After more than a decade on staff at UNCW's Disability Resource Center, Chris Stone still comes to campus every day energized by the opportunity to help students succeed. PHOTO BY: JEFF JANOWSKI/UNCW

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NEW! Apply for Staff Global Travel Grant - Applications Accepted Through May 30

NEW! Encourage Students to Challenge Their Writing Skills in Randall Library's Popular Flash Fiction Contest; Theme Announcement Tomorrow

NEW! Faculty/Staff Spring Meal Plan Promotion: Sign Up Before Feb. 13 and Receive a FREE Punch Card

NEW! Submit Abstracts for the IIUI UNCW Spring Conference, May 12-14: "The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures in a Worldwide Citizenry." Many disciplines welcomed; deadline is Feb. 8

NEW! Watch UNCW's New Brand Spot Produced by the Office of University Relations

REMINDER: Cornerstone Learning Communities: Fall 2016 Faculty Proposals Due Feb. 8


NEW! UNCW Names Dr. Marilyn Sheerer as Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

NEW! Internal Search for Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

NEW! Celebrate Our Seahawk Spirit with a Homecoming Photo Gallery

NEW! Office of University Relations Announces Staffing Updates

NEW! Office of e-Learning Announces February Training Opportunities

NEW! Dare to Learn Academy February Calendar of Events

NEW! Change in Personal Vehicle Mileage Rate Policy

NEW! Registration Now Open for Summer 2016 for MarineQuest and Engineering Youth Programs

NEW! QENO to Host Nonprofit Marketing Seminars Feb. 29-March 1 with Kivi Leroux Miller

NEW! UNCW's IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Program Offering Free Electronic Tax-Filing Service

REMINDER: Electronic W2s for 2015 Are Now Available on MySeaport and SeaNet

REMINDER: Call for Proposals for Summer 2016 Support for Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards (SURCA)

REMINDER: Call for Nominations for the Hoggard Medal for Achievement Through Feb. 29

REMINDER: University College Seeking First-Year Seminar Instructors for Fall 2016

REMINDER: ETEAL Accepting Funding Applications for Applied Learning Projects

Final Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education Candidate Visit This Week


WCE Professor Susan Catapano Selected as Fulbright Scholar

UNCW Faculty Members, Alumna Win at the Wilmington Theater Awards

English Department Faculty Participate in Brunswick County School System's Teacher Workday Professional Development

In the News

Necropsy Reveals Unhealthy Organs in Humpback Whale Found on Kure Beach

Port City Daily
Additional coverage:
 StarNews; WWAY
Featuring William McLellan and Ann Pabst (biology & marine biology)

Visit "UNCW in the News" to see more media highlights...

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Wednesday, February 03

“A Day in the Life: Clinical Research Project Manager”

Thursday, February 04

Building a Better Wilmington: An Evening of Community & Student Engagement

Friday, February 05

Lecture by Physics Professor Fred Bingham

Saturday, February 06

DocuTime Film Festival

Chinese New Year Celebration Party


UNCW's Year of Critical Thinking

Associate Professor Antje Almeida, Associate Dean David Glew, Professor Mark Spaulding, Assistant Professor Anne Lindberg and Professor Mahnaz Moallem participated in an interdisciplinary panel discussion on critical thinking led by Paul Townend, history department chair, on Jan. 28 in Morton Hall. PHOTO BY: JEFF JANOWSKI/ UNCW

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