UNCW in the News

July 9-13

Reports of an attempted shooting sends UNCW on high alert
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officials at UNCW issued an alert early Sunday morning after getting reports of a violent crime nearby at the Campus Edge apartments involving an attempted shooting and property theft.

All clear at UNCW after warning of armed suspect\
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- University of North Carolina Wilmington gives the all clear after alerting students and faculty of a possible gunman on campus.
All clear at UNCW after warning of armed suspect

Review - McLaurin, Russell write a gripping yarn
StarNewsOnline.com
Samarkand was an ancient, fabled city on the Great Silk Road between Arabia and China, once the capital of the conqueror Tamerlane. In 20th century North Carolina, Samarcand, or Samarkand (it was spelled both ways at different times), had a much more prosaic meaning.
...Girls of Samarcand." McLaurin is a professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the author of a number of distinguished...

UNCW prepares to search for center director
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Following the May 31 departure of Jonathan Rowe, the director of University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Entrepreneurship Center, officials at the university are preparing to launch a national search for his replacement.
...the May 31 departure of Jonathan Rowe, the director of University of North Carolina at Wilmington s Entrepreneurship Center, officials at the...

Inclinix merger triples revenue
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Combining forces: Tobin Geatz, left, enrolls people in clinical trials, while Dr. Kevin Cannon, right, works with the patients. Under a merged Inclinix PMG, the functions take place under one company umbrella.
...before, said Susan Roberts, associate professor of clinical research at University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s College of Health and Human Services.

UNCW alert lifted after scooter thief nabbed
‎StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
A stolen scooter and reports of shots fired prompted the UNCW to send out an alert just after midnight Sunday. According to Joy Davis, ...

Fewer fans attending college hoops games
Dayton Daily News
“My experience was I watched a lot of people in the athletic department (at UNC-Wilmington) work hard around campus to get kids to games. ... There's nothing wrong with selling your product. That's all I was doing on campus with our students. When I ...

UNCW students learning movie business while on the job
StarNewsOnline.com
She and several other University of North Carolina Wilmington film students and alumni are producing "Don't Know Yet," the first feature-length film produced with equipment and support from the university. The three-week production will film from June ...

NC commends WCU for reducing energy consumption
Mountain Xpress
WCU was the first university in the system to meet this goal, achieving it five of six years since 2005-06. The only other school in the system to hit the mark so far is the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, which did so for 2010-11 and also ...

«Der Klimawandel ist im Gang»
L'essentiel Online
Die Aquarius Reef Base vor Florida ist für die Ozeane, was die ISS für das All ist. Der US-Biologe Joseph Pawlik über die Arbeit im einzigen Unterwasser-Labor der Welt.
...tiefsten Punkt der Weltmeere getaucht Dr. Joseph Pawlik von der University of North Carolina at Wilmington arbeitet als Biologe seit über 20...

Narcissicism is being redefined because of social media
Health, Medical, and Science Updates
Newswise — WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new study conducted by associate professor Bruce McKinney at the University of North Carolina Wilmington shows Facebook users are not as narcissistic as once thought.
...new study conducted by associate professor Bruce McKinney at the University of North Carolina Wilmington shows Facebook users are not as narcissistic...

Local students earn Golden LEAF Foundation scholarships
The Bladen Journal
RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority recently selected Samantha Malpass, Kayla Norris and Luke Suggs as recipients of $12,000 Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarships.
Local students earn Golden LEAF Foundation scholarships RALEIGH The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority recently selected Samantha...

Talking Sports: South View graduate Kristy Norton takes UNC-Wilmington softball job
FayObserver.com (AP)
One of the nice things about being a senior citizen who is a sports fan is getting to observe young athletes become leaders themselves. Former athletes who had a positive experience in sports as children frequently become coaches of recreation league teams, high school teams and even college teams
...North Carolina helped her obtain the head coach position at UNCW. UNCW Athletic Director Jimmy Bass stated, "We're delighted to welcome Kristy...

