Graduation marked by celebration and commemoration

Date Published: May 13, 2019
Thunderous ovations filled Halton Arena during Commencement, and while the tumult celebrated the academic achievements of the graduates, the loudest acclaim Saturday was reserved for the families of Reed Parlier and Riley Howell.

CLAS teaching excellence honorees use interactive methods to engage students

Date Published: May 13, 2019

Jennifer Munroe, Sarah Pollock and Lane Rhodes recently received the 2018-19 Excellence in Teaching Awards presented by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS). The three were lauded for the innovative ways they challenge and engage students, including through research opportunities, interactive lectures and real-time projects.


Men and Women Track and Field crowned conference champions

Date Published: May 13, 2019

The Charlotte men’s and women’s programs both won gold, being crowned the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Track and Field Champions at the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center on Sunday, May 12. This is the first time since joining C-USA that both the men’s and women’s programs have won the Outdoor Conference Championship in the same season.


Mechanical Medicine

Date Published: May 13, 2019
Engineering researchers use biomechanics to examine the effectiveness of knee implants.

Largest numbers yet participate in Alumni Association Commencement traditions

Date Published: May 10, 2019
This spring, the three pre-commencement events hosted by the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association—the 49er Ring, Donning of the Kente and Legacy Draping ceremonies—experienced some of their largest attendance numbers yet.

Doctoral students celebrate ‘ultimate academic achievement’

Date Published: May 10, 2019
Completing a doctorate is a major academic milestone that requires years of rigor and dedication. For the 74 individuals who participated in this year’s annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, May 9, the journey takes on even greater meaning.

Retiring faculty recognized for 318 years of combined service

Date Published: May 8, 2019

On April 25, 10 outstanding faculty members were honored for their service to UNC Charlotte as they join the ranks of retirees. Their combined 318 years of service range from 12 to 48 years.


2019 Commencement: A time to remember, a time to celebrate

Date Published: May 7, 2019
For the roughly 4,800 students who could participate in UNC Charlotte’s 2019 Commencement, graduation takes on special meaning, given what transpired on campus April 30.

Niner Nation Remembers website launches, remembrance commission formed

Date Published: May 6, 2019
UNC Charlotte has created the Niner Nation Remembers website as a way to honor Riley Howell and Ellis Reed Parlier and support the four other students who suffered injuries in the April 30 attack on campus.

Atkins Library reduced hours through May 12

Date Published: May 3, 2019

Due to the change in exam schedules, Atkins Library is reducing hours of operation through the end of the academic year: