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Betty Brown

Opening Reception: Betty Brown Retrospective

Thursday, June 1

A survey of decades of work by Wilmington artist Betty Brown will be on view June 1 through July 27 in the UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery. In addition to expressive watercolors, she has explored printmaking, artist's books and mixed media. Opening reception is free and open to all.

Exhibit hours are Monday through Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. The show will also have a closing reception at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, as part of the Lumina Festival.

Palaver Spring 2017

UNCW Graduate Liberal Studies Program is proud to announce the publication of the Spring 2017 issue of Palaver, an interdisciplinary online journal

Read the newest issue here.

UNCW Receives Largest Corporate Gift Commitment in University History

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has received a $5 million gift commitment ($1 million per year over the next five years) from Quality Chemical Laboratories, and its founder Dr. Yousry Sayed and his wife Linda, the university announced today.

This commitment will support the development of new programs related to pharmaceutical sciences and chemistry, building on the strengths of chemistry, biochemistry, biology and marine biology within the College of Arts and Sciences at UNCW.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Aswani Volety Receives Fulbright Award for International Education Administrators Seminar in France

As an immigrant to the United States, UNCW College of Arts and Sciences Dean Aswani Volety considers the opportunity to work with other countries one of the most important elements of education.

“International collaborations and partnerships are a passion and a priority of mine,” he said. “As dean, I work with faculty to identify enhanced educational and cultural opportunities for students to provide them with tools to succeed in an increasingly globalized world.”

As part of a Fulbright Fellowship, Volety will travel to Toulouse, Paris and Brussels in October to develop ideas for increasing faculty, staff and student exchange between UNCW and French academic institutions.

UNCW Researcher Receives $1.47M for Toxin Test Creation

SeaTox Research Inc., in collaboration with UNCW, has received a $1.47 million Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to further develop toxin tests for seafood.

“This funding will provide significant advancement in our abilities to detect neurotoxins from harmful algal blooms that make people sick when they eat contaminated fish and shellfish,” said Jennifer McCall, a lecturer in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology at UNCW and CEO of SeaTox Research Inc.

Psychology Professor Carrie Clements Wins UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

UNCW psychology professor Caroline (Carrie) Clements has won the 2017 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is presented yearly to an outstanding faculty member at each of the 17 campuses of the University of North Carolina system.

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