March 2017

Bank of America gift supports Data Science Initiative, lecture series

Date Published: March 13, 2017
Bank of America is committing $1.5 million to the Exponential Campaign to support research at UNC Charlotte in the Data Science Initiative and to sponsor a series of marquee lectures at the University.

Music Department to present ‘Requiem of Solace’

Date Published: March 10, 2017

The Department of Music, in partnership with the Steinway Gallery of Charlotte and the Sorel Foundation, will present “Requiem of Solace” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 17, in the Belk Theater, Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts.


Police and Public Safety’s David Coleman dies

Date Published: March 10, 2017

David Coleman, associate director of police support services, died Wednesday, March 8. He was 65.


March 13 live stream to feature Kathy Reichs, Cathy Bessant

Date Published: March 10, 2017

Beginning at noon, Monday, March 13, Inside UNC Charlotte (and the University’s official Facebook page) will live stream a conversation between Kathy Reichs, producer of the television show “Bones” and a UNC Charlotte anthropology professor, and Cathy Bessant, chief operations and technology officer for Bank of America.


Big Data and the upcoming Analytics Frontiers Conference

Date Published: March 9, 2017

Mirsad Hadzikadic, executive director of the University’s Data Science Initiative, discusses the power of Big Data in preparation of the upcoming UNC Charlotte Analytics Frontiers Conference.


Charlotte Business Journal to honor Bessant, Fischer and three alums

Date Published: March 8, 2017
UNC Charlotte trustee Cathy Bessant, along with Beth Fischer, executive director of University development, and three 49er alumni are among the individuals who will be honored at this year’s Charlotte Business Journal (CBJ) Women in Business Awards program.

UNC Charlotte International Film Festival to run March 15 through April 7

Date Published: March 8, 2017
Contemporary films from around the world will be shown as part of the 2017 UNC Charlotte International Film Festival.

Waterkotte and Kenar artwork

COAA faculty artwork featured in Georgia exhibit

Date Published: March 8, 2017

Assistant Professor of Print Media Erik Waterkotte and part-time faculty Anna Kenar created a site-specific installation in the windows of the Westobou Gallery in Augusta, Georgia, as part of the exhibition “Outliers: The Art of Printmaking.”


William Brandon

Brandon Endowment to expand UNC Charlotte health policy research capabilities

Date Published: March 8, 2017
UNC Charlotte professor emeritus Bill Brandon and his wife, Pam Fawcett-Brandon, have made a significant contribution in support of the College of Health and Human Services’ health policy agenda through the creation of the Pam Fawcett-Brandon and William P. Brandon Endowment.

N.C. Science Festival Events at UNC Charlotte to feature expanded kid science workshops and a ‘big’ expo

Date Published: March 8, 2017
Unlocking the scientific creativity inside each person is the theme of the 2017 North Carolina Science Festival, a statewide celebration of science and technology happening this year April 7-23.