Memorial planned for student Jordan Slusher

Date Published: September 12, 2012

A memorial gathering in honor of Jordan Slusher, a University student who died this summer, will be at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.


New play festival ‘Center City Scenes’ to debut

Date Published: September 12, 2012

The College of Arts + Architecture, in partnership with the Department of Theatre, will present the inaugural “Center City Scenes,” a festival of new plays by local playwrights, on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


Botanical Gardens to hold bird migration workshop

Date Published: September 12, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens is sponsoring the workshop “Fall Bird Migration with Jeff Thomas” on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15.

Participants in this two-day course will examine the lives of birds during the fall migratory season. Topics will include identification of migrants and non-migrants; energetics of migration; behavioral patterns; and habitat characteristics. 


Hess official to talk about oil/gas development

Date Published: September 12, 2012

Alfred D’Ambrosio, senior commercial manager for the Hess Corp., will discuss unconventional oil and gas development at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, in Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101, as part of the Industrial and Technology Management Seminar series.


‘Personally Speaking’ to explore power of Obama’s words

Date Published: September 12, 2012

The power of President Barack Obama’s words will be the focus of the first of four Personally Speaking Lecture Series for the 2012-13 academic year. This talk is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


New graduate students welcomed at orientation

Date Published: September 11, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s new class of graduate students was welcomed during a special orientation recently by Tom Reynolds, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School.


Cone Center honors legacy of 'Miss Bonnie'

Date Published: September 11, 2012

Since its completion in 1963, the Cone University Center has been a gathering place for students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and guests. As such, it is fitting that the facility bears the name of Bonnie Ethel Cone, the beloved mathematics teacher and visionary administrator who, perhaps more than anyone else, is credited as UNC Charlotte’s founder.


August air quality raffle winners named

Date Published: September 10, 2012

Terri Fish, extended academic programs; Rebecca Hefti, College of Education; LaTonja Miller, financial data administration; Joanne Pippi, University Center for Academic Excellence; and Diane Rockwell; won weekly drawings of $5 gift cards for dining on campus in August on a Code Orange, Red or Purple Day.


Staff Recognition Celebration scheduled

Date Published: September 10, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s 27th annual Staff Recognition Celebration will be Wednesday, Sept. 19, through Thursday, Oct. 18. During this period, there are a number of social events and sports competitions planned.


49er Democracy Experience and the convention

Date Published: September 10, 2012

During the recent presidential nominating convention, Inside UNC Charlotte produced three daily reports that documented UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff involvement in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.