Take a look: Housing, urban renewal and equity in Charlotte
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute researcher Angelique Gaines and assistant director Ely Portillo joined local experts for a virtual panel discussion about housing policy and its consequences. The program, hosted by the Levine Museum of the New South, examined the history of housing discrimination in Charlotte, issues such as gentrification and what the future might hold as the city adopts its new 2040 vision plan.
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YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- Join Chancellor Gaber and the Teaching Excellence Awards Selection Committee, virtually, this evening at 6:45 p.m., to celebrate the finalists and recipients of the 54th annual Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence and the third annual UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence.
- Do you need to get your Canvas site ready quickly? Let the Center for Teaching and Learning help. Watch its webinar on Monday, Aug. 30, to find the center’s templates and learn to import and edit them to fit your needs.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- A new weekend shopping shuttle launches this evening to transport students to off-campus shopping locations, including Patel Brothers, Target and Harris Teeter. Check out the shuttle route, and use UNCC NextRide for real-time location tracking. The shuttle operates from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday through Sunday.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Kinesiology chair named co-editor of national journal: David Bellar, chair of the Department of Kinesiology, is the inaugural editor of the Journal of Health and Physical Literacy. The journal is affiliated with the newly launched National Academy of Health and Physical Literacy, which seeks to advance health and physical literacy for all individuals.
Will Campbell, director of jazz studies, discussed the Department of Music's "Charlie Parker 101" project, which opens with Branford Marsalis on Monday, Aug. 30.
UNC Charlotte's partnership with TIAA was highlighted as a solution to combating recent large-scale cybersecurity attacks.
- 8/29: The National Panhellenic Council Yard Show is an annual welcome back to school event at which the Historically Black-American fraternities and sororities showcase their culture and pride for their organizations through stepping, strolling and dancing.
- 8/30: Meet the officers of the Graduate History Association (GHA), learn why you should become a member and buy some ice cream to help the GHA raise funds for the 2022 annual Graduate History Forum.
- 9/1: Learn to cut and engrave materials using the laser cutter in the Makerspace at Atkins Library.
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