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Protests erupt after police officers fatally shoots black man

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Protests erupt after police officers fatally shoots black man

Update 6:06 p.m.: Businesses in Uptown, Charlotte are being encouraged to close early and residents are being advised to lock their doors, city officials warn. Protests are rumored to start in Uptown tonight. Update 3:45 p.m.: Scott was an alumni of North Carolina A&T State University. Protests erupt around campus as the aftermath of fatal shooting […]

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New partnership designed to aid struggling Charlotte-Mecklenburg students

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
New partnership designed to aid struggling Charlotte-Mecklenburg students

The Colleges of Education and Health and Human Services have formed a partnership with the Aldersgate Retirement Community and the Johnston YMCA to form a summer reading program dedicated to raising reading levels for incoming second and third graders. The 4 week reading intensive teaching program designed to assist 30-40 second and third graders, is […]

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Faculty Council of UNC Charlotte votes on resolution to repeal Bathroom Bill

| May 2, 2016 | 2 Comments
Faculty Council of UNC Charlotte votes on resolution to repeal Bathroom Bill

After months of controversy over House Bill 2 and students calling for action from the university, faculty members have begun speaking out against the bathroom bill. On April 21, the Faculty Council of UNC Charlotte voted on a resolution for the repeal of House Bill 2. In the resolution, it states the Faculty Council “urges […]

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North Carolina to vote on proposed bond, allocating $90 million to UNC Charlotte for science building

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
North Carolina to vote on proposed bond, allocating $90 million to UNC Charlotte for science building

Voting ends March 15 for the Connect NC bond, which allocates $2 billion for different North Carolina services. If approved, this bond will grant $1.35 billion for differnt UNC system schools, $350 million for renovations at all 25 community colleges in North Carolina, $75 million will be invested in North Carolina’s state park system, $309 […]

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Fans pack Uptown Charlotte for Panthers Pride Rally

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fans pack Uptown Charlotte for Panthers Pride Rally

The Carolina Panthers are headed to the Super Bowl, but before they left the City of Charlotte threw the team a record-breaking going away party. More than 25 thousand fans packed Romare Bearden Park in Uptown Charlotte Friday for one more chance to see their Carolina Panthers before they head to Super Bowl 50 in […]

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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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