WOW welcomes new and returning students to start the academic year

Date Published: August 18, 2017
Week of Welcome (WOW) is an annual tradition that helps the University kick off the academic year with opportunities for social engagement and campus involvement. More than 40 events will take place between Friday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 27.

Sidewalk closure near Friday Building

Date Published: August 17, 2017

Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, excavation work near the Friday Building will close nearby sidewalks. Expect construction personnel and equipment in the area.

Exercise caution when approaching construction zones.

Chancellor emphasizes the power of education at University Convocation

Date Published: August 17, 2017
At this year’s annual University Convocation, UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois expressed the need to “stand behind the power of education.” He stated, “Our approach to last year will be our approach this year, fully committed to a campus culture where our differences are celebrated as part of a vigorous intellectual community dedicated to academic freedom, robust debate and mutual...

Webb named Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professor

Date Published: August 17, 2017
Jennifer Webb, associate professor in the Department of Psychological Science, is this year’s recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching.

Counseling Center’s MacNair-Semands honored

Date Published: August 16, 2017

Rebecca MacNair-Semands, senior associate director of the University’s Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, is the 2017 recipient of the Arthur Teicher Group Psychologist of the Year Award.

University expert provides eclipse tips

Date Published: August 16, 2017

Catherine Qualtrough, director of the UNC Charlotte Observatory, recently responded to a number of questions about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21.

Urban Institute’s Newsom elected chair of history museum board

Date Published: August 16, 2017

Mary Newsom, director of urban policy initiatives at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, has been elected chair of the board of trustees at the Charlotte Museum of History.  Newsom had been vice chair of the board, which she joined in 2013.

University Convocation marks the start of a new academic year

Date Published: August 15, 2017
Thursday’s University Convocation officially begins the 2017-18 academic year. The event, which starts at 9:30 a.m., Aug. 17, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall, will be streamed live via the web; watch on Inside UNC Charlotte or at

Niner Research Reception scheduled

Date Published: August 15, 2017

The Office of Research and Economic Development will hold a Niner Research Reception from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons.

This event will honor faculty grant recipients and others engaged in research on campus; a brief program will start at 12:15 p.m.

UNC Charlotte, Davidson College partner to present works by noted N.C. artist

Date Published: August 15, 2017

The UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture and Davidson College are presenting exhibitions featuring the work of North Carolina artist Bob Trotman.