Two UNCW chemistry researchers have been awarded a three-year, $330,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund studies that could enhance scientific knowledge of the inner workings of cells, which ultimately may be useful in understanding the progression and treatment of certain diseases.
For third-year Master of Fine Arts (MFA) creative writing candidates, the end of spring semester is a stressful time full of frantic writing, revising and meetings with advisors. These master’s students have been polishing their manuscript-length theses of carefully researched fiction, nonfiction and poetry for graduation and, if they’re lucky, publication. This is the case for third-year University of North Carolina Wilmington MFA students Diane Sorensen (fiction), Cathe Shubert (poetry) and Katie O’Reilly (nonfiction).
This spring, the University of North Carolina Wilmington launched a new program called Coastal Research for Undergraduate Students in North Carolina (Crus-NC). The program is 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.
Flocking to Organic Chemistry
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Another danger of climate change: Giant flying boulders?
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UNCW Researcher Earns National Award
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Overfishing Aids Sponges, Hurts Corals on Caribbean Reefs
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Sponges akin to redwoods of the sea crowding out corals on Florida reefs
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Giant barrel sponges are hijacking Florida’s coral reefs
Lifeguards seeing rise in jellyfish, stingray stings
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