/workshop is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required by Thursday, April 13.
An aerial view of how light rail will connect the University to Center City and beyondDate Published: April 12, 2017
Deadline to submit fall semester crowdfunding projects May 1Date Published: April 12, 2017
Crowdfund UNC Charlotte allows University students to become leaders and fosters a philanthropic community across campus by providing an online platform that harnesses the power of the community through small gifts to help students, faculty or staff to raise money to fuel their passions, innovations and ideas.
Register for lunch and learn ‘Helping Children Develop Strong Ethics and Values’Date Published: April 11, 2017
The Advisory Committee to the Chancellor for Employee Health and Wellness is sponsoring the lunch and learn “Helping Children Develop Strong Ethics and Values” from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in the Popp Martin, Student Union, Room 263.
Former history professor wins Pulitzer PrizeDate Published: April 11, 2017
Heather Ann Thompson, a former UNC Charlotte faculty member, has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in history for “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy.”
Thompson, currently a professor at the University of Michigan, was a member of the History Department from 1997 to 2009.
Participants sought for blood pressure studyDate Published: April 11, 2017
University researchers seek faculty/staff members or graduate students between the ages of 21 and 65 to participate in a study on the effects of isometric exercise training on lowering blood pressure. Isometric exercise is a form of strengthening exercise, in this case squeezing a handgrip device.
Candidate forum for vice chancellor of student affairsDate Published: April 11, 2017
Kevin Bailey, a candidate for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs, will deliver a presentation from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, in Cone University Center, Lucas Room. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation, which is open to the campus community.
Grant-funded research aids emergency providers in identifying and treating sexual abuseDate Published: April 10, 2017
UNC Charlotte clinical nursing professor Kathleen Jordan is leading grant-funded research to aid medical professionals and social workers who examine and care for children who have been sexually abused.
Register for the Active Learning ExpoDate Published: April 10, 2017
The 2016-17 Active Learning Expo will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, in the Cone University Center, Room 210.