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2020

June 15 - Immersive Visualization Project Wins Knight Foundation Grant

June 10 - English Professor to Conduct Research During National Humanities Center Residency

June 10 - Hammelman to Studeny Foodscapes with Prestigious NSF Career Award  

June 8 - March to End Injustice Unites Students and Community

June 8 - 'Rotney the Magnifiscent' Bloomed for a Second Time

June 3 - Chancellor Phillip L. and Lisa Lewis Dubois Talk Light Rail 

June 3 - Geology-Mechanical Engineering Pairing in Novel, Award-Winning Findings

June 3 - 'Rotney the Magnificent' Preparing to Bloom for a Second Time

May 30 - Chancellors Statement on George Floyd

May 29 - Microalgae Project Awarded NSF Grant

May 25 - Architecture Teams Place Among Top 10 in International Competition 

May 18 - Researchers Recognized with Best Journal Article Award

May 13 - Report: Racial Wealth Gap Exacerbated by Pandemic

May 7 - Professor Appointed to Statewide Taskforce on Educational Equity

May 6 - New Leaders Named for Engineering, Business and Office of Urban Research and Community Engagement

May 6 - Architecture Students Accepted into International Research Program

April 28 - Faculty Reflect on National Poetry Month

April 22 - Celebrate Earth Day Remotely

April 22 - Researcher: Clues Emerge About Environmental Impacts of Covid-19 Slowdowns

April 16 - Urban Institute: Covid Exposes Regional Inequities

April 2 - UNC Charlotte Creates Two Funds to Assist Students

Mar. 25 - Nature as Solace

Mar. 11 - Minnesota’s Brownell to Lead School of Architecture

Mar. 9 - Ventureprise to Host Social Impact Workshop, Competition

Feb. 24 - Engineering Researchers Awarded Federal Grant to Advance Solar Energy Management

Feb. 24 - Growing UNC Charlotte's Research Enterprise

Feb. 24 - Education Professor Elected President of National Organization

Feb. 21 - PaTS Offers Carpool Matching on ShareTheRideNC

Feb. 11 - Invisible Pollution: Spotlight on Clean Air Coming to Charlotte

Feb. 4 - Film by Art Professor Screened in Norway

Jan. 28 - Three Charlotte Universities Unite to Support Racial Healing and Transformation

Jan. 22 - New Research Could Help Address Threats to Reefs

Jan. 21 - The Biggest Environmental Issues Facing Charlotte Share a Common Root

Jan. 15 - Should Charlotte Make its Transit System Free?

Jan. 13 - Climate Change is the Topic for the First 2020 Great Decisions Lecture

Jan. 9 - 2019: The Warmest Year in N.C. History

Jan. 7 - Botanical Gardens Classes/Workshops Scheduled

Jan. 7 - Architecture Students Build People's Porch

Jan. 2 - Africana Studies Professor Wins Award for First Book

2019

Dec. 19, 2019 - EPIC Receives Grant to Partner on Power Grid Research

Dec. 13, 2019 - UNC Charlotte Achieves Fair Trade Status

Dec. 13, 2019 - Architecture Students Build "People's Porch" in West Charlotte

Dec. 12, 2019 - EPIC Receives Grant to Partner on Power Grid Research

Dec. 12, 2019 - Planting Trees to Offset Carbon Footprint of Study Abroad

Dec. 10, 2019 - Professor's Augmented Reality Brings Levine Museum Exhibit to Life

Dec. 10, 2019 - Biology Doctoral Student Grows Impact through Research

Dec. 4, 2019 - Researcher Helping UNC Charlotte Address Food Insecurity

Dec. 4, 2019 - Chancellor and Lisa Lewis Dubois Recognized for Commitment to Charlotte

Dec. 3, 2019 - Faces - Nathaniel 'Lee' Snodgrass

Nov. 22, 2019 - Senior Receives 'Civic Trailblazer' Award

Nov. 18, 2019 - Rebuilding the Carolinas Urban-Rural Connection: Where do we go from here?

Nov. 18, 2019 - How our landscape is changing — and why it matters

Nov. 18, 2019 - Affordable Housing: a shared crisis for urban, rural communities

Nov. 15, 2019 - Our population is more concentrated in cities ⁠— and increasingly diverse

Nov. 15, 2019 - Student Pantry fills need

Nov. 14, 2019 - Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week events scheduled

Nov. 13, 2019 - Why intermediaries are key to viable local food systems

Nov. 8, 2019 - University again honored in Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges

Nov. 5, 2019 - Farms and sprawl: Conservationists worry they’re losing the battle

Nov. 4, 2019 - The Urban Institute turns 50, Part 1: Urban studies on a rural campus

Nov. 4, 2019 - Celebrating the Urban Institute’s 50th Anniversary: Part 2: How the Urban Institute changed Charlotte 

Nov. 4, 2019 - Celebrating the Urban Institute’s 50th Anniversary: Part 3: Burnishing the Urban Institute’s reputation, one plan at a time

