April 2017

Literary festival to celebrate how stories are told

Date Published: April 26, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Center City Literary Festival will be an opportunity to celebrate how stories are told, with participants able to join in nearly a day full of activities for all ages.

Communications studies major wins national award

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Tiera Gibson, a communication studies major, recently received the Outstanding Tutor Award from the National Association of Communication Centers (NACC).


Eight outstanding honorees recognized by UNC Charlotte Alumni Association

Date Published: April 25, 2017
Alumni and friends of the University are among the staunchest supporters of an institution, and this year, the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association recognized eight individuals as part of the Alumniner Weekend.

Kinesiology experts debate the benefits of standing desks

Date Published: April 24, 2017
Kinesiology lecturer Juliana Marino and Adam Lavis, a clinical exercise physiologist who runs UNC Charlotte’s kinesiology labs, collaborated to provide expert insight into the standing desk conversation.

Professor presents research linking music performance to data analytics, STEM, entrepreneurship

Date Published: April 21, 2017

A series of conference presentations by Associate Professor of Piano Dylan Savage demonstrates the many connections between music performance and the fields of data analytics, STEM and corporate training and entrepreneurship.


Gov. Cooper explores the power of Big Data

Date Published: April 20, 2017
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s visit to UNC Charlotte on Wednesday, April 19, provided a hands-on opportunity for the state’s chief executive to experience the power of Big Data.

Doctoral student to attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Adriano de Bernardi Schneider, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, has been selected to attend the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) this fall in Boston, Massachusetts.


Annual Green-White Spring game set for Saturday

Date Published: April 19, 2017
The Charlotte 49ers football program’s annual Green-White Spring Game will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in Richardson Stadium.

Junior Erica Cherian receives Newman Civic Fellowship

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Erica Cherian, a junior from Roswell, Georgia, is among the 2017 recipients of the Newman Civic Fellowship awarded by Campus Compact.


Chamber Orchestra to present ‘Symphony of Diversity’

Date Published: April 18, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Chamber Orchestra will present “Symphony of Diversity” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 27, in the Belk Theater, Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts. Led by Director of Orchestras Jonathan Govias, the concert will be a celebration of the diversity of thought, background, life experience, culture, ethnicity and orientation that exists in American society.