5 Cool Things

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Backstage on Broadway

Allie Dillard ’08 worked on "Come From Away" as a backstage dresser

Alumna Allie Dillard ’08 works behind the scenes on Broadway, using her theater degree and wardrobe talents to make sure cast members look their best, most recently in the blockbuster “Come From Away.”

Nominations Needed

Alumni Awards nominations are due by Friday, Jan. 24

Know a fabulous alumnus/alumna? Tell us all about it! The UNC Charlotte Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2020 awards class. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 24.

Shakespeare and EcoFeminist Theory

Shakespeare and EcoFeminist Theory

Join English professor Jennifer A. Munroe at Personally Speaking on Feb. 4 to discuss the world of Shakespeare's plays and explore the relationships they depict among men, women, animals and plants.

Poetry for PTSD

Allen Simmons

Senior Allen Simmons has an interesting hobby for an Electrical Engineering Technology major — he writes poetry. It’s a way for him to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder from his tours as a Marine in Afghanistan, and he hopes his poetry can help others.

Transforming the Urban Landscape

Urban Roots: Transforming the Urban Landscape

The 2020 symposium explores urban ecosystems, urban farming, regenerative agriculture and permaculture--all essential to urban and suburban environments. HURRY: registration closes on Jan. 24!