5 Cool Things

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Meet Brandon Wolfe

Niner Nation welcomes Brandon Wolfe

Get to know Charlotte’s inaugural chief diversity officer.

UNC Charlotte Day

UNC Charlotte 75th anniversary

Mayor Vi Lyles, the Charlotte City Council and Chairman George Dunlap '91 and '03, and the Mecklenburg County Commission declared Sept. 23 ”UNC Charlotte Day” honoring the University’s 75th anniversary.

Race and the Wealth Gap

Uptown Charlotte

The color of one's skin correlates strongly to wealth possessed. Join experts as they discuss how this came to be and how to change it.

The Root of It

Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens has you covered for the season! Beautify your garden at the Fall Plant Sale, open to the public Oct. 1 and 2. Or take part in the popular Urban Roots Symposium: African Influences on American Crops and Cuisine.


Support students through our crowdfunding campaign

Harnessing the power of community, UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff fuel their passions, innovations and ideas through Pickstarter, UNC Charlotte’s crowdfunding platform. Beginning Oct. 18, your support can fly a rocket, mentor new students, repair a ropes course and more. Pick your passion at crowdfund.charlotte.edu.