After Senior Bowl, NFL Combine next up for Nate Davis

Date Published: February 12, 2019

Charlotte 49ers four-year starting offensive lineman Nate Davis will be headed to the NFL Combine, Feb. 26 to March 4. Davis, who earned all-Conference USA recognition for each of the last three years, participated in the Reese’s Senior Bowl in January and has been earning strong reviews from NFL teams.


Glass ceiling is more extensive than previously thought, study shows

Date Published: February 12, 2019
Men hold nearly all primary breadwinning positions in top income households, and the glass ceiling that has hindered women’s advancement in the workplace is more extensive than previously thought, a new study by UNC Charlotte researcher Jill Yavorsky and colleagues finds.

49ers encouraged ‘to swab to save lives’

Date Published: February 12, 2019
During February, UNC Charlotte students will have the opportunity to save lives. Junior Haley Wheeler is organizing stem cell/bone marrow registry drives on Feb. 20 and 28.

Montario Hardesty named 49ers football wide receivers coach

Date Published: February 11, 2019

Montario Hardesty has joined the Charlotte 49ers coaching staff as wide receivers coach. Hardesty, who spent the 2018 season as an offensive quality control coach at his alma mater, Tennessee, played professionally as a running back with the Cleveland Browns. Following his playing days, his coaching career included stints at Norfolk State, Florida Atlantic and Tennessee.


CATS to increase security for NBA All-Star Game, expect delays

Date Published: February 11, 2019

Charlotte is hosting NBA All-Star 2019 events Friday through Sunday, Feb.15-17. An estimated 150,000 visitors are expected in the city during this time. As a result, the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will make changes that may affect members of the University community.


LandDesign sponsoring MUD class to study digital placemaking

Date Published: February 11, 2019
The multidisciplinary design firm LandDesign is sponsoring a class this semester in the Master of Urban Design program to study digital placemaking. Led by Professor Deb Ryan, students in “Dilemmas in Modern City Planning: Digital Technology and Urban Activation” will work with LandDesign team members to explore the impact of technology on the design of public space.

Public Good: Erika Ruane

Date Published: February 7, 2019
MPA alum works to make Charlotte’s future more sustainable.

Public Good: Andy Lucas

Date Published: February 7, 2019
MPA alum aims to create growth in rural North Carolina.

Public Good: Pam Wideman

Date Published: February 7, 2019
MPA alum tackles Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis.

Atkins Library to host Diversity Day 2019

Date Published: February 6, 2019

UNC Charlotte’s J. Murrey Atkins Library will host Diversity Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28. This event, sponsored by the library’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, will explore the relationship between diversity and inclusion, the form it takes in the workplace and what inclusion looks like from all sides.