UNCW in the News

April 29-May 3

UNCW Police Chief concerned about bill that would allow guns on college campuses
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The Chief of the UNCW Police Department says he is concerned about a bill (HB937) that would let people with conceal and carry permits take their guns onto college campuses, as long as the guns stay locked in their cars

Study: 'Iron Man 3' Production Generated Millions of Dollars in Income for NC
WILMINGTON — A new study shows the Tarheel State gained millions of dollars all thanks to Iron Man 3. Economist Woody Hall said the studies are looking at the numbers from two different perspectives.

UNCW's Bass Named To Golden Spikes Award Watch List
WECT-TV6
UNCW senior middle infielder Michael Bass has been named to USA Baseball's midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List to commemorate the nation's top amateur player. Bass is one of 60 players on the prestigious list.

Three Seahawks Earn NCAA Tennis Berths
UNCWsports.com
One day after the UNCW men's tennis team officially secured its fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in five years, three individuals – Rafael Aita, Kosta Blank and Chris Cooprider - have been invited to compete in the 2013…

UNCW chancellor voices concern about concealed weapons in bilL
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT/AP) UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller is voicing his concern regarding provisions included in a bill...

Editorial - University officials say more guns on campus lead to more risk of harm
StarNewsOnline.com
University of North Carolina system officials, including UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller, worry could make their campuses more dangerous places.

UNCW chancellor opposes bill to allow concealed weapons on campus
StarNewsOnline.com
...allow concealed weapons on campus University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Gary Miller is speaking out against a bill that would allow...

Swansboro to celebrate Civil War anniversary
Carolina Coast Online
On May 9, a Thursday, Dr. Chris Fonvielle Jr., an associate professor at UNC-Wilmington, will speak on Coastal N.C. During the Civil War.

Authors’ series begins with Gerard
Lumina News
Starting the series will be department chair of creative writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Philip Gerard, with his book.

Cost of Miller-Motte College nearly double UNCW - WECT TV6-WECT.com ...
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Did you know that a year at Miller-Motte Technical College costs the average student almost twice as much as a year at UNCW?
That's the most surprising statistic we found when researching local colleges on College Scorecard.

Report - 'Iron Man 3' generated $179.8 million in spending, 2,043 jobs
StarNewsOnline.com
William Woody Hall, an economist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who has used the same economic model to track...

News & Notes - CFCC students recognized; UNCW student receives Fulbright scholarship
StarNewsOnline.com
News & Notes - CFCC students recognized; UNCW student receives Fulbright scholarship CFCC paralegal students earn recognition

UNCW interns help out at Trinity Grove
StarNewsOnline.com
Molly Brown, and Carissa Abramowski are all products of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s popular recreation therapy program.

Fuzzy Peach yogurt chain begins national expansion
StarNewsOnline.com
The chain, founded by three graduates of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, characterized the move as the beginning of its national expansion.

Here Now - Women seek boat to aid standup paddleboard trip
StarNewsOnline.com
There is a similar vortex or gyre in the North Atlantic. Bonnie Monteleone of the Chemistry Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington travels
annually to the region to document and collect some of the nonbiodegradable garbage that ...

Student earns prestigious honor for social work
JDNews
Cronkhite is a student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington Onslow Extension site at Coastal Carolina Community College. .

Movie magic led Chip Hackler on path to film, teaching careers
StarNewsOnline.com
...Chip Hackler, a filmmaker and professor of film studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who began in the film industry as it was...

Business bills still moving in legislature
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
...core academic needs and programs, said Mark Lanier, assistant to UNCW chancellor Gary Miller. What we really have to do now is to reduce the...

Expectations rise as UNCW men's tennis prepares for postseason
News14
Preparing for postseason play in late April is becoming a ritual for the UNCW men's tennis team. Last weekend, the Seahawk netters secured the program's four…

Memorial Service Scheduled for UNCW Faculty Member
WECT
The UNCW community mourns the loss of one of its own. A memorial service for Dr. Howard Rasheed will be held at noon, May 1…

New Fund Set Up for UNCW Entrepreneurship Center
StarNews
Three years after the University of North Carolina Wilmington created its entrepreneurship center, the office is getting a new name.

UNCW Establishes Private Venture Capitalist Fund
WECT
The University of North Carolina Wilmington today announced plans to open its Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for use this summer.

UNCW Announces Start of Venture Capital Fund
GWBJ
University of North Carolina Wilmington officials on Friday announced the creation of a venture capital fund to “support business and economic development” in the Wilmington area.

UNCW Rec Center is Finally Finished and Open to Students
WECT
The university held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly expanded center Friday around lunchtime.

No Tax Hike in Proposed $7.9 Million Budget
Jacksonville Daily News
Spencer Rogers, a coastal engineer and geologist with N.C. Sea Grant at the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Marine Science…

Finalist for Award Has Ties to UNCW
StarNews
The creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington picked up another honor this month when the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance announced the nominees for its 2013 SIBA Book Awards.


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