Thinking spatially – balloon exercise helps students perceive time/space relationships

Date Published: August 2, 2017
As part of a geography class on spatial thinking, a team of UNC Charlotte students launched a balloon outfitted with a camera to take aerial photographs of the campus. Later, they pieced the images together to form a map.

Niner Transit takes over summer service, enhanced service begins this fall

Date Published: August 2, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s all-new Niner Transit system has taken over the regularly scheduled summer service. The buses are operated by Academy and managed by Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS).


49ers football single-game tickets on sale

Date Published: August 1, 2017

Single-game tickets for the Charlotte 49ers 2017 football season are now on sale.

Fans interested in purchasing single-game tickets can call the 49ers Athletic Ticket Office at 704-687-4949 or go online.


New CD features jazz studies director

Date Published: August 1, 2017

Will Campbell, professor of saxophone and the director of the UNC Charlotte jazz studies program, is featured on a new album to be released next month.


Outstanding summer scholars recognized at research symposium

Date Published: July 31, 2017
More than 100 undergraduate students competed in this year’s Charlotte Research Scholars Symposium, recently held as part of a University summer program for students pursuing bachelor’s degrees.

University advocate, community leader Dennis Rash dies

Date Published: July 27, 2017
Dennis Rash, a visionary leader in the community who served UNC Charlotte in several key roles beginning in the 1970s, died Tuesday, July 25.

CCI associate dean recognized for work in diversity

Date Published: July 26, 2017

The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in Information Technology (CMD-IT) is honoring Manuel Pérez Quiñones, associate dean for the College of Computing and Informatics, with the 2017 Richard Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversity in Computing.


Staff Council making plans for upcoming academic year

Date Published: July 26, 2017
Members of the UNC Charlotte Staff Council recently met during a planning retreat at UNC Charlotte Center City to discuss efforts for the 2017-18 academic year.

Day of Convocation begins new students’ UNC Charlotte journey

Date Published: July 26, 2017
For new undergraduate students, Monday, Aug. 21, marks their first official day as 49ers. It also is Day of Convocation, an annual event to welcome new freshmen and transfer students to the UNC Charlotte community.

English professor’s debut novel receiving national acclaim

Date Published: July 25, 2017
“Sycamore” the debut novel by UNC Charlotte author Bryn Chancellor has earned critical acclaim on the national stage.