Education researcher receives Harshini V. de Silva Award

Date Published: March 14, 2019
Richard Lambert, professor of educational leadership in the Cato College of Education, is the 2019 recipient of the Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award.

Governor explores the importance of teacher training programs

Date Published: March 14, 2019
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s visit to UNC Charlotte on Wednesday, March 13, provided an opportunity for the state’s chief executive to learn more about the Charlotte Teacher Early College (CTEC) and how the University is helping to bolster the teacher pipeline for the region and state.

Crowdfunding projects support engineering students

Date Published: March 14, 2019

Last year was the first time in two decades that the UNC Charlotte American Society of Civil Engineers’ concrete canoe team advanced to the national competition. But upon arriving for the contest at San Diego State University, the team realized it was missing one thing: its canoe.


Green with Gratitude is opportunity for students to say ‘Thank you’

Date Published: March 13, 2019
From scholarships and campus renovations to cultural events and student support services, UNC Charlotte's donors continue to enhance the 49er student experience with their generous gifts. Green with Gratitude is a 49er effort established to educate students on the importance and impact of philanthropy.

N.C. Science Festival to feature University Expo, workshops and ‘Brewing Science’

Date Published: March 13, 2019
April marks the return of the statewide N.C. Science Festival (NCSF), a month-long celebration of science and public engagement in STEM fields. UNC Charlotte, for the eighth year, will participate in the festival’s mind-expanding public activities.

International Film Festival scheduled for March 18 to April 5

Date Published: March 12, 2019

Contemporary films from around the world will be shown as part of the 2019 UNC Charlotte International Film Festival sponsored by the Department of Languages and Culture Studies and the language clubs.


Short-term student emergency housing program launched

Date Published: March 12, 2019

At universities nationwide, homelessness is having an impact on student retention rates, which affects students’ ability to matriculate and earn a college degree.


‘Vessels Aplenty’ exhibition to support student programming, pantry

Date Published: March 12, 2019
The Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte Center City will host “Vessels Aplenty: The Joan Tweedy Memorial Exhibition” from Monday, March 18, through Tuesday, April 16.

Tracking Light Rail A Year Later

Date Published: March 12, 2019
Light rail has changed UNC Charlotte and its connection with the Queen City.