Chorale and Chamber Orchestra to perform ‘Magnificat’

Date Published: November 28, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Chorale and the Chamber Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach’s “Magnificat” in D major at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, in the Belk Theater of the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts.

Bach first composed the “Magnificat” in 1723 for the Christmas Vespers at Saint Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany, where he was music director. In 1733, he re-worked the piece.

Three staff members receive North Carolina’s highest award

Date Published: November 27, 2012

The Governor’s Award for Excellence is the highest honor bestowed a state employee, and having one recipient at a single state agency or university is noteworthy. Having three in the same year is virtually unheard of – but it’s a reality at UNC Charlotte in 2012.

Bookstore, Center City shop to offer extra discount for holidays

Date Published: November 27, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Center City Campus Shop and Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte will offer faculty and staff the chance to purchase merchandise and receive an extra 10 percent discount. On Thursday, Dec. 13, faculty and staff will receive 30 percent savings at UNC Charlotte Center City Campus Shop; Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte will offer the extra discount on Monday, Dec. 17.

Art student to embed with military unit in Afghanistan

Date Published: November 27, 2012

UNC Charlotte art student Rob Bates, who is earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration, has received Invitational Travel Orders to embed with the United States Marines as a freelance war artist on behalf of American Public Media's “The Story.” Bates will fly to Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and will be with a battalion of Marines from Camp Lejeune Dec.  8-18.

Men’s basketball to host ECU Dec. 1 on Faculty/Staff Night

Date Published: November 27, 2012

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to wear green and head to Halton Arena at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, as the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team takes on East Carolina University on UNC Charlotte Faculty/Staff Night. All University faculty and staff members can receive up to four free tickets to the contest.

UNC Charlotte, CPCC joint concert to feature music of Renaissance Venice

Date Published: November 26, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Sackbut Quartet and the Central Piedmont Community College Early Music Consort will perform a joint concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, in the atrium of UNC Charlotte Center City.

Tabor explores beginnings of Christianity in new work

Date Published: November 26, 2012

Biblical scholar James Tabor presents an unconventional and provocative account of the beginnings of Christianity in his new book “Paul and Jesus: How the Apostle Transformed Christianity” recently released by Simon & Schuster. Tabor is chair of the Department of Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and professor of Christian origins and ancient Judaism.

Molchanov named an AMS Fellow

Date Published: November 26, 2012

Stanislav Molchanov, a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been selected to be among the 2013 inaugural Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

UNC Charlotte ‘ignites change’ at ACUI regional conference

Date Published: November 26, 2012

Earlier this month, four student affairs staff members and eight students represented UNC Charlotte at the fall conference of the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Region 5.

Three of the attendees conducted presentations in support of the conference theme “Igniting Change: Developing Leaders and Building Community.”