July 2017

Theatre professor to present new urban circus project at Booth Playhouse

Date Published: July 7, 2017

CarlosAlexis Cruz, assistant professor of physical theatre, will present his newest urban circus arts project in performances on Friday and Saturday, July 21-22, at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Booth Playhouse.


New institute aims to transform teacher preparation

Date Published: July 7, 2017

The Cato College of Education has taken a step toward its goal of reshaping teacher preparation in the region with the launch of its first Teacher Education Institute.


Lee Engineering’s Debbie Craig dies

Date Published: July 7, 2017

Deborah Craig, a student services specialist with the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, passed away June 30.

Craig, originally from New Jersey, joined the University in 2005.


Ranis shows work in Arctic Arts Festival

Date Published: July 7, 2017

Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis is one of 15 artists featured in the exhibition of the Arctic Arts Festival in Harstad, Norway. The international exhibition “Subsistence” will be on view through Saturday, Aug. 5, at Harstad’s Galleri NordNorge.


Webcast to explore Charlotte Banks initiative

Date Published: July 6, 2017

Return to Inside UNC Charlotte Friday, July 7, to view a webcast on Charlotte Banks, a regional research initiative led by Lee College of Engineering faculty member Gloria Elliott. This initiative is focused on making more organs available for transplant.


Construction scheduled for Cameron Boulevard/Poplar Lane intersection

Date Published: July 5, 2017

Drivers should expect occasional delays when traveling Cameron Boulevard or Poplar Lane due to road work scheduled to begin Friday, July 7. Improvements include the addition of turn lanes to enhance traffic flow for the future Facilities Operations and Parking Services Building that will be constructed north of Parking Lot 25.


Charlotte 49ers football players join local Independence Day parade

Date Published: July 5, 2017
Members of the Charlotte 49ers football team participated in Harrisburg’s annual Fourth of July Parade.

Reminder on planned network outage and computer system upgrade

Date Published: July 5, 2017

The second of three planned network outages by ITS will be 4 to 5 a.m., Friday, July 7. During this outage, internet access will not be available anywhere on campus.

Additionally, several systems will not be accessible from off campus (see below).


Engineering researchers making the most of space in space

Date Published: July 5, 2017
Future space missions will reach greater distances and span longer durations. Design of spacecraft and habitats to better accommodate space travelers will be more important than ever. To achieve this, mission planners and spacecraft designers need tools to help them better define habitable volume and identify mission and programmatic risks.

First Joshi Memorial Scholarship awarded

Date Published: July 5, 2017

Arnab Baruah is the first recipient of the Bharatkumar S. Joshi Memorial Scholarship; the award’s namesake was an associate professor in the William States Lee College of Engineering.