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Campus cleanup volunteers
Successful campus cleanup diverts waste from landscape
Friday, April 15, 2016

On April 13, Facilities Management supported a campus cleanup by volunteers from faculty, staff, and the student body.  In all, dozens of volunteers set aside time to help collect trash and recyclables.  

The Office of Waste Management and Recycling provided information to...


The Phillips Road Bridge during construction
New connection, Phillips Bridge opens March 12
Thursday, March 10, 2016

   As an ongoing part of the Campus Infrastructure Development (CID) roadway projects, the newly constructed Phillips Road Bridge will open midday on Saturday, March 12.    The intersection of Phillips Road and Cameron Boulevard will be closed for work to begin on the...


Blue Line construction site
Blue Line construction to affect North Tryon traffic
Monday, February 29, 2016

   Work to extend the CATS Blue Line onto campus continues, and beginning in the next days and for the next several months, construction will impact the UNC Charlotte campus, particularly at Institute Circle. As with all construction, weather may change the projected...


New LED light fixture
New LEDs light the way
Friday, February 26, 2016

   If things seem a lot brighter, it’s due to the recent replacement of all street lights and most of the parking lot lights throughout campus.    The Facilities Management replaced high-pressure sodium lights with LED light fixtures.  The new fixtures, manufactured in...


Duke Energy Award sample
University Recognized Among 2015 Power Partners
Monday, January 11, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is one of 14 organizations selected by Duke Energy for its 2015 Power Partners award.      This year’s winners of the coveted award are recognized for their responsible energy use, and...


Dr. Michael Lizotte
Lizotte appointed STARS technical advisor
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

   Michael Lizotte, Ph.D., University sustainability officer, has been appointed a technical advisor by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).    AASHE is a nonprofit membership organization that empowers higher education faculty,...


Mary Alexander Road
New View, CID Projects Near Completion
Thursday, December 17, 2015

   As three Campus Infrastructure Development (CID) roadway projects near completion, “Out with the old, in with the new” will be a noticeable view when the Niner community returns to campus in January.    During the holiday break work on the intersection of Mary...


Cover of THRIVE magazine
Introducing THRIVE: The University sustainability report
Friday, March 6, 2015

The inaugural issue of THRIVE is now available, highlighting extensive research, innovation and initiatives that make significant impacts on sustainability in the Charlotte region and beyond.Through the lenses of economic, ecological, regional and social “claims,” University sustainability...


Campus Map showing where traffic improvement construction sites will be located.
Construction projects to enhance campus traffic flow
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The University is planning a number of infrastructure projects that will provide long-term benefits for vehicular and pedestrian flow. Several construction initiatives will begin in the coming weeks and months and will add or enhance roadways, sidewalks, bike lanes and ADA access.Please ...


Winter energy savings top $100,000 since 2011
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

In its third year, the University’s Winter Holiday Energy Savings Initiative has saved more than $100,000 since it was implemented in 2011.

“Our most recent break resulted in $34,340 of savings from Dec. 24, 2014, through Jan. 1, 2015,” said Tony Schallert, energy manager in...