Cato College summer camp helps prevent learning loss

Date Published: August 13, 2018

Cato College of Education Dean Ellen McIntyre authored a recent article that focuses on a UNC Charlotte summer reading camp, which has the potential to be a model for summer programs everywhere.


Career Carnival returns on Aug. 23

Date Published: August 13, 2018

The University Career Center’s Career Carnival will transform the Barnhardt Student Activity Center food court on Thursday, Aug. 23.


Convocations, Gold Rush usher in a new academic year

Date Published: August 7, 2018
University Convocation and the Day of Convocation provide unique opportunities for the campus community to gather and celebrate the start of the 2018-19 academic year.

‘User Agreement’ to premiere at Bechtler Museum

Date Published: August 6, 2018

The world premiere of “User Agreement,” conceived by faculty and students in the College of Arts + Architecture, is set for Monday, Aug. 20, at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.


Softball earns Conference USA Sport Academic Award for fourth straight season

Date Published: August 6, 2018

The Charlotte 49ers softball team once again has claimed the Conference USA Softball Academic Award. This honor is given to the team in each conference-sponsored sport with the highest GPA for the academic year. 

 With claiming the award for the 2017-18 season, the University's softball team has won the honor for the fourth consecutive academic year.


Theatre alumna wins career achievement award

Date Published: August 6, 2018

Department of Theatre alumna Caridad Svich recently received the 2018 Ellen Stewart Award for Career Achievement in Professional Theatre by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE). The honor is given annually to recognize superlative contributions to the field of theatre. 


Engineering professor honored with lifetime service award

Date Published: August 1, 2018

Scott Smith, chair of the Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, received the Outstanding Lifetime Service Award from the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME) at the 46th annual North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC) held in College Station, Texas.


University’s 24th doctoral program is Ph.D. in civil engineering

Date Published: August 1, 2018
UNC Charlotte has received approval to offer a Ph.D. in civil engineering; this is the University’s 24th doctoral program. This new degree will provide doctoral-level education for students seeking civil engineering careers in practice, research and teaching/academia.

CCI professor recognized for expanding opportunities for underrepresented students

Date Published: July 31, 2018
Manuel Pérez-Quiñones, associate dean of the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), recently received the Nico Habermann Award, presented at the Computer Research Association conference.

Bioinformatics professor receives NSF funding to research reprogramming cells to cure genetic disorders

Date Published: July 31, 2018

College of Computing and Informatics Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics Way Sung was awarded a $670,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project, "The Evolution and Reprogramming of DNA Replication Fidelity."