This Spring 2017 issue of the UNC Charlotte College of Liberal Arts & Science's Exchange magazine illustrates the theme of mentorship. Stories in this issue confirm that bonds between students and faculty mentors are crucial to the college's mission of educating students to be critical and imaginative thinkers and engaged citizens in a rapidly changing world.
Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, a retired educator and high school football standout, and H.D. “De” Kirkpatrick, author and forensic psychologist, will share their story about race, football and civil rights in 1960s Charlotte at UNC Charlotte’s Annual Levine Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
David Nirenberg of The University of Chicago will deliver the 33rd Annual Loy H. Witherspoon Lecture on Monday, February 6 at UNC Charlotte, Center City.
UNC Charlotte, with officials and educators from Shanxi University in China, will celebrate the opening of a Confucius Institute on Wednesday, March 29.
In the days leading up to Valentine's Day, the Botanical Gardens at UNC Charlotte will hold its annual Orchid Sale.
In her Personally Speaking talk about "Race, Religion, and the Pulpit: Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit," author Julia Marie Robinson will explore how Bradby and his church became the catalyst for economic empowerment, community building, and the formation of an urban African American working class in Detroit.