TEACH founder to speak at Barret Lecture

Date Published: September 21, 2012

Mary Lou Wallner, founder of To Educate About the Consequences of Homophobia (TEACH), will talk at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall, for the Bob Barret Distinguished Lecture Series on Multiculturalism.

Freitag to speak as part of Global Perspective Series

Date Published: September 21, 2012

Alan Frietag, a professor of communication studies, will present “Researching Employee Communication in Poland” at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the College of Health and Human Services, Room 207, as the first talk in the 2012-13 Global Perspective Series.

49ers football team to hold first official practice

Date Published: September 21, 2012

After three weeks of strength and conditioning workouts, the Charlotte 49ers football team will participate in its first practice (in helmets and pads) from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 21, on the practice fields adjacent to the stadium.

Free luncheon, agency fair to kick off Giving Green Campaign

Date Published: September 19, 2012

The 2012 Giving Green Campaign, a campus-wide initiative to benefit three important local and state organizations, formally starts Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.

University website enhancements coming

Date Published: September 19, 2012

Starting Friday, Sept. 21, individuals who access the University’s home page will notice some subtle changes, but users of mobile devices will benefit greatly from the latest enhancements.

Aliaga-Buchenau named a finalist for University’s top teaching award

Date Published: September 19, 2012

Anabel Aliaga-Buchenau, associate professor of German and comparative literature, is the first of five finalists for the 2012 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence to be profiled in Inside UNC Charlotte. The recipient of the honor, UNC Charlotte’s top teaching award, will be named at a special reception, Friday, Oct. 19.

Ombuds Office available to serve faculty

Date Published: September 19, 2012

Confidential, informal, impartial and an independent source of assistance are parts of the mission of the Faculty Ombuds Office.

Venture director to receive Stratton Practitioner’s Award

Date Published: September 19, 2012

Sandy Kohn, director of the University’s Venture Program, is the 2012 recipient of the Michael Stratton Practitioner’s Award from the Association for Experiential Education (AEE).

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Exercises you can do at your desk to stay fit

Date Published: September 19, 2012

Rice University professor to speak

Date Published: September 18, 2012

Brandon Dugan, associate professor in the Department of Earth Science at Rice University, will present “Origin and Impacts of Submarine Landslides: From Ripples to Tsunamis” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, in McEniry Building, Room 117.