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UNCW Psychology Department, Professor Carol Pilgrim to Be Honored for Contributions in the Field of Behavior Analysis

UNCW’s Department of Psychology and professor Carol Pilgrim will receive prestigious awards for their work from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA). The department has been named the 2017 recipient of the Award for Enduring Contributions to Behavioral Analysis, and Pilgrim will receive the 2017 Award for Distinguished Service to Behavior Analysis.

UNCW Chemists Work with Pharmaceutical Company to Help Develope Potential Medicines 

Greater Wilmington Business Journal (*sponsored content)
University researchers are finding new ways to collaborate with the pharmaceutical industry through a program meant to rapidly advance biomedical science. UNC Wilmington is now part of Eli Lilly’s unique Open Innovation Drug Discovery (OIDD) program, which streamlines the process of identifying potentially useful new substances.

NATURALLY INSPIRED: Katie Martin prepares for the closing reception of her ‘Life Alive’ exhibit at Flytrap

Katie Martin only started seeing her art as a serious career throughout the past two years. She originally pursued a degree from UNCW in marine biology, but connected with acrylic painting during her college years, so she switched her major to studio art.

How to Prepare Professors Who Thought They’d Never Teach Online

Chronicle of Higher Education
Kate B. Nooner, an associate professor of psychology at UNC Wilmington, had initially worried that moving her Introductory Statistics for Behavioral Science course online would make it easier for students to cheat on assignments. So for each week’s assignment, students will be asked to apply the latest statistical techniques to their own project — which will make it difficult to share answers with classmates.

CoastLine: Ocean plastic is beyond garbage patches and part of human food chain

UNCW’s Bonnie Monteleone discusses where plastics are showing up and what some local people are doing to change not only the way we think about plastics – but how – and how much – we use them.

Traveling with Music: Dr. John P. LaCognata and the Wilmington Symphonic Winds Prepare for a Worldly Concert

The Wilmington Symphonic Winds will take listeners around the world this weekend with their concert at UNCW’s Kenan Auditorium. Dr. John P. LaCognata, director of bands at UNCW, and 65 professional wind and percussive musicians from across NC will explore sounds from multiple cultures.


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