UNC Charlotte, Gaston College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College grow collaboration with NIH support

Date Published: November 19, 2018
A new collaborative effort called the Bridges to Baccalaureate Program is designed to help students at UNC Charlotte, Gaston College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College complete undergraduate biomedical degrees and, ultimately, succeed in biomedical careers.

Student Union Gallery exhibition illuminates art historian’s research

Date Published: November 19, 2018

“Vibrant Practices: Masquerade in Southwestern Burkina Faso,” on exhibition in the Student Union Art Gallery through Saturday, Dec. 8, celebrates in brilliant photographs and videos the research of art historian Lisa Homann.

Buckle your chinstrap, tips for the fall family football game

Date Published: November 19, 2018

Fall is the time of year when family and friends gather and play touch football in the backyard. Some of the risks of the game--but likely not all of them--can be reduced by thoroughly warming up and stretching beforehand.

Here’s what to do if you or a family member suffers one of these common injuries during this year’s Turkey Bowl.

Ankle sprains

Charlotte 49ers AD makes football coaching change

Date Published: November 18, 2018

Charlotte 49ers Director of Athletics Mike Hill has announced that Brad Lambert will not be retained as head football coach.

Ceremony rededicates Belk Plaza as historic campus gathering spot

Date Published: November 16, 2018
Belk Plaza has undergone a reimagining to add a monumental water element and a more expansive lawn, but as officials noted in a ceremony Friday, Nov. 16, to rededicate the space, it remains a central gathering location in the historic core of campus.

UNC Charlotte’s Giving Tuesday to support veterans lounge

Date Published: November 15, 2018

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are all about shopping. But Giving Tuesday is about sharing.

OASES scholarship students making the most of second chances

Date Published: November 14, 2018
Nontraditional students juggle a variety of challenges, but a common theme at the recent OASES scholarship luncheon was that education affords opportunity.

UNC Board of Governors member visits campus to discuss veterans’ issues

Date Published: November 14, 2018
Judge William Webb, chairman of the UNC Board of Governors Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs, came to UNC Charlotte Nov. 12 to learn more about the University’s programs to help its veteran students, groundbreaking research and efforts to hire more veterans.

Urban Institute receives first endowed gift to establish forum series

Date Published: November 14, 2018
Professor Emeritus Norm Schul and his wife, Marianne ’73, recently made a major gift to the Urban Institute to establish the Marianne and Norman W. Schul Urban Institute Forum Series.

NSF grant to fund engineering scholarships

Date Published: November 14, 2018

UNC Charlotte was awarded a $999,591 grant from the National Science Foundation to support high-achieving, low-income engineering students as part of the NSF’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program.