UNCW in the News

July 16-20

UNCW nonconference schedule is official
Star News Online Blogs
UNCW released its nonconference schedule earlier today. Highlights include the aforementioned trips to Georgia Tech, Richmond and Davidson, and five home games,
including the first regular season game against a Division II opponent in recent memory.
...has played more than any other opponent in program history. UNCW athletic director Jimmy Bass said last week that he wants to continue the series...

Facebook users `not as narcissistic as once thought`
India Vision
Washington - It may be time to redefine what it means to be narcissistic in a social media world, suggests a new research. The study conducted by associate professor
Bruce McKinney at the University of North Carolina Wilmington revealed that Facebook users are not as narcissistic as once thought.

Former Seahawk working in Kenya
StarNewsOnline.com
In March 2011, UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame member Dave Wolff accepted a position as principal of a Christian school in Nairobi, Kenya.

Nanotech in North Carolina is sexy, but who knows it?
WRAL Tech Wire Blog
Editor's note: Jim Roberts is Founder and Chief Connections Officer of RedSpire Connections. RedSpire Connections is a new marketing, lead generation, business development and host of industry related events.
...textile program. East Carolina University has a focus on nanotoxicology. UNC Wilmington has a brilliant researcher, Dr. Andrea Bourdelais, who...

Marketing firm announces new hires
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The Marketing Agent LLC added three new members to its marketing team: Brianna Bennett, Daniel Cuthbertson and Tiffany Evans. Bennett recently relocated to Wilmington from New York City, leaving her position as an account executive at J.
Nestle Skinny Cow and Pfizer. Cuthbertson and Evans are recent graduates from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where they studied...

With Funding Gone, Last Undersea Lab Could Surface
North Country Public Radio
Aquarius Reef Base is owned by the federal government, but run by researchers from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. The base is an 85-ton, cylindrical steel chamber with windows — they're called viewports — and a "moon pool" entryway ...

UNC-W's Keys lab may shut down
Triangle Business Journal
With funding cut off by the Obama administration, a federal government lab operated by scientists from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington faces the option of raising its own money or shutting down.
UNCW's Keys lab may shut down With funding cut off by the Obama administration, a federal government lab operated by scientists from the University...

And Now For Something Completely Different: The 'Ultimate' Death Cross
Business Insider
James Ross, the University Architect at UNC Wilmington and an astute observer of the economy, called my attention to an amusing Business Insider piece published yesterday: The S&P Is On The Verge Of The Ultimate Death Cross.
The 'Ultimate' Death Cross James Ross, the University Architect at UNC Wilmington and an astute observer of the economy, called my attention to...

Does Facebook Get Kids Hooked On Gambling?
The Huffington Post
Just as Facebook begins to examine how to enroll one of its last untapped demographics(kids 12 and younger) the world's largest social network is facing a new criticism, that it's getting kids hooked on gambling.
...to get "Likes" on posts. Another study, out of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, contends that Facebook brings out the worst in kids'

The World's last undersea lab might be sinking
Alaska Dispatch
The base is owned by the federal government and operated by scientists from the University of North Carolina–Wilmington. Sylvia Earle, former chief scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and now explorer-in-residence at ...

Alternative energy helps campuses reduce costs
Watauga Democrat
The only other school in the system to meet the 30 percent reduction goal so far is the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2010-11, according to information released by the N.C. Energy Office. Examples of energy efficiency measures in place ...

Residents adding value to community, themselves by giving backStarNewsOnline.com
UNCW alumni Carlton (left) and father Herbert Fisher stand in the student center quad ... In total, the Fishers have given $3.5 million to UNCW.

Scholarships awarded by St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
Salisbury Post
She is the daughter of Ronnie and Shalyn Barrier of Salisbury. • Zachary Matthew Brown (renewal, $1000), a graduate of East Rowan High School,
will be a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington this fall. He plans to major in Computer ...

Tom Barth - Freeh Report illustrates institutional blindness
StarNewsOnline.com
Tom Barth is a professor of public administration in the Department of Public & International Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
He specializes in organization behavior, human resource management, strategic planning and ethics. Tom Barth ...

Pray for rain
Lumina News
Utility system superintendent, Steve Dellies, initiated the study in 2008 in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the
Division of Marine Fisheries. On three occasions those joint efforts included the dying of Banks Channel to visually


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