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Charlotte Lifters volunteer for Athletes with Autism

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Lifters volunteer for Athletes with Autism

More than 20 members of the UNC Charlotte student organization Charlotte Lifters, volunteered Oct. 3 at an event called Athletes for Autism, with all proceeds going towards Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Athletes for Autism is an event hosted at CrossFit Harrisburg where athletes compete in various CrossFit related exercises. Each athlete gives a $25 donation […]

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MAX promotes arts Uptown

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
MAX promotes arts Uptown

UNC Charlotte College of Arts and Architecture has developed and launched the Mobile Arts and Community Experience (MAX), a transportable performance venue and community assembly space. MAX was unveiled to the public on April 10 on the Levine Avenue for the Arts, housing musical, acrobatic and theatrical performances throughout the weekend. A number of other […]

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Taking a look at the springtime advantages of Reedy Creek’s nature preserve and park

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Taking a look at the springtime advantages of Reedy Creek’s nature preserve and park

  The satisfying sensation of the first warm breeze of the season announces one thing: spring has sprung. The blooming flowers and peeping leaves call to adventurers to wander out from stuffy homes and musty bedrooms. Some of these warm-weather outdoor seekers assemble at Reedy Creek Nature Preserve and Park to soak up the climate. […]

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UNC Charlotte professors share love of education through community engagement

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte professors share love of education through community engagement

Dr. Jürgen Buchenau, professor and chair of UNC Charlotte’s Department of History, shares his love of learning with the Charlotte community in a series of intellectual salons sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The salon program, which is supervised by Nancy Gutierrez, Dean of the college, has operated since 2013. These salons […]

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UNC Charlotte community unites to raise funds for injured Niner, Nick Newberry

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte community unites to raise funds for injured Niner, Nick Newberry

  In the past three weeks, the UNC Charlotte community has come together to raise money for 22 year old Nick Newberry. Newberry is a student at UNC Charlotte as well as a member of the university’s SAE chapter fraternity. On the evening of March 20, around 12:15 a.m., Newberry fell down a flight of […]

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UNC Charlotte increases participation in annual Science Festival

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte increases participation in annual Science Festival

The North Carolina Science Festival is an annual event that promises learning about all subject matters of science in an enjoyable and safe manor for all North Carolina residents. The festival is free of charge and will be held April 10-26. For the fourth year in a row, UNC Charlotte will be hosting the Science […]

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KEEPING WATCH features city of creeks exhibit at Center City Building

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
KEEPING WATCH features city of creeks exhibit at Center City Building

On March 27, KEEPING WATCH kicks off the second part of its three year initiative with an exhibit opening at the Projective Eye Gallery at the UNC Charlotte Center City. Their latest project is titled “KEEPING WATCH on WATER: City of Creeks.” KEEPING WATCH was organized by the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and College of […]

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On and off campus construction projects aim to increase traffic flow and grow campus life

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
On and off campus construction projects aim to increase traffic flow and grow campus life

Photos by Varun Joshi. UNC Charlotte Facilities Management Department is working on many different campus construction projects to alleviate both pedestrian and automobile congestion around campus. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is working on the south entrance of campus at the intersection of University City Boulevard (Highway 49) and Cameron Boulevard.  This project will […]

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UNCC hosts first BOG meeting in 40 years – 3 university-based centers close, protestors escorted out

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNCC hosts first BOG meeting in 40 years – 3 university-based centers close, protestors escorted out

For the first time in 40 years, the UNC Board of Governors met at UNC Charlotte. During the Feb. 27 meeting, located at the university’s Student Union, board members voted to close three centers belonging to various schools within the UNC system. The centers, which will close by Sept. 1, are: UNC Chapel Hill’s Center […]

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Ceiling caves in at Circle Apartment complex

| February 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Ceiling caves in at Circle Apartment complex

Photos by Linnea Stoops. On Jan. 30, around 1 a.m., UNC Charlotte students Alexandria McLellan and Julie Book experienced a ceiling cave-in at their Circle University City apartment complex across from campus. “The cave-in happened in our living room. It only caved in an area about 2-foot by 4-foot, along with cracks that ran all around […]

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A look into the decision-making process of delaying, canceling classes

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
A look into the decision-making process of delaying, canceling classes

Throughout Feb. 16, UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois was wrestling with a decision. “I remember that the issue I was wrestling with on that first day (Monday) was whether we were going to OS2 (Adverse weather operations, cancelled or delayed classes) or whether we should close under OS3 (Emergency Event operations, cancelled classes, closed offices, […]

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First Ward’s newest addition

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
First Ward’s newest addition

Construction is about to begin as Charlotte Developer Daniel Levine plans to build a new apartment complex in the First Ward area that will add an additional 264 units of housing. There is no specific audience for the new apartment complex. It is designed to attract anybody from young professionals to parents with no children […]

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Greek organizations to host Valentine’s Day 5k

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greek organizations to host Valentine’s Day 5k

Alpha Chi Omega and Sigma Alpha Epsilon are hosting the Cupid Shuffle 5k on Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. The race will be at Frank Liske Park in Concord. The 5k will benefit Alpha Chi Omega’s philanthropy, domestic violence awareness education and prevention. Specifically, the proceeds will go to the Safe Alliance Domestic Violence Shelter […]

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UNCC to host 14th annual Charlotte Venture Challenge

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNCC to host 14th annual Charlotte Venture Challenge

The 14th annual Charlotte Venture Challenge is now looking for applications for the 2015 competition.  The competition is in Charlotte from March 31 through April 2. The competition is for early-stage high growth companies.  Over the last three years of the competition more than 300 start-up companies participated in the competition winning over $150,000. The competition […]

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