UNCW in the News

Feb. 20-24

Ackland Art Museum features one-act plays based on artwork
The Daily Tar Heel
UNC-CH professors Dana Coen, Marianne Gingher and Daniel Wallace and UNC-Wilmington professor Clyde Edgerton wrote four one-act plays that delve...

New Hanover News & Notes - Change of Watch; 5K and fun run; nursing scholarships
StarNewsOnline.com
Cape Fear Community College and University of North Carolina Wilmington were awarded more than $40000 for nursing scholarships, including radiology and sonography,

18-year-old UNCW student's cause of death unclear
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – An 18-year-old UNCW student died Friday morning, according to an email sent from the school to all students, faculty and staff ...

'Six Degrees of Separation' at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
Last night, the play opened at UNCW under the direction of Ed Wagenseller for the Department of Theatre. “Six Degrees” is about a charming young man who ...

Commissioners appoint board members
Lumina News
County commissioners approved several board appointments during their regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 20 to fillvacant seats on various county boards, including the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority and the Ports, Waterways and Beach Commission.
...director in the office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. County commissioner chairman Ted Davis was...

The art of war re-enacted
StarNewsOnline.com
... begins at 10:30 am Saturday at the battle site with an opening ceremony and remarks by Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo,

New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield and historian Chris Fonvielle from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Boys-only book club gets middle-schoolers reading
StarNewsOnline.com
Talking about books is a good way to develop critical thinking skills, said Barbara Honchell, a professor in the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Watson School of Education. "Since we all come from different backgrounds, the conversation in a ...

UNCW to host environmental film forum
StarNewsOnline.com
The free, inaugural event from the UNCW Department of Film Studies and Friends of the Cape Fear Environmental Film Forum will offer three film blocks with expert discussion panels addressing environmental issues such as reconnecting with nature, ...

Companies seek potential employers at UNCW job fair
WECT-TV6
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Hundreds of students from UNCW will suit up Wednesday afternoon to meet potential employers at the university's internship and job fair. The unemployment rate is steadily improving, and the UNCW Career Center is ...

Machine art on display at UNCW gallery
StarNewsOnline.com
One of the drawings on display in 'Hoss Haley: Drawing Machine.' Image courtesy of Hoss Haley By Justin Lacy When: Artist's lecture is 4:30 pm and reception is 5:30-7 pm Thursday, Feb. 23. Show on display through March 30 Since the 1980s...

Fraternity's plunge raises money for Autism Speaks
StarNewsOnline.com
11 minutes before the start of the third annual Polar Plunge at Wrightsville Beach hosted by the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Add a little wind and the many participants in this fundraising event to support

CFCC hosts 'Apply on the Fly' session
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
CFCC is hosting an all-day Apply on the Fly session for its students interested in applying to the University of North Carolina Wilmington. It runs from 9 am to 4 pm Wednesday in the CFCC library. The best part? Students can find out tomorrow if ...

More break-ins at UNCW; University Police asking for community's help
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Over the weekend, three buildings at UNCW were broken into. Now, police say they need your help figuring out who's responsible.

Local realty firm announces internship contest winners
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Do Good Real Estate Company recently completed its ‘Do Good Intern’ contest search, and has selected University of North Carolina Wilmington students Andrew Livoni, Zoya Zimmerman and Nicholas Krepshaw to lead its new branding campaign.

NJ Audubon names John Cecil Vice President of Stewardship
BERNARDSVILLE— John Cecil has been selected as Vice President of Stewardship for New Jersey Audubon. “We welcome John to New Jersey Audubon and look forward to his furthering our conservation initiatives and to protecting and restoring habitat,” said Tom Gilmore, President of NJ Audubon.
...extensive background in wildlife management and conservation, including a Masters of Science from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington,

COMMUNITY UPDATE
The Journal Gazette
...and Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible by Dr. Patricia Kelley of University of North Carolina at Wilmington; noon and 7:30 p.m.

'Going Global' tonight at UNCW Entrepreneurship Center
‎StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
UNCW'sEntrepreneurship Center is holding its “Going Global” event 5:30 to 7:30 pm tonight at the Warwick Center on the campus. The center is partnering.

Cash, laptops stolen from UNCW buildings over the weekend
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Cash and laptop computers were stolen from three UNCW buildings over the weekend. Campus employees found signs of forced entry in ...

UNC expands ties in China
Charlotte Observer
Also, Fudan faculty have helped Western Carolina University and UNC Wilmington launch Chinese language programs. Twelve UNC campuses have student exchange ...

UConn Environmental Series To Feature Author David Gessner
David Gessner, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, will give a talk titled "In Pursuit of a New Environmentalism" for the University of Connecticut's….

Hardfacing Wire Manufacturer Polymet Corporation Welcomes New Marketing and Sales Specialist
Polymet Corporation is Very Excited to Announce Its New Employee and product management activities. Peter, a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a degree in Business Administration ...

Other venue directors expect little competition from CFCC
StarNewsOnline.com
“One hopes that new professional-grade venues will translate into even more top-notch performance opportunities,” said Norman Bemelmans, who oversees UNCW's Kenan Auditorium and is director of cultural arts at the University of North Carolina ...

World traveler gets back to roots on Brunswick spread
StarNewsOnline.com
Working with one of his old UNCW professors, the noted ornithologist James F. Parnell, Henry has been making his property more friendly to birds and other wildlife. Some of this has involved placing hedgerows between his active fields, planting wax ...

Dress selection starts the march to Azalea Festival
StarNewsOnline.com
... the home of dressmaker Debbie Scheu in Wilmington on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. ... and history classes at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Lumina News - Your Coastal Community Newspaper Since May 2002
The Wilmington Symphony celebrated the 25th anniversary of conductor and University of North Carolina Wilmington music professor Steven Errante Saturday , ...

Frozen yogurt boom heats up
StarNewsOnline.com
Part of Polarberry's target audience is UNCW students, Ward said. But he added that "we are in a family-oriented market. We probably get a 50-50 blend of college students and all others – families, grandpas, kids coming from school.

Classical music recital set for Feb. 21 at CCU
SCNow
She earned a bachelor's degree in flute performance from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a master's in musicology from Northwestern ...


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