March 2017

Roland Fryer

TIAA Lecture to focus on ‘The Economics of Race’

Date Published: March 22, 2017
Harvard University professor Roland Fryer will present “The Economics of Race” at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, in the Popp Martin Student Union Multipurpose Room for the TIAA Lecture, part of the UNC Charlotte Civic Series presented by Bank of America.

Five staff members receive Employee of the Year award

Date Published: March 22, 2017
Five UNC Charlotte staff members were honored with the Employee of the Year award during the annual Staff Recognition Luncheon held Wednesday, March 22, in the Popp Martin Student Union.

Tanya Luhrmann

Stanford anthropologist to talk ‘Minds, Madness and Mystical Things’

Date Published: March 22, 2017

Tanya Luhrmann from the Stanford University Department of Anthropology will present the public talk “Minds, Madness and Mystical Things” at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, in the Cone University Center, Room 112.


Norman needs shared leave

Date Published: March 21, 2017

Lola Norman with Building and Environmental Services needs shared leave donations.


Architecture team places second in New York Build competition

Date Published: March 21, 2017

A design entry by UNC Charlotte School of Architecture students Naz Modaresahmadi and Robby Stubbs and faculty members Peter Wong and Chris Jarrett (School of Architecture director) won second prize in the New York Affordable Housing Challenge, an international architecture competition sponsored by New York Build 2017.


Connie Mele named sixth Distinguished Nursing Alumna

Date Published: March 21, 2017

Connie Mele (’84) is UNC Charlotte’s sixth Distinguished Nursing Alumna; she was selected by the School of Nursing Alumni Chapter. This honor is bestowed upon an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the School of Nursing or who has been recognized for exceptional achievements in the field of nursing.


Six UNC Charlotte alums named to ’40 Under 40’ list

Date Published: March 21, 2017

Charlotte Business Journal recently recognized six UNC Charlotte alumni on its annual “40 under 40” list. The 23rd edition of Journal’s “40 under 40” recognizes young professionals who play an important role in building businesses and the Charlotte region. 


ACCEHW sponsoring webinar to eat the ‘Med Way’

Date Published: March 21, 2017

University employees who are interested in learning more about the Mediterranean Diet should register to view the webinar “Steps to Eating the Med Way: Rethink Your Sweets.”


Nomination deadline for faculty governance positions

Date Published: March 21, 2017

Nominations are being accepted for a number of faculty governance positions. Faculty members can nominate themselves or other qualified faculty members for:


Seven initiatives included in latest Crowdfund UNC Charlotte ventures

Date Published: March 20, 2017
An astrobotics competition, a memorial arts award and a Habitat for Humanity project in El Salvador are among the initiatives seeking financial support through Crowdfund UNC Charlotte