UNCW in the News

June 17-21

UNCW's Bass takes home more honors
WECT-TV6
Although he's begun his career in the San Diego Padres organization, former UNCW standout Michael Bass...

GE Hitachi CEO discusses job-creating projects at panel talk
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
...the dais with Reda on Wednesday were Gary Miller, chancellor of University of North Carolina Wilmington; David Simmons, chairman and CEO of PPD;

Hundreds of jobs might be on tap at GE
StarNewsOnline.com
A panel discussion highlighting four key leaders in Wilmington that also included PPD Chairman and CEO David Simmons; Gary Miller, chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
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Robert W. Smith - Don't undermine our teachers
StarNewsOnline.com
Shouldn't our top priority be to recruit the best and brightest to be teachers?

Largest methane seep in the world found off the eastern coast of U.S.
Before It's News
...of Virginia, in research by Steve Ross, a scientist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and Sandra Brooke, a scientist at Florida...

Rebecca Lee wins Danuta Gleed Literary Award
National Post
Rebecca Lee has won this year’s Danuta Gleed Literary Award for her book Bobcat and Other Stories, published by Hamish Hamilton Canada.

UNCW economist Dr. Woody Hall to address Wrightsville Beach Chamber of Commerce
Lumina News
...at the Swain Center for Business and Economic Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will be the guest speaker during the Wrightsville...

A perfect duet - UNCW vocalists sing for the future
StarNewsOnline.com
...accomplished young performers, UNCW trained and aspiring grad school students, who are presenting a concert at Wrightsville Beach this weekend.

UNCW tennis standout earns CAA academic award
Port City Daily
UNCW's Kosta Blank has been recognized by the Colonial Athletic Association as the Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Extraordinary People: UNCW Vice Chancellor humbled by prestigious honor
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Andy Griffith, Maya Angelou and even the talk show queen herself, Oprah Winfrey, have been with recognized...

Trask Land creates Marine scholarship
StarNewsOnline.com
“We are excited to be able to work with two of our state's great institutions, UNCW and the U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune…

Massive trees of coral thrive where the sun doesn't shine
The News
Such seeps may turn out to be far more common than once thought, according to fisheries biologist Steve Ross of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

UNCW's Nick Rupp wins NSSA individual surfing title
WECT-TV6
UNCW's Nick Rupp went from fourth to first in his final heat to win the National scholastic Surfing Association men's individual championship Monday.

Local grad gets Fulbright
The News & Advance (AP)
Ruffin’s Keenan Withers has been selected into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will study cancer off the coast of Africa later this year.

State incentives for alternative energy companies might do more for China than NC
WHQR
But what about tax credits for alternative energy companies? Can those benefit the state and the local economy? I spoke with Craig Galbraith, Economist and Professor at UNCW’s Cameron School of Business.

Trees' of coral thrive in deep sea canyons
Pasadena Star-News (AP)
...than once thought, according to fisheries biologist Steve Ross of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Ross and Brooke are the co-directors...

Bookmarks - Author makes magazine's 'Must List'
StarNewsOnline.com
'Bobcat and Other Stories," the new collection by UNCW faculty member Rebecca Lee, got a major boost from a national magazine. In its June 14 issue, Entertainment Weekly placed "Bobcat" at the No. 9 spot on its "Must List" ("the Top 10 Things We Love…

The Heart Is An Unknown Country: 'Bobcat and Other Stories' by Rebecca LeePopMatters
Short stories are a challenging medium to master because the momentum and pace of the narrative has to soar throughout...

Author’s beautiful words make stories sing
Salisbury Post
...of promise. In Min, if you don’t identify with a college student spending the summer in Hong Kong helping her best friend s father pick a wife...

Three Seahawks Named ABCA All-East
UNCWsports.com
Postseason honors continued to roll in for UNCW's baseball program on Friday as Michael Bass, Ryan LaGrange and Mat Batts were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association All-East Region team. Bass and...

Seahawks Fare Well In WEGA Amateur
UNCWsports.com
Led by rising senior Lori Beth Adams, three members of the UNCW women's golf program had strong showings in the 2013 Women's Eastern Golf Association Amateur Championship this week.


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