UNCW in the News

April 2-5

Is this the end of the gold rush?
Lincoln Daily News
NEW YORK (AP) -- The price of gold, which has climbed for years like a blood pressure reading for anxious investors, plunged Wednesday to its lowest level in three months....market is over," said Cetin Ciner, a professor of finance at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

The Future of the Book (UNCW version)
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
As part of National Library week, UNCW's Randall Library (in cooperation with the departments of creative writing and art and art history) is launching a ...

Colleges skimp on science, spend big on diversity
Washington Examiner
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington saved some money by lumping together two science departments and raised spending on its five diversity-multicultural offices. But, to quote George W. Bush, is our students learning?

UNCW students pay up to graduation industry
UNCW graduating seniors Melissa Poteat and Brooke Conner pick look through an assortment of graduation rings they can choose from through Balfour Ring ...

UNCW details installation events
UNCW officials on Monday released details about a monthlong calendar of events leading up to Miller's installation ceremony and campus wide picnic April 20. The more than 40 events earmarked as part of the celebration are designed to highlight the ...

Newt Gingrich to attend UNCW rally Wednesday
Speaker of the US House of Representatives Newt Gingrich will be present at a UNCW rally Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30pm, according to a statement from his press secretary.

UNCW hosts fair for senior adults
According to a press release from UNCW, more than a dozen vendors will be at the event to speak with participants. Individuals who attend may receive free...

UNCW tops college hopeful's list of schools
Carolyn Boddie, a junior at Rocky Mount Academy, and her mother, Kim Boddie, on a tour of the UNCW campus Wednesday, Feb. 22. By Mike Voorheis The students ...

Breaking down UNCW's installation celebration
‎StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
UNCW's baseball game against East Carolina University and a walking tour of the campus' natural areas are also on the list. Several of the events, ...

Structured after-school activities both opportunity, burnout risk
Still's involvement with Elisabeth's lessons is one of the most important aspects of extracurricular activities, said Kathy Fox, associate professor in the Watson School of Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Entrepreneurship Center steps out
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Heading the new LLC: Jonathan Rowe tackles his to-do list as the EC takes shape in the community. By Is there a way to foster an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Wilmington, given the city’s great location and combination of small and large business?

The 2012 Graduating Ceremony for Service Dogs
Press Trust
In a special ceremony on March 31, 2012 over 20 paws4people™ and paws4vets™ Service Dogs will receive their official vests and be recognized as professionally trained partners for Active-Duty Military and Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...disabilities. The event is organized by paws4people foundation and students participating in the University of North Carolina - Wilmington/paws4people...

I, 40 - Aging Group gives glimpse at future face
In about an hour's time, Amrutha Sethuram aged me almost 40 years. Even my own children couldn't top that. Based on my conversation with Dr. Karl Ricanek, I knew what Amrutha, a research associate at the Face Aging Group at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, would be doing to me.
...what Amrutha, a research associate at the Face Aging Group at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, would be doing to me. Using a computer...

Here Now - Reliving history in Carolina Beach
Trading Charts
(Star-News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Standing in the Federal Point History Center behind Carolina Beach's Town Hall, historian Chris E.
...absolutely magnificent." Fonvielle is a history professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and author of "The Wilmington Campaign:

UNCW reevaluating LGBTQIA Center move
WSFX FOX 26 News
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - UNCW has decided to hold off moving its center for lesbian and gay students to a different location. Right after students left for spring break, a faculty member announced on the group's closed Facebook page that the LGBTQIA Center would move from the student union to the li

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