UNCW in the News

Sept. 26-30, 2011

Get Dirty, 'Knotty' and Wet
UNCW Seahawk
I hope to be employed by UNCW once I finish," said Bartollota. According to assistant director, Audra Trnovec, "Not a lot of students know about who we are and what we do. A lot of it is the UNCW website being re-built, and the other is we are trying ...

Thanks to Teachers
StarNewsOnline.com
These students came to UNCW to study English in our English Language Program. Since these students are education majors, we arranged to have them observe in schools. During the week, the Japanese students and their professors discussed their ...

Helping, giving, living, loving: a tribute to UNCW student Amanda ...
‎UNCW Seahawk - Francis Johnson
Amanda Johnson, a UNCW student and employee, was pursuing a master's degree in liberal studies when she passed away. When someone truly values life, ...

UNCW faculty members worry about move to join 2 departments
Star News Online
Brian Davis has spent almost 30 years of his career as a professor in the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Hispanic Business Development Conference at UNCW next weekend
Star News Online Blogs
The third annual Hispanic Business Development Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. ...held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The conference will feature educational resources, a...

Green building alliance showcases green feats

Lumina News
Staff photo by Joshua Curry Residential homes will be open during the Cape Fear Green Building Alliance tour, on Saturday, Oct.1, above. Commercial and institutional sites on the tour include the University of North Carolina Wilmington s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which...

Arts Calendar
North Adams Transcript (AP)
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College will
open its Everett Mansion gallery season with "Origins," an exhibit of paintings by Bennington artist Barbara Ackerman ... Freelance photographer turned ceramic artist Phillips earned her degree in studio art from University of North Carolina-Wilmington...

Theatre review - Plays by Pinter and Ionesco capture the absurdity of life
StarNewsOnline.com
Presented by UNCW's Department of Theatre. Some plays are harder to put on than others, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Department of Theatre has certainly challenged itself with the double bill of Harold Pinter's "The Room" and ...

CFCC to offer bachelor's degrees

UNCW Seahawk
It is also another choice for students who are denied admission to UNCW. "UNCW has flourished," said Lee. "With such a large student body, the university is in high demand for those pursuing a bachelor's degree."The growth of UNCW's campus and student ...

Health Notes - Midnight run for ovarian cancer
Star News Online
The University of North Carolina Wilmington chapter of Sigma Alpha Omega sorority will hold the second-annual Midnight Run for Ovarian Cancer on Friday, October 28. Health Notes - Midnight run for ovarian cancer The University of North Carolina Wilmington chapter of Sigma Alpha Omega sorority will hold the...

New Hanover home to Revolutionary and Civil War battles, MyReporter finds
Star News Online
Q. How many battles were fought in New Hanover County? How many casualties were there? A. This is a bit of a trick question since, until its creation in 1875,
Pender County was part of New Hanover County. ...rest of the garrison. According to Chris Fonvielle of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, estimating casualties at Fort Fisher is a...

Universities urge Congress to reach agreement on federal deficit reduction
The Daily Tar Heel
Universities nationwide are urging members of Congress to reach an agreement on federal deficit reduction without imposing further cuts on higher education ...one from each state. Other signatories to the letter in the state included UNC -Charlotte, UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro and Duke University.

Domestic Violence at Work Focus of Summit
WHQR Public Radio 91.3 FM
One of Wilmington's most high profile businesses joined together with New Hanover County and several non-profit organizations Tuesday for an annual summit about domestic violence.

Ikea Contest Winner Gets $100,000 to Improve Lives through Assistance Dogs
About.com
In 2010, Ikea ran the 2010 Life Improvement Sabbatical Contest, which gave entrants the chance to win a $100,000 cash prize to pursue a dream project to improve the lives of others. ...both male and female inmates, and most reently by college students at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

OctubaFest to showcase UNCW talent
‎StarNewsOnline.com - Bob Workmon
"There's a widespread misconception that we're only oom-pah instruments," Johnson said by phone from his studio/office at UNCW. "In fact, tubas are superb ...

Quality Student Theatre:
‎encore Online
Courtesy of UNCW Theatre Department UNCW's brilliant boxing match comprises “The Bald Soprano” by Eugene Ionesco and “The Room” by Harold Pinter; ...

Fun, flirty trio The Good Lovelies to appear at UNCW
‎StarNewsOnline.com - Mike Voorheis
The Lovelies, who play UNCW's Kenan Auditorium on Monday, are fun and a little flirty, but there's nothing remotely risque about their show or their image. ...

7th annual Green Building Tour this Saturday
Star News Online Blogs
The Cape Fear Green Building Alliance hosts its 7th annual Green Building Tour 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday with its first stop at WAVE Transit’s Forden Station. ...annual event also includes the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the LEED-certified Taylor West...

Astronauts Set to Become Aquanauts for Undersea 'Asteroid' Mission

Yahoo! News
A team of astronauts, usually known for traveling upwards, are now preparing to head down into the deep. NASA has announced its newest undersea mission, a 13-day voyage 60 feet (18 meters) into the Atlantic Ocean to simulate a trip to an asteroid.
...communicators (capcoms). James Talacek and Nate Bender of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, are professional aquanauts, or divers...

Summit deals with domestic violence on the job

InfoTECH Spotlight - TMCnet
Domestic violence doesn't just happen at home, and organizers of a local summit say employers are catching on that the issue affects workplace safety and productivity. ...environment. In 2006, New Hanover County, the City of Wilmington, University of North Carolina Wilmington and several other businesses drafted the...

Is It the Weekend Yet? Sept. 30-Oct. 2
Star News Online Blogs
Ah, autumn: Color in the leaves, a brisk nip in the breeze, and the sound of tubas in the air … Yes, friends, it’s time for OctubaFest, ...prove their instrument is good for more than the polka. The University of North Carolina Wilmington promises family fun.

K-12 and Higher Education Online Stand Outs Honored by the Center for Digital Education
Stock Market Review
Winners have been announced by e.Republic's Center for Digital Education and Converge online as recipients of the Center's 2011 Digital Education Achievement Awards and Best of the Web Awards ...level, all to the benefit and quality of online education for students and teachers. "As online education proliferates, the portal is becoming...

Editorial - Services cut, tuition up in a system that's supposed to be mostly free
StarNewsOnline.com
As we've noted here before, the state constitution prescribes that public university education in North Carolina “as far as practicable, be extended to the people of the State free of expense.” Right here in Wilmington, UNCW's budget was cut by $16.6 ...


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