Apply for Ventureprise NSF I-Corps cohortDate Published: January 18, 2019
Ventureprise is accepting applications from UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff for the spring 2019 NSF I-Corps cohort. The program, funded by the National Science Foundation, helps participants bridge academic and entrepreneurial knowledge.
Ryan named new director of Master of Urban Design programDate Published: January 18, 2019
Deborah Ryan has been named the new director of the Master of Urban Design program.
49ers4Life Blood Drive expands to two daysDate Published: January 17, 2019
The 2019 49ers4Life Blood Drive is a two-day affair, and campus organizers and sponsors anticipate this change will enable the University to reach its goal of 1,000 pints of blood collected. This year’s drive, which is being held in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 29-30, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.
Register for the 2019 Gold Rush 5K Run/WalkDate Published: January 17, 2019
The 17th annual 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk, hosted by UNC Charlotte University Recreation, will be Saturday, Feb. 2. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. at Belk Gym.
Queens University professor to kick off 2019 Great Decisions seriesDate Published: January 16, 2019
Alexa Royden, associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Sociology at Queens University, will present “Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, at UNC Charlotte Center City. This presentation is the first in the University’s 2019 Great Decisions Lecture Series.
Online nursing programs rise in national rankingsDate Published: January 16, 2019
The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing’s online master’s programs jumped 13 spots in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings and remain in the top 50 percent of programs nationally. The programs ascended to 62 in the national rankings, up from 75 last year.
Local civil rights pioneer to deliver keynote address at annual MLK CelebrationDate Published: January 15, 2019
Dorothy Counts-Scoggins was among the first African American students to integrate Harding High School in 1957. Now, more than 60 years later, she will discuss this historic moment as the keynote speaker for UNC Charlotte’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
Penn State professor to talk mourning spaces for the livingDate Published: January 15, 2019
Mariana Ortega, an associate professor at Penn State University, will present “Memento Vivere: Shadow Ground, Aesthetic Memory and the Border” at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Atkins Library Halton Reading Room.
Levine Jewish Community Center recognizes Cato College of EducationDate Published: January 15, 2019
The UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education has received the 2018 Yachad Award from the Levine Jewish Community Center for the college’s work in support of the city of Charlotte. The award recognizes UNC Charlotte and the center’s collaborative work on a summer camp designed to help struggling students improve their reading while enjoying the fun and games of traditional summer camps.
Call for alumni award nominationsDate Published: January 15, 2019
The UNC Charlotte Alumni Association is actively seeking nominations for its 2019 awards class. The deadline to submit a nomination for this year is Friday, Jan. 25.