UNCW in the News

March 25-28

Trio leaving UNCW women's program
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – UNCW's Jessica Freeman, Jovana Mandic, and Brittany Gamby are leaving the Seahawks women's basketball...

McCrory’s tuition increase proposal cause for concern at UNC
The Herald-Sun
...increase tuition by 12.3 percent for out-of-state students has UNC officials worried. UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp told the university's Board...

A buffet of films and interaction
Lumina News
A buffet of films and interaction While students may receive the bulk of their college education in a classroom, sometimes they get a taste of...

Spinning stories
Lumina News
Spinning stories Supplied photo by Jeremy Mimnagh The University of North Carolina Wilmington s Arts in Action Performance Series will present...

UNCW, Fayetteville VA Medical Center enter education affiliation agreement
Charlotte - News14.com
the College of Health & Human Services (CHHS) at UNC Wilmington and the Fayetteville VA Medical Center officially entered an education affiliation...

UNCW and Fayetteville VA Medical Center sign affiliation agreement
...between UNCW and the Fayetteville VA Medical Center opens the door for students, researchers and VA staff to work collaboratively. The agreement,

UNCW partners with Fayetteville VA Medical Center for students to complete clinical internships, studies
Port City Daily
Elizabeth Goolsby, director of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center, left, joins UNCW Provost Denise Battle as they signed an affiliation ...

Coast could host fracking wastewater
Lumina News
...life, said Paul Thayer, professor emeritus of geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Accidents happen. To hear politicians in...

Youth and adults get second chance through Wilmington U-Turn initiative
Charlotte - News14.com
...Jumoke is a father, a soon to be college graduate, and the student government president of Cape Fear Community College. It is a far cry from...

UNCW professor honored with teaching award
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
...teaching award A professor in the Cameron School of Business at University of North Carolina Wilmington has been recognized as among the UNC...

Rockin’ video trailer for UNCW’s ‘Prom’
Star News Online Blogs
Really love the new trend among some local theater companies who are making movie-style trailers to promote their upcoming productions. Case in point: The new trailer for “Prom,” an experimental play that opens at UNCW on April 11. It was done by Julia Frey.

Bookmarks - Local author's latest novel, 'Shadows on the Sun,' out now
Wilmington author and UNCW professor David Macinnis Gill's latest science-fiction novel officially came out Tuesday.

Astronaut talks leadership with UNCW students
WSFX FOX 26 News
UNCW was the site of an astronaut landing Monday night. The first woman to...

First female shuttle pilot to discuss lessons from Columbia disaster
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The first female space shuttle pilot and commander is speaking at UNCW about her experiences with NASA.

Education cuts could hit home
FayObserver.com (AP)
...Elizabeth City State University in the northeast corner of the state and UNC-Wilmington on the southeast coast. Four of the college campuses...

Who are you, and what did you do with my spouse?
American Psychological Association
...and Education in Professional Psychology found that psychology graduate students who have supportive spouses have lower levels of stress than...

First female space shuttle pilot to speak at UNCW on Monday
Eileen Collins was the first woman to pilot a shuttle and the first to serve as a spacecraft commander. Photo courtesy of UNCW...

Week Ahead: UNCW poverty conference takes place Monday
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The second annual UNCW-sponsored Taking the Pulse on Poverty conference will be held Monday, March 25 in Cameron Hall Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.
and is free and open to the public.

UNCW's Tanner tied for 21st place in the 100 Breaststroke
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – UNCW's Carly Tanner tied for 21st place in the 100 Breaststroke as she continued her dance card Friday on the second day of the 2013 NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium in downtown ...

Salisbury native wins Rose Post nonfiction prize
Salisbury Post
Greensboro writer Jennifer Bringle won top honors in the 2013 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition for her essay “Mamaw’s House.” Author Shawna Kenney, the judge of this year’s contest, said, “This was the winner from the very first sentence to the very last.

Books: 'Down the Wild Cape Fear' by Philip Gerard
FayObserver.com (AP)
Philip Gerard went on a boating journey with friends along the Cape Fear River and tells about his experiences in a new book published by the University of North Carolina Press.

Can we predict when people will abandon the Jersey Shore? ‘The way we’re doing things at the coast right now is dumb’
Before It's News Desdemona Despair By Dave Levitan 20 March 2013 (Discover Magazine)
Diamond City, North Carolina, is not actually a city, in that no one actually lives there.
...Diamond City? Dylan McNamara, a complex systems researcher at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, is trying to answer that question.

Ruben Rosario: He wants grandma's citizenship restored\
St. Paul Pioneer Press - TwinCities.com
If you think immigration laws are screwy now, I have a little story to tell you. Dan Swalm is the grandson of the late Elsie Moren (nee Knutson) of Two Harbors, Minn.
...or denaturalized every woman who married an alien," wrote University of North Carolina Wilmington professor Candace Bredbenner in her book.

Bookmarks - Library adds app for music lovers
Among the dozens of databases and apps you can download through your library card, the New Hanover County Public Library has added yet another.
...Books. Mott holds BFA and MFA degrees in creative writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "The Returned" will be his first...

Gessner gets attention
Star News Online Blogs
David Gessner’s essay, “How Vernal, Utah, Learned to Love Big Oil,” has been picked up by the online edition of Mother Jones. It originally appeared in OnEarth, the quarterly journal of the National Resources Defense Council.
...here. Gessner, an associate professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, reported on the impact of the oil boom...

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