UNCW in the News

Aug. 12-16

UNCW men's soccer picked 5th in CAA
Star News
Colonial Athletic Association coaches picked UNCW fifth in the league's preseason men's soccer poll.

Editorial - UNC system President Ross says no to tuition increases for next year
Star News
The N.C. General Assembly has mandated that out-of-state students pay 12.3 percent more at some institutions, including UNCW.

Lady Seahawks begin preseason slate; men's soccer picked tofinish fifth
Port City Daily
With just five days of training in the books, the UNCW women's soccer team hits the pitch Mondayfor the first of two exhibition games over a six-day stretch.

UNCW nursing school to expand course offerings
AP: Picked up by News & Observer, WRAL, Sun Herald and ABC11
The nursing school at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is joining with the school's Watson College of Education to learn online.

Timing a Rise in Sea Level
The New York Times
*Mentions research from Paul J. Hearty, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Studies

There is an unusual topography of the ice sheetsitting over the western part of Antarctica, much of it is below sea level and climatic warming could cause the whole thing to degrade rapidly on a geologic time scale.

Weekend shuttle service for downtown bar patrons being considered
Star News
UNCW keeps student safety in mind and may discuss partnership with the new shuttle service in the future.

Students saving green with TealPay
WECT
Charles Maimone, Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs at UNCW, says TealPay was part of an initiative started in 2008 to help make paying tuition easier.

UNCW nursing school to offer classes, programs online
WWAY
The nursing school at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is joining with the school's Watson College of Education to learn online.

Food grown in Cape Fear region drawing attention
AP: Picked up by WRAL, The Ledger and The Dispatch
Estimates say that the local food business has generated 180 jobs and $22.6 million in the seven-county region since 2011, according to development numbers modeled by University of North Carolina Wilmington Senior Economist Woody Hall.

Economic initiative targets future development
Lumina News
Commissioners announced the collaborative effort — the 2013 Economic Development Planning Initiative — during an Aug. 7 press conference with representatives from the City of Wilmington, Cape Fear Community College and the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

WBMAC reviews regional branding and new creative
Lumina News
UNCW is the primary organization behind the regional branding initiative that the Wrightsville Beach Marketing Advisory Committee voted down.


First look at film shot in Wilmington, 'Don't Know Yet'
WECT
Terry Linehan, a UNCW professor, wrote and directed the feature film about a heartbroken man looking for life's answers as he travels through North Carolina.

UNCW entrepreneurship center poised to make Wilmington an innovation beacon, director says
Port City Daily
“Our community has the potential to be a real catalyst for business development and start-up success,” UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller said in a statement upon the Seahawk Fund’s unveiling.

College move-in day packs a big boost for Wilmington businesses
News14
This weekend, thousands of new and returning Seahawks will swarm campus housing at UNC Wilmington, and that means area hotels and businesses will be busy as well.

Move-in day brings traffic congestion
Star News
Hurst Drive and Randall Parkway on Saturday should avoid entrances to the University of North Carolina Wilmington because of heavy traffic from freshmen move-in.

"Don't Know Yet" trailer released. Take a look.
Star News
A first trailer has been released for the locally filmed indie film “Don’t Know Yet,” written, produced and directed by Terry Linehan, a Department of Film Studies faculty lecturer at UNCW.

Veteran educator, Senate president pro tem take opposing views on education reforms
Star News
Recently Thomas Barth of UNCW wrote about our need for core values, including sacrifice for the common good and self-reliance.

Seahawks flock to beach
Lumina News
One day before the fall semester begins on Aug. 20, thousands of University of North Carolina Wilmington students will head to Wrightsville Beach’s Public Beach Access No. 36 for Beach Blast 2013.

UNCW wins exhibition women's soccer game
Star News
UNCW scored the final three goals of the game to beat Campbell 3-1 in Monday night’s late exhibition game at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.


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