University’s online engineering master’s degree ‘one of the best’

Date Published: December 14, 2018 recently named UNC Charlotte’s online master’s degree in engineering management as one of the best for 2019.

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: December 14, 2018

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the Dec. 11 New Employee Orientation session:

Alumni Affairs
Carrie Clifford, coordinator of affinity networks
Kamilah King, coordinator of alumni communications

James Ferguson, assistant athletic director for facilities

Part of Mary Alexander Road to close temporarily

Date Published: December 14, 2018

Between Monday and Wednesday, Dec. 17-19, a portion of Mary Alexander Road will be closed to vehicular traffic. Pedestrian traffic will remain on the east side of the roadway.

This closure is a safety measure related to the removal of the steam stack in preparation for construction to begin on the new science building.

Cone loading dock area to close temporarily

Date Published: December 13, 2018

The Cone loading dock will be closed to vehicles and pedestrian traffic from 7 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17, through 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, to add new parking stripes and to re-stripe faded ones.

All in-house vehicles must be removed from the dock to allow for painting and drying time. All painted surfaces on asphalt or concrete should be avoided through Dec. 20.

CCI student team finishes in top 20 of national cybersecurity competition

Date Published: December 12, 2018
A student team from the College of Computing and Informatics recently defended an oil pipeline’s control system from a devastating cyberattack. This simulation was part of the Department of Defense Cyberforce Competition, in which teams from 62 colleges and universities vied nationwide.

Personally Speaking talk to explore how women’s literature led the civil rights discourse

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Stories of liberation from slavery or oppression have become central to African American women's literature. In “Freedom Narratives of African American Women: A Study of 19th Century Writings,” author Janaka Bowman Lewis posits that these texts represent an earlier discussion on civil rights than the ideas of racial uplift that culminated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Duo – a gift for most employees

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Starting today, most employees* and sponsored guests who use Duo now only need to change their NinerNET password every 365 days–no more changes every 90 or 180 days. Duo adds an extra layer of security; it's no longer necessary to change passwords as often.

Economic growth continues, approaching longest expansion on record

Date Published: December 12, 2018
The economy of the United States and North Carolina continues to accelerate and could be headed into the longest economic expansion on record within the next six months, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton said.

December graduate accepted into prestigious Venture for America program

Date Published: December 10, 2018

“Actually, it was here that I realized I wanted to be an entrepreneur,” said Miguel Avila during an interview in the 49er Foundry, the student business incubator at UNC Charlotte. Avila, a Belk College of Business senior, will graduate at Fall Commencement.

Tuesday 8 a.m. exams moved to 8 p.m., University in Condition 1 early Tuesday

Date Published: December 10, 2018
Exams scheduled for 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, have been moved to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11. All other exams will continue as scheduled. The University will move to Condition 1 (C1) reduced operations from 12 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. Tuesday. All University operations will resume at 9 a.m.