Message from Chancellor Dubois regarding DACADate Published: September 6, 2017
We are assessing how the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will affect our University community. We know that our students may be fearful of the future for themselves, family members, or friends.
Faculty Dance Concert to feature guest artists, multimedia presentation, live musicDate Published: September 6, 2017
This year’s Department of Dance Faculty Concert will be a rich, varied program that features diverse dance techniques, esteemed guest performers, multimedia presentation and live music.
Students ‘speak out’ about DACADate Published: September 6, 2017
About 100 students attended a “speak out” in the Popp Martin Student Union Theater Wednesday, Sept. 6, to discuss the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Connaughton to give economic forecastDate 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 squadDate 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.
Housing proves a hot topic in CharlotteDate 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 AmendmentDate 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 researchDate 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...
Personally Speaking talk to explore how common foods define, unite peopleDate 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 yearDate 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.