Local civil rights pioneer to deliver keynote address at annual MLK Celebration

Date Published: January 15, 2019
Dorothy Counts-Scoggins was among the first African American students to integrate Harding High School in 1957. Now, more than 60 years later, she will discuss this historic moment as the keynote speaker for UNC Charlotte’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Charlotte 49ers 2019 football schedule released, season tickets on sale

Date Published: January 14, 2019

The Charlotte 49ers 2019 football schedule includes six contests against 2018 bowl teams, including a trip to National Champion Clemson. The 49ers’ 12-game slate includes six home games and six road games with four non-conference matchups and eight Conference USA contests. 


Witherspoon Lecture to explore ‘Shamans and Schizophrenia’

Date Published: January 14, 2019

An anthropologist who focuses on the edge of experience—on voices, visions, the supernatural and the world of psychosis—will deliver the 35th Loy P. Witherspoon Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


Nurse Anesthesia Program grads achieve 100 percent pass rate on national exam

Date Published: January 11, 2019
Graduates of the UNC Charlotte/Carolinas Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program recently obtained a 100 percent first-time taker’s pass rate on the National Certification Exam for the Class of 2018.

Knowing where to park just got easier

Date Published: January 10, 2019

If the correct audio equipment was poised above campus on a weekday morning at 10:45 a.m., one might pick up a lot of whispers that sound like, “Please, please, please let me find a close parking spot.”

That’s a peak time for parking demand on campus, so it’s unlikely that the pleading chorus will break into songs of joy.


Ireland’s ambassador to the U.S. to speak

Date Published: January 9, 2019

Daniel Mulhall, the ambassador of Ireland to the United States, will present “A Virtuous Circle: Ireland, the EU and the U.S.” at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center, Salon A.


Faculty & Friends Concert to feature new trombone professor

Date Published: January 8, 2019

Assistant Professor of Trombone Jeremy Marks will present a Faculty & Friends Concert on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Rowe Recital Hall.


Dawkins, West join football coaching staff

Date Published: January 8, 2019

Charlotte 49ers first-year head football coach Will Healy continued to fill out his coaching staff with the announcement of Marcus West as the program’s assistant head coach and co-defensive coordinator and Sean Dawkins as run-game coordinator and running backs coach.


Voice professors to perform in ‘Carmen’

Date Published: January 7, 2019

UNC Charlotte voice professors Carl DuPont and Christina Pier will perform in the Opera Carolina production of Bizet’s “Carmen,” which will be presented on Jan.19, 20 and 24 in the Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.


Theatre Department to present August Wilson’s ‘How I Learned What I Learned’

Date Published: January 7, 2019

In recognition of the Martin Luther King holiday, the Department of Theatre will present actor Wali Jamal in August Wilson's “How I Learned What I Learned.” Performances will be Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17-18.