NEXT to focus on IBM’s ‘Watson at Work’

Date Published: October 22, 2012

IBM’s revolutionary Watson technology will take center stage when the Belk College of Business hosts events Monday, Oct. 29, and Friday, Nov. 2, as part of the NEXT speaker series.


Initiative to measure impact of interactive technology on young children

Date Published: October 22, 2012

Associate professor and child and family development program coordinator in the College of Education Suzanne Lamorey and her graduate students will meet with child care teachers and directors during a one-year period as part of a collaboration to provide interactive technology to young children.


German students examine presidential politics

Date Published: October 22, 2012

Where in the world is David Goldfield? The Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences suffers no shortage of invitations to share his expertise, and his latest foray into foreign territory finds him back in Germany, where he regularly provides programs on behalf of the U.S. State Department.


Memorial service for chancellor emeritus Fretwell

Date Published: October 22, 2012

A celebration of life service for the late E.K. Fretwell will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at Myers Park Presbyterian Church. A reception will follow the service.

Family members of Fretwell will receive friends from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at the main clubhouse of the Cypress, 3738 Cypress Club Drive. Light refreshments will be served.


Robinson is 2012 recipient of UNC Charlotte’s top teaching award

Date Published: October 22, 2012

Associate professor Joanne Robinson from the Religious Studies Department in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the 2012 recipient of the highest teaching honor bestowed by UNC Charlotte, the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence.


CLAS faculty honored by Arts & Science Council

Date Published: October 22, 2012

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty members Dan Morrill and Kathy Reichs were among the eight individuals honored by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) recently in recognition of their impact on Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community.


Chancellor Emertius E.K. Fretwell passes away, led UNC Charlotte during critical period

Date Published: October 18, 2012

The campus community at UNC Charlotte is honoring the life of chancellor emeritus E.K. Fretwell Jr., who died Oct. 18 at the Stewart Health Center of the Cypress. He was 88.


‘Torqued and Twisted’ to open in Storrs Gallery

Date Published: October 18, 2012

The exhibit “Torqued and Twisted: Bentwood Today,” which opens on Monday, Oct. 29, in the Storrs Gallery, explores the work of nine internationally known furniture makers and sculptors who use the technique of bending wood in innovative, unusual or eloquent ways.


University to serve as early voting location in 2012

Date Published: October 18, 2012

Date Published: Oct. 18, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s Cone University Center will serve as an early voting site for all Mecklenburg County residents from Thursday, Oct. 18, through Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.


UNC Charlotte lands $2.3 million HRSA grant for nursing scholarships

Date Published: October 18, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services is the recipient of a $2.3 million grant from the federal Health Resource Services Administration to provide scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.