Ketie Memory Jones Endowed Scholarship featured on WFAE

Date Published: July 3, 2017

The Ketie Memory Jones Memorial Art Award was featured on WFAE, Charlotte’s NPR news source on Friday, June 30.

Education professor receives alumni award

Date Published: June 29, 2017

Cato College of Education’s Zoi Philippakos has received the 2017 New Graduate Alumni Award from the University of Delaware (UD) College of Education & Human Development.

Architecture professor elected Planning Commission chair

Date Published: June 28, 2017

Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design Deb Ryan has been elected chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, effective July 1.

Formed in 1954, the Planning Commission advises the mayor, Charlotte City Council and the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on all matters related to urban design, long-range planning and rezoning.

Alums receive grants from Phi Kappa Phi

Date Published: June 28, 2017

Thomas Simonson (’17) recently received a $5,000 fellowship from Phi Kappa Phi; it was given through a competitive award process.

Projective Eye Gallery to present retrospective of artist/activist T.J. Reddy

Date Published: June 27, 2017
For five decades, T.J. Reddy has challenged, educated and inspired the Charlotte community and beyond through the power and beauty of his paintings and words.

UNC Charlotte earns FIRE’s highest rating for free speech

Date Published: June 26, 2017

UNC Charlotte has earned the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s (FIRE’s) highest “green light” rating for its commitment to the First Amendment. North Carolina now has five institutions with this rating, more than any other state.

Multimodal mobility center advancing research on transportation

Date Published: June 21, 2017
Established in December 2016, the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) has numerous projects underway. UNC Charlotte is the lead campus for this multi-institutional initiative, which is funded by a $7.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

University-sponsored team places third in international science contest

Date Published: June 21, 2017

A trio of Charlotte high school students placed third in the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.

Sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Center for STEM Education (CSTEM), the team of Marvin Ridge High School students came in third place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles.

Exponential student profile: Tucker Bisel

Date Published: June 21, 2017

With UNC Charlotte graduates accounting for roughly 10 percent of all NASCAR engineers, the University’s Motorsports and Mechanical Engineering programs are shaping the racing landscape. Graduate student Tucker Bisel talks about the opportunities that he and other 49ers have to put the pedal to the metal as they pursue their degrees.

General Assembly reaches budget deal

Date Published: June 21, 2017
The N.C. General Assembly reached an agreement on the biennial state budget on Tuesday, June 20. While Gov. Roy Cooper has signaled he will likely veto the plan, Republican supermajorities in both the House and Senate could easily override that veto.