Five Cool Things

5 Cool Things





1. Bubbling Over:

EFFERVESCE, an interactive pop-up art installation, honors the 49 victims of the 2016 Orlando Pulse shooting and won an  American Institute of Architects Small Project Design Award. This 60-second video provides the scoop.








2. Wild Goose Chase:

"We consulted with the goose parents and the 2nd little gosling is named Ryan."  This golden goose turned out to be one of the University’s most popular social posts of all time. For all the fun, follow on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. After all, birds of a feather…








3. Street Smarts:

It’s street art with a lesson. School of Architecture urban design students helped create a 1,000-foot ecologically themed mural inspired by drawings of students from Charlotte Lab School and First Ward Elementary – while teaching pedestrian safety. Watch the amazing transformation.









4. Founded in Charlotte:

OrthoCarolina's Blair Primis hosts the 49er Alumni Forum with four impressive Alumniner entrepreneurs on Wednesday, May 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Byron's South End. Have a drink and hear from the owners of 704 Shop, Hip Hop Orchestrated, Pure Barre and Atom Power.










5. School House Rock

The Charlotte Engineering Early College, a partnership between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and UNC Charlotte, brought home a notable distinction when Deanna Cureton was named as CMS Teacher of the Year.