UNCW in the News

Dec. 12-16

UNCW trustees unanimously support 10.7 percent tuition, fees hike
StarNewsOnline.com
University of North Carolina Wilmington trustees voted unanimously this afternoon for a 10.7 percent increase to tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates for the 2012-2013 school year.

Oysters thriving in Dick's Bay
StarNewsOnline.com
Kneeling in 6 inches of muddy water in Dick's Bay behind Masonboro Island, Ted Wilgis hoisted a large clump of Eastern oysters in one rubber-gloved hand. ...the project, federation biologists work with researchers from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, shellfish growers and harvesters,

Purdue campus recognized for installing restroom air-dry units

Jconline.com (AP)
The cost of paper towels add up. A Purdue University campus has been singled out by an industry magazine for a long-term, cost-saving plan that was basically changing how people dry their hands in the restroom. "Efficient business operations translate into better experiences for students and administrators alike, and the Models of Efficiency program...

'Jack to the Future' films locally
Star News Online
A group of University of North Carolina Wilmington film studies graduates are shooting the final scenes this week for a short film about time travel. "Jack to the Future," which features local actors Caylan McKay and Alex Marden, is a 12-minute comedy with a budget of $5,000. A group of University of North Carolina Wilmington film studies graduates are shooting the final scenes this...

FIRST ON 3: UNCW to consider tuition hike Friday
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina Wilmington will hold a special called meeting at 1 p.m.,

UNCW students question value of school's emergency alert system

Topix
WILMINGTON, NC - 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 ...

UNCW Police say better safe than sorry with campus alerts
Topix
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.

Creative writing students attend awards ceremony
Star News Online
As I walked toward the office of my internship supervisor, UNCW Publishing Laboratory director and Lookout Books co-founder Emily Smith, my stomach sort of sank. Creative writing students attend awards ceremony As I walked toward the office of my internship supervisor, UNCW Publishing Laboratory director...

MSU's Information Systems Receives Recognition

West Kentucky Star
MURRAY, KY - Murray State University was recognized in the November/December 2011 issue of University Business as a Model of Efficiency program. Murray State’s information systems is utilizing new technologies to improve response time and reduce costs of its disaster recovery program. ... Fall 2011 honorees along with Murray State University are the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the University of Oregon, Purdue...

Author speaks about turning change into something positive
Star News Online
Philosopher and author Tom Morris said the greatest piece of wisdom he ever heard came in the first grade. His teacher, Ms. Anders, wrote a sentence across the blackboard on the first day of school: "Life is not what you want it to be. ...Electric," used Ms. Anders' message to speak to a crowd of Wilmington business leaders at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Lumina Theater...

Business Notebook - Brrrberry shop opens in Wilmington
Star News Online
The Brrrberry Yogurt Shop has opened in Wilmington at 6815-120 Parker Farm Road, beside the Mayfaire Harris Teeter.
...Charleston, which took over Cape Fear when it failed in 2009. Bunch is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

UNCW announces $1 million gift
WWAY NewsChannel 3
UNCW announced a big, early Christmas present today. The school says it has received $1 million for its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). ...that's been important to us for a long time," UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller said. "The Osher Foundation has been very generous in their support...

Bernard Osher Foundation donates $1 million to UNCW
WECT-TV6
The University of North Carolina Wilmington announced Monday its second gift of $1 million from the Bernard Osher Foundation to support programming for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

UNCW professor's class named one of NC's best
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
University of North Carolina Wilmington professor John Brennan teaches one of the best classes in North Carolina, according to the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. Brennan won second place in the Pope Center's Spirit of Inquiry ...

Osher receives second $1M endowment
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The University of North Carolina Wilmington announced Monday that its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), which provides classes and programs for adults over 50 years old, has received a second $1 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation.

UNCW announces $1M Osher gift
Star News Online
University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Gary Miller announced at a press conference Tuesday a gift of $1 million from the Bernard Osher Foundation in San Francisco to support the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Author and business adviser to speak at UNCW
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Author, philosopher and business adviser Tom Morris will speak at a breakfast December 13, taking his topic from his forthcoming book, tentatively titled “Plato’s Lemonade Stand: Stirring Change and Challenge into Something Great.


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