N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort offers free Civil War program
Beach Carolina Magazine (press release)
Lead by historian and author Dr. Chris Fonvielle of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the program will shed light on Cushing's raids and nautical paths of destruction from the White Oak River to the Lower Cape Fear River.

Barter-based food exchange Port City Swappers debuts
StarNewsOnline.com
"In light of the economic circumstances we currently face I don't think it's a surprise," said University of North Carolina Wilmington economics professor Woody Hall. "The popularity of barter is due to the absence of cash, and we have a fair number of

Cameron Foundation donates to UNCW's Entrepreneurship Center
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
A gift from the Bruce Barclay Cameron Foundation could ultimately net $75,000 for University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Entrepreneurship Center.
...business community for the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center and its work, UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller said in a news release. The EC exemplifies the...

Hunt’s Award Brings More Than Just Pride To UNCW
Lumina News
Staff photo by Allison Potter The Seahawk. When Angela Hunt completed her application last April for the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism contest, she did it as more of a favor to her professor, Shirley Mathews, than as an attempt to actually win the grand prize.
...knew what she was talking about. As a communications major at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the editor-in-chief of the school...

Landmark commission to catalogue historic structures
Lumina News
In a continued discussion initiated at the Wrightsville Beach Historic Landmark Commission meeting in March, the commission voted to move forward in recruiting a college student to compile a catalogue of the historic structures on the beach strand and Harbor Island at its meeting on July 9.

Ex-Seahawk sails on Prairie Schooner
Star News Online Blogs
A former UNCW graduate student has received the prestigious Prairie Schooner Book Prize for Fiction for 2012. Xhenet Aliu was honored for her unpublished short story collection “Domesticated Wild Things.

Summertime, and the basketballs are bouncing …
Star News Online Blogs
Buzz Peterson hopes his basketball program has finally hit rock bottom, and that brighter days are ahead. The UNCW coach likes what he’s seen from his team over the last several weeks as the NCAA permitted coaches to conduct summer workouts for the first time.
...about the new CAA television contract with NBC Sports Network. Athletic director Jimmy Bass said he s been in discussions with local Wilmington...

John A. ‘Sandy' & Ronald B. McNeill, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient 2012
StarNewsOnline.com
The Lifetime Achievement Award is a StarNews Media tradition that started in 2003. Each year we look for individuals who have been community leaders in a wide variety of fields and who have extraordinary talents.
Deborah McNeill and Cynthia McNeill, respectively, gave the University of North Carolina Wilmington the largest outright gift the university...

Marine life at risk from plastic in ocean
The Royal Gazette
In this Feb. 15, 2010 photo released by 5 Gyres, a coastal area of the Azores Islands in Portugal, is shown littered with plastic garbage. Researchers are warning of a new blight on the North Atlantic ocean: a swirl of confetti-like plastic bits, bottle caps and other refuse stretching for thousands
...life, according to a researcher. Bonnie Monteleone, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina s Wilmington campus, recently took...

Civil War program planned
JDNews.com (AP)
The North Carolina Maritime Museum will present a Civil War program this weekend in Beaufort. The program on Lieutenant Commander William Barker Cushing will be led by historian and author Dr.
...be led by historian and author Dr. Chris Fonvielle of the University of North Carolina Wilmington and will shed light on Cushing s raids and...

The Ultimate Neighbourhood Bank
India Forbes
The Indo-American community in Edison, New Jersey builds wealth the old-fashioned way, financing each other’s businesses
...Galbraith, a professor at the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, who studies ethnic economies, calls it...

Clark appointed to CFCC board
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Clark The New Hanover County school board recently appointed Larry Clark to the Cape Fear Community College board of trustees. Clark is the dean of the Cameron School of Business at University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
...trustees. Clark is the dean of the Cameron School of Business at University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He is a past board member and treasurer.

UNCW assistant basketball coach resigns
‎WECT-TV6
"We really appreciate Brooks' efforts and his loyalty to UNCW basketball," said head coach Buzz Peterson.


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