Atkins Library online exhibit highlights comic books

Date Published: August 28, 2012

“Heroes and Villains: Silver Age Comics” is an online display of rare and culturally significant comic books from the J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections.

Faces - Kyunda McKnight

Date Published: August 27, 2012

On any given day, there are thousands of faculty, staff and students who are working or living in buildings and residence halls across campus. For Kyunda McKnight, their safety is a concern each and every day.

Faces - Rebecca Hefti

Date Published: August 27, 2012

Rebecca Hefti considers working at UNC Charlotte to be an extraordinary experience.

Faces - Karen Haar

Date Published: August 27, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Staff Council is an important part of University governance, and as this year’s vice president, Karen Haar is ready to be part of the process.

“I’m looking forward to working with Vidal and the rest of the council,” said Haar. “Our motto for this year is ‘Progress is Moving Forward by Working Together,’ so my goal is to help make that happen in whatever way I can.”

The Lona-Frey Collection at the Center City Gallery

Date Published: August 27, 2012

The Lona-Frey Collection, representing 43 works by some of the most important American artists of the 20th century, will open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 4, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Solar Decathlon team to unveil competition design

Date Published: August 27, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Solar Decathlon team will present its solar house design to the public at 4:00 PM, Monday, Sept. 17, at UNC Charlotte Center City. The design is for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, an international competition that will be in Irvine, Calif., in October 2013.

Sims to join UNC Charlotte as director of community affairs

Date Published: August 27, 2012

Effective Tuesday, Aug. 21, Jeanette Sims will be director of community affairs in the Division of University Advancement.

Her primary responsibility will be to direct programs and initiatives in support of UNC Charlotte’s mission as it strives to address the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. 

Faces - Gene Edwards

Date Published: August 23, 2012

Working with college students and their distinct issues can be exciting and challenging, said Gene Edwards, a licensed psychologist with the University’s Counseling Center.

Pereira named Honors College director

Date Published: August 23, 2012

Malin Pereira, professor of English and recent department chair, is now executive director of the Honors College.

Cynthia Wolf Johnson, associate provost for academic services, said Pereira’s “scholarly work; passion for teaching, mentoring and research; and innovative, energetic and collaborative approach, will serve her well in this very important position.”

Robinson Hall mural celebrates artistic rhythm

Date Published: August 21, 2012

Visitors to UNC Charlotte’s Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts are greeted with a new mural that “brings color, rhythm and a celebration of performance” to the building, according to officials with the College of Arts + Architecture.