University breaks records with annual giving campaigns

Date Published: November 8, 2018
UNC Charlotte faculty and staff members answered the call again for this year’s annual Giving Green campaign. Contributions totaled $248,928, and the campaign reached a milestone of 1,010 unique faculty and staff donors.

49er Democracy Experience encouraged students to vote

Date Published: November 7, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s 49er Democracy Experience once again took the lead to communicate with students about the importance of voting in advance of Nov. 6 elections.

Fight Hunger at UNC Charlotte during Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week

Date Published: November 7, 2018
Food insecurity affects students on U.S. college campuses at a rate that is often higher than twice that of the general population. UNC Charlotte is no exception; in fact, during the 2017 fall semester, 303 students visited the Jamil Niner Student Pantry.

Education honor society chapter wins pair of awards at national convocation

Date Published: November 7, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, has continued an award-winning streak with a pair of honors at the 52nd Kappa Delta Pi Convocation.

Faces - Chris Garcia

Date Published: November 7, 2018

“Thank you for calling Niner Central and The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.”

Appropriately nicknamed the “voice of UNC Charlotte,” Chris Garcia is responsible for this recorded message that greets the thousands of Niner Central customers who call each week.

Thoroughfare of Freedom

Date Published: November 5, 2018
Veterans Day musical tribute to revisit University's 2018 Normandy experience.

Formula SAE sets sights on competition with race car project

Date Published: November 5, 2018

It takes a lot of hard work to design and build a race car. Just ask Eric Duncan, president of the UNC Charlotte Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team.

Fall Dance Concert to explore migrant experience in guest choreographer’s work

Date Published: November 5, 2018
Students in the Department of Dance will perform the 2018 Fall Dance Concert Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 15-18, in the Belk Theater in Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts. The four works on the program were choreographed by UNC Charlotte dance faculty and guest artists, including choreographer Claudia Lavista of Delfos Danza Contemporánea.

Graduate student’s research on 1918 flu epidemic published in new book

Date Published: November 5, 2018

Flu season is upon the country once again. This October marked the 100th anniversary of the Influenza Epidemic (Spanish Flu) of 1918 in North Carolina, and there are lessons to be learned from the historic event.

Brittany Hunt to provide keynote for American Indian Heritage Month observance

Date Published: November 5, 2018

Brittany Hunt, a member of the Lumbee tribe, will serve as the keynote speaker for UNC Charlotte’s observance of American Indian Heritage Month. She will deliver remarks at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Popp Martin Student Union Theater.