UNCW in the News

Jan. 30-Feb 3


30th Annual UNCW Jazz Festival: Chick Corea In Concert With Joe Chambers
Chick Corea is reunited in concert with UNCW Distinguished Professor of Jazz Joe Chambers, drums and joined by UNCW Visiting Artist Steve Bailey, bass at the 30th Annual UNCW Jazz Festival on Friday March 30, 2012 7:30PM at Warwick Center.

Cynthia Lawson Named Vice President For Public Relations and Communications at DePaul University
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
CHICAGO, Feb. 2 -- The DePaul University issued the following news release: Cynthia Lawson, a nationally recognized expert in higher education communications, has been appointed vice president of the Office of Public Relations and Communications
...(OPRC) at DePaul University. Lawson will join DePaul April 2 from the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), where she has served as assistant...

UNCW to host local foods conference
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Feast DownEast, also known as the Southeastern North Carolina Food Systems Program, will hold its second annual regional conference on Friday, February 3 at UNCW’s Burney Center.

Short Takes
UH-Clear Lake
Award presented to university provost from alma mater University of Houston-Clear Lake Provost Carl A. Stockton was selected as a 2012 University of Florida’s College of Health and Human Performance Alumni Hall of Fame recipient. ...served as department chair of health and applied human sciences at University of North Carolina at Wilmington s College of Art and Sciences.

$1 million distinguished professorship given to department of ...

‎UNCW Seahawk
A distinguished professorship in oncological nursing will attract students to UNCW who are interested in prevention, treatment and tertiary care for those ...

Catching Up With: Dante Calabria
ESPN (blog)
Another former Tar Heel, Buzz Peterson, offered him a job as director of basketball operations at UNC Wilmington last fall. Rich Clarkson/NCAA Photos via AP Photo Dante Calabria was part of Tar Heels teams that made it to the Final Four twice, ...

Wilmington area jobless rate jumps to 10.6
StarNewsOnline.com
"The second half of the year was worse for the unemployment rate than the first half," said William "Woody" Hall, an economist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Only two of North Carolina's 13 other metropolitan areas had higher ...

UNCW students are finalists for innovation prize
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
But according to a couple students at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, who are finalists for an innovation prize, the new storytelling involves middle school students with iPads. Chandra Roughton and Jessica Byrd from UNCW, ...

CALYX publishes Wilmington poet
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
CALYX was an early outlet for a number of important American writers, including Barbara Kingsolver, Julia Alvarez and Sharon Olds. Adams teaches at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where she is coordinator of the MFA program in the creative ...

UNCW Police investigating multiple breaking and entering incidents
‎WECT-TV6 –
UNCW Police are investigating several recent breaking and entering incidents on campus. School spokesperson Dana Fischetti sent an ...

South-Tek Systems Hires Molly Hollifield for Nitrogen Generator Commercial Products Team
Press Release Point
Leading Nitrogen Generator company, South-Tek Systems, recently hired Molly Hollifield for a position with the Commercial Products Team assigned to promote specific trademark products created by South-Tek. ...N2-Blast® Corrosion Inhibiting System for FPS. Ms. Hollifield is a 2011 graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she earned a B.S.

Moores Creek battle observance to include citizenship ceremony
StarNewsOnline.com
CURRIE | The 236th anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge will be marked Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26. This year a citizenship ceremony will be added to the annual event. ...information. Chris Fonvielle Jr., a history professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, recently wrote for the StarNews about efforts...

From battlefield to classroom
StarNewsOnline.com
Cody Hoyt is a senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. But he doesn't have the same mindset about school as most college students. That's because he's also a 27-year-old Marine Corps veteran. From battlefield to classroom Cody Hoyt is a senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. But he doesn't have the same mindset about...

Cameron exhibit offers rare look at Civil War
StarNewsOnline.com
What: "Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection" When: Opening reception is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Exhibit will be on display through May 6. Where: Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. ...period, said Chris Fonvielle, an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. At least a couple of the drawings show...

Public invited to UNCW homecoming
StarNewsOnline.com
For most of us at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Homecoming is just as much about celebrating our school as it is about celebrating our home. During our four years here as students, Wilmington really does...

Cameron exhibit offers rare look at Civil War
StarNewsOnline.com
What: "Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection" When: Opening reception is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Exhibit will be on display through May 6. ...period, said Chris Fonvielle, an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. At least a couple of the drawings show...

Live Local, Live Small.
‎encore Online
Feast Down East holds second regional food conference on February 3rd at UNCW.

Chick Corea Announces New Album, Dates, UNCW Jazz Festival Appearance
‎jambands.com
The dates kick off with a special performance alongside UNCW's distinguished Professor of Jazz and drummer Joe Chambers and bassist Steve Bailey as part of

Fuzzy Peach to open location in Carolina Beach
‎The company was started by local graduates of UNCW. They plan to offer a waiver of franchise fees for the first five franchisees this year, ...

ECU scientist among four to receive grant from N.C. Biotechnology Center
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has awarded $1 million in grants to university scientists pursuing improved identification of prostate cancer, developing new membranes and mechanisms for improved drug therapies, and using genetics to improve swine health policy. ...at East Carolina University, N.C. State University and the UNC Wilmington received the $250,000 Multidisciplinary Research Grants. The grant...

Editorial - Hunt, Eshelman differ, but understand value of public education
Education in North Carolina would be a lot better off if it were in the hands of people like Jim Hunt and Fred Eshelman. No doubt each casts his ballot very differently in the voting booth, but Hunt and Eshelman share a commitment to our public schools, colleges and universities, ...must be measured and that schools must be able to show that students are learning what they will need to compete in an increasingly tough market.

Projected ASU tuition, and fee hike remain
Watauga Democrat
Ross did not adjust ASU's proposal but did rein in recommended increases from seven UNC system campuses: NC State, UNC-Asheville, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Wilmington, UNC School of the Arts and Winston-Salem State University.

“The Man Who Danced With Dolls”
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
Sumanth Prabhaker, an MFA alumnus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, checked in the other day to report that the third series of mini-books from Madras Press is about to be released. One of the publications will be “The Man Who Danced.


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