Friday, March 22, 2019
Welcome to UNC Charlotte News, a newsletter designed to make it easy for you to stay connected with Charlotte's urban research university. Top stories, strategic priorities, current media exposure and social media connections are its key components, providing a snapshot of the impact UNC Charlotte is making on our community and the region.
Tracking Light Rail
One year later, light rail has reshaped UNC Charlotte’s connection with the Queen City.
Students envision a new world in University City and beyond.
Get Busy: 6 Can’t Miss Events
From dinner and dancing to top authors and data scientists, we’ve got more than enough to keep you entertained.
BFFs create “Friends-Giving Scholarship”
A friendship’s deep roots lead alumnae to “pay it forward”.
2019 legislative priorities, a visit from the governor and education roundtables
Remembering Polly Rogers
Crowdfunding campaign underway to create memorial sensory garden honoring Polly Rogers.
5 Cool Things
Mike Hill speaks to Niner Nation, Niner University Elementary and Alumni Signing Day.
In the News, March 22, 2019
Wall Street Journal
- Growth continues at UNC Charlotte
- What's coming to the UNC Charlotte campus?
- UNC Charlotte takes teacher training to a new level: Opening its own elementary school
- Illegal immigration is falling nationally, but it’s up in Charlotte. Here’s why
- Gov. Roy Cooper argued for higher teacher pay in a campus visit
Charlotte Business Journal
- Q&A with Chancellor Dubois
- What's driving UNC Charlotte's growth?
- Decker appointed to Triad company board
- Regional data show too few housing units
Greensboro News & Record
- UNC Charlotte researchers find ways to make lithium-ion batteries safer
- How We Memorialize The Civil War