UNCW Recognized by The Princeton Review and Best Degree Programs Website (August 8, 2017)

UNCW Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 (June 14, 2017)

UNCW Earns Recognition for Excellence, Affordability in Several Spring Rankings (May 11, 2017)

Online Programs at UNCW Earn Recognition - Ranked 76th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 List of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs (January 10, 2017)

UNCW Named a Best College Value for 2017 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (December 20, 2016)

UNCW Ranks 6th Among Peer Institutions in Students Studying Abroad by Open Doors® (November 14, 2016)

UNCW Designated a ‘Military Friendly’ School (November 11, 2016)

UNCW Ranks Highly Among Best Colleges for Vets According to “Military Times” (November 7, 2016)

Three UNCW Academic Programs Earn National Rankings (October 26, 2016)

UNCW Ranked 2nd Among Public Universities and 34th Overall on a List of Best Value Colleges 2017 (September 19, 2016)

UNCW’s Watson College of Education Ranked 14th on List of Best Colleges for Elementary Education and 20th Among Best Colleges for Special Education (September 19, 2016)

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UNCW 6th Best Public University in the South (September 13, 2016)

UNCW Ranked Among the Best Colleges in NC and the Southeast for 2017 (September 9, 2016)

UNCW Included Among Washington Monthly's Leading Colleges, Universities for 2016 (September 2016)

Moody’s Investors Service Upgrades UNCW Bonds (May 23, 2016)

UNCW’s Watson College of Education Ranked 53rd in Nation for Best Online Master’s in Education Program


UNCW Associate Vice Chancellor Honored for Excellence and Innovation by National Association of College and University Business Officers (August 1, 2017)

UNCW Associate Professor Ann Stapleton Awarded $490,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture Grant  (July 20, 2017)

Panda Powell Completes NCURA-Eurasia Foundation Fellowship in Russia (June 19, 2017)

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Aswani Volety Receives Fulbright Award for International Education Administrators Seminar in France (April 24, 2017)

UNCW Researcher Receives $1.47M for Toxin Test Creation (April 20, 2017)

UNCW Media Production Team Collects its Fourth Telly Award (April 19, 2017)

Fulbright Scholarships to Support UNCW Educators’ Ongoing Work with African Youth (April 11, 2017)

UNCW Spring Faculty Meeting Recognizes Award Winners and Retirees (April 6, 2017)

Lori Messinger Awarded American Council on Education Fellowship (April 3, 2017)

Lookout Title Finalist for Young Lions Fiction Award (March 24, 2017)

UNCW Psychology Professor Carrie Clements Wins UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching (March 20, 2017)

Sean Palmer Appointed to the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission (March 2, 2017)

Melinda J. Anderson to Serve on Council for Global Community for Academic Advising (February 20, 2017)

UNCW Educator Appointed President of North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children (February 6, 2017)

Michael Wilhelm Elected to Leadership Position with Group That Sets Standards for International Student Recruitment (January 19, 2017)

Robert Smith Named First Wendy and Dell Murphy Distinguished Professorship in Education Recipient (January 18, 2017)

Seabelles, a UNCW A Cappella Group, Competing in International Collegiate Championship (January 12, 2017)

U.S. Department of Education Recognizes UNCW for Efforts to Support Students (January 10, 2017)

UNCW Selected For Partnership in $250 Million Program to Boost Development of New Biopharmaceuticals (January 9, 2017)

National Endowment for the Arts Awards UNCW’s Ecotone Magazine and Lookout Books $10,000 Grant (December 21, 2016)

National Communication Association Honors Scott-Pollock’s Article as One of Year’s Best (December 20, 2016)

UNCW Associate Professor Part of Research Team Studying Axial Seamount, a Nearly Mile-High Undersea Volcano (December 16, 2016)

Somer Lewis Receives Robert E. Tyndall Service Award (December 9, 2016)

Johnson, Puente Winners of a 2016 Health Care Heroes Award (November 24, 2016)

Dawn Brown to Lead UNC Staff Assembly, First Seahawk to Do So (October 21, 2016)

Shellfish Aquaculture Research Team Awarded $673,000 NERRS Grant (October 17, 2016)

Puente, Johnson Named 2016 Health Care Heroes Finalists (October 12, 2016)

UNCW Rated One of the Nation’s “Cool Schools 2016” in Sierra Magazine (September 2016)

Stuart Borrett Selected as a Keynote Speaker at the Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association Conference in Germany (September 8, 2016)

UNCW’s Silva Receives Prestigious NC Artist Fellowship Award (September 1, 2016)

Kemille Moore (CAS) Accepted into Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership (August 23, 2016)

QENO Celebrates a Decade of Working with Local Nonprofits (August 18, 2016)

Watson College of Education Assistant Professor Kevin McClure Wins Research Award (August 5, 2016)

Three Seahawks Recognized by WILMA Magazine (August 3, 2016)

Communication Studies Faculty Member Edits Series for Lexington Books (August 3, 2016)

CAA Honors 185 Seahawks For Academic Achievement (July 29, 2016)


UNCW Donors Set New Giving Record for Fiscal Year 2016-17: $17.2 Million in Gifts and Commitments (July 24, 2017)

UNCW Receives $2.5 Million for Continuation of One-of-a-Kind Nanosatellite (June 13, 2017)

UNCW Receives Largest Corporate Gift Commitment in University History (May 1, 2017)

UNCW Student Veterans Organization Creates Scholarship for Military Spouses (April 20, 2017)

A Record-Setting 1,369 Donors Support UNCW’s Annual One-Day Giving Challenge (March 22, 2017)

UNCW Announces Partnership with Opera Wilmington (March 3, 2017)

Six Visiting Pakistani Scholars Continue Collaboration with UNCW Faculty (February 14, 2017)

First-Year Seminar Students Gain an Edge with Experiential Learning Opportunities (December 13, 2016)

SECU Foundation Awards UNCW $200,000 Grant to Support Rural Internship Program (December 1, 2016)

UNCW a Partner in Pilot Mentoring Network for Graduate Students (October 14, 2016)

Applied Learning Meets Environmental Education in PSAs Created by UNCW Students (September 30, 2016)

UNCW Nursing Student Delivers Babies and Touches Lives in Guatemala (September 8, 2016)

Federal Grant of Nearly Half a Million Dollars Will Fund UNCW Study of Risk Factors for Binge Drinking in Adolescents (August 30, 2016)

UNCW Hollings Scholarship Winners Complete Summer Research (August 8, 2016)

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