New grant to support military veterans’ graduate studies

Date Published: November 29, 2018
UNC Charlotte has received a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines, with particular emphasis on advanced degrees in mechanical engineering.

Professor’s augmented reality project will allow users to be ‘historians’

Date Published: November 28, 2018

In partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South, Assistant Professor of Urban Design Ming-Chun Lee and UNC Charlotte students will help Charlotte residents discover the stories behind the rise and fall of Eastland Mall and its surrounding neighborhood at an event on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Art contest asked students ‘How do you see aging?’

Date Published: November 28, 2018
A photo of a rusted shovel with a broken handle, aged by years of harsh Appalachian weather and hard work, was displayed in UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library during most of November. Seth Flynn, the creator, is a senior who is minoring in gerontology; he submitted it as part of a contest hosted by the Gerontology Program.

Social work field education fair offers inside track to practical training

Date Published: November 28, 2018

The Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons recently served as the location for UNC Charlotte’s nationally ranked School of Social Work's Field Education Fair. Students like Tachina Hardy buzzed around the tables, speaking with agents and learning about upcoming internships.

Happy Birthday Charlotte: University participating in ‘CLT 250’

Date Published: November 28, 2018
J. Murrey Atkins Library will host a campus-wide celebration of Charlotte's 250th anniversary on Monday, Dec. 3, the official date of the founding of the Queen City.

Campus exceeds goal for #GivingTuesdayCLT

Date Published: November 28, 2018
UNC Charlotte nearly doubled the goal for its #GivingTuesdayCLT campaign, raising more than $6,600 to outfit the newly renovated Cpl. Robert Qutub USMC Veterans Lounge with technology upgrades.

CCI professor receives NIH award for metabolomics study

Date Published: November 27, 2018
Xiuxia Du, an associate professor of bioinformatics in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), was awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cooperative Agreement Award as the principal investigator on a project to develop metabolomics data analysis and interpretation tools.

CCI team creates cryptocurrency platform to win hackathon

Date Published: November 27, 2018

A team of students from the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) took the top prize - $10,000 cash and a $500 credit from Amazon Web Services - at the 2018 University Fintech Hackathon.

University Chorale to usher in the holidays

Date Published: November 27, 2018
The University Chorale, under the direction of Randy Haldeman, will perform a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, in the Anne R. Belk Theater in Robinson Hall.

The Courtside Clinician

Date Published: November 27, 2018
UNC Charlotte athletic trainer Adam Jordan uses close relationships and clinical skill to keep players healthy.