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Engineering Holds Senior Design Expo

The William States Lee College of Engineering held its spring semester Senior Design Expo on May 5. Fifty-one teams presented their completed two-semester projects, 28 teams presented their first-semester design-concept posters, and 12 teams presented their Civil and Environmental Engineering projects.

Providing students with an innovative, hands-on learning experience, the Senior Design Program at UNC Charlotte educates engineering students, supports industry partners and benefits the State of North Carolina. The program teaches students how to apply their years of math, science, and engineering knowledge to solve the unique problems presented by many progressive North Carolina companies. The College of Engineering encourages multi-disciplinary projects that involve engineering and technology solutions in the disciplines of mechanical, electrical, computer, systems, environmental and civil engineering.

Visit the College of Engineering's website to view a list of winning projects.

Botanical Gardens to Offer 'Healthy Houseplants'

Learn more about how to cultivate life indoors at "Healthy Houseplants," scheduled for 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Wednesday, June 1, at McMillan Greenhouse.

Paula Gross and Meredith Hebden from the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will lead this class, which will offer tips on the best houseplants for low, medium and high light. Soil mixes for plants, watering and fertilizing will be discussion topics, too.

The cost is $15 for members of the Stewards of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens; $25 for nonmembers. Email Esther Carrasco to register.