Nov. 4, 2019 - Celebrating the Urban Institute’s 50th Anniversary: Part 4: Connecting urban policy to the community

Nov. 4, 2019 - Celebrating the Urban Institute’s 50th Anniversary: Part 5: Big Data, Big Goals as the Urban Institute turns 50

Oct. 28, 2019 - Farm-to-table: A trendy-but-tenuous urban-rural connection

Oct. 28, 2019 - CLAS faculty member named a Chancellor’s Professor

Oct. 24, 2019 - Campus Partnerships Result in Successful Sustainability Week

Oct. 21, 2019 - Campus Sustainability Week 2019

Oct. 16, 2019 - Connecting our region through local food systems

Oct. 8, 2019 - Sustainability Week to Include Film Screening, Campus Cleanup and More

Oct. 10, 2019 - Botanical Gardens' Historical Trail to Interpret Cultures

Oct. 9, 2019 - State official to talk about N.C.’s energy plan

Oct. 2, 2019 - Niner Nation Register to Vote

Oct. 2, 2019 - "On the Table" Encourages Community Dialogue

Sept. 3, 2019 - Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build

August 22, 2019 - Moore Hall Removal (Note: Final waste report numbers were >99% recycled for the 18,340 Tons removed)

August 21, 2019 - UNC Charlotte Selected for Prestigious Millenium Fellows Program

August 14, 2019 - Urban Institute Research Faculty Fellows to Seek Ways to Better the Region

August 12, 2019 - Architecture Team Wins Honorable Mention in International Competition

August 6, 2019 - UNC Charlotte, IKEA Charlotte Partner to Help Job-Seeking Students

July 2019 - Psychological Science Professor Lauded For Innovation With Students

July 17, 2019 - Students' Summer Research Efforts to be Presented at Symposium

July 15, 2019 - Civil Engineering Students Win National Innovation Contest

June 26, 2019 - Collaboration and Innovation

June 26, 2019 - Visiting Fulbright Fellow Collaborating with Engineering Professor

June 5, 2019 - Two Design Projects Receive I-Corp Grants

May 21, 2019 - University met RecycleMania Goal, Earth Month Events a Success

April 19, 2019 - Earth Month Draws Record Number of Volunteers

April 12, 2019 - E-Waste, Professional Attire Collection Event Scheduled

April 10, 2019 - Harris Teeter Gift Supports Food Pantry

April 10, 2019 - Campus Dining Halls Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

March 27, 2019 - Earth Month Activities to Make Campus Greener 

March 26, 2019 - Campus Dining Halls Recognized for Sustainability

March 15, 2019 - Transforming Sunlight into Energy

February 28, 2019 - Surface Tension: Waves from Ripples

Feburary 13, 2019 - Housing and Resdience Life, Sustainability Office Expands EcoReps Program

February 5, 2019 - UNC Charlotte Again Competing in RecycleMania

January 29, 2019 - University Again Designated Tree Campus USA

January 29, 2019 - Student-led Group Funds Environmental Projects

January 7, 2019 - Orbis Grille Offers Customer-Facing Compost Disposal

January 2, 2019 - Q&A with urban planner Ryan Gravel, author of ‘Where We Want to Live’

2018

November 9th - Automotive Fleet awarded clean fuel grant

November 7th - 49er Democracy Experience Encouraged Students to Vote

November 7th - Fight Hunger at UNC Charlotte during Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week

November 6th - McColl Artist-in-Residence Liz Miller and Students Create "Obsolescence"

November 2nd - Charlotte Pride Launches History Project

November 2nd - University again listed among "Guide to 399 Green Colleges"

November 2nd - University making strides to "Swipe Out Hunger"

October 25th - Niners Go Green for Sustainability Week 2018

October 23rd - Doctoral Student Studies Soybeans to Address Poverty, Hunger

October 2nd - Sustainability Week Events Scheduled

September 19th - University's automotive fleet ranks among North America's Top 10

September 18th - EPIC receives federal grant to research EV charging solution

September 5th - Architecture Teams Win Top Prizes in Design Competition

August 23rd - UNC Charlotte taking steps to improve air quality on campus

August 23rd - University employees, students attend energy summit

August 17th - Weird Recycling Center Rolls Out

August 8th - Survival Guide: Light Rail 101

July 27th - Be air aware, join the Clean Commute Challenge

July 25th - Doctoral student named "Young Clean Energy Innovator"

July 9th - Study: Charlotte Region Lags in Food Economy, Farmers Markets

July 3rd - A Young Owl Find Freedom

June 26th - Charlotte approves sweeping pledge to lower carbon emissions

June 22nd - Transforming Sunlight into Energy

June 6th - City council passes sustainable energy resolution

June 6th - When justice and the environment intersect

May 31st - How to save a girdled tree

May 31st - Register to attend the Charlotte Sustainability Summit

May 24th - Parks not keeping pace with Charlotte growth

May 21st - Student-athletes exhibited hearts of gold in record service to community

