UNCW in the News

Jan. 7-11

Study: Facebook, narcissism not linked
WDAM - Channel 7
Some thought that this new and popular routine was a rather rude one, and was something only a narcissist would do. Turns out, that sort of thinking was wrong. The University of North Carolina Wilmington recently conducted a study that shows Facebook users are not as narcissistic as once thought.

UNCW enhances parking fine collection efforts
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - UNCW recently installed new software allowing them to enhance their parking fine collection efforts. Between July of 2011 and Nov.

Reentry for Exonerees
The Stand Down Texas Project
Today's Wilmington Star News in North Carolina reports, "Exonerated death row inmates readjust to society after release." It's by Brian Freskos. In 2004, Alan Gell walked out of a Bertie County courtroom a free man.

Something for the weekend
Financial Times
In a world of social media, where individuals are only a few clicks away from meeting each other via the internet, the adage first impressions…

Tom Barth - A gun culture in America?
StarNewsOnline.com
As our nation recovers from yet another shooting spree involving innocent school children (supplemented by a Christmas Eve ambush of firemen responding to a call), the headlines are replete with references to the gun culture in the United States.

Editorial - Bidding bon voyage to the sealab Aquarius
StarNewsOnline.com
UNCW has lost a piece of its marine science program, but research will go on quite simply, is a shame. The marine science programs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington are among the best in the nation, merging...

Exonerated death row inmates readjust to society after release
StarNewsOnline.com
In 2004, Alan Gell walked out of a Bertie County courtroom a free man. After languishing nearly five years on death row for a murder he did not commit, ...for Community and Identity," co-authored by professors at University of North Carolina campuses in Wilmington and Greensboro. The authors, Kimberly..

Real estate market launches comeback in 2012
Greater Wilmington Business Journal .
Much of the demand continues to be market driven by more students enrolling at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Cape Fear Community...

Pope forum to discuss quality of education
The Daily Tar Heel
...of Teach for America of North Carolina; Professor Martin Kozloff of UNC-Wilmington; Denise Kent, head administrator at Wake Forest s Franklin...

It’s all Greek to him
Star News Online Blogs
A Kure Beach man has donated more than 100 books on Hellenic history, literature and culture to the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Lint from your clothes could be adding to ocean pollution
WDAM - Channel 7
A study conducted by the University College Dublin discovered tiny microscopic particles of plastic are actually littering oceans and beaches worldwide.

UNCW forced to pull out of Aquarius
Triangle Business Journal
Aquarius is a permanent undersea laboratory that has been operated by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington - but no more. Due to a lack of funding,

No More NEEMO? - NASA Watch
Daily Me
Florida university to take over operations of undersea lab Aquarius[1], Star News "A lack of federal support and local funding has forced the University of North Carolina Wilmington to stop operations at Aquarius, the world's only permanent undersea laboratory.

Most military suicides don't happen during deployment
WECT-TV6
Dr.Rich Ogle, the head of psychology at UNCW, said the cause is not much different than everyday citizens. He said members of the military...

Arts Council names first four directors
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The Arts Council of Wilmington has taken the important organizational step of beginning to constitute its board of directors. Monday, the council announced its first four charter directors: Eric McKeithan, who will chair the board; Clyde Edgerton, vice chair; Kim Adams, secretary; and Chris Wilson,

UNCW welcomes new students for spring semester
WECT-TV6‎
UNCW welcomed a new flock of Seahawks to campus Sunday morning, as new students moved onto campus to begin (or continue) their college careers.

Florida university to take over operations of undersea lab AquariusStarNewsOnline.com
A lack of federal support and local funding has forced the University of North Carolina Wilmington to stop operations at Aquarius, the world's only permanent undersea laboratory – a loss that will take away a key component of the school's marine science program, a school official said

Photographer fishes for light under the sea
StarNewsOnline.com
GO What: "Light Lure," an exhibition of nine of UNCW photography professor Courtney Johnson's underwater pinhole photographs taken at North Carolina piers, as well as images of the piers and the people who use them.

Dance cooperative, UNCW pair up for fresh collaborations
StarNewsOnline.com
For the first time, the festival, which brings dance companies from all over North Carolina to locations around the state, will be held at UNCW's ...

Enjoying East Tennessee
East Tennessee Medical News
Departure Daufuskie Island Iron Fish Gallery A metal fish sculpture hangs on our screened-in back porch, which has been closed for the winter months. However, I can still see it from our kitchen.

Painting after art school with Britt Harrison
Star News Online Blogs
I often meet liberal arts students who strayed from their craft after graduation: aspiring painters with no time to paint, languid writers with no aspiration to write, and disgruntled potters who’ve lost access to expensive resources once provided by the school.

Charlotte student launches hedge fund at 20
The Charlotte Observer - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX)
Some college students spend their time studying. Some college students spend their time partying.

Library book club tackles themes of change
Carolina Coast Online
View “Altered Landscapes: North Carolina’s Changing World” through the eyes of five authors during the coming Carteret County Public Library’s “Let’s Talk About It” Blood Done Sign My Name by Timothy Tyson with speaker Bill DiNome of UNC-Wilmington and Plant Life by Pamela Duncan with speaker Joe Gomez of...

 


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