Bioinformatics professor receives NSF funding to research reprogramming cells to cure genetic disorders

Date Published: July 31, 2018

College of Computing and Informatics Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics Way Sung was awarded a $670,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project, "The Evolution and Reprogramming of DNA Replication Fidelity."


CCI professor recognized for expanding opportunities for underrepresented students

Date Published: July 31, 2018
Manuel Pérez-Quiñones, associate dean of the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), recently received the Nico Habermann Award, presented at the Computer Research Association conference.

Be air aware, join the Clean Commute Challenge

Date Published: July 30, 2018

The hot, windless days of summer can cause air quality to decrease, which indicates a greater exposure to airborne pollutants. During the month of August, Charlotte citizens are being challenged to do their part to reduce the amount of pollution in the air.


Senior linebacker recognized for community service, named to Wuerffel trophy watch list

Date Published: July 27, 2018

Charlotte 49ers senior linebacker Juwan Foggie has been nominated for the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team and named to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List.


Researchers report unraveling the immune recognition of nucleic acid nanoparticles

Date Published: July 26, 2018

An extensive experiment testing the immune effects of a broad group of lab-designed nucleic acid nanoparticles did not find a strong, uniform immune response, as had been predicted.


I-PASS research collaborative receives NSF funding for underserved computer science students

Date Published: July 26, 2018
Improving the Persistence and Success of Students from Underrepresented Populations in Computer Science (I-PASS) is a collaboration among UNC Charlotte faculty that has received nearly $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Former UNC President C.D. Spangler has died

Date Published: July 25, 2018

C.D. Spangler Jr., 86, died Sunday, July 22; the Charlotte business executive served as UNC System president from 1986 to 1997. During his tenure, he oversaw the installation of UNC Charlotte Chancellor James Woodward in April 1990.


‘Engage ME’ helping multicultural engineers succeed

Date Published: July 25, 2018
Engage ME, which stands for Engage Multicultural Engineers, is a relatively new initiative within the Lee College of Engineering; the effort brings together students, faculty, professionals and alumni of all races, cultures and genders.

Federal officials to talk patents, trademarks

Date Published: July 24, 2018

Atkins Library will host a seminar led by officials with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday, Aug. 1. At this event, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Halton Reading Room, speakers will provide an overview of intellectual property terms, and they will discuss how to conduct U.S.


Doctoral student named ‘Young Clean Energy Innovator’

Date Published: July 24, 2018

Tumininu (Tumi) Lawanson recently was named a Young Clean Energy Innovator of the Year by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) at its Intersolar North American ceremony in San Francisco, California.