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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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Student Union Parking Deck closed for maintenance

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Student Union Parking Deck closed for maintenance

Over the course of several days, the Student Union Parking Deck will be closed for maintenance in order to improve the lighting and visibility within the parking deck. Construction workers will be staining the ceilings of the parking deck to make these improvements. This process will also take place over the course of two phases. […]

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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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Construction on North Tryon brings changes to Route 11U

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Construction on North Tryon brings changes to Route 11U

Over the past several weeks there has been a noticeable absence at the East Deck bus depot. Since Oct. 15, the most popular route in the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), Route 11U, has discontinued its service to East Deck. According to Krystal Green, public relations manager at CATS, Route 11U has been restructured due […]

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SoVi Dining Hall – not so far away

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
SoVi Dining Hall – not so far away

With the start of the 2014 fall semester, UNC Charlotte students were promised a new dining hall to greet them on their arrival to campus. Unfortunately, and to many students’ surprise, they found that the South Village Crossing and SoVi had not yet been completed. SoVi, located inside South Village Crossing, is the new dining […]

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Well worth the noise

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Well worth the noise

Currently, renovations are underway at the Colvard building (in case you do not know which building that is, it is the one missing a few walls). Construction began on June 23 of this year and has a projected finish date of Dec. 19. During construction, not only will the offices in Colvard be rearranged to […]

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Investigating University City apartment delays

| September 2, 2014 | 5 Comments
Investigating University City apartment delays

With the fall semester in full swing at UNC Charlotte, Millennium One and Aspen Heights residents are settling into their new environments. However, not everyone has settled in.  Out of the four new apartments that opened in August, two are still undergoing construction, Arcadia and Circle University City.  “We anticipate 30 of the 33 leased […]

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West Deck staircase closed through next two weeks

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
West Deck staircase closed through next two weeks

Students, faculty and campus visitors parking in West Deck from July 28 through Aug. 11 will be unable to use the North-facing staircase. A crack in the staircase that is weakening the stability of the steps needs to be repaired. These stairs affect West Deck users, who are already impacted by the Belk Gym renovations. […]

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Campus residential construction increases as university plans for the future

| January 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
Campus residential construction increases as university plans for the future

University Master Plan shows the expectation for the on-campus housing boom Brick by brick, UNC Charlotte’s glistening red buildings create a distinctive landscape for the university. With the growth this urban university is experiencing, concern for more of the brick buildings is spreading, especially dormitories for the increasing student population. Although the university has opened […]

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University discusses changes to scheduling that affect student body

| January 10, 2013 | 4 Comments
University discusses changes to scheduling that affect student body

According to the UNC Charlotte office of Institutional Research (IR), the amount of courses with sections available on Fridays is slowly diminishing. In the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, there were only 35 sections scheduled on Fridays in Spring 2012. For many students, this isn’t a problem. An early start to the weekend and […]

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Campus makes multiple changes over summer for the new semester

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Campus makes multiple changes over summer for the new semester

Since the end of the 2011-12 academic year, UNC Charlotte’s campus has seen many changes. From the official completion of construction projects to the addition of campus amenities there is plenty for students to come back to this year. The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) officially opened its doors for the new academic year […]

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Construction changes alter on-campus parking

| May 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Construction changes alter on-campus parking

From the amount of commuter students who attend the university to all of the staff to the residential car-owners, there is an increasing need each year to provide parking for the ever-growing student population. All students enrolled at UNC Charlotte can park throughout the campus. There are specific lots for commuters and others for residents, […]

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Crunching the numbers on campus construction

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Crunching the numbers on campus construction

Capital Projects, the company over the design and construction of projects on campus, releases the estimated cost of construction for each individual project. The bid for the construction of Residence Hall Phase X has recently been released, and with it comes speculation on how much the university will spend on buildings of similar capacity. Current […]

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UNC Charlotte prepares for addition of new resident and dining halls

| December 6, 2011 | 1 Comment
UNC Charlotte prepares for addition of new resident and dining halls

UNC Charlotte has now begun plans for the new Phase X residence hall and the new resident dining hall in South Village. The Phase X residence hall is scheduled to open for students to move in July 1, 2013. The budget for the new residence hall totals over $30 million. Project manager, Tracy Randazzo works […]

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