Feature Stories

  • The Buzz in Your Cup


    Maintance crews keep the Bee Hotel in tip-top shape.

    Bee Campuses Support NC Agriculture, the Economy, and Your Coffee Habit

    Take a moment to gaze at your morning mocha latte. Odds are good there’s a bee in your drink, and for that you can be thankful.

  • Now It’s Changing the Rules of Academic Publishing

  • Accelerated Learning

    The UNC System Drives NASCAR in More Ways Than One

    Memorial Day weekend is in the rearview. NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 has crossed the finish line. After 400 laps, the checkered flag has waved, and the cars are now still. The roar has grown silent … for the time being.

    The fumes have dissipated and the ringing in the ears will eventually subside, but something significant will linger: fuel for North Carolina’s economy. Several UNC System institutions are delivering the innovation that helps steer this fast-moving economic sector to the inside lane.

  • Dr. Sy Atezaz Saeed
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    May 22, 2019

  • “I’ve always wanted to teach because I enjoy helping people, especially kids” said Taylor Dunham. “I like helping them look past the challenges they face and to realize they can do anything they set their minds to.”

  • Graduation season is upon us. Across the state, all eyes are on the 50,000-plus students getting ready to leave the University with tassels turned to the left and diplomas in hand. But as the academic year winds down, another group is quietly returning to the fold: this year’s cohort of Fulbright Scholars, most of whom are wrapping up projects and preparing to come home.

  • Niner Nation Unites

    Message from UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phil Dubois

    To the Students, Employees, Alumni, Families, and Supporters of UNC Charlotte:

    Words cannot adequately express the heartbreak we feel over Tuesday’s tragic events, nor can they describe the selfless, overwhelming support you have provided. Even in the midst of UNC Charlotte’s darkest day, our greatest strength--our ability to unify with one heart and a common purpose--shines clearly through.

  • The Cadence of the Community

    Festivals Highlight the Diversity of Arts Engagement Across North Carolina

    On April evenings in Durham, those lucky enough to have a ticket will catch some magical moments at the Durham Arts Council. A chanteuse’s sultry voice might float through the dusk, pleading to a distant lover. A trumpet’s blare might liven up the otherwise sleepy night. Vibrant Latin rhythms might transform a lackadaisical shuffle into a scorching dance.

    Jazz. It brings the city to life in more ways than one.  

  • Our Most Majestic Classroom

    Learning and Local Economy Blossom at The North Carolina Arboretum

     

    There’s more than one way to lose yourself at The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville.

  • Symposium Highlights Innovative Uses of Teaching Technologies

    Professors can have a difficult time planning to co-teach a course with a colleague in another department: orchestrating schedules, arranging funding, coordinating lecture slots, developing complementary lesson plans. Imagine the audacity of Dr. Barbara Howard’s vision to team teach with a faculty member in another country. Howard wanted to remain on campus at Appalachian State University, while Dr. Natalia Ilyashenko would stay planted at her home institution … Novgorod State University in Russia.

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