UNCW in the News

Sept. 9-13

Vice chancellor for university advancement looks to grow UNCW’s endowment
Port City Daily
Endowment fundraising is relatively new to the public university scene. At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, that’s where Eddie Stuart comes in.

Op-Ed: Kenneth Teitelbaum - Teaching has its own rewards
Star News
It is to suggest that, with all the challenges and difficulties facing teachers these days, it is still a profession for those who want to create and inspire.

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

Housing authority considers smoking ban in public housing
Star News
The University of North Carolina Wilmington does not allow smoking in any of its buildings, including student housing.

Invasive Species Gracilaria vermiculophylla
NC Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve
Duke University and the University of North Carolina Wilmington is also investigating the use of G. vermiculophylla as a source of plant growth.

Bookmarks - Mott gets praise in early reviews
Star News
Early reviews are strong for "The Returned" by Jason Mott, who's an alumnus of both the BFA and MFA programs in creative writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

USO service books index the military experience
Jacksonville Daily News
The books, which have been a tradition at Jacksonville's USO since it opened in 1942, are archived at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

NC colleges appear on U.S. News & World Report rankings
The News & Observer
North Carolina universities with regional appeal did well in the magazine's annual ranking. Elon University rated first in the South, while Appalachian State was ninth, UNC Wilmington was 15th.

UNCW gets high marks from US News & World Report
WWAY
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has maintained its top fifteen ranking as one of the best overall universitiesin the Southern region.

UNCW retains high regional ranking
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The University of North Carolina Wilmington received high rankings in a recent U.S News & World Report.

UNCW ranking slips, but still high
Star News
The University of North Carolina Wilmington is still considered one of the top universities in the South by the U.S. News and World Report.

UNCW, still ranking high, slips in U.S. News
WECT
UNC Wilmington still ranks relatively high on the latest U.S News & World Report college rankings.

Upcoming events make new center a business hub
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
A full set of events is on the plate for the University of North Carolina Wilmington Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CIE).

UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country
WWAY
Dr. Dan Masters, a political science professor at UNCW, stopped by WWAY to talk about the crisis in Syria.

UNCW launches new professional development program
Port City Daily
UNC Wilmington’s Swain Center is kicking off its new training sessions for area businesses this week with an event co-hosted by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

Harris joins leadership board
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Jenni Harris, assistant to the chancellor for community partnerships at University of North Carolina Wilmington, has been elected to the board of Leadership North Carolina.

Kids getting feet wet in Ashley's marine program
Star News
As members of the marine science academy, students will complete marine science internships, participate in a weeklong summer enrichment program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and receive waivers for introductory college oceanography and marine biology courses.

NOAA opens discussion on critical Loggerhead habitat
WWAY NewsChannel 3
A meeting about the future of Loggerhead turtles on North Carolina beaches brought dozens out of their shell onto the campus of UNC Wilmington.

UNCW wins 3 men's tennis titles
Star News
The Seahawk men's tennis team closed out the UNCW Invitational Sunday by winning three of the six flights at Empie Park's Althea Gibson Tennis Center.

New documentary profiles area entertainer
StarNewsOnline.com
New documentary profiles area entertainer. Maurice M. Martinez, a professor at UNCW's Watson College of Education, left, and Grenoldo Frazier, pianist.

Regional branding and beautification to be considered
Lumina News
Initiated by the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the proposal is billed as a way to create a brand conveying the unique image and experiences found in New Hanover County and northern Brunswick County to compete with other metropolitan areas for economic development.

Dead dolphin found in area likely died from virus
StarNewsOnline.com
"We've begun to reach out to our colleagues at local agencies, organizations and municipalities to alert them to this information," said Ann Pabst, co-director of the state's Marine Mammal Stranding Program and a biology and marine biology professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Some Heartwarming News For Gold Investors
YCharts
The researchers at Monash University in Melbourne, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Trinity College, Dublin, found long stretches of time when the gold market cared not at all about inflation.

Ben on FIlm - Attendees should be pleased with Mini-Docutime
StarNewsOnline.com
Mini-DocuTime, the fall installment of the local January documentary festival DocuTime, has its fourth annual incarnation on Saturday, beginning at 4 p.m. in the big auditorium at King Hall, headquarters of UNCW's film studies department.

News: 2nd Tanks promotes first female field grade officer
DVIDS
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Shannon Stoutbegan this unique journey more than a decade ago while attending the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2000.

Water aesthetics
A reception for Sean Ruttkay’s exhibit, The Aesthetic of Water, will be held Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. in the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Randall Library.

David Kim joins UNCWwomen's basketball staff
WECT-TV6
UNCW Head Coach Adell Harris has announced the addition of David Kim to her staff as Director of Women's Basketball Operations.

Bus trips available for UNCW soccer at Duke, North Carolina
Port City Daily
Bus trips available for UNCW soccer at Duke, North Carolina.

UNCW sets birdie campaign for alumnus' daughter
Golf Week
The Seahawks have launched a fundraiser called “Birdies for Kaitlyn” in honor of Derek Brown, a UNCW standout in 2001-04.

UNCW soccer, volleyball tournaments open on campus Friday
Port City Daily
The Courtyard Marriott Wilmington Women's Soccer Invitational kicks off this weekend when Elon, Longwood and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi join host UNCW for the round-robin event at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

End of an era: Globe's drive-in theater set to close
Arizona Daily Star
Drive-ins have declined nationally because they can’t compete with the abundance of convenient options available, said David E. Weber, an associate professor of communication studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

The Plan - Three things to do this weekend
Star News
The University of North Carolina Wilmington's all-student theater company STAGE certainly got into the swing of the new semester rather quickly.

5 (free) once-act plays
Star News
They don't do as many productions as some other companies, but even so the University of North Carolina Wilmington's all-student theater company STAGE is one of my favorite troops in town.

Brian Mull - Hawks savor bit of home cookin'
Star News
The UNCW volleyball team lands in an unfamiliar place this weekend – its home court.



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