Friday, May 25, 2018
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Paying tribute to its roots, UNC Charlotte brings World War II legacies and legends to life as the "Pride of Niner Nation" Marching Band represents the United States at the 74th commemoration of D-Day in Normandy, France.
4,565 and Counting
Complete with father/daughter graduates and heartwarming triumph, including a service dog donning cap and gown, UNC Charlotte celebrates the newest alumni.
All the news that’s fit to print — Chancellor Dubois shares his summer update.
With $20,000 up for grabs, 13 startups compete for top spot at the 2018 Charlotte Venture Challenge.
University City Development
The Blue Line Extension is certainly bringing riders to and from University City, but also offers incredible development opportunity along the line.
Jeanette Sims, senior director of Community Relations and University Events at UNC Charlotte, recently honored her father, the late J. Bryan Sims, by endowing a Gold Rush Grant in his name.
Five Cool Things
Five fun things you should know about UNC Charlotte.
In the News, May 25, 2018
- His great-uncle died at D-Day in Normandy. Now this veteran, and his bandmates, will march there
- These 20 high school seniors are receiving full ride scholarships to UNC Charlotte
- The man who helped remake Charlotte uptown now has his own park
- Then and Now: Photos show just how dramatically Charlotte has changed in 40 years
- Hundreds of new apartments headed to UNC Charlotte
Charlotte Business Journal
- Bank of America’s Cathy Bessant receives UNC Charlotte’s Distinguished Service Award
- Developers latest apartments coming to a fast-growing area near UNC Charlotte
- Charlotte Talks: Hispanics look to mobilize for 2018 Vote
- Charlotte Talks: UNC Charlotte professor heads to home country to run for president
- Charlotte organizations use early childhood education to help break poverty cycle
U.S. News and World Report