March 2017

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: March 8, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the March 7-8 New Employee Orientation session:

Keith Henry, assistant football coach
Mark Lacey, University program associate

Athletics Academic Center
Jessica Kyllo, assistant director and GOLD coordinator

J. Parker Garrison

CCI student wins SANS NetWars Tournament

Date Published: March 7, 2017

J. Parker Garrison, a senior in the College of Computing and Informatics, recently won the prestigious SANS NetWars Core Tournament at the RSA conference held in San Francisco.

Moustafa Bayoumi

CUNY-Brooklyn professor to talk Muslim Americans and President Trump

Date Published: March 6, 2017

Moustafa Bayoumi, associate professor of English at CUNY-Brooklyn, will present “This Muslim American Life in the Age of Donald Trump” at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 23, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Belk Gym

Try the Belk Gym for free

Date Published: March 6, 2017

Faculty and staff members can try out the fitness and recreation areas in Belk Gym for free Monday, March 6, through Sunday, March 12.

To take advantage of this offer, employees should bring their UNC Charlotte IDs for presentation at the check-in location.

NinerTalent Stakes

Human Resources launches new SHRA performance management program

Date Published: March 6, 2017

The Office of Human Resources (HR) has launched a new SHRA performance management program, NinerTalent STAKES – Succeeding through Teamwork, Active Feedback, Knowledge Transfer, Engagement and Support. 

John Daniels

Lee College’s Daniels to talk how University advancing coal ash management

Date Published: March 6, 2017

John Daniels, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and chair of the National Ash Management Advisory Board, will present “How UNC Charlotte is Advancing the Research, Practice and Policy of Coal Ash Management” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, in EPIC, G256.


Annual Undergraduate Research Conference scheduled for April 21

Date Published: March 6, 2017

Registration is now open for UNC Charlotte’s Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), a University-wide showcase of undergraduate research projects.

Nominees accepted for University’s International Women’s Day observance, Turkish filmmaker to keynote

Date Published: March 6, 2017
UNC Charlotte will hold its 12th annual campus recognition of International Women's Day from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, in the Student Union, Room 340.

Hobbies for Mental and Physical Health

Webinar to focus on healthful hobbies

Date Published: March 6, 2017

The webinar “Hobbies for Mental and Physical Health” can be viewed at noon, Thursday, March 16. Benefits of pursuing hobbies and why pastimes count are among the topics that will be discussed.

Rogers’ woolly mammoth research receiving national media coverage

Date Published: March 3, 2017

Rebekah Rogers, now a faculty member in the Bioinformatics and Genomics Department, is garnering media attention for research on woolly mammoths that she conducted while a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, with colleague Montgomery Slatkin.