Visiting Fulbright Fellow collaborating with engineering professor

Date Published: June 26, 2019
Roisin Hyde, a Ph.D. student from Ireland, is using her Fulbright Fellowship to expand her studies of incorporating waste materials into the manufacturing of concrete. She selected UNC Charlotte in order to work with the Lee College of Engineering’s Brett Tempest, a pioneering researcher in the development of coal fly ash concrete.

Three local leaders to join UNC Charlotte’s Board of Trustees, three board members reappointed

Date Published: June 26, 2019

Bank of America’s Christine Katziff and alumnus David Mildenberg were appointed to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees by the UNC Board of Governors, and Carlos E. Sanchez of AT&T North Carolina was named to the board by the N.C. General Assembly. Their four-year terms begin July 1.


Memorial oncology scholarship to benefit nursing students

Date Published: June 21, 2019

The gift agreement is dated April 14, 2019, the day that would have been their 35th wedding anniversary. To remember a lifetime of love and support and a career of caring, on that day Scott Hill ’83 made official the Susan P. Hill Memorial Oncology Scholarship.


Dean’s microscope collection on display

Date Published: June 20, 2019

Tom Reynolds’ early childhood fascination in microscopy turned into a collection of antique and vintage microscopes, which are on display in the J. Murrey Atkins Library.

Reynolds, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School, amassed nearly 150 microscopes and accessories during the past 30 years. They primarily represent those from the 19th-century English genre.


University Chorale to tour Italy

Date Published: June 19, 2019

The University Chorale will undertake its fifth international tour, July 7-22, with stops in Rome, Venice and the Italian Riviera. The tour will feature a 10-day artistic residency in the Italian coastal region of Liguria, where the students will collaborate in rehearsals and performances with three local music organizations, culminating in performances in Bordigherra, Isolabona and S


UNC System, U.S. Army partner to spur student interest in STEM fields

Date Published: June 19, 2019

Several thousand U.S. Army engineers and scientists are nearing retirement age. The Army will develop and attract the talent it needs to fill those vacancies through a new partnership with the University of North Carolina System.


Professor’s local TEDx talk goes national

Date Published: June 18, 2019
Earlier this year, Steven Rogelberg discussed being a good steward of time as a meeting leader for the first-ever TEDxUNCCharlotte event. Now, his campus talk is being featured on the TED website.

UNC Charlotte alumna nails baking competition on popular Netflix show

Date Published: June 18, 2019
Individuals who really know Yolie Seal ’14, ’17 realize she can’t bake. But even her closest family and friends were unaware that Seal had decided to expose her non-baking skills to millions of television viewers as a contestant on the Netflix reality baking show “Nailed It!”

Hands-On Cancer Research

Date Published: June 18, 2019
UNC Charlotte students find opportunities to address real-world problems through engaged research.

N.C. State’s West named women’s basketball assistant coach

Date Published: June 17, 2019

Former N.C. State Associate Head Coach Nikki West has joined the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team. West, who was with the Wolfpack for five years, has worked at UT Chattanooga and USC Upstate and has been a part of eight NCAA Tournament teams.