In the News, July 2014

In the News: 
  • UNC Charlotte's and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' engineering-focused early college high school was featured in the Charlotte Observer July 5.
  • Envision: Charlotte and UNC Charlotte are teaming up to reduce energy use in Uptown office buildings, as reported by the Charlotte Business Journal June 29.
  • History Professor and UNC Charlotte's longest-serving employee Dan Morrill was featured in the Charlotte Observer on June 28.
  • Engineering Professor Brett Tempest spoke to the Charlotte Observer about coal ash on June 22.
  • Chance W. Lewis, Grotnes Belk Distinguished Full Professor and Endowed Chair of Urban Education, has been the facilitator of the HBCU Education Dean’s Think Tank for the past three years and was higlighted by Black Christian News Network One on June 17.
  • History Professor David Goldfield commented on the Juneteenth celebration on WFAE on June 16.
  • UNC Charlotte’s rocketry team won the Best Vehicle Design award in the NASA Student Launch competition, beating 31 other universities from across the country, as reported by the Charlotte Observer June 13.
  • Political Science Professor and Department Chair Gregory Weeks examined President Obama’s approach to forging social and economic ties with Latin America in the Miami Herald June 9.
  • Bruce Taylor, associate professor in the Department of Reading and Elementary Education  wrote about improving literacy in the News and Observer June 3.