August 2017

UNC Charlotte researchers, community organizations advancing ‘The Charlotte Girl’

Date Published: August 3, 2017
“The Story of the Charlotte Girl” is one of opportunities and resources, and it is the focus of a nearly yearlong initiative of UNC Charlotte’s Women + Girls Research Alliance.

East Charlotte reading camp a promising model for future programs

Date Published: August 3, 2017
A summer camp designed by the Cato College of Education is providing a free, literacy-rich experience for dozens of east Charlotte elementary students while helping researchers uncover best practices for programs of the future.

Theatre professor wins Princess Grace Award

Date Published: August 3, 2017

CarlosAlexis Cruz, assistant professor of physical theatre, has received a 2017 Works in Progress Residency Award from the Princess Grace Foundation.


University’s revolutionary additive manufacturing partnership showcased

Date Published: August 3, 2017

UNC Charlotte, N.C. A&T University and N.C. State University are researching additive manufacturing through a Research Opportunities Initiative grant from UNC General Administration.


Reminder on purchasing parking permits

Date Published: August 3, 2017

Parking permits for the 2017-18 academic year are available.


Repaving to close road, parking lot temporarily

Date Published: August 2, 2017

On Thursday, Aug. 3, the drive at Wallis Hall will be closed between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. to pave over the gravel area.

Also, Parking Lot 15 at the Burson Building will be closed for repaving on Friday, Aug. 4.

Remember to exercise caution when approaching construction zones, and watch for signage and construction vehicles and personnel.


Housing and Residence Life’s Wayne Pickler dies

Date Published: August 2, 2017

George “Wayne” Pickler, an HVAC technician with the Housing and Residence Life Office, died on Sunday, July 30.


Coding Boot Camp featured on UNC system website

Date Published: August 2, 2017
“Booting Up,” a story on the UNC system website, highlights the intensive computer programming instruction being offered by UNC Charlotte and UNC Chapel Hill.

UNC Staff Assembly meets on campus

Date Published: August 2, 2017

UNC Charlotte recently hosted the quarterly meeting of the UNC Staff Assembly, which is composed of elected delegates from each of the 17 campuses in the system.


Thinking spatially – balloon exercise helps students perceive time/space relationships

Date Published: August 2, 2017
As part of a geography class on spatial thinking, a team of UNC Charlotte students launched a balloon outfitted with a camera to take aerial photographs of the campus. Later, they pieced the images together to form a map.