April 2017

External excavation, repairs being completed on Woodward Hall

Date Published: April 18, 2017

Repair work to the exterior of Woodward Hall (the section near the Cato College of Education) is underway through Thursday, June 15.

Expect heavy equipment, excavation work, noise and dust and masonry cutting/removal during the project.

Exercise caution when approaching construction zones.


Green Office certifications boost awareness of campus' environmental footprint

Date Published: April 14, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Green Office Program, an initiative piloted by the Sustainability Office in 2015, has reported a notable rise in the number of Green Office certifications. 


Camo Classic to highlight veterans on campus

Date Published: April 13, 2017

The Veteran Services Office and the Dean of Students Office will host the 2017 Camo Classic, an annual competition to highlight veterans across campus.


‘Swing into Summer’ offers recreational classes for golf, tennis and 5K training

Date 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.


Deadline to submit fall semester crowdfunding projects May 1

Date 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.


Candidate forum for vice chancellor of student affairs

Date 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.


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 Prize

Date 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.