A conversation devoted to transgender lives

Date Published: April 1, 2019

The impact of transition for a transgender individual extends far beyond the self to their families, friends, colleagues and community. UNC Charlotte’s Aliaga-Buchenau Witness in Residence Initiative will host a community conversation that explores transgender lives in those contexts.

Music Department, CPCC collaborating to present Stravinsky ballet

Date Published: April 1, 2019
The UNC Charlotte Percussion Ensemble, joined by the CPCC Dance Theatre and special guests, will present Stravinsky's ballet, “Les Noces” ("The Wedding"), Monday, April 8.

Art professors win summer residency in Tasmania

Date Published: April 1, 2019

Maja Godlewska and Marek Ranis, faculty members in the Department of Art & Art History, are the 2019 University of Tasmania Cradle Coast Campus Artists in Residence. They will travel to Tasmania in May to begin their project, “Landscape: A Place Remembered and Imagined.”

Steelcase Education grant to fund new active learning classroom

Date Published: April 1, 2019
UNC Charlotte recently received a $67,000 grant from Steelcase Education’s Active Learning Center (ALC) program to add a new active learning classroom in the College of Health and Human Services.

Nursing student earns Fulbright to continue work in India

Date Published: April 1, 2019
Senior nursing student Maggie Johnson was selected recently for a prestigious research award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She will use the award to travel to India after graduation to continue her work with a nonprofit organization supporting health literacy and accessibility for the families of children with disabilities.

Jazz saxophonist to join University ensemble for spring concert

Date Published: March 29, 2019

The Department of Music will present a special concert featuring the UNC Charlotte Jazz Ensemble with esteemed guest artist Dick Oatts at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 9.

Four staff members honored as employees of the year

Date Published: March 28, 2019
Four UNC Charlotte staff members were designated 2019 Employees of the Year, and 325 employees were recognized for achieving milestone anniversaries for their years of service with the state of North Carolina, during a dessert reception Wednesday, March 27, in the Popp Martin Student Union.

Award-winning author to keynote ‘Feminisms and Freedom’ event

Date Published: March 28, 2019

On Wednesday, April 3, the Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement, Women’s and Gender Studies and campus partners aim to redefine intersectional feminism during “{WEMOVE}: Feminisms and Freedom.” This daylong event is being held in the Popp Martin Student Union Multipurpose Room.

Remembering Polly Rogers

Date Published: March 27, 2019
It has been almost a year since Tim Rogers lost his daughter, Polly, in a bus accident in Charlotte. His many friends at UNC Charlotte, touched by the life that Polly Rogers lived, are helping Rogers honor his daughter by building a sensory garden within UNC Charlotte’s Botanical Gardens.

CCI dean co-chairs international conference

Date Published: March 27, 2019

College of Computing and Informatics Dean Fatma Mili was in North Africa recently, where she served as co-chair of Noor 2019, a conference focused on higher education during a time of dramatic transition in her home country, Tunisia.