UNCW in the News

April 9-13

Author Edith Pearlman to give reading in Charlotte
Until last year, Edith Pearlman, like many short-story writers, had a limited readership. That was before UNC-Wilmington’s Lookout Books published its very first volume – Pearlman’s “Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories.

Local startups give their "rocket pitches" April 18
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Twice a year, the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center gives business innovators the opportunity to get in front of an interested audience, which includes potential investors and the media.

Principal announced for Virgo Prep
WSFX FOX 26 News
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - According to a statement from The Roger Bacon Academy, Eric Irizarry will become principal of DC Virgo Preparatory Academy.
...of operations and dean of instruction at Charter. In 2009, he graduated from UNC Wilmington with a Master's Degree in School Administration.

UNCW women's coach Cooper-Dyke leaving after 2 season
Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigned as UNCW women's basketball coach on Tuesday to become the coach at Texas Southern University in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
...it was the best one for me." Cooper-Dyke informed UNCW athletic director Jimmy Bass of her decision early Tuesday. The previous week, he had...

UNCW uses technology in Face Age exhibit
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – An interactive Face Age exhibit will be on display in the Warwick Center of UNCW through April 22

"A Call To Coaches" Set For Sunday
The event, free to the public but limited to individuals 17-over, is scheduled from 5-7:30 pm Porter's talk is being sponsored by UNCW Athletics, ...

2012 NSSA East Coast Championships presented by Nike Coming to New Smyrna ...
Surfline.com Surf News
East Coast College Championships: Defending East Coast College Champion University of North Carolina Wilmington has been the dominant college powerhouse at the Regionals the past three years and they will be back strong as ever to try and make it a ...

UNCW kicks off new chancellor's installation events
UNCW officials released details last week about a month long calendar of events leading up to Miller's installation ceremony and a campus wide picnic April 20. The first event was a baseball game against East Carolina University on April 3, ...

Back Then - Cape Fear Region Civil War facts
Because Thursday marks the anniversary of the start of the Civil War, I wanted to take this opportunity to share some important dates involving the Cape Fear Region’s role in the conflict.
...compiled by Chris Fonvielle, assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and author of The Wilmington Campaign:

Etch A Sketch reference spurs nostalgia
USA Today College
Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images Ohio Arts Company is back in the spotlight — and not for a re-release of their famous drawing toy Etch A Sketch.
here’s a top-six list of toys that defined the childhood of college students….

The 5 best natural antibiotics and anti-virals that destroy superbugs and just about everything elseNaturalNews.com
Even though it was a natural healing agent effective in destroying Staphylococcus aureus and other noxious bacteria, the pharmaceutical industry got hold of…
Sources for this article include: University of North Carolina at Wilmington Graduate Fellows Program; "Bubonic...

Foundation gives $50000 for patient care
Donations have been made to the National Kidney Foundation, the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Cape Fear Community College nursing programs, with an emphasis on renal care, and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where the Willie ...

Counting to 100: Century mark inspires Anderson to reminisce on memorable career
The Pendulum
Anderson is from North Carolina and played collegiate tennis at North Carolina State University for one year before transferring to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she graduated in 2001. During her freshman year at NC State

$2.5 million facility will focus on barrier island research
Future programs include potential partnerships with the University of North Carolina Wilmington, a "study abroad" program for college students and summer camps for children, among other things. "We're hoping to expand the number of programs as we go," ...

Fowl weather fans create atmosphere at UNCW games
You've probably seen them run around with "UNCW Rules" flags. You might have noticed one wearing a pope's hat, and the other wearing a teal wrestling mask.
...attention to what's happening on the field. Both felt UNCW athletic director Jimmy Bass and his staff have done a good job in promoting baseball,

"Inside Jobs"
International Business Times UK
Friday's US jobs data managed to yield a lift in precious metals values this morning but the advance was itself significantly below expectations and it most certainly did not come at the expense of a notable cratering in the US dollar.
...gold market watchers. One observer, Cetin Ciner, Professor of Finance at UNC in Wilmington, said that although "It's difficult to forecast, I...

Review - Wilmington writer Gill strikes again
Wilmington writer David Macinnis Gill returns to the Mars he created in his earlier novel "Black Hole Sun." Like "The Hunger Games," it's a saga of teenage warriors, and, like "The Hunger Games," it's a young-adult title that grown-ups will want to grab.
...Sun" is often subversively funny.) Gill, who teaches in the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Watson School of Education, throws in a...

Author Philip Gerard navigates 'middle ground'
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Gerard lives in Wilmington, NC, where he chairs the Department of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Hub City Press of Spartanburg will release his most recent collection of essays, “The Patron Saint of Dreams,” at the Hub ...

Book review: "The Patron Saint of Dreams" is flat out good writing
Hilton Head Island Packet
He lives in Wilmington, NC, and the opening article tells in vivid detail what it is like to experience a major hurricane. He begins with news of Tropical Storm Fran, which is building in force and might be headed his way. Wilmington has just been ...

Carolina Brass bring virtuosic musicianship, humor to UNCWStarNewsOnline.com (blog)
The Carolina Brass return to Wilmington for a concert on Tuesday, April 10, at UNCW's Beckwith Recital Hall (in the Cultural Arts Building).

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