February 2017

Temporary stair closure in Denny Building scheduled

Date Published: February 28, 2017

Beginning at 6 a.m., Saturday, March 4, through 8 p.m., Sunday, March 12, the stairs in Denny Building that face the courtyard will be closed to complete abatement in these stairs and to install new railings.


UNC Charlotte switching ‘clicker’ vendors

Date Published: February 28, 2017
Starting with the 2017-18 academic year, the University will begin to use Poll Everywhere software for classes that use a student response system, previously known as clickers.

Parking Lot 15 to close temporarily

Date Published: February 28, 2017

Parking Lot 15, located in front of the Burson Building, will be closed starting at 6 a.m., Saturday, March 4, through 6 p.m., Sunday, March 13, to install new mechanical equipment as part of building renovations.


Je'Nen Chastain

Architecture alumna wins national award

Date Published: February 28, 2017

Je'Nen Chastain, an alumna of the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture, has received a 2017 Associates Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). According to the AIA, the national award “is given to individual Associate AIA members to recognize outstanding leaders and creative thinkers for significant contributions to their communities and the architecture profession.”


Storrs and Rowe to open new exhibitions

Date Published: February 28, 2017
Two new exhibitions will open on Monday, March 13, with receptions in Rowe and Storrs Galleries.

Brizendine accepts award from D'Agostino

Engineering professor receives national educator award

Date Published: February 28, 2017

Anthony “Tony” Brizendine, a faculty member in the Lee College of Engineering, received the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) 2016 National Educator of the Year Award.


Art professor’s animated film a festival favorite

Date Published: February 27, 2017
An animated film by Associate Professor of Digital Media Heather Freeman has been screened in 35 national and international film festivals and two gallery exhibitions, with more screenings scheduled for 2017.

Mobile Vet Center to visit campus

Date Published: February 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center (MVC) will be on campus Tuesday, Feb. 28, as part of the conference “Joining Forces for Veteran Health and Reintegration.”


CATS announces update in light rail service to campus

Date Published: February 27, 2017
At a Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) CEO John Lewis announced the LYNX Blue Line Extension, including service to the UNC Charlotte campus, will not open as expected in August 2017.

CCI Professor Emeritus Bill Ribarsky dies

Date Published: February 26, 2017

Bill Ribarsky, a retired faculty member in the College of Computing and Informatics, died Thursday, Feb. 23, according to information provided the University.