UNCW in the News

April 15-19

Psychologist examines emotional impact in aftermath of Boston marathon bombings
News 14 Carolina
Psychologist Len Lecci at UNC Wilmingtonsaid it is normal to feel emotional after watching a traumatic event. He said it is important to put everything in perspective and realize over-reacting will not solve the problem.

UNCW netters take home top honors
WECT-TV6 ‎
WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia – Talented junior Rafael Aita became the first UNCW netter to earn CAA Player-of-the-Year honors as a large group of Seahawk tennis standouts made a big haul on the eve of the 2013 Colonial Athletic Association Tennis ...

Memorial service for Shinn on Saturday at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
A memorial service for beloved UNCW professor Gerald Shinn will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in Randall Library on the campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

UNCW students taking a stand for voter rights
WECT TV6
College Democrats in North Carolina protested a proposal that could prevent parents from taking advantage of a tax credit if their child votes where they attend college.

UNCW arts and sciences dean leaving
StarNewsOnline.com
David Cordle, who has been at UNCW since 2005, will become the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kan., on July 1. Before his tenure at UNCW, he served as the dean of the college of arts and sciences at ...

Review - Strap on your football pads – let's go to ‘Prom'
Impressive plays matches students with professional actors and technicians. "Prom" a play being staged by the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Department of Theatre in conjunction with New Paradise Laboratories is quite a different take on this time-honored ritual.

Hundreds flock to base education and job fairs
Hundreds of Marines and dependents attended a Camp Lejeune sponsored employment and education fair aboard the base Wednesday. One of the universities present was the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, which was advertising both their Wilmington campus and their extension program.

Locals among SIBA finalists
Star News Online Blogs
...novel 34 Pieces of You. Jay Erskine Leutze, son of former UNCW chancellor James Leutze, was a non-fiction finalist for Stand Up That Mountain, an...

UNCW Students Hold Vigil for Victims of Boston and Virginia Tech
Fort Bragg Patch
UNCW Students Hold Vigil for Victims of Boston and Virginia Tech Students rallied to support one another and pay homage to those affected by...

A great way to engage that "progressive" young person you really care about.Lunch
...funk and these days he is a professor of criminology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a nationally syndicated columnist and a...

Palaver at Projekte
Star News Online Blogs
...t heard, the Graduate Liberal Studies program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington puts out an interdisciplinary journal called Palaver.

East Coast Colleges Investigate Suspicious Fires
Campus Safety Magazine
East Coast Colleges Investigate Suspicious Fires NEWPORT NEWS, Va. and WILMINGTON, N.C. School officials at the University of North Carolina.

UNCW students hold vigil for Boston victims, Virginia Tech
WWAY NewsChannel 3
UNCW students hold vigil for Boston victims, Virginia Tech

Students honor victims of Boston Marathon, Virginia Tech
WECT
Students on the campus of UNCW united for a prayer vigil to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon and commemorate the six-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre.

Photos - UNCW vigil for Va. Tech, Boston victims
StarNews
UNCW students gathered for a Boston Marathon vigil and a VA Tech remembrance in the campus amphitheater in Wilmington Tuesday, April 16, 2013.

Cole Porter fellowship winner to play at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
...proceeds from ticket sales to the CFJS Scholarship Fund at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Is The Fear Of An Economic Meltdown Necessary?
Seeking Alpha
...Ciner, a finance professor and expert in precious metal markets at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, said gold had also offered a protection...

Local runners react to Boston Marathon bombings
WWAY
…“I had worked for a couple years in order to qualify to make it here, and do all the training so I was feeling very excited,” said Thomas Porter, a UNCW professor.

Runners send thoughts and prayers to Boston Marathon victims
WECT
…Students from UNCW are also planning a candlelight vigil Tuesday night. It's scheduled for 9:30 p.m. near the Fisher Student Union.

Wilmington runners describe shock, aftermath of Boston blasts
StarNewsOnline.Com
…Thom Porter of Wilmington finished in the first wave of the race and already had returned to his hotel, The Lenox, a half-block from the finish line, and showered.

All Wilmington runners in Boston are safe, accounted for
WHQR
…“I had worked for a couple years in order to qualify to make it here, and do all the training so I was feeling very excited,” saidThomas Porter, a UNCW professor.

Area family discusses life fight for autistic child
StarNewsOnline.com
...risks are minimal," said Kevin Kiser, a microbiologist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "I think the medical community's take...

DA David steps out of the courtroom and into the classroom
Port City Daily
...New Hanover and Pender counties and stepped onto the campus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) to teach a weekly honors...

UNCW Sports - Seahawks land high tennis seeds
StarNewsOnline.com
The UNCW men have grabbed the top seed and the women are locked in as the No. 2 seed heading into this week's 2013 Colonial Athletic ...

Repeal of Racial Justice Act would leave many questions
StarNewsOnline.com
Kim Cook, chair of the sociology and criminology department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who, along with Westervelt, has written extensively about death-row exonerees, noted how public support for the death penalty waned because of ...

Business of Life - Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The festival resulted in an economic impact for the area of about $50 million in 2011, according to a study conducted by University of North Carolina Wilmington faculty members Stephen Meinhold, associate dean of research; William “Woody” Hall

CFCC renames gallery in honor of longtime supporter
StarNewsOnline.com
A Wilmington business executive, Daniels is also a trustee of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where a lectureship is endowed in her honor. The gallery mounts rotating shows of works by regional artists as well as by CFCC faculty and students.

BOOKS ROUNDUP: Miller signing copies of memoir
The Herald-Sun
...from Lookout Books, a publishing house connected with UNC Wilmington, comes the debut memoir from essayist Ben Miller, titled...

UNCW to honor three at Razor Walker Awards
StarNewsOnline.com
UNCW to honor three at Razor Walker Awards The University of North Carolina Wilmington plans to honor three individuals who have worked to help...


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