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How the N.C. budget could impact UNC Charlotte

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
How the N.C. budget could impact UNC Charlotte

With the state budget soon to be finalized, UNC Charlotte expects that funding will create a favorable future for the University. Legislators passed a state budget bill that dedicated $15 million to the growth of UNC Charlotte’s student population, almost a third of what the 17 schools in the UNC system received as a whole. The total amount for enrollment growth funding within the UNC system was $46.6 million. The money will guarantee UNC […]

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Details of fraternity’s hazing investigation emerge

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Details of fraternity’s hazing investigation emerge

Eating sticks of butter on hot dog buns, sorting sprinkles by colors in the dark and retrieving mice that have purposely been thrown into the woods. Some might consider these rather ridiculous tasks, but to UNC Charlotte’s Sigma Phi Epsilon, this is how you create brotherhood. To the Office of Student Conduct, this is hazing. Sigma Phi Epsilon has been […]

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Fraternity suspended for hazing

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fraternity suspended for hazing

This story has been updated with more information. UNC Charlotte’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been shut down due to hazing and failure to comply. The organization was suspended for four years after they accepted responsibility for hazing that involved “psychological abuse, shock and discomfort” as well as “morally degrading and humiliating games or activities.” Activities included “implied, coerced, […]

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Parking changes coming to campus this fall

| June 15, 2017 | 1 Comment
Parking changes coming to campus this fall

UNC Charlotte drivers will no longer have to hang physical parking permits in their vehicle windows, starting this fall. Instead, students, faculty and staff will be able to enter and exit parking lots and gates using just their license plate. The University is in the process of installing new license plate recognition (LPR) technology. The system should […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in May

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in May

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in May. Accident May 1 Cameron Boulevard – Subject struck a curb on the right, over corrected and struck the curb on the left. Officer issued a state citation for provisional DWI. May 3 Lot 25 […]

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School of Architecture design honors lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
School of Architecture design honors lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting

Effervesce. It means to give off bubbles, to be vivacious, to show enthusiasm or liveliness. These are the words that describe how a group of designers at UNC Charlotte want the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting to be remembered. It’s also what they named their structure that stood in the American Institute of Architects […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed April 22 through April 29

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed April 22 through April 29

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 22 through April 29. Accident April 22 Lot 16 – Subject stated while leaving lot 16, he struck a bollard. There was no damage to the bollard. No injuries were reported. April 25 Lot […]

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Senate Update: Senators sworn into office, new student orgs

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Senators sworn into office, new student orgs

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting April 27. Swearing In Fourteen new senators along with four executive cabinet members were sworn into student government on Thursday. While the senators did not run for the positions, they applied for the vacant positions after elections and were then interviewed and chosen. Kyra […]

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Dr. Andy Randolph speaks at EPIC energy seminar

Dr. Andy Randolph speaks at EPIC energy seminar

On April 25, Dr. Andrew Randolph, technical director of ECR engines, joined UNC Charlotte for the last EPIC speaker series of the semester to provide some insight on why the E15 biofuel is a valuable alternative for a variety of vehicles, from NASCAR vehicles to the everyday driver. Randolph’s research focuses on the combustion properties […]

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University improves communication in light of rising safety concerns

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
University improves communication in light of rising safety concerns

For the past year, the University has been engaged in a crisis communication planning process. The process began after Chancellor Philip L. Dubois made it known to the Office of Emergency Management that crisis communication was a top priority of his that needed to be addressed. Dubois said in an email sent to all students […]

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Senate Update: On-campus dining discussed

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: On-campus dining discussed

The UNC Charlotte etudent Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting April 20. Guest Speaker Director of Auxiliary Services Ana Alvarez addressed the Senate, mostly regarding dining services since Jody Thompson, liaison to Chartwell’s, could not attend the meeting. Alvarez started off by explaining all aspects of auxiliary services which includes dining, the […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed April 15 through April 21

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed April 15 through April 21

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 15 through April 21. Accident April 18 Lot 25 – Officer took a report of a hit and run. April 21 East Deck Two – While backing, driver of vehicle 1 struck vehicle two. Vehicle two was […]

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UNC Charlotte celebrates Earth Day

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte celebrates Earth Day

Despite the rainy weather on Wednesday, the Earth Festival was in full swing under the dry breezeway of Colvard. Over 30 organizations came out to educate students walking to and from class on ways they can make an environmentally friendly difference on campus and in the world. A lot of the organizations and departments at […]

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Levine Hall provides a prestigious space for UNC Charlotte’s most prized students

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Levine Hall provides a prestigious space for UNC Charlotte’s most prized students

  Driving through the main entrance of UNC Charlotte, students, staff, faculty and visitors are welcomed by the University’s most prestigious building, the Leon and Sandra Levine Residence Hall, which holds over 400 of the University’s most accomplished and capable students- members of the Levine Scholars Program and the Honors College. Opened in 2016, Levine Hall […]

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