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UNCW goes 'mad' for multi-media production

UNCW’s Department of Theatre is closing out is 2015-2016 season with a production that brings together live theatre and film production. The students are performing Mad Forest which revolves around the days leading up to and after the Romanian revolution in 1989.

Organizations team up for 'Autism Takes Flight'

‘Autism Takes Flight’ gives children and their families the opportunity to practice checking bags, getting boarding passes, going through security, and even view a plane. The event is co-sponsored by Cape Fear Applied Behavior Analysis, Coastal Autism Solutions, UNCW Psychology Department and Wilmington International Airport.

Communication Studies Reflects on their Succuss of
COM Studies Day 2016

The Department of Communication Studies held another successful COM Studies Day on March 18. Ten alumni returned to participate on two alumni panels. Students learned about the variety of careers they can pursue with a COM degree. Networking opportunities connected students with alumni and local professionals. Current COM students participated throughout as hosts and production crew for the live panels. A business attire fashion show coordinated by students featured student models sporting interview styles and tips, and IMC students also covered the day through live blogging and Twitter in an applied learning initiative. 

New on stage - A challenging 'Suicide'
and a heart-warming 'Walk'

Two new plays open in Wilmington this week, one a production by UNCW theater students and the other a dinner theater show based on a novel by UNCW creative writing professor and nationally known Wilmington writer Clyde Edgerton.

2016 Firecracker Award Finalists Announced

Community of Magazines and Presses
“Travels in Vermeer” by UNCW Professor Michael White is a finalist for a Firecracker Award in the Creative Non-fiction category.

UNCW Storytelling and Culture Announces the Premiere of “Just Us: Our Stories of Social Justice” 

A group of UNCW students has created a new production, based on the time-honored art of storytelling, to focus on social justice. The students, enrolled in a communications studies course taught by associate professor Julie-Ann Scott, will premiere “Just Us: Our Stories of Social Justice,” at 7 p.m., April 5, in Leutze Hall, Room 125, on the UNCW campus. A subsequent performance is scheduled for 7 p.m., April 19, at Old Books on Front Street, 249 N. Front St., Wilmington. Both shows are free and open to the public.

Mark Your Calendars! CAS Open House-April 16th

Saturday April 16th from 10 AM to 2 PM for our Inaugural CAS Open House. Specific events include a marine animal touch tank, a fossil sifting exhibit, musical performances, art showcases, on-camera performance taught by students and much more! This family friendly event is open to the public and is free of charge. 

Possible manatee spotted at Topsail Beach

The UNCW Marine Mammal Stranding Team was contacted to get more information about manatees in our area. William McLellan (Research Associate, Biology and Marine Biology) noted that while it is now quite common to see manatees in this area during the summer and fall, it would be fairly rare for a manatee to be in the coastal waters of North Carolina in March

Sridhar Varadarajan, UNCW Associate Professor of Chemistry, Wins 2016 UNC Board of Governors
Award for Excellence in Teaching

Varadarajan joined the UNC faculty in 2003 and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses. He has been the recipient of a UNCW Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award, a Distinguished Teaching Professorship Award and a Discere Aude mentoring award.


April 16

CAS Open House

April 28

CAS Convocation

May 6-7

UNCW Commencement

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