Tom Reynolds

Graduate School dean underwrites new research award

Date Published: February 28, 2018

The Graduate School is accepting applications for its newest graduate research grant, the Thomas L. Reynolds Graduate Student Research Fellowship. This unique award is named for the dean of the UNC Charlotte Graduate School.

The Story of the Charlotte Girl

Registration underway for Women + Girls Research Alliance Summit

Date Published: February 28, 2018
Every two years, the Women + Girls Research Alliance at UNC Charlotte hosts a summit focused on important issues in the lives of women and girls. The 2018 summit, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, April 4-5, is devoted to “The Story of the Charlotte Girl.”

Mike Hill

UNC Charlotte names University of Florida’s Mike Hill as 49ers athletics director

Date Published: February 28, 2018
Chancellor Philip L. Dubois has announced the appointment of Mike Hill as the next director of athletics at UNC Charlotte. Hill, currently executive associate athletics director for external affairs at the University of Florida, will assume his responsibilities on March 15 and be introduced at a public news conference on March 6.

Leon Brown

Faces - Leon Brown

Date Published: February 28, 2018

As associate director for operations, Leon Brown is responsible for supervising and directing staff in the daily operations of the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC). February 2018 marks his one-year anniversary as part of Niner Nation.

Rory Karpf

Sports documentarian to explore ‘Challenges in Storytelling’

Date Published: February 27, 2018
Award-winning documentarian Rory Karpf will deliver UNC Charlotte’s annual Levine Lecture on Tuesday, March 27. His most recent work for ESPN was the film “Nature Boy,” which focused on the complicated and controversial life of professional wrestling superstar Ric Flair.

Ice hockey club

Ice hockey club skates to victory

Date Published: February 27, 2018

The UNC Charlotte Ice Hockey Club recently won the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League Championship for the first time in school history. The team defeated Wake Forest University 6-2 in the title game.

Having played Wake Forest twice before, UNC Charlotte’s Ice Hockey Club was ready to tackle the challenge of taking home the championship title.

Judy Rose

Rose named ECNL’s February ‘S’hero’

Date Published: February 26, 2018

Judy Rose, director of athletics, is the February “S’Hero of the Month” for the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) in recognition of her leadership and commitment to athletics.

Governor’s Highway Safety Program

Campus to host ‘St. Patrick’s Booze It and Lose It’ event

Date Published: February 26, 2018

The Governor’s Highway Safety Program has selected UNC Charlotte as the location for this year’s “St. Patrick’s Booze It and Lose It” awareness event, scheduled for Thursday, March 15.

The UNC Charlotte Police and Public Safety Department is co-hosting this event, which will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the front fields near the main entrance (near South Village).

light rail ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting celebrates the coming of light rail

Date Published: February 26, 2018
With only 18 days remaining before the official start of revenue service on the CATS Lynx Blue Line Extension, University leaders and more than 400 current and former local, state and federal officials, business and community leaders and representatives from Charlotte Area Transit Service (CATS) participated in a ribbon cutting on Monday, Feb. 26

UNC Charlotte remembers its longtime champion Irwin “Ike” Belk

Date Published: February 25, 2018
The UNC Charlotte community mourns the passing of longtime friend and ardent supporter Irwin “Ike” Belk, who died Saturday at age 95. Over the course of a relationship with the University that stretched more than a half-century — and whose influence transformed UNC Charlotte from a two-year college to North Carolina’s urban research university, Belk helped lead the institution in many capacities...