The ever-popular "Five Cool Things" highlights events and happenings from around the University. Here are this month's picks for the "cool" things you need to know.
1. Training Day:
Light Rail is getting closer to campus every day. Testing has begun and will continue through the coming months. Check out lightrail.uncc.edu for the latest updates and information.
2. Racing Thoughts:
Did you know roughly 10 percent of NASCAR engineers are UNC Charlotte graduates? Grad student Tucker Bisel gives us the lowdown and takes the 49er Cup Car for a “spin.”
3. When Norm Met Sallie:
The Alumni Association has added a new member to the family! Sallie Sistare (pictured with Alumni Association President Steve Steiger) joins the University as the new executive director of alumni relations. Go Niners!