UNCW in the News

Dec. 6-9

UNCW students question value of school's emergency alert system
WSFX FOX 26 News
Virginia Tech officials locked down the campus in Blacksburg Thursday by using a high-tech alert system to warn students and faculty members to stay indoors.
UNCW students question value of school's emergency alert system

Dead whale washes onto NC shore
Marine biologists from UNC Wilmington think a dead whale that washed up on Carolina Beach died of natural causes. The 16-foot whale washed up near the boardwalk Wednesday night.

Associa’s George Skrbin and Wendy Murray Honored by the Builder’s Association of South Florida
Breitbart.com: Business Wire
Associa, North America’s largest community association management firm, is pleased to announce Wendy Murray and George Skrbin were both honored with the Builder’s Association of South Florida’s President’s Award at the association’s recent Installation Gala. Originally from North Carolina, Murray attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and North Carolina Central...

UNCW researchers investigate death of whale that washed up on Carolina Beach
Charlotte - News14.com
Researchers from UNC Wilmington are investigating the death of a Minke whale that washed ashore at Carolina Beach. Someone found the whale near Harper Avenue Wednesday evening.

TubaChristmas marks fourth year on Strand
Myrtle Beach Sun News
A music professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Johnson said turnout of musicians has reached 30 to 35 for the Cape Fear concerts, and about 20 for the church sanctuary in Carolina Forest.

Whale carcass washes ashore in Carolina Beach
It was heavily scavenged and had evidence of shark bites, said Ann Pabst, co-director of the University of North Carolina Wilmington Marine Mammal Stranding Program. While the death of such an animal is considered by many a sad event, a silver lining ...

Supporters launch Wilmington-area arts council
She hoped the new council's advocacy and marketing could change that perspective. "We're all pulling on the same oar, in the same direction," said Philip Gerard, a professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who also serves on the steering ...

Four set for UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame
‎WWAY NewsChannel 3
Boles left her mark as a trail blazer and pioneer in women's athletics at UNCW as a two-sport student-athlete from 1973-76. A native of Fayetteville, NC, ...

Hemisphere hopping: UNCW student travels around the world on pro ...
‎UNCW Seahawk
Silvagni was able to travel all over the world because he took the fall semester off, but he will return to UNCW in the spring to complete his degree. ...

Lisa R. Coats has been named first year engagement librarian at University of North Carolina-Wilmington’s William Madison Randall Library - http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/11/707.full

Dinner’s structure demonstrates economic equality
Star News Online
Every year in November, senior social work students at the University of North Carolina Wilmington organize a Hunger Banquet to raise awareness for millions of people that are facing severe poverty.

Taking out the trash: UNCW saves $25k in costs
WSFX FOX 26 News
While deep budget cuts mean a world of change for many schools in the state, UNCW is finding small ways to make a big impact.

Understanding the Aftermath:
encore Online
The two key players in “The Combatants” are Dr. Joseph Glatthaar, author and professor at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and Dr. Chris Fonvielle Jr., author and professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington. ...

UNCW student takes Miss NC USA title
Perry grew up in Vermont but said she fell in love with UNCW during a visit as she was considering which college to attend.

UNCW Police say better safe than sorry with campus alerts

‎WWAY NewsChannel 3
A few weeks ago an armed gunman robbed two people at the Hardee's next to UNCW. Over the weekend another man was spotted with a gun near campus.

Working With Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Penn State Delaware County
Guld holds an MA in psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a Ph.D. in special education and applied behavior analysis from Ohio ...

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