April 2017

Two outstanding undergrads earn Goldwater Scholarships

Date Published: April 13, 2017
Undergraduate students Mary (Tess) Overton and Nemah-Allah Saleh have received Goldwater Scholarships, as only the second and third students at the University ever to receive this award.

Camo Classic to highlight veterans on campus

Date Published: April 13, 2017

The Veteran Services Office and the Dean of Students Office will host the 2017 Camo Classic, an annual competition to highlight veterans across campus.


Levine Hall dedicated in honor of ‘special friends’ of the University

Date Published: April 13, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s newest residence hall, Levine Hall, was dedicated during a campus ceremony, Thursday, April 13.

Deadline to submit fall semester crowdfunding projects May 1

Date Published: April 12, 2017

Crowdfund UNC Charlotte allows University students to become leaders and fosters a philanthropic community across campus by providing an online platform that harnesses the power of the community through small gifts to help students, faculty or staff to raise money to fuel their passions, innovations and ideas.


‘Swing into Summer’ offers recreational classes for golf, tennis and 5K training

Date Published: April 12, 2017

This summer, Recreational Services will offer a new learning series called "Swing into Summer" for UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students who want to stay active while practicing new skills. Online registration is open for golf and tennis lessons and a Couch to 5K program. Classes are fee-based and not for University course credit.


ESPN commentator Sage Steele to discuss 'Choosing the Harder Right'

Date Published: April 12, 2017
Sage Steele is one of ESPN’s most popular and respected commentators, currently serving as the lead host for “SportsCenter on the Road.” On Monday, April 17, she will present “Choosing the Harder Right” at 7 p.m., in Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.

Cato College graduate students receive Lehrman Fellowships

Date Published: April 12, 2017

Six graduate students in the Cato College of Education’s Department of Middle, Secondary and K-12 Education have been awarded fellowships to participate in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History's prestigious Teacher Seminars Program for summer 2017.


Johns Hopkins professor to talk ‘Controlling Human Evolution’

Date Published: April 12, 2017

Nathan Comfort, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, will present “In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, in the Cone University Center, Room 113.

This luncheon/workshop is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required by Thursday, April 13.


Dual-track learning produces creative solutions

Date Published: April 11, 2017
As campus emptied on the Friday afternoon before spring break, Noushin Radnia was still hard at work conducting research in Storrs’ Digital Arts Lab. She is working toward a master’s degree in design computation, a dual master’s program in the fields of architecture and computer science.