Four commencement ceremonies for the UNCW Class of 2016 will be held May 6-7 in Trask Coliseum. More than 1,988 undergraduates, 318 graduate students and nine doctoral students will participate in UNCW’s 91st commencement exercises – the largest to date.
In her second visit to Wilmington since becoming president of the University of North Carolina system, Margaret Spellings commended UNCW for nurturing creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
UNCW raised more than $255,000 during the university's third annual 24-hour giving challenge on April 19.
This spring, UNCW launched a new program called Coastal Research for Undergraduate Students in North Carolina (Crus-NC), a semester-long opportunity to engage students in coastal research alongside mentors in their chosen field at one of North Carolina’s coastal marine labs.