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'Africa Rising' Topic of Maxwell-Roddey Lecture
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, vice chancellor of the United States International University-Africa, will address "Africa Rising: The Role of Higher Education and the Diaspora" at 5:30 PM, Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Rowe Arts Building, room 130. This free, public talk is the seventh Bertha Maxwell-Roddey Distinguished Africana Lecture, sponsored by the Africana Studies Department.
Zeleza is considered a leading African and Africanist public intellectual who combines groundbreaking scholarship with innovative academic administration and institution building, both in Africa and North America. Click here for more information about the lecture.
Annual Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale
The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will hold its annual Fall Plant Sale from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 - 17, at the McMillan Greenhouse.
A wide selection of shrubs, perennials, wildflowers, ferns, cool weather annuals and native plants will be on sale. Proceeds support operations of the greenhouse and the gardens.
Botanical Gardens members and the campus community can attend a pre-sale from 12:00 - 3:00 PM, Thursday, Oct. 15.