CHARLOTTE, NC– Feb. 26, 2015 —The UNC Board of Governors moved closer Thursday to shutting down three university-based academic centers and raising tuition, after a series of committee meetings in Charlotte. Closing the centers, including the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at UNC-Chapel Hill, has raised the hackles of professors across the state who call it a blow to academic freedom.
WFAE Charlotte Talks: Making Charlotte a 'Smart City'
February 26, 2015
Charlotte, NC – Feb. 27, 2015 — Sustainability is something we hear a lot about and many of us try to make little changes to our daily habits, conserving resources and using energy in smart ways. And it turns out, cities are doing the same thing. There's a new strategy underway in uptown to make Charlotte a "smart city." But, what does that mean? What makes a “smart city”? We'll check in with the people behind this new effort, who are using digital technologies to improve the quality of services, and reducing costs and resource consumption.
CLT Joules Recognizes Mentors, Teachers, and Startups at Energy Innovation Awards
February 20, 2015
Over 225 people attended the CLT Joules Energy Innovation Awards held on Feb. 19 at the Discovery Place located in downtown Charlotte. The event recognizes mentors, teachers, and startups that inspire and encourage innovation in the energy sector. The following pictures were captured during the event.