May 2017

Fatma Mili

Purdue University’s Fatma Mili named dean of the College of Computing and Informatics

Date Published: May 15, 2017

Fatma Mili will join UNC Charlotte as dean of the College of Computing and Informatics beginning Aug. 1. She comes to the University from Purdue University, where she is the founder and director of the TransSTEM (Center for Trans-institutional Capacity Building and Educational Equity in STEM) at the Purdue Discovery Park. She also is a professor of computer and information technology.


Road closure: Mary Alexander Road Closed May 16, 2017

Date Published: May 12, 2017

Statement from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services on Upcoming Road Closure

Mary Alexander Rd. closed for approximately three months beginning May 16, 2017


Africana Studies Department receives national award

Date Published: May 11, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Africana Studies Department is at the forefront of the discipline, cultivating collaborative opportunities across campus. And, it is earning accolades for its efforts – most recently, the National Council for Black Studies bestowed its Sankore Institutional Award upon the department.


CATS energizes Blue Line Extension’s overhead electrical system

Date Published: May 11, 2017

Construction crews working on the LYNX Blue Line Extension, the 9.3-mile extension to Charlotte’s current light rail system, have energized the overhead catenary system (OCS) throughout the entire alignment up to UNC Charlotte. The OCS provides electricity that powers light rail vehicles through a pantograph at the top of the vehicle.  The system carries 750 volts, direct current.&nbs


Watch ‘Tactical Urbanism’ in action

Date Published: May 11, 2017
Students from the College of Arts + Architecture’s “Tactical Urbanism” class partnered with Charlotte Department of Transportation and local schools to make a difference through pedestrian safety.

Internal auditors adhere to professional standards, responsibilities

Date Published: May 10, 2017

To those outside the profession, internal auditors may appear to have their own way in which they work.


Try Belk Gym for free May 15-21

Date Published: May 10, 2017

Faculty and staff members can try the fitness and recreation areas of Belk Gym for free from Monday, May 15, through Sunday, May 21. Employees should bring their UNC Charlotte IDs to present at the check-in location for this free preview.


Voice professor to join summer Young Artists program

Date Published: May 10, 2017

Carl DuPont, assistant professor of voice, will participate in the Young Artists Program at Glimmerglass Festival this summer. Founded in 1975, Glimmerglass Festival is a highly regarded summer opera and musical theatre festival in Cooperstown, New York.


Outstanding seniors recognized for service, leadership and academic achievement

Date Published: May 9, 2017
UNC Charlotte administrators recently honored 11 outstanding seniors for their service and leadership, as well as academic achievement.

104 CMS teachers to create new curricula through innovative seminars

Date Published: May 9, 2017

Charlotte Teachers Institute welcomed its new cohort of 104 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teachers into its innovative, interdisciplinary seminars for 2017.