Digging this class - students, museum seek history

Date Published: August 28, 2012

While many of their peers were sitting in air-conditioned classrooms during the summer, some UNC Charlotte students literally were getting their hands dirty while making some important discoveries about Mecklenburg County’s past.


Collaboration with CPCC supports student aspirations, workforce

Date Published: August 28, 2012

For more than 50 years, UNC Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) have partnered to meet workforce needs of the region.

The Passport Program is one of the latest ways. The academic transfer program bridges gaps that might occur between CPCC’s two-year workforce development academic programs and its urban research partner, UNC Charlotte.


Hartley’s latest thriller set for Sept. 4 release

Date Published: August 28, 2012

“Tears of the Jaguar,” the latest adult thriller by Andrew Hartley, Robinson Professor of Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Theatre, is scheduled for release, Tuesday, Sept. 4.


Robinson considered a ‘quiet power’ for the University

Date Published: August 28, 2012

Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts is a state-of-the-art venue that affords the campus and the community access to a slate of contemporary and classical dance, music and theater offerings.


CTI given $50,000 gift from Wells Fargo

Date Published: August 28, 2012

The Charlotte Teachers Institute has received a $50,000 gift from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support the institute’s work in strengthening teaching in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).


Atkins Library online exhibit highlights comic books

Date Published: August 28, 2012

“Heroes and Villains: Silver Age Comics” is an online display of rare and culturally significant comic books from the J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections.


Faces - Kyunda McKnight

Date Published: August 27, 2012

On any given day, there are thousands of faculty, staff and students who are working or living in buildings and residence halls across campus. For Kyunda McKnight, their safety is a concern each and every day.


Faces - Rebecca Hefti

Date Published: August 27, 2012

Rebecca Hefti considers working at UNC Charlotte to be an extraordinary experience.


Faces - Karen Haar

Date Published: August 27, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Staff Council is an important part of University governance, and as this year’s vice president, Karen Haar is ready to be part of the process.

“I’m looking forward to working with Vidal and the rest of the council,” said Haar. “Our motto for this year is ‘Progress is Moving Forward by Working Together,’ so my goal is to help make that happen in whatever way I can.”


The Lona-Frey Collection at the Center City Gallery

Date Published: August 27, 2012

The Lona-Frey Collection, representing 43 works by some of the most important American artists of the 20th century, will open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 4, at UNC Charlotte Center City.