April 2017

‘Transition reception’ scheduled for Art Jackson

Date Published: April 24, 2017

A “transition reception” in honor of Art (Dr. J) Jackson, vice chancellor for student affairs, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons. He is transitioning from his position as vice chancellor to become a part-time faculty member in the Cato College of Education. He has been with the University for 10 years.


Kinesiology experts debate the benefits of standing desks

Date Published: April 24, 2017
Kinesiology lecturer Juliana Marino and Adam Lavis, a clinical exercise physiologist who runs UNC Charlotte’s kinesiology labs, collaborated to provide expert insight into the standing desk conversation.

Africana Studies professor awarded Carnegie fellowship to study in Nigeria

Date Published: April 24, 2017

At the University of Jos, Africana Studies professor Honore Missihoun plans to teach and analyze texts from Francophone countries in Africa to better understand how the exploitation of women, land and natural resources resulted from patriarchal and male-dominated societies.


Nichols needs shared leave

Date Published: April 24, 2017

Cathy Ann Nichols with the Controller's Office needs shared leave donations.


Ojaide’s new memoir published

Date Published: April 21, 2017

Tanure Ojaide, Frank Porter Graham Professor of Africana Studies, had the work “At Home, Away from Home: A Memoir” published by Cissus World Press.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: April 21, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the April 18-19 New Employee Orientation session:

Atkins Library
Tracie Krumbine, university library technician

Broadcast Communications
Harrison Hieb, broadcast media specialist


Professor presents research linking music performance to data analytics, STEM, entrepreneurship

Date Published: April 21, 2017

A series of conference presentations by Associate Professor of Piano Dylan Savage demonstrates the many connections between music performance and the fields of data analytics, STEM and corporate training and entrepreneurship.


ITS schedules outages to large-scale systems May 19-20

Date Published: April 21, 2017

Several large-scale systems and applications will be unavailable starting at 6 p.m., Friday, May 19, through 10 a.m., Saturday, May 20, due to scheduled electrical work. Learn more on the ITS website.


Gov. Cooper explores the power of Big Data

Date Published: April 20, 2017
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s visit to UNC Charlotte on Wednesday, April 19, provided a hands-on opportunity for the state’s chief executive to experience the power of Big Data.