January 2017

Rising seniors eligible to be Charlotte Research Scholars

Date Published: January 26, 2017

Up to 60 UNC Charlotte rising seniors will have an opportunity to gain research experience this year through a 10-week summer research program funded by the Charlotte Research Scholars (CRS).

Jimmie Lee and H.D. Kirkpatrick

Levine Lecture to explore ‘The Shared Story of Race in the South’

Date Published: January 25, 2017

Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, a retired educator and high school football standout, and H.D. “De” Kirkpatrick, author and forensic psychologist, will share their story about race, football and civil rights in 1960s Charlotte during ‘The Shared Story of Race in the South.’ This event, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 21, is this year’s annual UNC Charlotte Levine Lecture.

David Nirenberg

University of Chicago professor to give Witherspoon Lecture

Date Published: January 25, 2017

David Nirenberg, a professor and dean at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 33rd annual Loy H. Witherspoon Lecture in Religious Studies on Monday, Feb. 6, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlme Renaissance

Core Ensemble to present ‘Vignettes of Harlem Renaissance’

Date Published: January 25, 2017

“Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance,” featuring a marriage of theatrical narrative to chamber music performance, will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Rowe Recital Hall.

Gary Stinnett to discuss adverse weather policies on Friday webcast

Date Published: January 25, 2017

Return to Inside UNC Charlotte at 9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27, to view an Inside UNC Charlotte webcast featuring Gary Stinnett, associate vice chancellor for human resources. He will discuss the three operating conditions that can be ordered for the University during adverse winter weather and other emergency situations.

Juliane Hammer

Chapel Hill professor to lecture on American Muslim marriage practices

Date Published: January 25, 2017

Juliane Hammer, associate professor and Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic Studies at UNC Chapel Hill, will present “For Love and Mercy: Exploring Matrimonial Practices in American Muslim Communities” at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Cone University Center, Room 111.

Beth Hardin received Witherspoon Award

Hardin receives Witherspoon Distinguished Service Award

Date Published: January 24, 2017

The Cooperative Christian Ministry recently recognized Elizabeth Hardin, vice chancellor for business affairs, with the 2016 Loy Witherspoon Distinguished Service Award. She serves as a board member and campus advisor for the ministry, which is known as Niner United at UNC Charlotte.

Cultural Coffeehouse

Cultural Coffeehouse to explore growing up as an immigrant in Charlotte

Date Published: January 24, 2017

A Community Cultural Coffeehouse, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9, will explore what it is like to grow up in the South as a member of the Muslim community.

UNC Charlotte tax team places second in national competition

Date Published: January 23, 2017

A five-student team from UNC Charlotte earned second place among nine top-ranked teams in the national Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition.

The UNC Charlotte team earned $1,000 per student and a $5,000 institutional award at the competition, which took place Jan. 13-15 at Deloitte University near Dallas, Texas.


Lunch and learn to focus on orchids

Date Published: January 23, 2017

Orchids are fascinating and beautiful plants that virtually everyone can grow at home or in the office (with a window). Learn more from John Denti, orchid curator, as he shares the basics on how to care for the most common types of orchids.