International dignitaries attend panel discussion on education

Date Published: September 4, 2012

UNC Charlotte hosted a contingent of international dignitaries on campus as part of the 49er Democracy Experience. The panel discussion, in conjunction with the National Democratic Institute and the Charlotte Chamber’s “Explore Charlotte” site visits, focused on education.


Seven-story CRI Deck opens

Date Published: September 4, 2012

The Charlotte Research Institute Parking Deck is now open, providing seven stories of spaces for faculty, staff and students.

According to parking and transportation officials, the CRI Deck is the largest on campus. It has the capacity to hold 1,347 vehicles.


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UNC Charlotte and the presidential nominating convention

Date Published: September 4, 2012

This is the first of three daily reports related to UNC Charlotte's engagement in the presidential nominating convention in Charlotte. Students and University leaders share their thoughts on the impact of the event, and viewers will learn about the official convention mobile application that was developed by a 49er.


Students intern with Washington Center at convention

Date Published: September 4, 2012

Lamardo Davis stood outside the UNC Charlotte Center City building with the city's skyline behind him. As he smiled, he tried to envision how his life will change when he worked as a Washington Center intern at the Democratic National Convention.


Students get behind-the-scene look at PBS show

Date Published: September 4, 2012

About 100 UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staffers were given a unique opportunity -- a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the acclaimed Public Broadcasting System's political staple, "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill."


Presidential historian to speak on campus

Presidential historian to speak on campus

Date Published: September 4, 2012

Noted historian Michael Beschloss will discuss presidential courage at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Student Union, Multipurpose Room.


Raiford to lead library’s Special Collections

Date Published: August 31, 2012

Meredith Evans Raiford has joined the J. Murrey Atkins Library as associate university librarian for Special Collections. She will lead the Special Collections Department, the digital programs and collections unit and the Digital Scholarship Lab.


Call for 2012-13 Master’s Thesis Award nominations

Date Published: August 31, 2012

The Graduate School is accepting nominations for its annual Master's Thesis Awards, which are presented based on the clarity of style and presentation, scholarship, research methodology and contributions to the field or discipline. 


“Why Charlotte?” is topic of lively discussion

Date Published: August 30, 2012

The simple question “Why Charlotte?” was the topic of a lively and compelling political discussion at UNC Charlotte Center City.

More than 200 students, faculty and top University leaders were on hand as Provost Joan Lorden moderated a panel on why North Carolina’s largest city was selected to host the upcoming Democratic National Convention.


MPA program named in honor of longtime county manager

Date Published: August 29, 2012

In recognition of a lifetime of public service, UNC Charlotte has named one of its first master’s programs the Gerald G. Fox Master of Public Administration program.