UNCW in the News

Feb. 25-March 1

UNCW to increase athletics fees for next year
WECT TV6
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - The athletic department at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is getting more money to work with in the 2013-14 academic year.

UNCW to increase athletics fees for 2013-14 to add coaches, fund scholarships and other needs
Pendleton Times-Post – The athletic department at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is getting more money to work with in the 2013-14 academic year.

UNCSA RECOGNIZED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AS "STORMREADY"
Media-Newswire.com
(Winston-Salem) The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is one of five universities in the state to be recognized by the National Weather Service (NWS) for weather-related emergency preparedness.

‘Summit on School Safety’ set for March at Cape Fear Community College
Port City Daily
...Mayor Bill Saffo, University of North Carolina at Wilmington Chancellor Gary Miller, Pender County Commission Chairman George Brown and Chief...

UNC marine science programs under review
Triangle Business Journal
With six campuses of the UNC System offering programs in marine science, a review is under way. No stated goal of the review, including whether it could result in the elimination of some programs.
...found to create increased collaboration among the programs. The programs are offered at UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. State University,

La culture des algues unicellulaires : une voie prometteuse de valorisation du CO2
L'Actualité Chimique
Le coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi observé au microscope électronique à balayage. Crédit photo : Alison R. Taylor, University of North Carolina Wilmington Microscopy Facility.

Local contractor awarded UNCW bid
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Wilmington-based R.A. Casper Construction has been tapped to lead the expansion and renovation of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s on-campus purchasing facility.

UNC marine science programs under review
StarNewsOnline.com
Marine science programs across the UNC system, including at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, are getting a thorough examination. The system wide review of marine science departments, led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, included self-studies in November.

Local conference spotlights diversity and inclusion in business
WHQR
UNC Wilmington recently hosted an all-day conference called Diversity: A Competitive Advantage to talk about the impact of inclusion in businesses.

Feast Down East Regional Conference set for Friday at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
Farmers, restaurant pros and the just plain curious will have a chance to mingle and learn the ins and outs of supporting local food systems when the third annual Feast Down East Regional Conference convenes Friday.

Researchers at University of North Carolina Have Published New Data on Nucleoproteins
Therapeutics Daily
A new study on Proteins is now available. According to news originating from Wilmington, North Carolina, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors represent a promising new therapy against mal
...from M.C. White, Dept. of Biology and Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, United States (see also Proteins).

Companies discuss workplace diversity at UNCW event
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Organizations that embrace diversity and encourage all employees to contribute their ideas and help solve problems are better places to work and have a competitive advantage in the marketplace, speakers said Wednesday during a diversity conference.

Successful Roe v. Wade attorney speaks at UNCW
WWAY NewsChannel 3‎
It was a case that made history in our nation, Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court's decision legalized abortion 40 years ago and remains the law of the land.
The powerhouse attorney who won that case spoke at UNCW Tuesday.

Lawyer who won Roe v. Wade abortion case speaks at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
Wade abortion case speaks at UNCW. Sarah Weddington, who represented 'Jane Roe' in the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, speaks at UNCW Tuesday.

Aquarium has Whale of an exhibit for weekend
StarNewsOnline.com
Fans of marine mammals are in for a "Whale of a Weekend." The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher will highlight the area's whales and dolphins at a special event Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3.
...unique outreach tool, an inflatable GeoDome theater with an immersive 270-degree view. "The theater traveled to each event where an aquarium or...

‘Codicology: The Art and Study of the Book’ opens Feb. 28
Star News Online Blogs
Codicology can be defined as “the study of books as physical objects.” The University of North Carolina Wilmington is putting a new spin on the term though.

Aquarius headquarters moves to new digs at Snake Creek
KeysNews.com
ISLAMORADA -- The Aquarius Reef Base is moving its headquarters from Key Largo to a bayside location in Islamorada its leader hopes will be permanent.
Fourqurean said. Before FIU took over Aquarius, it was operated by University of North Carolina-Wilmington, which abandoned the project due to budget...

UNCW "favorite" says goodbye to students
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – One of UNCW's most well-known employees is calling it quits and starting a new chapter of her life.

Team assembled to steer Wilmington's future
StarNewsOnline.com
The spring, 15 Wilmington residents will start working on a plan that will help steer development policy within the city for the next 20 years.
The plan shouldn't just interest developers, since the final plan will have far-reaching effects that could change the way Wilmington looks in the years to
Associates, Inc. Dr. Elizabeth Hines Geography Professor, University of North Carolina Wilmington Clark Hipp Principle architect, owner, Hipp..

News & Notes - World War II talk; food conference; author book reading; summer camp
StarNewsOnline.com
Military historian talks World War II WILMINGTON | Military historian and writer David Stallman will reveal little-known details about a World War II “Ft.
p.m. March 1 at the Burney Center, on the campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The theme is Connecting Local Food & Local Folks.

Sage Island hires Internet marketing specialist
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Wells Wilmington marketing agency Sage Island has hired Sydney Wells as an Internet marketing specialist. Wells, a North Carolina native, received both
her bachelor’s in business and professional writing certificate from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, according to a news release.

Bus company plans to start route from UNCW to Downtown
WECT-TV6
Representatives say it won't just help out UNCW students, but anyone living in major apartment complexes. If all goes well, they plan to expand ...

UNCW aims to create Coastal Research Triangle Park
Charlotte - News14.com
WILMINGTON—UNC Wilmington has embarked on a journey to create a sustainable business ecosystem in Southeastern North Carolina similar to that at Research Triangle Park.

Man dies from injuries sustained leaving Trask Coliseum
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT)
A man died Sunday evening from injuries sustained during an accidental fall at Trask Coliseum Saturday night. The University of North Carolina Wilmington
released a statement Monday saying Francis Houts was injured while leaving the coliseum after a men's basketball game.

Karen Bender explores intricate details of what makes relationships workHerald & Review
LOS ANGELES — Karen E. Bender’s second novel, “A Town of Empty Rooms” is a story of divisions, in both a marriage and a community. Revolving around Dan and Serena Shine, a couple who move with their two young children from Manhattan to rural North Carolina, it traces a culture clash that takes place
...Carolina in 2002, when my husband Robert and I got teaching jobs at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

We're Not a Hierarchy, We're an Ecosystem
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Graduate programs should ignore the rankings and find their niche
...undervalue their own particular strengths and the strengths of their graduate students in an effort to mirror the top-ranked departments. This...

GEAR UP making strides in Lenoir County
Kinston.com (AP)
A new college awareness initiative is gaining traction in Lenoir County. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) was implemented in Lenoir County Schools in August for seventh and 12th grade students.

Bookmarks - Writers' Network plans fall return
StarNewsOnline.com
The North Carolina Writers' Network has announced that it's holding its fall 2013 conference Nov. 15-17 at Wrightsville Beach ­– the first time the nonprofit group has convened in this area since 2010.
..."When All the World Is Old" was published last year by the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Lookout Books. Representatives from a number...

Local invention hits the big time
StarNewsOnline.com
Nelson Mandela roams a small, one-room Castle Street storefront while Freaker USA originator, Zach Crain, strokes Mr. Pete. Both dogs fit comfortably in the madness that is Freaker USA.

Cruising “Down the Wild Cape Fear”
StarNewsOnline.com
Philip Gerard’s new book “Down the Wild Cape Fear” will be formally released Monday, March 4, by the University of North Carolina Press. The author uses a cruise down the Cape Fear River’s 200-mile length as the launching point for a discussion of the river’s history, commerce, culture, ecology and the politics surrounding it.


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