TIAA lecture to feature Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert
Join Chancellor Gaber for a virtual evening with Elizabeth Kolbert for the 2021 TIAA Lecture Series. Kolbert is an American journalist, author and visiting fellow at Williams College. She is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," and as an observer and commentator on environmentalism.
- See the results of yesterday's wastewater testing.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- Attend the webinar Faculty Panel: Using Creative Assignments for Active Learning as presenters share creative projects they've used in their classrooms and how they may be adapted by others. Panel takes place on March 18 from noon to 1 p.m.
- The Office of International Programs will host a Globally Networked Learning information session on March 19. The session will address the process for embedding virtual exchange into coursework as well as faculty funding opportunities.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- Starting this month, students will be enrolled in the Duo requirement during regular password resets.
- How can Atkins improve your library experience? Take our undergrad student survey before March 21 for a chance to win a $25 Giftogram gift card or a $10 Starbucks gift card!
- Students and other customers will be unable to make online credit/debit card payments for approximately 18-20 hours starting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 23 due to a system outage. If you have payments to make, please plan accordingly.
- March Madness is upon us! Get in on the action with the free Coca-Cola Bracket Challenge. Enter for a chance to win great prizes as well as for the University to win a $5,000 donation to the Jamil Student Niner Pantry.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Happy Anniversary, Lynx Blue Line!: Three years ago today, the LYNX Blue Line Extension began operating from UNC Charlotte's campus! Zip across the Queen City with student and Niner Guide Maria Roto '22 to explore all the benefits of using the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) light rail. *Disclaimer: this adventure was filmed pre-pandemic.
Africana Studies professor Akinwumi Ogundiran discussed his new book, "The Yoruba: A New History."
Economics professor John Connaughton discussed the economic forecast in a story about the local hotel industry bouncing back from the pandemic.
Public health professor Melinda Forthofer spoke to Axios Charlotte about the COVID-19 vaccine and the fear of missing out.
- 3/17: Attend the Belk College of Business public speaker series Entrepreneurial Decisions: Arts & Design in the Marketplace.
- 3/20-4/17: Prepare for the Praxis Subject Assessment by taking one or more of the Praxis & Pearson Test Bootcamps.
- Considering living off-campus for the 2021-22 academic year? Stop by the Off-Campus Student Services Fair on April 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lot 5A.
STAY UPDATED ON THE COVID-19 VACCINE
Find the latest information on when and how you can receive your shot on the Niner Nation Cares website. Let's keep our community safe and healthy!
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