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Work of IDRL Recognized in The Architects Newspaper
Microalgae facade project furthers net-zero energy building practices.
   May 6, 2019

A long-term multidisciplinary research project by the Integrated Design Research Lab (IDRL), under the direction of Associate Professor of Architecture Kyoung-Hee Kim, was featured in The Architects Newspaper on May 3. The article describes the...

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Theatre Education Professor and Team Research Collaborative Productions
Dr. Beth Murray is researching a project by two local professional theatre companies.
   April 29, 2019

Associate Professor of Theatre Education Beth Murray, with Associate Professor of Psychology Lori Van Wallendael and Jeanmarie Higgins of Penn State University, have been conducting research for...

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Graduate Student's Essay Receives Avery Review Award
An essay by Pedro Piñera Rodriguez has received an Honorable Mention in the Avery Review competition
   April 26, 2019

Pedro Piñera Rodriguez’s essay, “No More Fantasies: Design Realities for a Strip of the West Side,” has received an Honorable Mention in the 2019 Avery Review Essay Prize competition.

Pedro is a graduate student pursuing the Master of Architecture I degree. His essay, which was written for an Independent Study that he took with Dr. Lidia Klein this semester, was selected from among 100...

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Women's Chorus to Sing Anthem at Knights Game
The Charlotteans will sing the National Anthem on April 25.
   April 23, 2019

The UNC Charlotte women’s chorus, The Charlotteans, will sing the National Anthem this Thursday, April 25, at the Knights baseball game. One of the many music ensembles and clubs at UNC Charlotte, the women’s choir is open to any female student with an interest in singing. We took this opportunity to talk to three graduating seniors who are...

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Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure
The CoA+A recognizes faculty receiving reappointment, promotion, and tenure.
   April 22, 2019

The College of Arts + Architecture is pleased to recognize 10 faculty who have received reappointment, promotion, or tenure this year:

 

 

PROMOTION to Full Professor
Jennifer Whitaker (Music)
 
PROMOTION to Associate Professor (w/Permanent Tenure)
Jane Dalton (Art & Art History)
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Fifth Year Architecture Studio Designs Innovation Barn Brewhouse
Project uses recycled materials to support the "circular economy."
   April 22, 2019

Students in Professor Deb Ryan’s fifth year architecture studio have designed and created a neighborhood coffee stand at the Innovation Barn in Charlotte’s Belmont neighborhood. The “circular economy” project, called Sweet Little Brewhouse, has transformed and enlivened an area adjacent to an old utility building using recycled and discarded products.  

According to a press release...

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SoA Professor Named to 50 Most Influential Women
Deb Ryan will receive the award from The Mecklenburg Times.
   April 19, 2019

Professor Deborah Ryan has been named one of The Mecklenburg Times 50 Most Influential Women for 2019. The annual awards celebrate the most influential women in business, government, education, law and non-profits in the Charlotte area.

Ryan is a professor of architecture and urban design and the director of the Master of Urban Design program at UNC Charlotte. A registered...

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Theatre Major To Perform Leading Roles in Regional Productions
Amberlin McCormick has two big roles and graduate school on the horizon.
   April 15, 2019

Theatre major Amberlin McCormick will perform leading roles in two upcoming regional productions. Beginning Friday, April 19, she will perform the role of Eurydice in the Warehouse Performing Arts Center production of Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice. The show runs at the Warehouse, in Cornelius, through May 4.

In July,...

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Dance Student to Present at National Conference in NYC
Davian Robinson will present at the American Society of Alexander Technique.
   April 12, 2019

Davian ”DJ” Robinson, a dance and exercise/sports science double major, has been selected to present at a national conference at Columbia University in New York City, June 26-30.  Entitled “Our Community's Future: Diversity, Equity and Belonging,” the conference is a meeting of The American Society of Alexander Technique (AmSAT). Davian will present a workshop and discussion, “Sensory Beyond...

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Dance Major Wins Marian Beane Writing Contest
Dance student Cecilia Whalen has won 1st place in the Marian Beane Crossing Borders Writing Contest.
   April 9, 2019

Dance student Cecilia Whalen has won first place in the Marian Beane Crossing Borders Writing Contest, an internationally themed writing contest sponsored by the Office of International programs, the English Language Training Institute, and the UNC Charlotte International Club. The contest was open to current UNC Charlotte undergraduates and upper-level students of the English Training...

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