UNCW in the News

June 25-29

Novelist Clyde Edgerton to Present Belk Distinguished Lecture July 12
Appalachian State University
He has been honored with numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, honorary doctorates from UNC Asheville and St. Andrews Presbyterian College, and the prestigious North Carolina Award for Literature. He is also a member of the Fellowship of ...

College students concerned about healthcare
Coastal - News14.com
WILMINGTON -- The Supreme Court's ruling has many college students breathing a sigh of relief at least for now. Thursday's healthcare ruling didn't seem to distract many UNC Wilmington students from their studies but most of them knew the decision would affect them in some way, if not today, in the

The Breindel collegiate award
New York Post
A hearty congratulations to Angela N. Hunt, a talented young writer and winner of 2012 Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award. Hunt is a
senior at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she has covered the military beat, which she well knows — having transferred to the school when
...Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award. Hunt is a senior at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she has covered the military...

Diamondback terrapin nest found on Loop
Lumina News
Staff photo by Eileen Veihmeyer A diamondback terrapin was seen laying eggs last week in this location on the Loop near the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History.
...because researchers know the numbers are in decline. University of North Carolina Wilmington currently has a team of researchers studying...

SECU Foundation awards $10k scholarship to Twitty
The Tryon Daily Bulletin
The State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation, funded solely by the members of SECU, which has a branch in Columbus, has presented a $10,000
four-year college scholarship to Brittany Rachelle Twitty.
...Rachelle Twitty the daughter of Mary Jo Twitty, recently graduated from Polk County High School. This scholarship was awarded for study at UNCW...

Dental help is on the way
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
I was very impressed by Diana Luckhardt, 23, who graduated with a degree in biology and minor in chemistry from UNC-Wilmington last year and is part of the ...

Wednesday's Woman: Amy Roper
Snellville Patch
As a local store marketer for Texas Roadhouse, Amy Roper focuses on building community relationships.
...grew up up north and gradually made her way south. She graduated from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington with a degree in education.

Student’s work on app wins business plan prize
StarNewsOnline.com
In today’s competitive job market, individual students strive to stand out from the masses entering the working world. This year, Reuben Rosado, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, proved he possessed the creativity and ambition needed to impress judges and future employers.

On the trail of Stegner and Abbey
Star News Online Blogs
Wilmington nature writer David Gessner is up in Vermont at the moment teaching at a conference. But he has a neat summer project in the works. As described online, Gessner
plans to cruise the West, following in tracks of two of his heroes, Wallace Stegner and Edward Abbey.

Study: Giving Disconnect Among Cape Fear, N.C. Transplants
The Nonprofit Quarterly
A study from a researcher at the University of North Carolina Wilmington suggests a possible negative correlation between geographic transplants and ...

NOAA announces Walter B. Jones awards for coastal and ocean management excellence
EIN Presswire
June 26, 2012 The late Peter C. Douglas, longtime head of the California Coastal Commission, leads the list of the 2012 Walter B. Jones and NOAA Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Management award winners announced today.
Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study: Recognizes graduate students whose academic study promises to contribute to the development of...

Scout to capture new film locations
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Ward The Wilmington Regional Film Commission has hired a location scout to grow the organization’s location database this summer. University of North Carolina at Wilmington film studies student Caleb Ward joined the film commission as its location scout this month.
...scout to grow the organization s location database this summer. University of North Carolina at Wilmington film studies student Caleb Ward joined...

Wilmington Family YMCA Hires New Directors
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The Wilmington Family YMCA has hired a new finance director and resource development director. Cedrick Barrett is the facility’s new finance director and will be responsible for human resources, risk management, accounting and other financial matters.
...development director and responsible year round fundraising programs. Cedrick graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with...

Wendy Block, philanthropist and civic leader, dies at 72
StarNewsOnline.com
Funeral services are planned Wednesday for Wendy Block, a philanthropist and civic leader who was active for decades in Jewish and community charities.
...Center. She and her husband endowed a chair in Jewish history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in memory of her mother-in-law,

Captains, officials keep pushing for dredging funds
StarNewsOnline.com
The Army Corps of Engineers' latest dredging of Carolina Beach Inlet, completed last week, allowed for a smooth ride Monday as Capt. Robert Schoonmaker navigated his charter fishing boat from the Intracoastal Waterway to the ocean.
...state legislators. Charter fishermen and a professor from the University of North Carolina Wilmington gave presentations on the economic impact...

ONLY ON 3: Demoted UNCW police officer moves back up the ranks
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A UNCW police officer demoted for showing up to work under the influence has made a long journey back up the ranks. Recently the department promoted him to lieutenant.

Altruistic dentistry
News-Record.com (AP)
Diana Luckhardt is looking forward to next month’s one-week break in the summer term at the East Carolina School of Dental Medicine. She’s going to the Caribbean.
...in the Western Hemisphere. Her first, after her junior year at UNC-Wilmington, solidified her desire to become a dentist, and particularly one...

UNCW chancellor steps into volatile situation with CAA sportsStarNewsOnline.com
When UNCW chancellor Gary Miller arrived in Wilmington, he left a school in one of the most stable athletic conferences in the country. Since 1945, Wichita State
has been part of the Missouri Valley Conference, a league that has made only two changes in membership since 1991.
UNCW chancellor steps into volatile situation with CAA sports When UNCW chancellor Gary Miller arrived in Wilmington, he left a school in one..

150 years later, sunken ship still fascinates
Jun 22, 2012 (Star-News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- More than 100 scholars and Civil War enthusiasts are expected to gather
Tuesday at the University of North Carolina Wilmington
for a symposium on one of the Lower Cape Fear's most famous shipwrecks.

YPSILANTI: Library calendar
Heritage
THIS WEEK CyberTravel: Travel Information Online June 28, 2-3:30 p.m. Ypsilanti District Library, 5577 Whittaker Rd. Free. Registration: 482-4110 ext.
...skills with Sarah Messer, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at University of North Carolina-Wilmington, and guests working through One...


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