May 1st - Results from RecycleMania show improvement

May 1st - Ecology Wildlife Foundation gift to support Venture

April 26th - Helping families eliminate energy poverty

April 23rd - Discover Charlotte's Neighborhoods on a "City Walk"

March 29th - RecycleMania Public Trash Sort

March 29th - Earth Month activities will help make the campus greener

March 27th - Annual Spring plant sale scheduled

March 23rd - Light rail connects us - It's open

March 16th - All aboard: Light rail officially opens

March 11th - Student provides support for survivors of sexual assault

March 9th - All aboard: 4 celebrations scheduled for light rail opening day

February 27th - Ribbon cutting celebrates the coming of light rail

February 16th - RecycleMania to continue with e-waste and medicine collection event

February 7th - Symposium to focus on 'Black Studies in the Carolinas'

February 6th - North Carolina campus compact honors Tamara Johnson as 'Emerging Leader'

February 3rd - Zero waste initiative expands to Halton Arena

February 2nd - University competing in Recyclemania

January 25th - University's zero waste initiative expands to Halton Arena

2017

November 17th - League names UNC Charlotte a bike friendly university

November 15th - Botanical Gardens Symposium to Explore Transforming the Urban Landscape

November 9th - Light Rail Connects Us: Chancellor, students take a test ride 

November 9th - AASCU recognizes university for civic learning...

November 1st - Architecture professor receives Upjohn grant

October 10th - Sustainability Office spreads green thinking during Sustainability Week

October 9th - The green worms are back like they never left

September 28th - Clean up and earn a "spot" during sustainability week

August 24th - Charlotte Wheels holds official launch celebration

August 8th - Freedom School volunteers demonstrate their impact

August 8th - Charlotte Wheels bike program available

August 1st - On-campus bike share arrives at UNC Charlotte

July 21st - Planting seeds to stop a growing problem

July 13th - Light Rail Connects Us: University Partnership Becoming a National Model 

June 30th - Board racks encourage students to ride rather than drive

June 22nd - UNC Charlotte Earns FIRE's Highest rating for Free Speech

June 20th - Join the Clean Commute Challenge

June 19th - 'Light Rail Connects Us' - First Train Arrives on Campus

May 22nd - University to host annual social sustainability conference

May 17th - UNC Charlotte Receives Grant to Establish Watershed Observatory

May 12th - Campus beautification initiative relaunches

April 24th - UNC Charlotte celebrates Earth Day

April 17th - UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

April 14th - Green Office certifications boost awareness of campus' environmental footprint

April 11th - Over 120 trees planted on Tree Campus USA Day

April 5th - Botanical Gardens to hold annual Spring Sale

March 29th - Earth Month activities will help make the campus greener

March 2nd - Peace Haven provides a space for meditation, reflection

February 27th - University earns third Tree Campus USA designation

February 22nd - Take a Winter Tour of the Botanical Gardens

February 15th - KEEPING WATCH to Focus on Habitats

February 15th - N.C. Rises to No. 2 in Latest Solar Installation Ranking

January 31st - Saving Lives One Pint at a Time

January 26th - How can wildlife co-exist with city development? This researcher...

January 18th - Research Teams Collaborating to Better Understand Wildfire Spread

January 18th - Hechenbleikner Lake designated a Certified Wildlife Habitat

January 11th - University Receives $7.7 Million Grant for Transportation Research

January 9th - Annual 49ers4Life Blood Drive is Opportunity to Help Save Lives

2016

December 12th - Sports Clubs Members Repeat Win in Statewide Food Drive

December 7th - Spotlight: Art Professor Represents North Carolina in U.S. Department of State's "Our Arctic Nation"

November 30th - Bike-share and other changes arriving with ligh rail to UNCC

November 30th - Forum on Light Rail Outlined Benefits to Campus Community

November 8th - University Earns STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

October 28th - This Device Uses the Power of Waves to Make Ocean Water Drinkable

October 26th - Charging stations for electric vehicles added to parking decks

October 24th - University featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

October 13th - Transportation Fair Encourages Eco-Friendly Methods of Transportation

October 10th - UNC Charlotte's Sustainability Week Photos

September 15th - Celebrate Sustainabilty Week at UNC Charlotte

August 15th - Joining Green Sports Alliance Advances Sustainability Efforts

July 27th - University recognized for energy reduction goal

July 11th - Join the ‘Clean Commute Olympics’

July 6th - UNC Charlotte student garden thriving, building community

June 22nd - Habitat ReStore opens near UNC Charlotte

June 1st - Annual "Move Out" promotes sustainable behaviors

June 1st - Sytsma named sustainability coordinator

April 18th - Spring cleanup successfully diverts waste from landscape

December 23rd - Sustainability officer appointed STARS technical advisor

October 12th, - UNC Charlotte Automotive wins the Green Fleet Award

October 9th, - UNC Charlotte article in Sustainable Business Magazine

September 24th - Several good sustainability stories in this issue of UNC Charlotte magazine

September 10th - UNC Charlotte continues to cut energy costs