March 2017

Waterkotte and Kenar artwork

COAA faculty artwork featured in Georgia exhibit

Date Published: March 8, 2017

Assistant Professor of Print Media Erik Waterkotte and part-time faculty Anna Kenar created a site-specific installation in the windows of the Westobou Gallery in Augusta, Georgia, as part of the exhibition “Outliers: The Art of Printmaking.”


William Brandon

Brandon Endowment to expand UNC Charlotte health policy research capabilities

Date Published: March 8, 2017
UNC Charlotte professor emeritus Bill Brandon and his wife, Pam Fawcett-Brandon, have made a significant contribution in support of the College of Health and Human Services’ health policy agenda through the creation of the Pam Fawcett-Brandon and William P. Brandon Endowment.

N.C. Science Festival Events at UNC Charlotte to feature expanded kid science workshops and a ‘big’ expo

Date Published: March 8, 2017
Unlocking the scientific creativity inside each person is the theme of the 2017 North Carolina Science Festival, a statewide celebration of science and technology happening this year April 7-23.

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: March 8, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the March 7-8 New Employee Orientation session:

Athletics
Keith Henry, assistant football coach
Mark Lacey, University program associate

Athletics Academic Center
Jessica Kyllo, assistant director and GOLD coordinator


J. Parker Garrison

CCI student wins SANS NetWars Tournament

Date Published: March 7, 2017

J. Parker Garrison, a senior in the College of Computing and Informatics, recently won the prestigious SANS NetWars Core Tournament at the RSA conference held in San Francisco.


Nominees accepted for University’s International Women’s Day observance, Turkish filmmaker to keynote

Date Published: March 6, 2017
UNC Charlotte will hold its 12th annual campus recognition of International Women's Day from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, in the Student Union, Room 340.

Hobbies for Mental and Physical Health

Webinar to focus on healthful hobbies

Date Published: March 6, 2017

The webinar “Hobbies for Mental and Physical Health” can be viewed at noon, Thursday, March 16. Benefits of pursuing hobbies and why pastimes count are among the topics that will be discussed.


Moustafa Bayoumi

CUNY-Brooklyn professor to talk Muslim Americans and President Trump

Date Published: March 6, 2017

Moustafa Bayoumi, associate professor of English at CUNY-Brooklyn, will present “This Muslim American Life in the Age of Donald Trump” at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 23, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


Belk Gym

Try the Belk Gym for free

Date Published: March 6, 2017

Faculty and staff members can try out the fitness and recreation areas in Belk Gym for free Monday, March 6, through Sunday, March 12.

To take advantage of this offer, employees should bring their UNC Charlotte IDs for presentation at the check-in location.


NinerTalent Stakes

Human Resources launches new SHRA performance management program

Date Published: March 6, 2017

The Office of Human Resources (HR) has launched a new SHRA performance management program, NinerTalent STAKES – Succeeding through Teamwork, Active Feedback, Knowledge Transfer, Engagement and Support.