April 2017

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.

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.

Understanding space management – no galaxy required

Date Published: April 20, 2017

In the last 15 years, tens of millions of dollars have been spent to increase physical facilities, and it is evident UNC Charlotte will continue to grow “by leaps and bounds.” To date, the 1,000-acre campus has approximately 9.8 million square feet of academic and administrative space in 163 buildings.


Cone Deck 2 entrance closed temporarily

Date Published: April 20, 2017

The Cone Deck 2 entrance (located closest to the Cone University Center) will be closed temporarily from 7 a.m., Friday, April 21, through Monday, May 22, to upgrade parking equipment.

Expect construction barricades and traffic re-routing in the interior of the deck. The Cone Deck 1 entrance (accessible from Parking Lot 7, on the Belk Gym side) will reopen.


Annual Green-White Spring game set for Saturday

Date Published: April 19, 2017
The Charlotte 49ers football program’s annual Green-White Spring Game will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in Richardson Stadium.

Deadline to apply for Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship

Date Published: April 19, 2017

UNC Charlotte employees interested in the Janet Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship have until Monday, May 1, to submit an application for fall 2017. This scholarship is designed to help a UNC system employee become more effective in either the applicant’s current position or prepare the applicant for promotion with the UNC system.