PPS honors heroism of April 30 during annual awards ceremony

Date Published: May 20, 2019
UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety’s annual awards ceremony, held on May 17 in conjunction with National Police Week, had new meaning this year after the events of April 30.

View ‘A Glass Rhinoceros’

Date Published: May 16, 2019

The spring 2019 Mixed-Media/Print Media 3 studio art class recently completed a site-specific installation in the front window case at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Alum’s quartet wins national competition

Date Published: May 16, 2019

The Aruna Quartet, a saxophone group that includes UNC Charlotte alumnus Andrew Schoen, won the Grand Prize in the 46th annual Fischoff Competition. Hosted by the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, the competition is the largest chamber music competition in the United States.

CMPD awards Civilian Medal of Valor to Howell family

Date Published: May 15, 2019

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) bestowed its first-ever Civilian Medal of Valor posthumously to Riley Howell, who lost his life in the campus shooting. Members of his family attended the annual CMPD Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, May 15, to accept the honor.

Teachers to illuminate the art and chemistry of light

Date Published: May 13, 2019

The Charlotte Teachers Institute is sponsoring the community event “The Art and Chemistry of Light” on Tuesday, May 21, at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

Maikranz Student Media Award established in honor of long-time adviser

Date Published: May 13, 2019

In recognition of his 33 years of service to UNC Charlotte, Wayne Maikranz, director of Student Niner Media, was honored with the establishment of a student media award in his name.

Niner Nation Rises: A Message from Chancellor Dubois

Date Published: May 13, 2019

Dear Niner Nation:

Graduation marked by celebration and commemoration

Date Published: May 13, 2019
Thunderous ovations filled Halton Arena during Commencement, and while the tumult celebrated the academic achievements of the graduates, the loudest acclaim Saturday was reserved for the families of Reed Parlier and Riley Howell.

CLAS teaching excellence honorees use interactive methods to engage students

Date Published: May 13, 2019

Jennifer Munroe, Sarah Pollock and Lane Rhodes recently received the 2018-19 Excellence in Teaching Awards presented by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS). The three were lauded for the innovative ways they challenge and engage students, including through research opportunities, interactive lectures and real-time projects.

Men and Women Track and Field crowned conference champions

Date Published: May 13, 2019

The Charlotte men’s and women’s programs both won gold, being crowned the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Track and Field Champions at the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center on Sunday, May 12. This is the first time since joining C-USA that both the men’s and women’s programs have won the Outdoor Conference Championship in the same season.