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UNCW Professor Awarded $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Research the Future of Coastal Communities

Dylan McNamara, associate professor and chair of the UNCW Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate ways public policies will affect both economic decisions and the coastal environment. (more...)

Monteleone Recognized as a Governor's Conservation Hero for Work with Marine Pollution

UNCW staff member Bonnie Monteleone ’11M is out to save our oceans from being awash in trash one piece at a time. (more...)

UNCW Main Stage Set for a Stellar 2017-18 Season

The UNCW Department of Theatre recently garnered applause from OnStage Blog “for doing tremendous things in theatre that might not be known on a national level.” Its slate of upcoming shows for the 2017-18 season is sure to earn the applause of area theatregoers. (more...)

UNCW’s William McLellan Nominated for 2018 Indianapolis Prize

UNCW research associate William McLellan is a nominee for the 2018 Indianapolis Prize, the world’s leading award for animal conservation. (more...)

CAS Online Master of History Program Earns National Accolades

UNCW’s online Master of History program is enjoying well-deserved success, being ranked 1st nationally by the websites and GradSource and 10th on a list compiled by the web-based College Affordability Guide. (more...)


CAS Faculty Recognized for Excellence at Fall Meeting

UNCW recognized 12 faculty members with awards for excellence in teaching, service and scholarship at the fall faculty meeting Sept. 5, 2017. (more...)

CAS Launches Three New Degree Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences launched three new degree programs this semester: a B.A. in Digital Arts, a M.S. in Data Science and a Ph.D. in Psychology. (more...)

UNCW Department of Mathematics and Statistics Hosts First NSF REU Summer Program

The UNCW Department of Mathematics and Statistics completed its first National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program this summer. (more...)

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Fall 2017

UNCW Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry 2017 Seminar Series


Art From the Egg: Five Tempera Painters, UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery

Oct 13-26

FaceAge: An Immersive Three-Screen Video Installation

Oct 17

Psychology Colloquium Series

Oct 18

Masters of Public Administration Open House

Oct 19

"GenX and the Water We Drink" - Panel Discussion

Oct 19

"Jesus Outside the Box"

Oct 27

Psychology Colloquium Series

Oct 28

College Day


Writers' Week

Nov 5-8

UNCW Global Marine Science Summit

Nov 8

Dr. Jimmy Reeves -
"Why Science? It Got Us Here and It May Be the Only Way Out”

Nov 15

"Jack London: Twenthieth-Century Man" - documentary film by Chris Million

Nov 16

Spanish Service-Learning Showcase

Feb 10

CAS Homecoming 5K

Feb 21

Amy Kirschke
“A True and Worthy Ideal: African American Political Cartoonists in Washington DC 1940-1970”

March 21

Dr. Dylan McNamara
"Environmental Econophysics: A New Field with Tools to Predict the Future of Coastal Communities"

April 6

Visions 8 Film Festival & Conference

April 11

Dr. J. Ben Taylor
"Google & Democracy: Politics and the Power of the Internet"