Novel project helps teachers bridge cultural gap

Date Published: November 13, 2012

Art has the power to bridge the culture gap. Nowhere is that more important than in Charlotte classrooms, where two-thirds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg School’s students are minorities representing 160 countries around the globe.

Mexico’s consul general to speak

Date Published: November 13, 2012

Carlos Flores, consul general of Mexico, will deliver a presentation at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, in Atkins Library, Halton Reading Room, as part of the 2012-13 International Speaker Series.

Flores will discuss U.S.-Mexico relationships as one of the culminating events for the week-long campus celebration of International Education Week.

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Flu shot clinic set for Nov. 13

Date Published: November 9, 2012

Eric Lanier, benefits director in the Human Resources Department, and Becky Deyo from University Advancement talk about the benefits of the Campus Flu Shot Clinic. Vaccination is considered the best protection from the flu. University employees and family members, age 4 and older, who are covered by BCBSNC, can participate in these free clinics. Immunizations will be administered from 8 a.m....

CCI student designs another winning app

Date Published: November 9, 2012

Jeremy Olson, a student in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), and his mobile app design company, Tapity, have a hit with its newest offering Languages.  Following on the successful release of Grades 2, the company’s inaugural application, Languages has climbed to the fifth-highest selling app in Apple’s App Store, only a day after being released.

Model UN team wins awards at D.C. conference

Date Published: November 8, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Model United Nations team recently brought home two of the top awards presented at the National Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C., winning an Outstanding Delegation Award and a Position Paper Award.

Union gallery showcasing Native American art, reception set for Nov. 13

Date Published: November 7, 2012

The exhibit “Four Directions: A Journey Through Native American Art” is on display through Friday, Nov. 30, in the Student Union Art Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13.

University to host regional Multicultural Leadership Conference

Date Published: November 7, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s 11th annual Multicultural Leadership Conference is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, in the Cone University Center.

Film screening and discussion to tackle health and food access issues

Date Published: November 7, 2012

The documentary “The Apple Pushers” will be screened at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Student Union Movie Theater.

Sustainability Tour at UNC Charlotte Center City

Date Published: November 7, 2012

Take UNC Charlotte Center City’s Sustainability Tour and learn why the University is awaiting the internationally recognized LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for the building. Executive Director Jerry Coughter will lead the tour from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CLAS dean elected 2013 president of national academic association

Date Published: November 7, 2012

Nancy Gutierrez, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, has been elected president of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (CCAS), the nation’s most influential association for academic leaders in the liberal arts and sciences.