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Scientists, Fishermen Tackle Problem of Whales Entangled in Ropes

Biologists with Duke University and UNC Wilmington spot a 4-year-old male right whale entangled in heavy fishing rope while conducting research for the U.S. Navy 40 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida. 

Communique: Michael D'Angelo is Excited About Jazz Workshop Performances This Week

Grammy-nominated percussionist Michael D'Angelo teaches in the jazz division of the UNCW Music Department. He's been involved in the weeklong Jazz Workshop at UNCW since he was in middle school. 

AGAINST THE GRAIN: Ann Conner’s latest woodcuts and drawings hang as part of New Elements’ latest exhibit

Since childhood, Ann Conner—Professor Emerita in the Department of Art and Art History at UNCW—has been drawn to the pen and paper. When looking at her current work hanging in New Elements Gallery, as part of the collection “Vibrant Lives,” the same curvaceous shapes finely crisscross into a pattern of tightly wound lines across spacious wooden blocks in the Post Oak series. 

Center for Marine Science in the News: Troy Alphin interviewed about his North Carolina Shellfish Siting Tool

While many restaurants in the Cape Fear region offer shellfish on the menu, most of it isn't coming from local waters. “North Carolina consumes a lot more shellfish than it produces,” said Troy Alphin, a researcher at the UNCW Center for Marine Science.

UNCW Psychology Department, Professor Carol Pilgrim to Be Honored for Contributions in the Field of Behavior Analysis

UNCW’s Department of Psychology and professor Carol Pilgrim will receive prestigious awards for their work from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA). The department has been named the 2017 recipient of the Award for Enduring Contributions to Behavioral Analysis, and Pilgrim will receive the 2017 Award for Distinguished Service to Behavior Analysis.

UNCW Chemists Work with Pharmaceutical Company to Help Develope Potential Medicines

Greater Wilmington Business Journal (*sponsored content)
University researchers are finding new ways to collaborate with the pharmaceutical industry through a program meant to rapidly advance biomedical science. UNC Wilmington is now part of Eli Lilly’s unique Open Innovation Drug Discovery (OIDD) program, which streamlines the process of identifying potentially useful new substances.


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