Gun control debate may prompt interest in firearm ownership

Date Published: April 11, 2019
New research co-authored by a UNC Charlotte health analytics professor is illuminating the connection among violent attacks, the gun control debate and Americans’ interest in purchasing firearms.

Crowdfunding project to assist nursing graduates don white coats

Date Published: April 11, 2019

Historically, graduating students have been welcomed into the nursing profession with a pinning, said Peggy MacKay, a lecturer in the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing. But faculty in the school wanted to do a little more for the graduates to formally usher them into the field.


Alumni Association awardees honored for devotion to campus, community

Date Published: April 10, 2019
The seven alumni, faculty and friends of the University who were honored at the 2019 Alumni Awards Luncheon included accomplished business leaders, public servants, community leaders, educators and philanthropists.

Computer science major wins Blue Diamond Student Innovator Award

Date Published: April 10, 2019

Treven Stoddard, a senior computer science major, recently received the Blue Diamond Student Innovator Award for developing an application to assist algebra and calculus students.


Harris Teeter gift supports food pantry

Date Published: April 10, 2019

Harris Teeter recently made a donation to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. A gift of $10,000 in Harris Teeter gift cards and industrial shelving to update the pantry’s storage needs will assist the organization’s efforts to combat student food insecurity on UNC Charlotte’s campus.


Campus dining halls recognized for sustainability efforts

Date Published: April 10, 2019

SoVi Dining Hall and Crown Commons were designated recently as “3 Star Certified Green Restaurants” by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable.


Green-White Spring Football Game set for Saturday

Date Published: April 9, 2019
The Charlotte 49ers annual Green-White Spring Football Game is scheduled for 4 p.m., Saturday, April 13, at Jerry Richardson Stadium.

Psychological Science's Eric Heggestad named SIOP Fellow

Date Published: April 9, 2019

For his outstanding contributions to industrial and organizational psychology, UNC Charlotte Psychological Science Department Chair Eric Heggestad has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).


Department of Theatre receives full NAST accreditation

Date Published: April 9, 2019
The National Association of Schools of Theatre has granted full membership to UNC Charlotte’s Department of Theatre.

Engineering professor among 2019 UNC BOG teaching award winners

Date Published: April 9, 2019
Tony Schmitz from the William States Lee College of Engineering is one of the 17 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Awards for Excellence in Teaching.