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UNCW in the News

Jan. 14-18

Report: UNCW Ranks Eighth In Nation For Online Programs
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Additional coverage: WECTNorth Carolina Patch.comNiagara Frontier Publications

Less-Selective Colleges With the Highest and Lowest Retention Rates
The Chronicle of Higher Education

University still repairing classrooms and apartments four months after hurricane
WWAY

A new chapter for Wilmington's Team First Book
StarNews
Featuring QENO

MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE: New UNCW professor, Gene Felice, uses art, science and technology to highlight global climate issues
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Government shutdown impacts students seeking financial aid
WWAY

2020 will be a hot election year in North Carolina. Candidates are already lining up.
The Charlotte Observer
Featuring Josh Putnam, Public and International Affairs

SportGait Raises $430,000 for Tech Development
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Featuring the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Session Ahead: Oysters, Storm Damage, PFAS
Coastal Review Online
Featuring Ami Wilbur and Amy Finelli and their work with the UNCW Shellfish Research Hatchery

Hurricane damages UNCW student's research, forced to travel to Antarctica to redo work
WWAY 

Cape Fear Museum awarded $1,300 grant to present “Becoming American”
WWAY
Featuring Candace Bredbenner, History 

NHC Considers Sand Mine in Castle Hayne
WHQR
Featuring Roger Shew, Earth and Ocean Sciences

Wilmington concussion management startup raises cash (+video)
WRAL Tech Wire 
Featuring the University of North Carolina Wilmington Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Wilmington theater starting to rev up in 2019
StarNews
Featuring the UNCW theatre department 

Opening Reception: Gene A. Felice II Solo Exhibition: Art & Science in Conversation
WWAY 
Featuring the CAB Art Gallery
Additional coverage: StarNews

Service to country and community a natural progression for Grimsey
Camp Lejeune Globe
Featuring UNCW graduate Chuck Grimsey

Eastern Pender County schools are over capacity and thousands more students are expected. Now what?
Port City Daily
Featuring UNCW graduate Gideon Smith

DocuTime Film Fest brings compelling movies to UNCW
StarNews

Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait sets new music to old NC film footage
StarNews
Featuring UNCW Presents 

New parks director named
Rocky Mount Telegraph
Featuring alumnus Elton Daniels

New semester begins at NCC, ECC
Rocky Mount Telegram
The Pathway to Excellence Pre-Admission Program is a result of a new partnership between ECC and UNC Wilmington.

Sand Mine Rezoning OK’d, SUP Vote Delayed
Coastal Review Online
Featuring Roger Shew, Earth and Ocean Sciences

Annual TreeFest expects high numbers for tree seedling giveaway
Port City Daily
Featuring the UNCW Department of Environmental Sciences

Local SBA, USDA Loans Affected By Government Shutdown 
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Featuring the Small Business and Technology Development Center, which is affiliated with the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 

Community spreads awareness after UNCW student dies of methanol poisoning abroad
WWAY

Police: More victims at NC universities come forward against professional predator 
WSOC Charlotte
Recently, some students at UNC Wilmington and High Point University came forward as victims.


This weekly roundup is a sampling of local, regional and national media placements for the university and includes articles which mention UNCW in a variety of contexts.