UNCW in the News

Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2011


New UNCW board of trustees members, new officers
Star News Online Blogs – 08/29/11 10:22
Chancellor Gary Miller isn’t the only new face at UNCW this year. On Thursday, Carlton Fisher of Wilmington, Kimberly Hayden of Raleigh and Ronald “Ronnie” McNeill of Whiteville were sworn in as new members of the Board of Trustees.

College campuses getting back to normal after Irene
Metro - New York – 08/29/11 09:34
Colleges along the east coast have had to make adjustments as many had planned to welcome students back to campus this weekend. Hurricane Irene delayed multiple move-ins and first days of class.

The Civil War in present tense
Star News Online Blogs – 08/29/11 07:00
If you don’t read Our State magazine regularly — and if you live in North Carolina, you probably should — you might have missed Wilmington author Philip Gerard’s columns on the Civil War. Gerard, the chairman of the creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, launched the series back in May, in...

Enduring Irene
Inside Higher Ed – 08/29/11 05:28
New Yorkers can't say they weren't warned. In June, the City University of New York's Science and U! television show featured a segment on what would happen to New York City in a hurricane. Most campuses that adjusted move-in schedules for new or returning students -- so students and families wouldn't be caught in Irene ..

'Zeitoun' is the fall pick at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
The book, the nonfiction account of a Syrian-American who aided neighbors in a flooded neighborhood of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, was this fall's pick in "Synergy," UNCW's common reading program.

Constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage on legislature's table in September
Star News Online – 08/30/11 10:28
For state Sen. Bill Rabon, his vote on a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is a no-win proposition. If the Southport Republican votes against it when the General Assembly returns for a short session in mid-September, he risks alienating GOP colleagues who are pushing for the amendment, ...to make the change. An anti-amendment vigil is planned at the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Sept. 12, with a larger rally planned...

Countywide economic group outlines plan
HeraldNet.com – 08/30/11 09:33
The official debut of Economic Alliance Snohomish County drew 360 of the county's business leaders to the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour on Thursday. ...now it's popular," said Cetin Ciner, a professor of finance at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. "You can't have a fad and a safe...

Hundreds of schools now using Common Application
CharlotteObserver.com – 08/30/11 04:11
Online form lets high school students apply to participating colleges. ...schools now using Common Application Online form lets high school students apply to participating colleges. When it became clear that college...

UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro evaluate and test alert systems
The Daily Tar Heel – 08/30/11 00:13
UNC-Chapel Hill is not the only school reviewing its campus alert system. Officials at UNC-Wilmington are also investigating their alert system after it failed to notify students of a July 29 shooting. UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro evaluate and test alert systems UNC-Chapel Hill is not the only school reviewing its campus alert system. Officials...

Business Owners Prepare for Labor Day after Irene
WHQR Public Radio 91.3 FM – 08/31/11 10:19
Listen Now: null WILMINGTON, NC (whqr) - As Hurricane Irene recovery continues, businesses across the Cape Fear region are now preparing for Labor Day weekend. ...tourist season finale. Craig Galbraith is a hospitality management professor at UNC-Wilmington. He says that while many businesses are hurting from...

Actress Anna Deavere Smith to perform at UNCW
Greater Wilmington Business Journal – 08/30/11 16:04
Film and theater actress Anna Deavere Smith will perform at UNCW on Wednesday, September 14. She will perform passages from her latest book entitled “Letters to a Young Artist: Straight-Up Advice on Making a Life in the Arts.

Emerging Green Business Conference Sept. 21
Star News Online Blogs – 08/30/11 15:45
The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association will host the second annual Emerging Green Business Conference 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21. ...conference, in partnership with the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will be held at the Holiday Inn...

Countywide economic group outlines plan
HeraldNet.com – 08/30/11 09:33
The official debut of Economic Alliance Snohomish County drew 360 of the county's business leaders to the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour on Thursday. ...now it's popular," said Cetin Ciner, a professor of finance at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. "You can't have a fad and a safe...

Concert to honor visionary composer Liszt
‎StarNewsOnline.com
7 at UNCW. Photo courtesy of UNCW By Bob Workmon Even classical music lovers ... And Norman Bemelmans, a concert pianist who is also in charge of UNCW's ...

UNCW students feeling pinch of budget cuts
Star News Online | 09/02/11 12:17
In their first week of classes, students at the University of North Carolina Wilmington have taken notice of budget cuts. With some classes at the school increasing in size and fewer classes available, senior Kristin Black said she and her fellow students are feeling the effects.

UNCW grad students facing financial squeeze
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | 09/02/11 11:54
UNCW Provost Cathy Barlow The University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s strategic plan includes a goal of significantly increasing the number of graduate students and offerings by 2020.

Pottery master Sueyoshi a mainstay on local art scene
StarNewsOnline.com
... Abbate's first introduction to pottery was through a class with Sueyoshi at Cape Fear, and he continued by finishing with an art degree at UNCW. ...


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