UNCW in the News

Sept. 3-7

CAA ADs meeting Friday; announcement not expected
Star News Online Blogs
The nine remaining Colonial Athletic Association athletic directors, conference commissioner Tom Yeager and other officials are meeting Friday in Washington, D.
...remains committed to the CAA on all fronts, especially since chancellor Gary Miller and athletic director Jimmy Bass just assumed leadership roles...

Entrepreneurs can get free advice at event
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The UNCW Entrepreneurship Center will host a free event Wednesday, Sept. 19 pairing up business owners and experts in areas such as e-marketing, business planning and lending.
...5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Madeline Suite on the University of North Carolina Wilmington s campus. Entrepreneurs will have eight minutes to spend with...

UNCW faculty members to take on Romantic-era artists
The modern piano sound, with its full power and tonal color range, had begun to match the music being written by the late 19th century. The enhanced technical capabilities of a box of
steel strings, wood, felt and iron paradoxically widened the expressive possibilities as well.
...into the 20th century. Bemelmans, who is the director of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Office of Cultural Arts, said that Rachmaninoff...

Local professionals named to Leadership North Carolina
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Two southeastern North Carolina residents have been accepted into the Leadership North Carolina (LNC) class of 2013. Through a strict selection process, LNC has chosen Jennifer B.
...is assistant to the chancellor for community partnerships at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. And Lennon is director of customized...

UNCW sports team shows support for young girl battling cancer
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A little girl fighting for her life has some local women showing her love and support. The UNCW women's soccer ...

Waves bring opportunity for UNCW surfer
UNCW Seahawk
Romy Sidelsky, a member of the UNCW surf team since her freshman year, is now being rewarded for her dedication to the squad.

In North Carolina, Obama's 2008 Victory Was Ahead of Schedule
New York Times (blog)
While it is a bit less diverse than North Carolina as a whole, New Hanover County is home to well-educated voters associated with the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, and it has a fast-growing (PDF) Hispanic community. Its economy has a bit of ...

UNC students represent at DNC
The Daily Tar Heel
Sam Spencer, president of the Young Democrats of North Carolina, said there are delegates from UNC-CH, East Carolina University, Duke University, UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro and Western Carolina University. “We wanted to make sure the ...

Author describes U-Boat menace from German perspective
He did his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina Wilmington before earning his advanced degrees elsewhere. The StarNews welcomes and will consider publishing articles contributed by readers. They should be 400 words or less and ...

Literacy Council gives donated computers to students
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate student Melissa Smith started the program and held her first class on Aug 10. “It was really easy to find computers and to upgrade them.” Smith said. “People get new computers because they think the old ...

New Committee Will Advise Federal Leaders on Integrating Ocean Observation Systems
Ocean News & Technology
A new committee to advise federal leaders on integrating the nation’s ocean observing systems that collect and deliver ocean information will meet for the first time later this month in Washington.
...Research) Institute, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Lynn Leonard University of North Carolina at Wilmington Justin Manley Teledyne Benthos, Inc.

Queen Anne's Revenge dive expedition begins this week
JDNews.com (AP)
The artifacts raised from the Queen Anne’s Revenge shipwreck site in the coming weeks will be smaller in size but big in excitement.
...in Beaufort. Also among the partners are East Carolina University, UNC-Wilmington, Friends of the Queen Anne s Revenge and Nautilus Productions.

In North Carolina, student insurance costs rise under Obamacare
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) — President Obama's health care reform law, which expands preventative care and lets young people remain on their parents' health insurance plans well into their 20s, is a central part of his election year pitch to college students.

Traitor named city's new deputy police chief
JDNews.com (AP)
A longtime Jacksonville police officer has been tapped to serve as the department’s new deputy chief. Patrick Traitor has assumed command of the patrol division of the Jacksonville Police Department.
...Operations. He received his Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate in 2001, has a bachelor s degree from UNC-Wilmington and is a graduate of the 236th session...

'Invisible Man' play, born at UNCW, earns nods for top Chicago ...
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
“Invisible Man,” a play developed during a residency program at UNCW, has been nominated for Chicago's highest theatrical honor. The play ...

It's 'Teal Tuesday' at UNCW
According to the Facebook page, Dunkin' Donuts is offering UNCW-spirited donuts all day. The glazed donuts are covered in teal icing, some ...

UNCW alumni launches fundraiser to shoot movie
An alumni group from the University of North Carolina Wilmington wants to raise...

New Hanover elections board adds one-stop voting site at community college
Triangle - News14.com
WILMINGTON -- At Friday's New Hanover County Board of Elections meeting, a resolution passed to add a one-stop polling location the Applied Technologies building on the Cape Fear Community College's campus.
...asking for a one-stop polling site but were turned down. UNCW Chief of Staff Max Allen said the Board of Elections never made a formal request.

Clark pushes for UNCW business school to reach next level
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Lawrence “Larry” Clark has been the dean of University of North Carolina at Wilmington's Cameron School of Business since 2000. He was the business school dean at Sonoma State University and LSU-Shreveport prior to joining the UNCW administration.

The Five Rescued Pilot Whales Are Going to SeaWorld
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
... Research & Technology (CIOERT), which is co-managed by University of North Carolina Wilmington and includes partners SRI International, the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, and the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric ...

Former soldiers battle tuition inconsistencies at state colleges
Fayetteville Observer
"Because of the change in federal law, that has become more problematic than it ever was before," said Thom Rakes, chairman of the residency appeal board at UNC-Wilmington.

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