Five Cool Things: August 2016


Five Cool Things

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Uncovering Mount Zion: UNC Charlotte's archaeological dig in Jerusalem continues to make extraordinary discoveries.  Pictured below, UNC Charlotte's Shimon Gibson and James Tabor are leaders of the excavation.

    Shimon Gibson and James Tabor

    (UNC Charlotte’s Shimon Gibson (left) and James Tabor (right). Credit Lori Woodall)
     
  2. 30 under 30: Congrats to Charlie Mulligan (’11) founder of BREWPUBLIK, Jeremy Olson (’13) founder of app creation firm Tapity and Terry Brown Jr. (’09) of the law firm Horrack Talley Pharr and Lowndes for being honored in Charlotte Agenda’s 30 under 30

    From left to right: Alums Charlie Mulligan, Jeremy Olson and Terry Brown Jr.

    (From left to right: Alums Charlie Mulligan, Jeremy Olson and Terry Brown Jr.)
     
  3. 50 and Fabulous: As part of its 50th anniversary symposium, UNC Charlotte’s Botanical Gardens hosts Amy Stewart, author of the New York Times bestseller The Drunken Botanist. Gardens director Jeff Gillman gives us the scoop

    The Drunken Botanist
     
  4. 49er Fix: Get the latest athletic news at the newly redesigned Charlotte49ers.com. P.S. Football mini-plans and tickets just went on sale.     

    Charlotte 49ers website
     
  5. Alumni Reign: For the first time in University history, three alumni hold the top positions among the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees. Joe Price (’83), Mike Wilson (’93) and Dhiaa Jamil (’78) will serve as chair, vice chair and secretary, respectively. 
    UNC Charlotte Board of Trustee members Joe Price, Mike Wilson and Dhiaa Jamil
    (From left to right: UNC Charlotte Board of Trustee members Joe Price, Mike Wilson and Dhiaa Jamil.)