February 2017

Tony Porter

Tony Porter to discuss how to break out of the ‘man box’

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Author, educator and activist Tony Porter will present “Breaking Out of the Man Box: The Next Generation of Manhood” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall, as part of the Women’s and Gender Studies Guest Speaker Series.

Noted writer/producer named Africana Artist-in-Residence

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Charlotte native Calvin Brown Jr., a successful TV producer and writer, is the 2017 Africana Studies Artist-in-Residence.

Susan Harden

Cato College’s Harden honored as ‘Unsung Hero’

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Susan Harden, an assistant professor in the Cato College of Education, is the 2017 recipient of Leadership Charlotte’s “Unsung Hero” award for her commitment to civic engagement and social justice. The award honors an individual who works behind the scenes for the good of the community.

Holshouser Hall

Holshouser Hall honors state's 68th governor

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Originally called Dorm ’73, Holshouser Hall is a much-different residence hall from when it was first constructed.

Belk College of Business CEO Speaker Series

TIAA leader shared insights with students at spring CEO Speaker Series

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Roger Ferguson Jr., the president and CEO of TIAA, answered students’ questions about leadership, professional development and financial services during the spring 2017 Belk College of Business CEO Speaker Series at UNC Charlotte.

The Department of Theatre to present ‘The Children's Hour’

Date Published: February 8, 2017

The Department of Theatre will present Lillian Hellman's “The Children's Hour” Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. 22-26 in the Anne Belk Theater of the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts. 

Great Decisions

‘Latin America’s Political Pendulum’ topic of Great Decisions lecture

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Greg Weeks, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, will discuss “Latin America’s Political Pendulum” as the third speaker in the 2017 Great Decisions lecture series. This free, public presentation is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb.15, at UNC Charlotte Center City.  

Analytics Frontiers Conference

UNC Charlotte’s Analytics Frontiers Conference to feature Nate Silver

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Every day, businesses and organizations are deluged with data of size, scope and potential to offer virtually unlimited possibilities.


UNCW professor to discuss Atlantic Coast energy debate

Date Published: February 8, 2017

Roger Shew from UNC Wilmington will present “The Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Energy ‘Debate’” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, in EPIC, Room G256, as part of the EPIC Energy Seminar Series.


Spellings talks strategic plan, HB2 and more on WFAE

Date Published: February 7, 2017

Margaret Spellings, president of the UNC system, was a guest on WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks” on Monday, Feb. 6, where she discussed her strategic plan for the system, improving cost-efficiency and graduation rates, and the nominee for the U.S. Department of Education, Betsy DeVos.