Nursing alumna receives lifetime achievement award

Date Published: August 21, 2017

School of Nursing alumna Connie Mele (BSN ’84, MSN ’96) has received a lifetime achievement award from the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS), for her outstanding career in substance abuse prevention and treatment.

WOW welcomes new and returning students to start the academic year

Date Published: August 18, 2017
Week of Welcome (WOW) is an annual tradition that helps the University kick off the academic year with opportunities for social engagement and campus involvement. More than 40 events will take place between Friday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 27.

Webb named Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professor

Date Published: August 17, 2017
Jennifer Webb, associate professor in the Department of Psychological Science, is this year’s recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching.

Sidewalk closure near Friday Building

Date Published: August 17, 2017

Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, excavation work near the Friday Building will close nearby sidewalks. Expect construction personnel and equipment in the area.

Exercise caution when approaching construction zones.

Chancellor emphasizes the power of education at University Convocation

Date Published: August 17, 2017
At this year’s annual University Convocation, UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois expressed the need to “stand behind the power of education.” He stated, “Our approach to last year will be our approach this year, fully committed to a campus culture where our differences are celebrated as part of a vigorous intellectual community dedicated to academic freedom, robust debate and mutual...

Counseling Center’s MacNair-Semands honored

Date Published: August 16, 2017

Rebecca MacNair-Semands, senior associate director of the University’s Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, is the 2017 recipient of the Arthur Teicher Group Psychologist of the Year Award.

University expert provides eclipse tips

Date Published: August 16, 2017

Catherine Qualtrough, director of the UNC Charlotte Observatory, recently responded to a number of questions about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21.

Urban Institute’s Newsom elected chair of history museum board

Date Published: August 16, 2017

Mary Newsom, director of urban policy initiatives at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, has been elected chair of the board of trustees at the Charlotte Museum of History.  Newsom had been vice chair of the board, which she joined in 2013.

Faces - Carol Hartley

Date Published: August 15, 2017

Carol Hartley considers herself to be the stage manager of the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, and her goal is to ensure smooth operations for all the players.

University Convocation marks the start of a new academic year

Date Published: August 15, 2017
Thursday’s University Convocation officially begins the 2017-18 academic year. The event, which starts at 9:30 a.m., Aug. 17, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall, will be streamed live via the web; watch on Inside UNC Charlotte or at