New technology creates energy from waves to desalinate ocean water
After a spirited five-stage, three-year national competition, a team of UNC Charlotte researchers and students finished second in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waves to Water Prize for a technology they developed to make ocean water drinkable.
- Charlotte unveils EverGreen Athletics Facilities Master Vision.
- Parking Lot 16 is closed for repaving and is expected to be completed Friday, June 3. Flagmen are onsite to direct traffic as Poplar Terrace Drive is one lane.
- Two UNC Charlotte Ph.D. students participated in Graduate Education Day.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- The Office of the Registrar will permanently close its lobby Wednesday, June 1. All services offered at the window will transition to Niner Central. No loss in service is anticipated as this transition is completed.
- Interested in Dropbox? To learn more, Amanda Kikola, customer success manager for Dropbox, is leading virtual training sessions. Please register in advance.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Engineering alumnus Bala Muralikrishnan named a 2021 Arthur S. Flemming Award recipient: Bala Muralikrishnan ’98 M.S., ’03 Ph.D., an alumnus from The William States Lee College of Engineering, is a 2021 Arthur S. Flemming Award recipient. He was recognized for developing sophisticated mathematical models that help mitigate error in measuring systems.
The Urban Institute's Quality of Life Explorer tool and professor Yongiang Chu were cited in a story about growing home sizes in Charlotte.
Eric Heberlig, professor of political science, commented on the change in political fortunes of Pat McCrory, former North Carolina governor.
- 6/15: UNC Charlotte and the American Red Cross will sponsor the “Beginning of Summer Blood Drive” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cone University Center, Lucas Room.
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