UNCW in the News

Jan. 17-20

Rep. Susan Fisher email newsletter: The Raleigh Report
Mountain Xpress
Here's the text of Statehouse Rep. Susan Fisher's Jan. 19 email newsletter: Representative Susan Fisher Buncombe County ~ District 114 7 Maple Ridge Lane Asheville, NC 28806 susanf@ncleg. ...financial aid by $35 million. As a result, 9,500 fewer students are receiving need-based aid through the universities in this academic year. That...

Local performers up for nominations
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The StarNews is partnering with Thalian Hall and City Stage to present the first-ever StarNews Media Theatre Awards. The event will be held Thursday, January 26 at 8:00pm at Thalian Hall. ... BEST PLAY "Amadeus," Opera House Theatre Company "Arcadia," University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of Theatre "God of Carnage," Red...

Pilot Light: Madsen Named N.C. Library Trustee of Year
Pete Madsen was recognized Tuesday as the North Carolina Library Trustee of the Year. Phil Barton, interim director of the Moore County Library System, announced the award during the meeting of the Moore County Board of Commissioners. ...2003 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He holds an undergraduate degree in political science from UNC Wilmington and a master s degree from...

Homecoming Schedule Announced

For all Seahawk Club members and UNCW athletic supporters interested in Homecoming events, the following is the schedule set by the Alumni Association. ...

Student Profile: Chloe Busbee
Lexington Dispatch
Chloe Busbee is a senior at North Davidson High School. She will attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in the fall and hopes to fulfill her desire to work in the medical field and pursue a career in nursing. ...

Phillip L. Clay Speaks at UNCW's MLK Celebration | WHQR
Wilmington native Phillip L. Clay spoke at last night's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at UNCW.

Elmo and Channing and more showcased during DocuTime
Lumina News
Supplied photo by Pewee Flomoku In this production still from "Pray the Devil back to Hell," Liberian women demonstrate at the American Embassy in Monrovia at the height of the civil war in July 2003. ...presented by WHQR public radio and the department of film studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday,

Aldermen appoint committee members
Lumina News
Staff photo by Allison Potter Mayor David Cignotti, center, chats with Catherine O’Quinn at a reception for committee applicants in Town Hall ...special crosswalk light, and agreed to an expansion of the University of North Carolina Wilmington s Aquaculture Facility. Out of six planning...

Authorities try to get handle on fraud cases
Trading Charts
(Star-News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- To Scott Rudisill, the pitch sounded like a good deal: He loans an acquaintance $2,500, and in exchange, he gets a promissory note and a Rolex watch to hold as collateral. ...is nonexistent. As Mike Maume, associate professor of criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, put it, "There's no systematic...

‘The Tarball Chronicles: A Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and Into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill’ By David Gessner

AJC.com Blogs
Book Review Nonfiction “The Tarball Chronicles: A Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and Into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill” By David Gessner Milkweed Editions, 272 pages, $24 By Gina Webb By June 2010, about two months into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, millions of gallons of crude oil were st ...really see the point. An associate professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and the author of eight books,

Coastal Studies campus to open in August
Outer Banks Sentinel
Planning began in the 1990s and the institute was established in 2002 as a partnership between North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, East Carolina University and Elizabeth City State ...

Grant veterans in-state tuition in North Carolina
UNC-Wilmington Accounting and Finance Major Jason Thigpen founded the non-profit Student Veterans Advocacy Group. Thigpen and group Vice-Presidents Jonathan Burr and Dustin Brandenburg have met with veterans throughout the state, ...

Registration opens for Aquaculture Development Conference
Triad - News14.com
NEW BERN — Registration is now open for this year's N.C. Aquaculture Development Conference in New Bern. Conference Info: • Feb. 9--11 • Hilton New Bern The conference brings together the public, practitioners, researchers, and regulators who have an interest in the production of fresh water, ...local aquaculture farms, presentations by N.C. State University and UNC-Wilmington researchers and an aqua food festival.

Entrepreneurs' hopes ride on the winds
Raleigh News & Observer Writer Sunday, January 15 - (updated 8:42 am) A 22-year-old French entrepreneur and a 53-year-old shade tree mechanic from Whiteville have formed an unlikely alliance in an even unlikelier effort to harness wind energy in North Carolina. ...to get to mass manufacturing." Ankri has an undergraduate business degree from UNC Wilmington and a marketing degree from France. Farley is a...

St. Andrews writers' forum announced
Laurinburg Exchange
A professor in the BFA and MFA Programs of the Department of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Gerard does a series of monthly narratives for Our State magazine as well as radio essays for National Public Radio. ...

Here Now - UNCW grad learns, teaches in Georgia adventure
Brandon Raber, a UNCW grad who recently returned from the Republic of Georgia where he taught English, holds several souvenirs from the trip. By Si Cantwell In Zumi, a village in the Republic of Georgia, most adults can speak Georgian and Russian, ...

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