UNCW in the News

May 7-11

UNC Wilmington says undersea lab threatened
The News & Observer
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington says federal funding cuts threaten its undersea laboratory. The StarNews of Wilmington reported

UNCW student has sights set on Miss USA
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Miss North Carolina USA Sydney Perry is a UNCW student. Originally from Vermont, she moved to Wilmington to attend UNCW and study Marine Biology.
In addition to being passionate about the ocean, Sydney said she'd love to break into the entertainment ...

UNCW undersea lab in jeopardy
Triangle Business Journal
It's known as Aquarius, the world's only permanent undersea lab and a component of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington's marine science program.

UNCW's creative writing minor getting the boot
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – It may be close to summer, but some students at UNCW will have to plan ahead early because of curriculum changes coming this fall....

UNCW graduation gets virtual
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
You can also find the broadcast online at http://www.uncw.edu/tv/graduation.html. Friday's ceremonies include the Cameron School of Business graduation at 2 pm and the Watson School of Education and College of Health and Human Sciences graduation..

The voice of UNCW athletics
UNCW Seahawk
Already familiar with the area, Vaccaro was even more persuaded to return to Wilmington after hearing of UNCW's recent basketball successes. “I wanted to be the one describing all of the close games that I was always reading about,” Vaccaro said

Budget crunch has UNCW-run undersea lab in jeopardy
StarNewsOnline.com
Aquarius, the world's only permanent undersea laboratory and a key component of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's marine science program, could lose its funding next year, school officials say.
...world's only permanent undersea laboratory and a key component of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's marine science program, could lose...

Recession still rattling college Class of 2012
StarNewsOnline.com
Brooke Keller's freshman year of college started with a crash. The now senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington had watched her dad sell the company he'd started on his own to buy several beach houses near Wilmington.
...year of college started with a crash. The now senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington had watched her dad sell the company he'd...

Traffic alert - Avoid UNCW entrances if possible Friday, Saturday
StarNewsOnline.com
Drivers using South College Road near Racine Drive, Hurst Drive and Randall Parkway on Friday and Saturday, but not attending UNCW graduation ceremonies, should avoid all university entrances if possible because of heavy traffic.

New Hanover News & Notes - Science fair winners
StarNewsOnline.com
Regional Science Fair winners NEW HANOVER COUNTY | The 2012 Regional Science Fair was held on Feb. 11 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. More than 14 school districts and private schools participated.
...2012 Regional Science Fair was held on Feb. 11 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. More than 14 school districts and private schools...

North Carolina approves ban on same-sex marriage
The Washington Post
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The sign outside the polling station at Devon Park United Methodist Church exemplified this state’s struggle with a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
...children. Otherwise, it s confusing to children. Though University of North Carolina Wilmington student Sophia Lanza is an evangelical and believes...

Changes coming to UNCW creative writing department
StarNewsOnline.com
The creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is undergoing changes due to both the program's popularity and tight resources, according to the school. The department won't accept any new undergraduates into the creative ...

Search Solution Group Expands with New Recruiter
PRLog
Search Solution Group, an executive search firm based in Charlotte, announces the addition of Lindsay Hill as a professional recruiter.
...experience and bilingual expertise (Spanish) to the company. After graduating from University of North Carolina - Wilmington, she worked with the...

How Hannah’s spending her summer vacation
Star News Online Blogs
The N.C. Arts Council posted a profile of Wilmington’s own Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams as “featured artist” at its website: Abrams, who teaches English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, held a 2011-2012 N.C. Arts Council Fellowship.

Marriage amendment bolsters area voter turnout
StarNewsOnline.com
Turnout during North Carolina's primary election on Tuesday was strong as a divisive ballot measure to define marriage between one man and one woman
galvanized voters who otherwise might have chosen to stay home, election officials said.
...of the department of public and international affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a Wilmington City Council member said...

UNCW loses Creative Writing minor, officials blame budget cuts
‎UNCW Seahawk
For Megan Kiger, a graduating senior who transferred to the creative writing program (CRW) atUNCW two years ago, it would have meant much more.

Students learn what they should wear to win jobs
StarNewsOnline.com
Claire Dillard (from left), Micaela Fouhy, Natalie Malek and faculty advisor Jennifer Chin coordinated the UNCWCommunication Studies' 10th annual Dress for...

Student shares 'Millionaire' experience
‎StarNewsOnline.com
Ryan Trimble, who is working toward degrees in Film Studies and French atUNCW, has appeared in a number of plays locally at the Brown Coat Pub & Theatre in...

Justus is hired at Davidson Day
Winston-Salem Journal
After graduating from UNCW in 2004, Justus spent four seasons as an assistant basketball coach at Elon. He visited many independent schools on recruiting...

Home-grown food is just a click away for Coastal residents
Coastal - News14.com
WILMINGTON -- Some shoppers along the coast now have access to local food products right at their fingertips. Last week, a nonprofit that supports home-grown food programs in Southeastern North Carolina, launched an online farmers market.
...with Feast Down East. For the last year, only UNC Wilmington employees and students have been part of the buying club and last week..

Small Carolinas presses finding literary gems
‎Charlotte Observer
Last year, UNC Wilmington's Lookout Books had an even bigger success with Edith Pearlman's “Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories.

Organizing Eastern North Carolina Against Amendment One
Human Rights Campaign Backstory (blog)
At East Carolina University, we met with the LGBT student union and canvassed on campus. At UNC Wilmington, we joined partners for a “Get Out the Vote” drive called “Ice Cream for Equality.” We offered free shuttle services to the polls and free ice ..

Port City residents in the running for coveted state pageant title
StarNewsOnline.com
MissNC.org. A pageant queen employed in tech support at the University of North Carolina Wilmington? "People just aren't expecting it," said a smiling Gonzalez, 22, this year's Miss Greater Wilmington. "I don't think it's weird, but they enjoy it.

Primary draws early voters
StarNewsOnline.com
Susi Hamilton, of Wilmington. Roger Lowery, a professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, said he anticipated higher Republican turnout in the primary because of the constitutional ...

My Little Bronies find local herd
StarNewsOnline.com
Donna King, a sociologist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who specializes in gender and pop culture, said there's nothing about "My Little Pony" that is stereotypically masculine. "It's very interesting to see young men, ...


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