Famed Second City bringing comedy to UNC CharlotteDate Published: September 17, 2012
Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theatre Second City: Laughing Matters will perform at 7:00 PM, Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Student Union. The event will feature some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from the Second City’s 52-year history.
Supply chain topic of upcoming seminarDate Published: September 17, 2012
Mike Ogle, vice president of educational and technical services, Material Handling Industry of Americas, will present “It’s Alive! Putting Smarts into Stuff that Flows Through the Supply Chain” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, in Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101.
‘Sustainability in Charlotte and Beyond’ focus of Charlotte Teachers Institute eventDate Published: September 17, 2012
Charlotte Teachers Institute’s (CTI) “Exploding Canons” speaker series sets its sights on sustainable living as it presents a panel discussion and information expo from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, at UNC Charlotte Center City.
CCI student to defend dissertationDate Published: September 17, 2012
Kai Pan, a doctoral student in computing and information systems in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend “Constraint-based Generation of Database States for Testing Database Applications” at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Woodward Hall, Room 338. Xintao Wu is the dissertation advisor.
CSI actor, author Hill Harper to visit campusDate Published: September 14, 2012
Award-winning author and actor Hill Harper will present “The Conversation” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.
‘New Media’ get major assist at DNC from UNC Charlotte alumDate Published: September 14, 2012
With UNC Charlotte alumnus Justin Ruckman playing a key role, independent bloggers took on a larger profile during the presidential nominating convention in Charlotte. Ruckman is cofounder of a grassroots organization called the PPL, which offered workspace and support to hundreds of bloggers.
Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer tops South CarolinaDate Published: September 14, 2012
Watch video highlights of the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer overtime victory against the University of South Carolina.
Memorial planned for student Jordan SlusherDate Published: September 12, 2012
A memorial gathering in honor of Jordan Slusher, a University student who died this summer, will be at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.
New play festival ‘Center City Scenes’ to debutDate Published: September 12, 2012
The College of Arts + Architecture, in partnership with the Department of Theatre, will present the inaugural “Center City Scenes,” a festival of new plays by local playwrights, on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, at UNC Charlotte Center City.
Botanical Gardens to hold bird migration workshopDate Published: September 12, 2012
The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens is sponsoring the workshop “Fall Bird Migration with Jeff Thomas” on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15.
Participants in this two-day course will examine the lives of birds during the fall migratory season. Topics will include identification of migrants and non-migrants; energetics of migration; behavioral patterns; and habitat characteristics.