UNCW in the News

Feb. 6-10

4 new members join Cameron board
Irvine is an associate professor in the department of art and art history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Thomas, a native New Yorker, is a former record label executive and was CEO of Sports Foundation Inc., a community-based ...

“Importance of Being Earnest” brings the rom-com to UNCW this Valentines Day
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I feel it is infinitely important that our students here at UNCW are culturally aware of the abundance of opportunities to see world-class performances," said Thor Morgan, an event production intern at UNCW Presents. A romantic comedy radiating wit...

UNC system committee: Raise tuition by average of 8.8 percent
WRAL.com Chapel Hill, N.C. — A University of North Carolina Board of Governors committee on Thursday recommended raising tuition and fees at all campuses by an average of 8.

UNCW trustees shave $85 off proposed tuition increase
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In response to UNC system President Tom Ross' request for universities to keep tuition increase proposals under 10 percent, the UNCW Board of Trustees have ...

The Wilmington Journal UNC Wilmington will have award winning Poet and Essayist Mary Ruefle give a reading of...

Local author to get fine arts award
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
His collection of essays, “The Patron Saint of Dreams,” is due out next month from Hub City Press. He chairs the creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington,

UNCW hits Princeton Review best value list
‎Greater Wilmington Business Journal
UNCW made The Princeton Review's list of 150 "Best Value" universities in the nation for the fourth consecutive year based on its high level academics.

Southern flounder to be served at Aquaculture Conference
JDNews.com (AP)
Farm-to-table in Eastern North Carolina doesn’t apply solely to vegetables. The North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference’s AquaFood Fest menu will include100 pounds of southern flounder farm raised in the Riverworks at Sturgeon City.

College to host offshore wind forum
JDNews.com (AP)
Academic and business leaders are among panelists who are scheduled to participate in a forum discussion about offshore wind’s potential for North Carolina communities.

UNCW included on Princeton Review's 'Best Value' list
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The Seahawks are home to one of the nation's “Best Value” public colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review.

New Greenpeace 'Rainbow Warrior' flagship coming to Southport
WWAY NewsChannel 3
SOUTHPORT, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- On February 11th the new Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior flagship will arrive in Southport ...whalers, and conducting scientific research in the Arctic. Students from the University of North Carolina Wilmington will be volunteering over...

Symphony celebrates past 25 years
Wilmington Symphony Orchestra presents conductor Steven Errante's 25th anniversary concert with music by Dvorak, Bruch and Errante.Featuring soprano Nancy King and baritone Benjamin Horrell, and concerto competition winners David Haskins and Colm O'Reilly, violins, and soprano Heather Bobeck.

A Lesson In Law Enforcement
Fox Point-Bayside Patch
Nicolet resource officer Kelly DeJonge is now accepting applications for the Youth Police Academy. As she walks the halls of Nicolet High School, a lot of students know Kelly DeJonge as the school's resource officer.

Depleted oysters return to N.C. coast
...sites for the project, federation biologists work with researchers from UNC-Wilmington, shellfish growers and harvesters, and Marine Fisheries...

UNCW offers help with financial aid forms
‎StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
From 9 am to noon in Bear Hall on the UNCW campus. Even if you're not planning to attend UNCW, you can still attend. You can register by going here or ...

Flash with a theme
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
It's official: the 2012 Flash Fiction Contest is under way at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, with the official theme “Search and Discovery.” According to contest coordinator Christopher Rhodes (who credits Todd Holloway for the idea), ...

UNC campuses slated for new fee, tuition increases
RALEIGH, N.C. -- University of North Carolina students who pay in-state rates are facing a more than $400 tuition increase, despite President Barack Obama's warning that schools could lose funding if they don't find ways to keep costs down.

Depleted oysters again taking hold on NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Kneeling in 6 inches of muddy water in Dick's Bay behind Masonboro Island, Ted Wilgis hoisted a large clump of Eastern oysters in one rubber-gloved hand....the project, federation biologists work with researchers from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, shellfish growers and harvesters

UNCW honors sports standouts
Xzavier Chisholm speaks during the 9th annual UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies in the Warwick Center at UNCW Saturday as Athletic Director Jimmy Bass watches.

UNCW alumni soar back for homecoming
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Seahawks from around the country soared back to the UNCW nest this weekend to celebrate homecoming. Alumni painted the town teal and revisited all of their old stomping grounds. Former students visited the classrooms and ...

Adusei's heritage and musical journey inspires his sound
After taking part in a photo shoot for Wilmington boutique Edge of Urge, Adusei visited family in Raleigh over New Year's. He returned early this year to finish classes at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and to work on a follow-up to his ...

New Greenpeace 'Rainbow Warrior' Flagship To Arrive in Southport
Southport Times
Students from the University of North Carolina Wilmington will be volunteering over the weekend, to promote the use of renewable energy brought in their home state.

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