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Special Summer Issue

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Editor’s Note: It’s officially the first day of summer! Grab a cold glass of lemonade or sweet tea and enjoy this special issue of Niner Insider. 25 Things to do this summer There’s so much to do on campus and in the Charlotte region during the summer. Check out a farmers market, participate in fun […]

Charlotte 49ers 2024 Hall of Fame Class Announced, 49er Rocketry Club and more

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Meet a niner As the office manager and administrative support associate for the Dean’s Office in the College of Arts + Architecture, Alexander Gomes ’21 works closely with Dean Jose Gamez. Get to know Gomes and what he loves about the University. Faculty / Staff AnnouncemeNts only at charlotte The Charlotte 49ers 2024 Hall of […]

Niner University Elementary Graduates First Class of Fifth Graders and more

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Niner University Elementary Marks Historic Milestone with Inaugural Graduating Class Families, friends and staff recently gathered in Cone University Center’s McKnight Hall to celebrate Niner University Elementary’s first class of fifth grade graduates at its “moving on” ceremony. Faculty / Staff Announcements only at charlotte UNC Charlotte’s 49er Rocketry Club placed third overall in the […]

Denise Balfour Simpson Named Dean of Students and more

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Dean Announcement Denise Balfour Simpson has been named associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students at UNC Charlotte, effective July 29. Faculty / Staff Announcements Did you know? UNC Charlotte’s men’s intramural disc golf team won the Professional Disc Golf Association’s National College Championship held early this semester at Winthrop University in […]

School of Data Science Formally Joins College of Computing and Informatics and more

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did you know? UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science will soon expand its academic offerings with the establishment of a Doctor of Philosophy in Data Science. Approved by the UNC System Board of Governors in May 2024, the degree program will enroll its first cohort of students in fall 2025, pending approval of the Southern […]

Important Academic Updates, Be a Part of UNC Charlotte’s Next Commercial and more

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Meet a Niner Pranamita Chakraborti’s dream job is to be a research scientist, and as a Ph.D. student in chemistry and nanoscale sciences, she is on her way. Learn more about her and her UNC Charlotte experience. Attention Faculty Find links to the new 2024-25 undergraduate and graduate catalogs, along with other important updates, in […]

Verret Named AVC for Finance and more

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Did you know? Niner Renzo Bellido ’15 is adding Peruvian spice to Charlotte’s culinary scene. Since its opening in December 2023, Pisco Gastrolounge has drawn crowds eager to indulge in its unique blend of culture, cuisine and nightlife. Faculty/staff announcements Only at charlotte A new book edited by Assistant Professor of Architecture Liz McCormick considers […]

Two Students Selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institutes, Summer Drop-In Hours at the Career Center and more

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Coral Hatch and Austin Stitz have been selected for the prestigious Fulbright UK Summer Institutes and will study this summer in the United Kingdom. Faculty / Staff Announcements Only at Charlotte Faculty and alumni from the College of Arts + Architecture are among 54 artists to receive 2024 Creative Mecklenburg Grants from the Arts and […]

NCInnovation Pilot Grants and more

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Did you know? Two UNC Charlotte researchers have been selected by NCInnovation’s Board of Directors to continue their work through a pilot grant program. Sukumar Kamalasadan, Duke Energy Distinguished Professor of Electric Power Engineering, and Jordan Poler, professor of chemistry, are among eight UNC System faculty selected for grants. Faculty / Staff Announcements Only at […]

Important Academic Affairs Updates, New Queen Bee in South Village and more

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Meet a Niner Val Sosa-Gutierrez ’18 serves as assistant director of the Forty-Niner Intensive Transition Program. Learn more about her role, the FIT program and how she enjoys spending her time outside of work. Attention Faculty UNC Charlotte faculty officially approved the adoption of an Open Access Policy for campus. Learn more about the policy, […]