Connaughton to give economic forecast

Date Published: September 5, 2017

UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton will deliver his quarterly economic forecast on the state’s economy at noon, Thursday, Sept. 7, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Ogunjobi is first 49er to make NFL roster, Banks makes Washington’s practice squad

Date Published: September 5, 2017

Former Charlotte 49ers defensive lineman Larry Ogunjobi has made the Cleveland Browns 53-man roster. He becomes the first player in Charlotte 49ers history to make a final NFL roster.  

Message from the Chancellor

Date Published: September 2, 2017
Dear Students and Colleagues, We lost a member of our University community this weekend. Jeannine Skinner, assistant professor of gerontology/psychology in the Department of Psychological Science, passed away at age 35.

Ellis needs shared leave

Date Published: September 1, 2017

Mackenzie Ellis with the Registrar's Office needs shared leave donations.

Housing proves a hot topic in Charlotte

Date Published: August 30, 2017

With community discussion and research ongoing around the problem of a lack of economic mobility in Charlotte, a Sept. 27 public lecture by Matthew Desmond, Pulitzer-winning author of “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” drew such demand that the free public tickets sold out in less than 24 hours.

Constitution Day speakers to discuss drones, Fourth Amendment

Date Published: August 30, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s annual Constitution Day observance will be Wednesday, Sept. 20, with guest speakers Neil Godfrey, sheriff of Moore County, and Jeff Welty from the faculty of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Government. They will participate in the discussion “Drones and the Fourth Amendment: Flying Above the Law,” starting at 9:30 a.m. in Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.

Summer study – undergraduates conduct coral reef research

Date Published: August 30, 2017
The health of the world’s coral reefs garners much media attention, especially related to bleaching and global warming and concerns about chemicals, such as sunscreens and other toxic elements, that could be damaging these fragile ecosystems. Two undergraduate students conducted research this summer with Amy Ringwood, UNC Charlotte associate professor of biology, that focused on coral restoration...

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: August 30, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the Aug. 22-23 New Employee Orientation session:

Joseph Lynn, head coach, cross country

Atkins Library Technology and Digital Strategies
Ryan Miller, business and technology application analyst

Personally Speaking talk to explore how common foods define, unite people

Date Published: August 29, 2017

Southerners love to talk about food, their likes and dislikes, regional preferences and their own delicious stories. Food is a common fuel to launch discussion, and it helps cross lines of race, class, gender and region.

Chancellor’s ‘Fast Five’ focuses on the start of a new academic year

Date Published: August 29, 2017
The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.