UNCW in the News

Aug. 15-19, 2011

Gold price sets yet new record
Yahoo! News Canada – 08/19/11 12:00

Zurich names Sabrina Hart chief operating officer for Zurich Global Corporate in North America
The Financial – 08/19/11 00:25
Zurich, a leading property and casualty insurance provider globally and in North America, today announced the appointment of Sabrina Hart as chief operating officer for Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA). ...Healthcare group in the Southeast region for ZNAC. Hart holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington...

Editorial - UNCW resource guide meets a need; chancellor has more important worries
Star News Online – 08/18/11 21:23
New UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller has much bigger concerns to address than dealing with an outspoken professor's objection to a resource guide for gay and lesbian students and faculty. ...outspoken professor's objection to a resource guide for gay and lesbian students and faculty. Yet with budget cuts and a new academic year bubbling...

Students from UNCW help produce commercial - News14.com

New Wrightsville Beach police chief outlines priorities
When University of North Carolina Wilmington students get in trouble in Wrightsville Beach, officials in the university's Division of Student Affairs will hear about it. House said university officials have agreed to review cases of students in trouble ...

Literary godfather of soul
Lumina News – 08/18/11 12:32
Clyde Edgerton Clyde Edgerton on his latest novel, "The Night Train" In 1963, Clyde Edgerton, award-winning Wilmington author and University of North Carolina Wilmington professor, joined a rock and roll band....

Beach Blast 2011 planned for Tuesday, Aug. 23
Lumina News – 08/18/11 12:29
Party the Wright Way Thousands of coeds will crowd the Crystal Pier area for four hours, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23. During the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s annual Beach Blast, busloads of incoming freshmen and some returning upperclassmen—between 3,000 and 3,500

Bridgework will disrupt traffic for months
Lumina News – 08/18/11 12:29
Staff photo by Joshua Curry Repairs to the Salisbury Street bridge will begin in October. The bridge will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. ...the fall, she referred to an October 2002 survey conducted by the University of North Carolina Wilmington for three 12-hour days.

Price climb brings on new Gold Rush
TwinCities.com – 08/17/11 23:18
For what is normally a sleepy month, there are so many customers at the Gold Standard, a New York company that buys jewelry, that it feels like Christmas in August. ...as a good investment. Cetin Ciner, a professor of finance at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, disagrees. He thinks gold is near a...

Live Local. Live Small.
encore Online
Two of the larger institutions in the Cape Fear area (both geographically and financially) are UNCW and Cape Fear Community College (CFCC). Founded in the late 1940s with less than 300 students as Wilmington College, UNCW now boasts enrollment close to ...

Growing Strong:
encore Online
It seems as though UNCW has been been expanding by leaps and bounds over the past decade. They've updated their roads and added stop lights, as well as built new on-campus apartments and education buildings, including the Fisher Student Center, ...

Surprise! College Costs Even More Than You Thought
Fox Business
The website for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington estimates student transportation costs at $1452 per year, whether a student lives on campus or commutes. Since some students commute to their campuses from as far away as 50 miles, ...

UNCW Chancellor visits Jacksonville
Charlotte - News14.com |
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – The new chancellor for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington spent the day in Jacksonville Monday. Doctor Gary Miller visited UNCW's extension campuses at Coastal Carolina Community College and Camp Lejeune to speak with students and education partners.

Are North Carolina colleges best in the US?
Durham Herald Sun
In fact, North Carolina has 8 schools which make the top 35 nationally for best value institutions. Some of these schools (such as the University of North Carolina, Wilmington) do not carry the same national academic reputation as Duke University, ...

Brett Blizzard signs contract with Italian pro team
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Upon graduation he brought his talents to the University of North Carolina Wilmington where he was recruited and played under the direction of retired coach and CAA Legend, Jerry Wainwright, and current ACC head coach Brad Brownell. ...

UNCW chancellor to speak
ENC Today
He will hold a roundtable discussion with current and prospective students who attend UNCW courses held on the Coastal Carolina campus, take a tour of the Education Center and Research Library aboard MCB Camp Lejeune
and take part in a press conference ...

Cheap Seat - Cooper-Dyke finds obstacles, but beefs up UNCW women's schedule
By Dan Spears This summer, UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke learned a lot about her past. As one of the legends of women's basketball, she found out people still want to talk to her about her stellar playing career. ...

NASA preparing to simulate Asteroid EVA protocols via NEEMO mission
NASA’s Mission Operations Directorate (MOD) are preparing for involvement in an underwater simulation of protocols which may become part of a manned mission to a Near Earth Object (NEO). ...by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Aquarius operates 3.5 miles...

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