January 2013

Ambassadors from Monaco, Barbados to speak

Date Published: January 8, 2013

John Beale, ambassador of Barbados, and Gilles Noghès, ambassador of Monaco, will speak at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, in the J. Murrey Atkins Library, Halton Reading Room, as part of the fifth annual International Speaker Series.


Student Union gallery to feature local artist Pam Winegard

Date Published: January 8, 2013

The exhibit “Archetypal Dysfunction,” featuring works by local artist Pam Winegard, will open Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the Student Union Art Gallery. An opening reception is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23.


Register early for Camps on Campus, Aspire

Date Published: January 8, 2013

Camps on Campus, the University's summer programs of academic enrichment camps for children and young people in rising grades one through 12, will embark on its 13th year in 2013. Click here to view this year’s schedule of 52 offerings.


Reese Building namesake banking titan, staunch University supporter

Date Published: January 8, 2013

Around Charlotte, Addison Hardcastle Reese is probably better known as a titan of the banking industry rather than for his passionate commitment to UNC Charlotte.


CLAS researchers obtained a fourth of 2012 external funding

Date Published: January 7, 2013

Researchers in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences pursued answers to big questions in 2012 in an effort to expand the boundaries of what humans already know.


University-supported Asthma Health Fair scheduled

Date Published: January 7, 2013

The Asthma Health Fair, hosted by the Mecklenburg County Asthma Coalition with support from UNC Charlotte, will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


CLAS faculty publish 24-plus works in 2012

Date Published: January 4, 2013

By the end of 2012, faculty in UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences published more than two dozen books that contributed to the University’s research and scholarly mission.


Rowe Gallery to host graphic design exhibits

Date Published: January 3, 2013

Works by graphic design artists Bobby Campbell and Ben Van Dyke will be on display in the Rowe Arts Gallery starting Monday, Jan. 14. The paired exhibitions, “Action Figures” and “Knowledge Systems” will be exhibited through Friday, Feb. 1. An opening reception, featuring comments from the artists, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the gallery.


Try the ultimate TV commercial workout

Date Published: January 3, 2013

The Advisory Committee to the Chancellor for Employee Health and Wellness notes that working exercise into the day can be as simple as watching television. The average one hour television show is only about 40 minutes long, which leaves you 20 minutes of solid fitness time.


Shoring up mental health during winter months

Date Published: January 3, 2013

Research indicates that for some individuals, the winter months pose unique challenges to health and well-being. The Advisory Committee to the Chancellor for Employee Health and Wellness (ACCEHW) offers the below suggestions on how faculty and staff members can beat the winter doldrums and enjoy this much-maligned time of year.