September 2012

CCI student to defend dissertation

Date Published: September 5, 2012

Zhiwei Li, a doctoral student in software and information systems in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend the dissertation “Reasoning about Recognizability in Security Protocols” at 10 a.m., Sept. 20, in Woodward Hall, Room 338. Weichao Wang is the dissertation advisor.


History lecturer featured speaker at annual Family Weekend

Date Published: September 5, 2012

Oscar Lansen, a senior lecturer in history, will be a featured speaker during the University’s annual Family Weekend, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Sept. 30.

During this annual weekend, Niner Nation family members can participate in nearly 20 events that highlight departments, faculty members and other activities on campus.


UCC to hold annual Career and Public Service Expo

Date Published: September 5, 2012

The University Career Center (UCC) will host its annual Career and Public Service Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.


University experts provide convention-related media commentary

Date Published: September 5, 2012

National and international media are in Charlotte to cover the presidential nominating convention. Leading up to this week, the University’s public relations media team has fielded hundreds of calls from print, radio and TV outlets seeking faculty, staff or students to interview for convention-related coverage.


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Inside UNC Charlotte and the 49er Democracy Experience Second Report

Date Published: September 5, 2012

This second daily report about UNC Charlotte's engagement in the presidential nominating convention in Charlotte features more students experiencing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, a 49er who was a delegate to the GOP Convention in Tampa, the thoughts of Charlotte leaders who helped bring the DNC to the city and some of the images from the streets of Uptown Charlotte.


Lumina Foundation panel seeks solutions for higher education

Date Published: September 5, 2012

As part of the 49er Democracy Experience, this reporter observed a panel discussion with state and national higher education leaders on Sept. 4 in uptown Charlotte. Hosted by the Lumina Foundation, the panel talked about the role of higher education in the social and economic future of North Carolina and the United States.


Center City to hold second Community Day celebration

Center City to hold second Community Day celebration

Date Published: September 5, 2012

UNC Charlotte Center City will hold a second Community Day celebration from noon to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22.


Connaughton to give quarterly economic forecast

Date Published: September 4, 2012

Economist John Connaughton will present his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy at a luncheon and press conference starting at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 11, at UNC Charlotte Center City. The presentation will be in the second-floor auditorium on the 2nd floor; box lunches will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m.


Former Duke lacrosse player to speak at Constitution Day observance

Date Published: September 4, 2012

Reade Seligmann, former lacrosse player at Duke University, and attorney James Cooney will speak from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall, as part of the University’s Constitution Day observance.


International dignitaries attend panel discussion on education

Date Published: September 4, 2012

UNC Charlotte hosted a contingent of international dignitaries on campus as part of the 49er Democracy Experience. The panel discussion, in conjunction with the National Democratic Institute and the Charlotte Chamber’s “Explore Charlotte” site visits, focused on education.