July 2017

General Assembly appoints two members to UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees

Date Published: July 13, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly recently appointed Teross Young (’93) of Iredell County and Dennis Bunker III (’81) of Mecklenburg County to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees. Each was appointed to a four-year term that began July 1.


Communication studies researcher earns regional Emmy nomination

Date Published: July 12, 2017

For a film that illustrates how the arts can promote healing in health care settings, UNC Charlotte researcher Margaret Quinlan and colleagues Lynn Harter and Evan Shaw have earned a regional Emmy nomination from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.


Health fairs enable nursing students to take skills into the community

Date Published: July 12, 2017

Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at UNC Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services, and through a biannual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20 years.


New master’s degree in management to give graduates a business edge

Date Published: July 12, 2017
One year from now, the first class of 50 students will kick off UNC Charlotte’s new Master of Science in Management program. Beginning in July 2018, program enrollees will be able to earn their master’s degree after just 10.5 months of full-time study.

Former track star named USA Bobsled Rookie of the Year

Date Published: July 12, 2017
Former Charlotte 49ers track and field standout Briauna Jones was named USA Bobsled 2016-17 Rookie of the Year

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.


Learn more about the Charlotte Banks initiative

Date Published: July 7, 2017
In this Inside UNC Charlotte webcast, learn more about 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.

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.


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.