UNCW in the News

Sept. 5-9, 2011

9/11 Remembrance at University of North Carolina Wilmington - Multimedia Slideshow
CNN iReport – 09/09/11 14:50
iReport — On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 9, more than 1,500 University of North Carolina Wilmington students, faculty and staff came together in formation to represent the twin towers and the pentagon in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

UNC system loses 3000 workers after budget
Libraries at Appalachian State University in Boone and UNC-Wilmington are no longer open 24 hours a day during the week. — the computer help desk at North Carolina State University in Raleigh no longer takes calls after regular business hours. ...

ECU toxicologist gets $143K Biotech Center grant to study nanoparticle risks
MedCity News
Projects at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of North Carolina Wilmington also received grants. Brown is a project leader ...

Seahawks go digital: state-of-the-art classroom technology at UNCW
UNCW Seahawk
From the nursing building, recently named McNeill Hall, to the education building to King Hall, UNCW students in a variety of majors now have the opportunity to interact with cutting-edge technology. When the nursing program moved from Friday Annex to ...

Events commemorate tenth anniversary of 9/11
UNCW Seahawk
Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of this tragedy, and UNCW students have organized a week-long series of events to honor those who were lost. Starting Friday Sept. 9, the commemorative events will offer a time of reflection for students, ...

Class of 2015 comes in strong; may face challenges
UNCW Seahawk
With a nearly $16 million cut from UNCW's annual budget this year, cuts to financial aid, scholarships, grants, resources, personnel and available classes are inevitable. This year's budget cuts have resulted in the loss of 147 jobs at UNCW, ...

Reflecting Memories of 9/11
UNCW Seahawk
As part of that tribute, three UNCW students shared their stories with "The Seahawk" about their memories of September 11, 2001. Kyle Clemmer recounts being in Miss Cooper's fourth grade class in Silver Spring, Va.,only five miles outside of Washington ...

Fearless exhibit shows masked faces of LGBT student athletes
UNCW Seahawk
As far as their sport is concerned, they are no different at all," said UNCW PRIDE President Kelley Brown. Because of how the text of each athlete's story is displayed, no viewer is looking at the exhibition with the mindset "These people are gay. ...

A poet of the spirit comes to Wilmington
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
by Ben Steelman Just a quick reminder: Scott Cairns, the new visiting writer at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is giving a reading at 7 pm today (Sept. 8 ) in Room 1111 of Kenan Hall, home of the creative writing department. ...

New Hanover County News & Notes - Officer honored; program honored; free books
She is a native of Wilmington and earned her bachelor's degree in criminal justice at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. WILMINGTON | WRAAP's after school enrichment academy program received two distinguished program awards July 20 from Blue ...

Schools adjust sexual assault policies for new federal guidelines
In some instances, UNCW also would be required to investigate reported conduct even if the victim requested the school not to, Caldwell said. "We have to balance their options against our obligation to keep the campus safe," she said. ...

Anna Deveare Smith's one-woman show offers a glimpse of modern-day life
Anna Deavere Smith, pictured above in her play 'Let Me Down Easy,' brings her one-woman show, 'Snapshots: Glimpses of America in Change,' to UNCW on Wednesday. Photo by New York Times By Ben Steelman The actress and playwright whom Newsweek called “the ...

When economy rebounds, what jobs will be available?
They won't return to those levels "in my lifetime," said William "Woody" Hall, an economist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "I suspect real estate development will not be as important as it was five years ago," he said. ...

A Decade After the Tragedy:
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UNCW professor Dr. Darrell Irwin was preparing to go to a dentist appointment. ... Today he is overseeing UNCW's 9/11 commemorative week of events. ...

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