UNC Charlotte Center City

New security measures at UNC Charlotte Center City starting Dec. 2

Beginning Monday, Dec. 2, new security measures will be in place at UNC Charlotte Center City.Faculty, staff and studentsAll faculty, staff and students must wear their 49er ID cards at all times when inside the building. This includes those working and attending classes at UNC Charlotte Center City as well as all employee and student visitors to the building. Lanyards will be provided at the lobby desk.

Personally Speaking to focus on ‘The Surprising Science of Meetings’

Meetings consume much of employees’ workdays, but the quest should be to make them better. UNC Charlotte researcher Steven Rogelberg will share his insights during a Personally Speaking talk, set for Tuesday, Nov. 12, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Personally Speaking talk to explore sport as religion

From the opening kickoff in exhibition football season to a sudden death playoff at the Masters, sports arguably are America’s most popular pastime, not to mention a lucrative career for elite athletes. The Personally Speaking Series kicks off its 10th season Tuesday, Sept. 24, with a hard look at the relationship between sports and religion.

View ‘A Glass Rhinoceros’

The spring 2019 Mixed-Media/Print Media 3 studio art class recently completed a site-specific installation in the front window case at UNC Charlotte Center City. The colorful mixed-media work, “A Glass Rhinoceros,” explores concepts of movement, transformation and perception and was inspired by two works of literature: Eugène Ionesco’s play, “Rhinoceros,” and Paul Auster’s novella, “City of Glass.” 

Annual UNC Charlotte Center City Literary Festival scheduled

The English Department and UNC Charlotte Center City are teaming up to present a spring festival of literature on Saturday, March 30.

The daytime event will feature a variety of children’s storytelling, organizations and fun creativity stations for kids. In the evening, award-winning authors Tony Earley, Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams, Patrice Gopo and Allison Hutchcraft will hold readings, discussions and book signings.

Talking policy: Scholars, local leaders to discuss elections and conventions

Today’s political climate is energized, at times in a polarizing way. At 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12, at UNC Charlotte Center City, a community conversation will consider how to channel this energy into meaningful political participation at the local level.

Justice named director of galleries

Adam Justice recently joined the College of Arts + Architecture as director galleries. In this role, he will oversee the artistic operations of gallery spaces in Storrs and Rowe Arts buildings and the Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte Center City.  

Register to attend Charlotte Sustainability Summit

The Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS) and Sustain Charlotte are partnering to host the 2018 Charlotte Sustainability Summit, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, June 7-9, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

This three-day summit will include presentations of student research, a film, discussions, workshops and talks that highlight the impact of collaborative efforts to advance sustainability in Charlotte.

University highlights economic mobility research

On Monday, April 30, UNC Charlotte and its nonprofit partners presented the inaugural Charlotte Opportunity Showcase that featured presentations, performances and exhibits by individuals and groups addressing the key factors and recommendations in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force’s “Leading on Opportunity” report.

APLU declares UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

UNC Charlotte has a robust history of regional engagement that supports economic development, community engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. In recognition of this strong commitment, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has designated UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.