‘War Requiem’ to commemorate WWI centennialDate Published: March 19, 2018
The College of Arts + Architecture is joining Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with performances of Benjamin Britten’s powerful “War Requiem” Friday and Saturday, April 13-14.
Margaret Spellings launches State of the University tour at UNC CharlotteDate Published: March 19, 2018
Margaret Spellings, president of the 17-campus UNC System, kicked off her State of the University tour at UNC Charlotte Center City Monday. Her address, to an audience of city and state education, business, nonprofit and political leaders, focused on mobility, accountability and public good as pillars that drive the work and goals of the UNC System.
Virginia associate head coach Ron Sanchez named 49ers men’s basketball coachDate Published: March 19, 2018
The Charlotte 49ers have named University of Virginia associate head coach Ron Sanchez as the 11th head men’s basketball coach in UNC Charlotte history. Sanchez will be introduced at a press conference next week.
All aboard: Light rail officially opensDate Published: March 16, 2018
This morning, one of the most transformative projects in University history became reality. Just before 10 a.m., the first revenue-service light rail train arrived at UNC Charlotte Main Station, marking the official opening of the LYNX Blue Line Extension. An eager crowd of students, faculty, staff and friends filled the platform to be among the first to ride on opening day.
Two students receive inaugural Harper-Thomas Legacy Endowment AwardsDate Published: March 15, 2018
Two College of Liberal Arts & Sciences students have received the first Harper-Thomas Legacy Endowment for Study Abroad awards, presented during an event at the Levine Museum of the New South hosted by the UNC Charlotte Black Alumni Chapter.
Niner Central - making the business side of college easier for studentsDate Published: March 14, 2018
Niner Central, which opened officially Tuesday, March 13, is an innovative solution to eliminate students being shuffled between business units in an effort to resolve financial or registration issues.
Department of Art & Art History receives full NASAD accreditationDate Published: March 14, 2018
The National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the national accrediting agency for schools of visual art and design and programs of studio art and design instruction, has granted full membership to UNC Charlotte. Gained through an intensive peer review process, membership is granted only to institutions that meet all of the NASAD standards.
Campus safety focus of Inside UNC Charlotte webcastDate Published: March 14, 2018
In this Inside UNC Charlotte webcast, Chief of Police and Public Safety Jeff Baker, Dean of Students Christine Reed Davis and SGA President Tracey Allsbrook talk about campus safety. Click 'Read More' to watch the show.
University selected for national pilot program to combat fake newsDate Published: March 13, 2018
Discerning between real and fake news has become an increasingly difficult task, especially in the digital domain. With a goal of helping students address this challenge, UNC Charlotte was selected as one of 10 institutions for the pilot program “Digital Polarization: Promoting Online Civic Literary,”
Freitag appears on ‘Sit Rep’Date Published: March 13, 2018
Alan Freitag, assistant dean of the Graduate School, was a guest on UNC-TV’s “Sit Rep,” a new program dedicated to airing information about the military/veteran population in the state. Freitag, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, discussed how UNC Charlotte and the UNC System serves veteran students.