UNCW in the News

Aug. 1-5, 2011

Underwater Archaeologists Discover Shipwreck Believed to Be From Captain Henry Morgan's Lost Fleet
The Maritime Executive Magazine
A team of leading U.S. archaeologists have discovered the wreckage of a ship they believe to be part of Captain Henry Morgan's lost fleet at the mouth of the Chagres River in Panama. ...from the National Park Service's Submerged Resources Center and NOAA/UNC-Wilmington's Aquarius Reef Base, located the shipwreck with the help...

The Night Train - By Clyde Edgerton - Book Review
The New York Times
Clyde Edgerton’s slim, charming 10th novel is set in the rural South, as the spring of 1963 turns into summer. It is a fraught moment in American history, but in the town of Starke, N. ...outlook is considerably more romantic. A writing teacher at the University of North Carolina Wilmington whose earlier novels include Raney and The...

New UNCW chief had to make tough first act
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller Only days into his tenure as chancellor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Gary Miller was saddled with delivering the news of an incredibly deep cut in the university’s budget ...

Henry Morgan's 1970 ship hull, chests rediscovered
A group of U.S. archaeologists may have uncovered a section of hull and coral-covered chests that privateer Henry Morgan lost during his 1671 raid of Panama. ...resources were donated from the National Park Service's Submerged Resources Center and NOAA/UNC-Wilmington's Aquarius Reef Base.

Where Are the Geopolitical, Human Rights Issues in Israel’s Protests?
AlterNet.org Blog
by David Harris-Gershon Crossposted from Tikkun Daily The massive tent protests currently sweeping Israel, originally triggered by the country’s young, urban middle class over unsustainable housing costs, have morphed into a movement representing a multitude of social justice issues.... is currently making the rounds. He received his MFA from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and has worked extensively as an educator,

Kingsolver wins literary peace prize
Star News Online Blogs
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver is the 2011 winner of the Richard C. Holbrooke Achievement Award by the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation ...Zeitoun by Dave Eggers, this year's Synergy community read at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.) After Holbrooke's death, the prizes...

New Hanover County News & Notes - Long Leaf Pine award; UNCW volunteers ...
StarNewsOnline.com
The board of directors of CAPP Center at their May meeting recognized UNCW interns and community volunteers who donated almost 3200 program hours in 2010-11, working with children and families in parent education and skills building classes, ...

UNCW honored in college guides
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Two college guides have honored UNCW for its academic programs. The school is included for the third consecutive year in the 2012 revised and updated edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. ...Miller said in a statement. "We are absolutely committed to student achievement and success. I congratulate our faculty and staff for nurturing...

CCU to host growth summit Aug. 9
TheSunNews.com
Coastal Carolina University has scheduled its 14th annual Growth Summit, titled “Tax Policy and Economic Growth,” for 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 9, at Wall Auditorium, according to a news release from the school. ...The Burden of Taxation in Tourism-based Economies. Woody Hall of UNC Wilmington is to discuss the State of our Regions' Economies.

$2.5M Grant Advances N.C. Marine Biotech Sector
Citybizlist
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has approved a four-year, $2.5 million ...representatives from the state's leading marine institutes: the University of North Carolina Wilmington and MARBIONC...
Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Services

Federal Business Opportunities
The purpose of this posting is to state the Government's intent to procure Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. ...intent to procure Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington...

N.C. Biotechnology Center $2.5 Million Grant Advances N.C. Marine Biotech Sector
BioSpace
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has approved a four-year, $2.5 million grant to establish a Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation (MBCOI) to accelerate development of commercial products from the state’s marine life using the tools of biotech ...representatives from the state s leading marine institutes: the University of North Carolina Wilmington and MARBIONC...

In Israel, the Winds of Social Change Are Blowing
AlterNet.org Blog
by David Harris-Gershon Crossposted from Tikkun Daily The popular protests now engulfing Israel, originally spurred by a housing crisis, have quickly morphed into an amalgamation of economic and social demands, leaving many in Israel’s progressive left to wonder exactly how broad these protests no is currently making the rounds. He received his MFA from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and has worked extensively as an educator,

UNCW examines why alert system fell short after shooting
Star News Online
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has opened an inquiry into why its emergency alert system failed to notify the campus last week as police tried to hunt down a shooter who wounded a man in a nearby apartment complex, officials said Monday. UNCW examines why alert system fell short after shooting The University of North Carolina Wilmington has opened an inquiry into why its emergency...

Crotalus adamanteus
Panda's Thumb
Crotalus adamanteus – eastern diamondback rattlesnake, preserved in the Vertebrate Natural History collection at University of North Carolina at Wilmington. ...diamondback rattlesnake, preserved in the Vertebrate Natural History collection at University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

A Kinder Side of Red Tides?
Environmental Health Perspectives
Investigators conducting a decade-long study into how Florida’s “red tide” algal blooms affect human health have discovered several compounds that counteract the toxins produced by the red tide dinoflagellate, Karenia brevis. ...Baden, director of the Center for Marine Science at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and principal investigator for the National...

UNCW MARBIONC Program Breaks Soil this Month
WHQR Public Radio 91.3 FM
Construction is set to begin this month on a dedicated marine biotechnology facility for UNCW's MARBIONC program.

UNCW lecturer studies effects of parental depression on children
Brandy Mechling learned a lot from her parents, who hosted foster children for more than 20 years. The experience has driven her to pursue psychiatric nursing, and more recently, explore the effect mental illnesses have on more than just the population diagnosed with them. ...more than just the population diagnosed with them. The University of North Carolina Wilmington nursing lecturer is conducting research on the...

'Night Train' Pulls Through Segregated South
NPR
Clyde Edgerton is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, campus. Clyde Edgerton is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and teaches creative writing at the ...

Police arrest suspect in shooting near UNCW, release victim's name
‎WWAY NewsChannel 3
UNCW Police have found and arrested the suspect in a shooting at the Seahawk Square Apartments Friday afternoon. Reginald Gagnier is now in the ...

UNCW student maintains schoolwork, surf academy, professional career
‎UNCW Seahawk
In a phone interview with the multi-tasking extraordinaire, Silvagni divulged into just how big of a part going to UNCW has played in his life. ...


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