UNCW in the News

Aug. 8-12, 2011

Rendleman happy to have some company
Star News Online Blogs – “They all look like they’re ready to learn and give it their best shot for the team. They all came in with a great attitude, ready to win.” – UNCW junior Keith Rendleman on the eight-man freshman class. ...session athletic director Jimmy Bass and his wife attended, and new UNCW chancellor Gary Miller and his wife dropped by the first half hour.

Captain Morgan's Pirate Ship Found
Discovery News –The cargo has yet to be opened, but funder Captain Morgan USA hopes it's rum... volunteers from the National Park Service's Submerged Resources Center and NOAA/UNC-Wilmington's Aquarius Reef Base. And pirate booty or no,

Bookmarks - Book explores Hollywood musicals
StarNewsOnline.com
(Patterson, who teaches computer science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, built a huge film database.) The result was their 2010 book, "The Songs of Hollywood," published by Oxford University Press. For everyone who's ever thrilled to ...

Wynton Marsalis blowing into town early next year
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Marsalis is scheduled to perform at 8 pm Tuesday, February 28, at UNCW's Kenan Auditorium. Tickets go on sale August 15 and range in price from $55 to $75.

Night Train' Riffs On Friendship, Race And Jazz
‎NPR - Heller McAlpin
Clyde Edgerton's homey, honeyed southern voice, introduced in the mid-eighties in his first two novels, ...

State works to preserve artifacts from sunken blockade runners
StarNewsOnline.com
In March, Wilde-Ramsing had graduate students from East Carolina University's marine science program and interns from the University of North Carolina Wilmington survey the remaining tanks. He said both the state and ECU plan to pursue grants to have ...

UNCW tests emergency system after failure
Star News Online – 08/08/11 17:13
The sirens heard around the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Monday might have been a test, but the lessons learned are very real for those who use the school's emergency response system. UNCW tests emergency system after failure The sirens heard around the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Monday might have been a test,

Camp at UNCW helps middle schoolers develop career paths
Triad - News14.com – 08/08/11 15:54
WILMINGTON -- A new summer camp at UNC Wilmington gives more than 20 Columbus County students a chance to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

New Life Center director brings years of experience
The-Dispatch.com – 08/11/11 15:56
The new executive director of The Life Center of Davidson County brings 14 years of experience in the field of aging and a passion for helping older and disabled adults. ...she moved to Fayetteville. After high school, she receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington...

UNCW professor awarded grant for work with algae
Star News Online Blogs – 08/11/11 13:53
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has issued $595,325 in Biotechnology Research Grants to eight scientists at seven institutions from Charlotte to the coast. ...Charlotte to the coast. One of those grants was awarded to a University of North Carolina Wilmington professor to study anti-viral compounds in algae,

Wilmington named fun, affordable city
Star News Online Blogs – 08/11/11 12:52
Wilmington has ranked among several top vacation lists this month, including one called “America’s Most Fun, Affordable Cities” by Bloomberg Businessweek, based on data from Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate’s Lifestyle Search. ...list. The Businessweek article mentioned the city as the home of University of North Carolina Wilmington and said it has many seafood restaurants...

North Carolina Biotechnology Center Delivers $595,325 in Research Grants
BioSpace – 08/11/11 11:50
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. August 11, 2011 -- The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has issued $595,325 in Biotechnology Research Grants to eight scientists at seven institutions from Charlotte to the coast. - $74,961 to Jeffrey Wright, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, to conduct chemical and biological studies on a new anti-viral...

New poet laureate has Port City ties
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
“Philip Levine set a high bar for all the writers who came after him in our witer-in-residence program,” said Philip Gerard, chairman of the UNCW creative writing department, in a prepared statement.” He was uncompromising in his standards and ..

Artist to work with students at Snipes
StarNewsOnline.com
The NC Arts Council has awarded $14500 in grants to University of North Carolina Wilmington's Office of Cultural Arts at the for an artist residency grant to support an in-school residency at Snipes and a cARTwheels II Grant to support community and ...

Ocean City, Md.: America's Most Affordable Fun City
msnbc.com
The list also includes several vacation areas and college towns. Tempe, for instance, is home to Arizona State University, and Wilmington, NC, (No. 7) is home to the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Wilmington writer gets state fellowship
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
It's not the first such honor for Abrams, a lecturer in English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Earlier, she received a 2010 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award, a national grant with stipend for young women writers established by the ...


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