Sports, politics and activism collide in ‘An Evening with Jemele Hill’

Date Published: October 22, 2018

Nationally known sports journalist and activist Jemele Hill will speak at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Popp Martin Student Union, Room 340, as a part of the Forty-Niner Forum Speaker Series.


Eight new crowdfunding projects seek support

Date Published: October 22, 2018
The fall 2018 crowdfunding lineup includes eight faculty- and/or student-driven projects that promise to enhance and transform the collegiate experience at UNC Charlotte. Crowdfund UNC Charlotte is an online platform that assists members of Niner Nation fund unique initiatives.

Activist storyteller to deliver Barret Lecture as keynote for multicultural conference

Date Published: October 22, 2018

Moises Serrano-Cruz, an openly gay and undocumented activist and storyteller, will deliver the annual Bob Barret Distinguished Lecture on Multiculturalism at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Cato College of Education, Room 010. The talk is the keynote presentation for the Multicultural Issues in Counseling Conference, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2.


Registration underway for post-master’s certificate in university/college teaching

Date Published: October 22, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s post-master's certificate in university and college teaching, first offered in 2017, is designed to prepare graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, current faculty and others with the skills needed for the full range of faculty responsibilities at a range of institutions of higher education.


The Language of Hope

Date Published: October 19, 2018
Education alumna uses personal journey to inspire the next generation

International entrepreneurs learning about the Queen City

Date Published: October 18, 2018

Ventureprise at UNC Charlotte is hosting seven international entrepreneur professional fellows as part of the U.S. Department of State’s 2018 Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative (YTILI).


Chancellor discusses UNC Charlotte’s efforts to serve Latino community

Date Published: October 18, 2018

Chancellor Philip L. Dubois was the featured speaker at the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte’s luncheon held at the Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte.


Communication studies professor offers his five must-see horror films

Date Published: October 18, 2018
After more than a century of film production, the horror film remains a staple of genre production across the globe. Here are a handful of relatively recent films that foreground the genre’s ability to spook individuals while recognizing that the scariest monsters are most always all too human.

Seven new student companies join 49er Foundry

Date Published: October 17, 2018

Ventureprise, UNC Charlotte’s innovation and entrepreneurship center, recently welcomed seven new student companies to 49er Foundry, the University’s student incubator.


Theoretical physicist provided glimpse of the future

Date Published: October 17, 2018
“How many of you have seen the movie ‘The Martian?’’’ asked futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, scanning the room as scores of hands shot up. “That movie cost $100 million to make. The Indian government sent a probe to Mars for $75 million. A Hollywood movie about going to Mars now costs more than going to Mars.”