History professor helping celebrate Camp Greene centennial

Date Published: July 13, 2017

Few Charlotteans probably realize that the Queen City housed a World War I training camp. Located just outside Uptown Charlotte, near Wilkinson Boulevard and Tuckaseegee Road, is Camp Greene. Opened originally in September 1917, Camp Greene was named for the Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene.

Light Rail Connects Us: University partnership becoming a national model

Date Published: July 13, 2017
As the LYNX Blue Line Extension continues to make its way to campus, UNC Charlotte officials hosted community executives from the city of Tampa Bay to provide insight and information on the leadership role the University played in bringing light rail to campus and northeast Charlotte.

CRI road closures scheduled

Date Published: July 13, 2017

Portions of roads/lanes on the Charlotte Research Institute area of campus will be closed starting at 6 a.m., Saturday, July 15, through 6 p.m., Sunday, July 16.

Workers will repair and apply stripping primer to seal roadways on Robert Snyder Road and a portion of Phillips Road.

Final ITS planned outage set for Friday

Date Published: July 12, 2017

The last of three planned system outages by ITS will occur from 6 p.m. to midnight, Friday, July 14. Due to a data center hardware upgrade, the following systems and applications will be unavailable from both on and off campus. Note: The phone system, including Blue Light phones, will be available.

Former track star named USA Bobsled Rookie of the Year

Date Published: July 12, 2017
Former Charlotte 49ers track and field standout Briauna Jones was named USA Bobsled 2016-17 Rookie of the Year

New master’s degree in management to give graduates a business edge

Date Published: July 12, 2017
One year from now, the first class of 50 students will kick off UNC Charlotte’s new Master of Science in Management program. Beginning in July 2018, program enrollees will be able to earn their master’s degree after just 10.5 months of full-time study.

Health fairs enable nursing students to take skills into the community

Date Published: July 12, 2017

Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at UNC Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services, and through a biannual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20 years.

Communication studies researcher earns regional Emmy nomination

Date Published: July 12, 2017

For a film that illustrates how the arts can promote healing in health care settings, UNC Charlotte researcher Margaret Quinlan and colleagues Lynn Harter and Evan Shaw have earned a regional Emmy nomination from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

NCDOT to conduct drone testing, host workshop on campus

Date Published: July 10, 2017

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will host a “Drone Workshop for Commercial and Government Operators” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, July 27, in the Cone University Center. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Learn more about the Charlotte Banks initiative

Date Published: July 7, 2017
In this Inside UNC Charlotte webcast, learn more about Charlotte Banks, a regional research initiative led by Lee College of Engineering faculty member Gloria Elliott. This initiative is focused on making more organs available for transplant.