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Campus construction update: New halls, more parking and other projects

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Campus construction update: New halls, more parking and other projects

 Photos by Alexandria Sands. Construction on several large, multi-million dollar projects ramped up over the summer at UNC Charlotte. Here are the new, ongoing and complete construction projects students can expect to see upon their return to campus this fall. Health and Wellness Center will stay under construction throughout the year A $66 million […]

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Year in review

| May 1, 2018
Year in review

Exam week is right around the corner and another year at UNC Charlotte is coming to a close. Take a break from studying to look back at the top stories of the 2017-18 year.   Light rail opens Five years after plans for the project were announced, the light rail took off from UNC Charlotte […]

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Upcoming construction brings change to east campus

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Upcoming construction brings change to east campus

Changes will be coming to campus next spring, as part the university’s master plan. The long-term plan, which was developed by facilities management, the Office of the Chancellor and other leaders on campus, highlights major multi-million dollar projects that will improve the campus over the next decade or so. Part of that master plan included […]

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A new Belk Plaza

| February 19, 2018
A new Belk Plaza

In the Belk Tower’s 45 years, it saw free speech in the form of protests, students breaking out into flash mobs and vigils for live’s lost. In December 2015, the Belk Tower’s legacy ended when it was dismantled due to structural damage and potential safety concerns. This month, construction fences went up where the tower […]

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Moore and Sanford scheduled for demolition

| February 5, 2018
Moore and Sanford scheduled for demolition

The towers which helped lay the foundation of South Village will be demolished in the years to come. Moore Hall, after exactly 49 years of towering over the Charlotte campus, will close for demolition at the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester. Sanford Hall will be open for the entire 2018-19 academic year, but demolished […]

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Five topics the chancellor discussed on his campus tour

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five topics the chancellor discussed on his campus tour

Chancellor Philip Dubois welcomed new members of the UNC Board of Governors to campus Sept. 22 with a bus tour. During the tour, he mentioned some of UNC Charlotte’s current and future projects as the university attempts to accomodate its growing population. 1. Construction As the bus passed through South Village, Dubois pointed out that renovations […]

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Light rail almost ready to ride

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Light rail almost ready to ride

Photos by Alexandria Sands. Students returning to campus this fall will be pleased to discover an ‘almost’ complete light rail station. Throughout the summer, construction has been ongoing across from Wallis Hall in preparation for the station’s opening this spring. The LYNX Blue Line extension was originally slated to begin operations this month, but “construction coordination challenges” postponed […]

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Charlotte Motor Speedway enhancing road course layout

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Motor Speedway enhancing road course layout

Construction crews are hard at work at Charlotte Motor Speedway on the “roval” course that is rumored to be used for NASCAR races in the future. The road course layout is a mixture of both the well-known 1.5-mile oval and infield track. The course starts off at the track’s start/finish line, followed closely by a […]

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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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Chancellor Philip L. Dubois discusses construction, diversity and possibility of a law or medical school

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chancellor Philip L. Dubois discusses construction, diversity and possibility of a law or medical school

Chancellor Philip L. Dubois held his annual Chancellor Lunchtime Talk Feb. 14 where students were given the opportunity to ask questions and address concerns with Dubois directly. The event, which in the past has taken place in the rotunda, was moved to Room 200 of the Student Union for a more intimate vibe, Student Body President […]

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Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Nov. 3 and were joined by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Arthur Jackson and Director of Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) Doug Lape, who discussed proposed parking and transportation plans. Jackson talks to senate Jackson began by addressing the multiple “first amendment […]

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Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Sept. 29 and were joined by Director of Facilities Planning, Chris Gilbert, who discussed construction projects for next year and traffic alleviation with the senate. Guest Speaker- facilities management Gilbert spoke to the senate about the extensive list of changes the University will […]

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Op-Ed: Level, Flatten, and Roll

| April 3, 2016 | 1 Comment
Op-Ed: Level, Flatten, and Roll

Man, is UNC Charlotte going places. This notion is an ever constant one, a belief that refuses to depart the minds of students frenziedly caught up in the rat race of achieving and achieving well. A bulwark for science and engineering, along with other blue-chip institutions like business and nursing, Charlotte is filled to the […]

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Construction projects abound

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Construction projects abound

It is nearly impossible to go anywhere on campus without running into some kind of construction project; whether it is for the roads or new buildings, construction litters the campus. Capital Projects has been hard at work this summer with multiple construction projects that equal roughly $70 million. Many of the projects stayed on track […]

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