Mechanical Medicine

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

Maikranz Student Media Award established in honor of long-time adviser

Date Published: May 13, 2019

In recognition of his 33 years of service to UNC Charlotte, Wayne Maikranz, director of Student Niner Media, was honored with the establishment of a student media award in his name.


Director of School of Architecture stepping down

Date Published: May 10, 2019

Chris Jarrett, who has served as the director of the School of Architecture (SoA) for 10 years, will step down from that position on June 30 and join the architecture faculty full-time.


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.

Campus road repairs scheduled

Date Published: May 9, 2019

Between Monday and Thursday, May 13-16, various lanes on campus will be closed to repair cracks, potholes and undulations on campus roadways. Expect traffic delays during this work.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: May 9, 2019

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the April 30 New Employee Orientation session:

Aerospace Studies
Steve Campbell, administrative support associate


Fiscal Year 2020 Internal Audit Plan released

Date Published: May 8, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Internal Audit Department performs operational, compliance, financial and IT audits according to the annual Internal Audit Plan. Audit engagements are conducted in conformance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The plan evaluates risk exposures related to governance, operations and information systems regarding the:


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.


Temporary closure scheduled along Mary Alexander Road

Date Published: May 7, 2019

Mary Alexander Road will be closed between Craver Road and Cab Lane Monday, May 13, through Friday, Aug. 2, for construction related to the new science building.

Barricades will block vehicle access; sidewalks will be open except for intermittent closures related to construction.