UNCW in the News

Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2011

Area jobless rate up nearly 1% over Oct. 2010
Star News Online
Unemployment down from 10.2% in September ...yet bottomed out, said economist William "Woody" Hall with the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Cameron School of Business.

Ben on Film - 7 French films to screen at UNCW
Star News Online
The fliers come in a brief shade of yellow with a very particular black typeface, proclaiming “Exclusif: New French Film Festival.” Tim Palmer grinned.

Local author shares slice of magazine award
Star News Online Blogs
Congratulations to Our State magazine for winning a 2011 Eddie Gold Award from FOLIO, the publishing industry trade journal. Our State’s June 2011 issue (the one with the “Great Burgers” cover) was honored by FOLIO as Best Full Issue among regional consumer magazines.

Volunteer looks at ways to assist those at poverty level
Jacksonville Daily News (AP)
Natasha Buffa is going beyond the typical boundaries of community volunteerism by standing in the shoes of people in need. Buffa, 26, a resident of Orlando, is spending the next 11 months sharing in the experience of Onslow County residents who are living just at the federal poverty level. ...Enhancement for Non Profit Organizations, or QENO, at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. QENO partners with area organizations to...

University Business Magazine and Higher One Honor Six More Colleges and Universities
University Business magazine and Higher One are honoring six colleges and universities in the fall 2011 round of their "Models of Efficiency" program. Each honoree developed new approaches that streamline operations to deliver superior services to students and other constituents in less time and at ...developed new approaches that streamline operations to deliver superior services to students and other constituents in less time and at lower cost.

Magazine Highlights Purdue Calumet Cost-Cutting
Inside INdiana Business
Purdue University Calumet is featured in University Business magazine's "Models of Efficiency" program. The publication highlights the school's plan to cut costs by making changes to its restrooms. In addition to Purdue University Calumet, Models of Efficiency fall honorees include University of Oregon, Murray State University (Ky.), University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wayne State University (Mich.)…

Bookmarks - Persistence pays off for author Almond
Star News Online
Steve Almond describes himself as "the world's most efficient failed novelist." He's published half of a novel, "Which Brings Me to You" with Julianna Baggott, about male/female relationships. ...released last month by Lookout Books, the literary imprint of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. His hometown paper, The Boston Globe,

UNC Wilmington's Randall Library Honors Two Glass Artists
Every two years, the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Randall Library and Museum of World Cultures celebrate the value of artists and their talents, art and contributions to education and society by designating recipients of the North Carolina Living Treasures Award.

UNCW Writers Week welcomes Steve Almond
Lumina News
The University of North Carolina Wilmington welcomed Steve Almond to campus Thursday night, Nov. 17, as a keynote speaker for this year’s Writers Week.

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