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Police Blotter: Reports filed April 29 through May 5

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed April 29 through May 5

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 29 through May 5. Accident April 29 Facilities Drive – While backing, driver of vehicle one struck vehicle two. Vehicle two was parked and unoccupied. No injuries were reported. Lot 21 – Officer took a […]

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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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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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Harvard researcher presents “The Economics of Race” at TIAA Speaker Series

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Harvard researcher presents “The Economics of Race” at TIAA Speaker Series

On April 12, Harvard University researcher and economics professor, Dr. Roland Fryer joined the UNC Charlotte community in the Student Union multipurpose room to present the sixth annual Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) Lecture, titled the “Economics of Race,” as a part of the Bank of America Civic Series. Fryer’s research focuses on a […]

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UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

One hundred and five pounds of trash were collected in Belk Plaza on April 12 as volunteers, who spent their day picking up litter on campus and dropped off their trash bags one by one. The Campus Cleanup event is a UNC Charlotte tradition that occurs during Earth Month. Over 60 students, faculty and staff volunteered for extra credit, community service […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed April 8 through April 14

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed April 8 through April 14

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 8 – 13. Accident April 8 PVA Lot 19 – Vehicle one and vehicle two collided with each other while backing out of parking spaces. No injuries reported. April 13 Lot 30 – While parking, driver […]

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Stacey Myers from Department of Recreational Services named Student Employee of the Year

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Stacey Myers from Department of Recreational Services named Student Employee of the Year

UNC Charlotte student employees were honored on April 12 at the Student Employment Recognition Luncheon in the Harris Alumni Center. The purpose of the event is to recognize student employees who have gone above and beyond in their work and to give departments a chance to nominate a student for employee of the year. Stacey […]

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Take Back the Night honors and supports survivors of sexual violence

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Take Back the Night honors and supports survivors of sexual violence

It’s every college student’s worst fear and the statistics are heard daily. It happens to one in six males. It happens to one in four females. It happened to Juliette Grimmett, the keynote speaker at the Center for Wellness’s annual Take Back the Night event. Take Back the Night is an international event that began […]

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College of Health and Human Services introduces new major

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
College of Health and Human Services introduces new major

The College of Health and Human Services is introducing a new major, a Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management in the Department of Public Health Sciences, that will begin classes in the fall. This is the first new major the university has introduced in several years. Department Chair Melinda (“Lyndie”) Forthofer said a need for […]

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Over 120 trees planted on Tree Campus USA Day

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Over 120 trees planted on Tree Campus USA Day

UNC Charlotte students made an eco-friendly impact Wednesday as they planted over 120 trees outside of Laurel Hall at the inaugural Tree Campus USA Day. Tree Campus USA Day is the campus version of Arbor Day, which falls on the last Friday of April. The national program Tree Campus USA honors colleges that effectively manage […]

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Senate Update: Chancellor Philip Dubois visits Senate

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Chancellor Philip Dubois visits Senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting April 6. Guest Speaker Chancellor Philip Dubois spoke to the Senate and addressed several different topics. He began by giving updates about the numerous construction projects on campus that are either in progress or will begin work in the next few […]

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Crime Blotter: April 2 – 7

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Crime Blotter: April 2 – 7

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 2 – 7. Accident April 7 East Deck Bus Drop Off Lane – Driver of bus one stated that bus two kept moving forward causing the accident. Driver of bus two stated that she […]

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Holshouser Hall rape charges dropped

| April 7, 2017 | 3 Comments
Holshouser Hall rape charges dropped

Rape charges against Joshua Arford, the UNC Charlotte student accused of sexually assaulting another student in February, were dropped Friday by the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office, due to a lack of sufficient evidence. The victim, a 19-year-old female, accused 18-year-old Arford of raping her after leaving an an off-campus fraternity party with him. Witnesses confirmed that both […]

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Celebrating women and their accomplishments

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Celebrating women and their accomplishments

On the third floor of the Student Union March 28, students and staff gathered to attend the Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, the biggest cohort in its twelve-year history. The audience was treated to refreshments as well as two songs from women’s ensemble The UNC Charlotte Charlotteans. The purpose of the celebration is to honor women’s […]

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