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.

German Studies, Japanese Studies rank among nation’s best

Date Published: March 27, 2019
UNC Charlotte’s German Studies and Japanese Studies are number two and four, respectively, in the nation when it comes to awarding undergraduate degrees.

Jeffrey Leak named American Council on Education Fellow

Date Published: March 27, 2019
UNC Charlotte professor Jeffrey Leak has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year. He is one of 39 individuals selected nationwide for this prestigious professional development opportunity.

Earth Month activities to make campus greener

Date Published: March 27, 2019

A tree planting, an Earth Day Festival and the spring Campus Cleanup are just some of the activities planned by Facilities Management to encourage the University community to become more aware of and involved in environmental issues throughout the month of April.

Mathematics and Statistics faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards

Date Published: March 26, 2019
Two faculty members in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Xingjie (Helen) Li and Kevin McGoff, have each received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.

‘An American Marriage’ author to deliver TIAA Lecture

Date Published: March 26, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Tayari Jones tackles the issue of wrongful incarceration in her latest book, “An American Marriage.” She will discuss her research for the book and her creative writing process during the 2019 TIAA Lecture, scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.

Lisa Lewis Dubois inducted into Women’s History Hall of Fame

Date Published: March 25, 2019
Lisa Lewis Dubois is among the newest inductees of the Women’s History Hall of Fame. The honor recognizes women in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region who have made significant contributions civically, socially and politically.