March 2017

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. 

John Daniels

Lee College’s Daniels to talk how University advancing coal ash management

Date Published: March 6, 2017

John Daniels, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and chair of the National Ash Management Advisory Board, will present “How UNC Charlotte is Advancing the Research, Practice and Policy of Coal Ash Management” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, in EPIC, G256.

Rogers’ woolly mammoth research receiving national media coverage

Date Published: March 3, 2017

Rebekah Rogers, now a faculty member in the Bioinformatics and Genomics Department, is garnering media attention for research on woolly mammoths that she conducted while a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, with colleague Montgomery Slatkin.

Peace Haven provides a space for meditation, reflection

Date Published: March 2, 2017

Peace Haven, located in the Cone University Center, recently was designated as a space for meditation and reflection.

Parking Lot 25A to close temporarily

Date Published: March 2, 2017

Parking Lot 25A will be closed from 6 a.m., Saturday, March 4, through 8 p.m., Friday, March 10, to install a water line and repave a portion of the lot.

Expect construction equipment and personnel in the area. Pedestrians and vehicular traffic should exercise caution when approaching construction zones.

Connaughton forecasts slow economic growth will continue

Date Published: March 2, 2017
The national and state economies will continue the slow growth pattern in 2017 that has continued for the past seven-plus years, but North Carolina will need to focus on productivity growth this year, said economist John Connaughton

Light rail, Raleigh meetings, the UNC BOG are topics of the latest Chancellor’s Fast Five update

Date Published: March 2, 2017
The Chancellor’s Fast Five provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

Musicians performing in the gazebo

Music in the gardens on St. Patrick’s Day

Date Published: March 1, 2017

Free music and refreshments are on the program for St. Patrick’s Day in the Botanical Gardens. The UNC Charlotte Brass Quintet will perform at 11 a.m., followed by the UNC Charlotte Saxophone Quartet at 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 17, in the Susie Harwood Garden Gazebo.

Coffee, hot chocolate and donuts, courtesy of Dunkin’ Donuts, will be provided, while supplies last.

Su'ad Khabeer

Purdue professor to present ‘Muslim Cool’

Date Published: March 1, 2017

Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, assistant professor of anthropology and African American studies at Purdue University, will present “Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip-Hop in the United States” at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, in the Cone University Center, Room 113.

CLAS professor receives prestigious NEH fellowship

Date Published: March 1, 2017
Allison Stedman, associate professor of French at UNC Charlotte, has received a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to complete a book project with relevance for understanding mind-body connections, the history of medicine, miracles, mysticism, holism and metaphysical theology.