International Festival to offer glimpse of the world

Date Published: September 17, 2012

For the 37th year, UNC Charlotte’s International Festival will enable the campus and greater Charlotte community the chance to sample cultural traditions and fabulous foods from around the world. This year’s International Festival (IFest) will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.


Famed Second City bringing comedy to UNC Charlotte

Date Published: September 17, 2012

Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theatre Second City: Laughing Matters will perform at 7:00 PM, Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Student Union. The event will feature some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from the Second City’s 52-year history.


Supply chain topic of upcoming seminar

Date Published: September 17, 2012

Mike Ogle, vice president of educational and technical services, Material Handling Industry of Americas, will present “It’s Alive! Putting Smarts into Stuff that Flows Through the Supply Chain” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, in Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101.


‘Sustainability in Charlotte and Beyond’ focus of Charlotte Teachers Institute event

Date Published: September 17, 2012

Charlotte Teachers Institute’s (CTI) “Exploding Canons” speaker series sets its sights on sustainable living as it presents a panel discussion and information expo from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


CCI student to defend dissertation

Date Published: September 17, 2012

Kai Pan, a doctoral student in computing and information systems in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend “Constraint-based Generation of Database States for  Testing Database Applications” at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Woodward Hall, Room 338. Xintao Wu is the dissertation advisor.


CSI actor, author Hill Harper to visit campus

Date Published: September 14, 2012

Award-winning author and actor Hill Harper will present “The Conversation” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.


‘New Media’ get major assist at DNC from UNC Charlotte alum

Date Published: September 14, 2012

With UNC Charlotte alumnus Justin Ruckman playing a key role, independent bloggers took on a larger profile during the presidential nominating convention in Charlotte. Ruckman is cofounder of a grassroots organization called the PPL, which offered workspace and support to hundreds of bloggers.


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Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer tops South Carolina

Date Published: September 14, 2012

Watch video highlights of the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer overtime victory against the University of South Carolina.


Memorial planned for student Jordan Slusher

Date Published: September 12, 2012

A memorial gathering in honor of Jordan Slusher, a University student who died this summer, will be at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.


New play festival ‘Center City Scenes’ to debut

Date Published: September 12, 2012

The College of Arts + Architecture, in partnership with the Department of Theatre, will present the inaugural “Center City Scenes,” a festival of new plays by local playwrights, on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, at UNC Charlotte Center City.