Issue 9 April 2015

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Monday, April 6, 2015
Issue: 9

Welcome to SYC, a monthly digital experience that highlights UNC Charlotte’s mission as North Carolina’s urban research university.

Top Stories

#NinerNationGives


UNC Charlotte piques curiosity through social media buzz—prepare for a global celebration on April 9.

Legislative Update: April 2015


North Carolina State House
What to know about the Governor’s budget recommendations; University Day brings Niners to Raleigh; Alumni to gather with North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest (’93, ’94).

Price Named Head Coach for Charlotte 49ers Men’s Basketball


New UNC Charlotte Men's Basketball coach, Mark Price
Hornets Assistant Coach Mark Price makes the move up Tryon Street to become the 49ers new head basketball coach.

Get Your Geek On – North Carolina's Annual Science Festival Gears Up


North Carolina's Annual Science Festival
Plenty to discover, see and do during the 2015 celebration of science and technology at UNC Charlotte, April 10-26.

UNC Charlotte Professor Brings Learning Into the Home


Professor Jurgen Buchenau
When Henry Pharr began studying with Jurgen Buchenau, neither expected the deep friendship and educational community that would develop.

Masquerading for a Good Cause: The Green Tie Gala


Green Tie Gala
The Alumni Association hosts an elegant evening of fun benefiting needs-based scholarships.

Sustainability Report Outlines Award-Winning Environmental Initiatives


The inaugural issue of THRIVE showcases the University’s sustainability research and innovations.
The inaugural issue of THRIVE hits the stands, showcasing the University’s sustainability research and innovations seen throughout the region.

Under the Lights – 2015 Spring Game and Alumni Tailgate


Annual Green and White spring game, April 18
Jerry Richardson Stadium will shine bright with new stadium lights for the annual Green and White game on April 18.
In the News

MEDICAL XPRESS

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL

  • Prof’s study figured into wildlife ranking - The National Wildlife Federation says Charlotte is No. 9 in the country when it comes to cities that are "going above and beyond the call of duty to protect America's wildlife."
  • University launches C Design scholarship - The UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has launched an annual scholarship offering students workplace experience, while helping defray their educational costs.                                

CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER

  • Thoughts on 49ers Coach Mark Price - A columnist from one NBA city where Mark Price played basketball remembers the new 49ers head coach.                                             

NPR MORNING EDITION

WFAE CHARLOTTE TALKS  

WCNC TV

TWC NEWS 14

  • Art exhibit focuses on immigration - There is a colorful new exhibit at UNC Charlotte Center City uptown campus that also is making a statement.
  • Learning from Oklahoma racism incident - Applying the latest headlines to the day's lesson plans, fraternity and sorority members at UNC Charlotte are taking away all they can from the University of Oklahoma racism scandal. 

WRAL Tech Wire (Raleigh)

  • NC investing in big data - Researchers at the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte and NC State University have received funding to develop advanced technologies and solutions.

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