UNCW in the News

Sept. 2-6

Passion for teaching helps UNCW creative writing program bloom
Star News
The fall semester has barely started, but for the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Department of Creative Writing, it's already been a very good year.

UNCW opens Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
News14
A facility designed to encourage and support new businesses opens in the Port City. On Thursday, UNC Wilmington students, staff and community members got a glimpse of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Budget cuts force layoff at local N.C. Biotechnology division
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
He said funding for the Marine Biotechnology Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is fully intact and will be fully funded...

UNCW to host energy conference
StarNewsOnline.com
The Offshore Energy in the Southeast Conference will take place Oct. 17-18 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Burney Center.

Ospreys spotted at Tanglewood, Salem Lake
Winston-Salem Journal (AP) (featuring UNCW Creative Writing Professor David Gessner)
The large brown-and-white bird circled over Tanglewood Park’s Mallard Lake. It wasn’t very high, just above the treetops along the shoreline.

University of North Carolina Wilmington men's soccer returns to national rankings
Boxscore
UNCW has vaulted into the national men's soccer rankings after winning a pair of games en route to the Wolstein Classic championship over the weekend at Ohio State.

No. 24 Seahawks host Hilton Garden Inn Classic, UNCW at Althea ...
Port City Daily
UNCW hosts the ninth edition of the Hilton Garden Inn Classic this weekend at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

Area researchers brace for deadly dolphin virus
Star News
A massive, widespread dolphin plague could make its way to beaches in Southeastern North Carolina. “We hoped it would run its course in these very localized populations in the Chesapeake Bay…” said Bill McLellan, a research biologist with the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Pianists go solo while collaborating

Star News
The reflection of an ideal relationship in music and life is, perhaps, what lies in store for audience members on Thursday, Sept. 5, during a concert in the University North Carolina Wilmington's Piano Masterworks

Wilmington author's book becomes TV series
WWAY
UNCW graduate and award-winning poet Jason Mott is living the dream. His recently released book 'The Returned,’ has been picked up by Brad Pitt’s production company.

UNCW men’s hoops schedule coming into focus
Port City Daily
The UNCW men’s basketball team opens its 2013-14 Colonial Athletic Association schedule with a home game in early January against defending champion James Madison.

Forging a new mission
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
In midst of sometimes rather noisy nationwide and statewide discussions about higher education, Chancellor Gary Miller is trying to shape the future of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Winging it in Wilmington
encore
Before the long summer break, my friend took me on a tour of UNCW. Oh, my—talk about a state-of-the-art college!

James Leutze - History and NC voting laws
Star News
James Leutze is a retired chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He ran unsuccessfully for state Senate on the Democratic ticket in 2010.

New budget makes several changes to NC education
The Seahawk
"We have to be realistic about the situation that teachers are currently facing," said Robert Smith, professor at the Watson School of Education. "You can't hide that from them."

UNCW men earn soccer ranking
Star News
After a pair of wins in Ohio to start the season, the UNCW men’s soccer team is No. 24 in the country in the poll released Tuesday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Two Wilmington companies are award finalists
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
“We're also excited to be involved with the CIE [Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at University of North Carolina Wilmington] and its new director, Jim Roberts. Jim has been very helpful to us.”

Cucalorus Film Festival names early selections
StarNewsOnline.com
Notable feature selections include "Don't Know Yet," a drama directed by University of North Carolina Wilmington film professor Terry Linehan about a man who lets the hitchhikers he picks up decide his destinations.

From turmoil to triumph: Croatia-born UNCW professor found path to US through music
Port City Daily
Danijela Žeželj-Gualdi, now a UNCW music professor and professional musician, said she fell in love with the violin at the age of 10 in her native Croatia.

Dissatisfied NC teachers leave for other states, other jobs
StarNewsOnline.com
Sollosi got a teaching job at Laney High in 2006, right after she graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She taught civics and economics and advanced-placement world history and helped pilot Laney's freshmen academy.

UNCW soccer, volleyball teams clinch weekend tournaments
Port City Daily
Sophomore Nathaniel Goodwin gave UNCW a 1-0 lead in the third minute as the Seahawks blanked Cincinnati 1-0 on Sunday at the Wolstein Soccer Complex in Columbus, Ohio.

UNCW's Bonner named CAA Player-of-the-Week
WECT-TV6
UNCW sophomore forward Colin Bonner was named Colonial Athletic Association men's soccer Player-of-the-Week after helping the Seahawks to a 2-0 weekend and the Wolstein Classic title.



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