March 2017

Botanical Gardens to present ‘Wild for Wildflowers’

Date Published: March 13, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will host its first family event of the year, “Wild for Wildflowers,” on Saturday, April 1.

Starting at 10 a.m. in the McMillan Greenhouse, children ages 5 to 11 (accompanied by an adult) will journey through the Van Landingham Glen, exploring six wildflowers native to North Carolina.

Employee of the Year recipients to be honored March 22

Date Published: March 13, 2017

Human Resources has announced the 2017 Employees of the Year:

Devotion to Duty

Gary Edwards, Facilities Management

Human Relations

Phillip Brown, University Communications

Discover inclusive teaching and learning practices with Nona McDuff

Date Published: March 13, 2017
Facilitating conversation among students is crucial for educators. Empowering all students to contribute to the conversation plays into an instructor's role.

Bank of America gift supports Data Science Initiative, lecture series

Date Published: March 13, 2017
Bank of America is committing $1.5 million to the Exponential Campaign to support research at UNC Charlotte in the Data Science Initiative and to sponsor a series of marquee lectures at the University.

Music Department to present ‘Requiem of Solace’

Date Published: March 10, 2017

The Department of Music, in partnership with the Steinway Gallery of Charlotte and the Sorel Foundation, will present “Requiem of Solace” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 17, in the Belk Theater, Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts.

Police and Public Safety’s David Coleman dies

Date Published: March 10, 2017

David Coleman, associate director of police support services, died Wednesday, March 8. He was 65.

March 13 live stream to feature Kathy Reichs, Cathy Bessant

Date Published: March 10, 2017

Beginning at noon, Monday, March 13, Inside UNC Charlotte (and the University’s official Facebook page) will live stream a conversation between Kathy Reichs, producer of the television show “Bones” and a UNC Charlotte anthropology professor, and Cathy Bessant, chief operations and technology officer for Bank of America.

Big Data and the upcoming Analytics Frontiers Conference

Date Published: March 9, 2017

Mirsad Hadzikadic, executive director of the University’s Data Science Initiative, discusses the power of Big Data in preparation of the upcoming UNC Charlotte Analytics Frontiers Conference.

Charlotte Business Journal to honor Bessant, Fischer and three alums

Date Published: March 8, 2017
UNC Charlotte trustee Cathy Bessant, along with Beth Fischer, executive director of University development, and three 49er alumni are among the individuals who will be honored at this year’s Charlotte Business Journal (CBJ) Women in Business Awards program.

UNC Charlotte International Film Festival to run March 15 through April 7

Date Published: March 8, 2017
Contemporary films from around the world will be shown as part of the 2017 UNC Charlotte International Film Festival.