February 2017

Chancellor's Fast Five update

Read the latest Chancellor’s Fast Five update

Date Published: February 21, 2017
The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute to open at UNC Charlotte

Date Published: February 21, 2017
A Confucius Institute will open at UNC Charlotte in summer 2017 to broaden the University’s outreach and support for language instruction and cultural opportunities in the Charlotte community.

Larry Ogunjobi

Ogunjobi first 49er invited to NFL Combine

Date Published: February 21, 2017

Charlotte 49ers defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi is among those invited to the 2017 NFL Draft Combine. He is the first Charlotte 49er football player to participate in this weeklong showcase. Defensive linemen will work out March 2-5.


Study: exercise before school benefits students throughout the day

Date Published: February 21, 2017
A short “morning blast” of physical activity can benefit elementary students throughout the school day, according to a new study co-authored by a Cato College of Education professor.

Teachers, professors lead CTI seminars for CMS

Date Published: February 21, 2017

Charlotte Teachers Institute (CTI) recently selected its teacher leadership team for 2017, including its steering committee, seminar coordinators and school contacts.


Lanpher needs shared leave

Date Published: February 20, 2017

Stacey Lanpher with the College of Computing and Informatics needs shared leave donations.


Response to UNC Charlotte student-athlete arrest

Date Published: February 19, 2017

The University administration has been in close communication with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department regarding its arrest of student-athlete Kevin Olsen Sunday afternoon.


College of LIberal Arts & Sciences

CLAS departments have new names

Date Published: February 17, 2017

The Department of Global, International and Area Studies and the Department of Psychology, housed in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, received approval to become the Department of Global Studies and the Department of Psychological Science, beginning with the spring 2017 semester.


Redesigned UNC Charlotte home page coming

Date Published: February 16, 2017
The University’s website is getting a new look. A redesigned uncc.edu home page is slated to go live by the end of February.

David Lawrence

Duke Energy executive to talk about grid systems

Date Published: February 16, 2017

David Lawrence, technology development manager, Emerging Technology Office, Duke Energy, will present “Securing Distributed Autonomous Grid Systems with OpenFMB” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, in EPIC, Room G256.