Personally Speaking talk to explore how women’s literature led the civil rights discourse

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Stories of liberation from slavery or oppression have become central to African American women's literature. In “Freedom Narratives of African American Women: A Study of 19th Century Writings,” author Janaka Bowman Lewis posits that these texts represent an earlier discussion on civil rights than the ideas of racial uplift that culminated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Economic growth continues, approaching longest expansion on record

Date Published: December 12, 2018
The economy of the United States and North Carolina continues to accelerate and could be headed into the longest economic expansion on record within the next six months, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton said.

December graduate accepted into prestigious Venture for America program

Date Published: December 10, 2018

“Actually, it was here that I realized I wanted to be an entrepreneur,” said Miguel Avila during an interview in the 49er Foundry, the student business incubator at UNC Charlotte. Avila, a Belk College of Business senior, will graduate at Fall Commencement.

Tuesday 8 a.m. exams moved to 8 p.m., University in Condition 1 early Tuesday

Date Published: December 10, 2018
Exams scheduled for 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, have been moved to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11. All other exams will continue as scheduled. The University will move to Condition 1 (C1) reduced operations from 12 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. Tuesday. All University operations will resume at 9 a.m.

University moving to C2 Sunday, No Decision on Monday exams, Commencement

Date Published: December 9, 2018
As a result of current weather conditions, the University will be in Condition 2 (C2) suspended operations from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec 9. All scheduled activities are canceled, including the men’s basketball game. Non-mandatory employees must not report to work. NO DECISION HAS BEEN MADE YET ON MONDAY EXAMS OR COMMENCEMENT.

Monday morning exams only rescheduled, Friday commencement pushed to 5 p.m.

Date Published: December 9, 2018
The Charlotte area experienced adverse weather Saturday night and into Sunday, but it is expected conditions will improve by midday Monday. All exams scheduled to begin before 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, have been moved to Friday, Dec. 14, at the same times and locations. Exams scheduled for 2 p.m. and later on Monday, Dec. 10, will continue as originally scheduled. The University will remain in...

Saturday evening exams rescheduled, University moving to C1 6 p.m., Saturday

Date Published: December 7, 2018
As a result of expected adverse winter weather, the University will move to Condition 1 (reduced operations) effective 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, until further notice.

Faces - Morgan Meehan

Date Published: December 6, 2018

As director of the Popp Martin Student Union and Cone University Center, Morgan Meehan has a passion for creating environments that promote 49er engagement.

A graduate of Indiana University with a Master of Science in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Meehan said she has always envisioned herself working with students and quickly obtained experience as a graduate assistant.

Ogundiran named editor of African Archaeological Review

Date Published: December 6, 2018

Akin Ogundiran, a faculty member in the Department of Africana Studies, recently was named editor-in-chief of the African Archaeological Review.

Will Healy introduced as Charlotte 49ers head football coach

Date Published: December 6, 2018
“Everything you do, do it with passion, energy and enthusiasm.” Will Healy, the new head football coach of the Charlotte 49ers, is driven by those 10 words.