UNCW in the News

June 4-8

Brunswick Forest’s summer concert series
Star News Online Blogs
The BackBeat, a Beatles and 60s rock band from Chapel Hill, performs at 8 tonight at Annsdale Park in Leland’s Brunswick Forest. The performance is part of a Concerts in the Park series that continues July 13 with the Bibis Ellison Band (rock and soul) and Aug.
...(rock and soul) and Aug. 10 with The Schoolboys, the University of North Carolina Wilmington s unofficial faculty rock band. The Cape Fear region...

Rush earns teaching honor
The Bladen Journal
RAEFORD — Donald G. Rush, a native of Elizabethtown, was recently selected as the Beginning Teacher of the Year at J.W. McLauchlin Elementary School in Raeford for the 2011-2012 school year.
who is a 2004 East Bladen High School graduate as well as a 2011 UNC-Wilmington graduate, relocated to Raeford for the 2011-2012 school year...

Charlotte native enjoying life at Fox News
She’s been to the Kentucky Derby, the Daytona 500, Whitney Houston’s Newark church, and this weekend she’ll be covering the Belmont Stakes. Six months into her new job at Fox News Network in New York, former “Fox News Rising” host Anna Kooiman says her post-Charlotte life is very, very good.
...three years before joining the news network in January. Kooiman, who graduated from UNC Wilmington and started her career at Wilmington s WWAY-TV,

Longwood University's Dr. Bennie Waller Featured Guest Speaker on The Property Beat Online Radio Show
Dr. Bennie Waller, Professor of Finance and Real Estate at Longwood University, discusses real estate brokers and agents and their effect on real estate sales on The Property Beat
...often conducts his research with Longwood College of Business and Economics students to give them hands on experience in the field of real estate.

The book as art at UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
Caroline Cropp of UNCW Media Relations suggested we check out the new exhibit at the Boseman Gallery in the Fisher Student Center: ”In a Bind: Books Designed by UNCW Students.” The show will be on display through July 30 in the Fisher Center on the ...

Locally-written plays to show at Browncoat Theatre
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
A pair of plays written and produced by UNCW will take their second lap around Wilmington on Thursday. The Browncoat Pub & Theatre presents “Jeez'm Crow” by Jacob Keohane and “Wake Up” by Ross Helton, which both take place in 1980's Boone, ...

Ocean’s Circulation And Its Effects On Our Climate
Red Orbit
Image Caption: Micrograph of Emiliana huxleyi, a coccolithophore that is a primary producer of the compounds used to estimate sea surface temperatures during the late Miocene epoch.
...the late Miocene epoch. Credit: Alison Taylor, University of North Carolina Wilmington Microscopy Facility/Wikimedia Commons Scientists have...

Earth Suffers From CO2 Allergy
Discovery Channel Danmark
About 12 million years ago, Earth wasn't sensitive to carbon dioxide ups and downs. But like seasonal allergies that develop when one gets older, the planet's climate has started responding to changing CO2 concentrations relatively recently, according to new findings from paleoclimate researchers.
...Santa Cruz ocean sciences professor Ana Christina Ravelo and grad student Jonathan LaRiviere led a team of scientists in reconstructing the climate...

The Secret To Immigrant Entrepreneurial Success Can Be Found In Edison, NJ
The Indo-American community in Edison, N.J. builds wealth the old-fashioned way, financing each other's businesses.
...Galbraith, a professor at the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, who studies ethnic economies, calls it...

Surf’s up
Lumina News
Lumina News file photo Jaimee Trogdon rides a clean little wave from the outside all the way to the beach during an Indo Jax surf camp for the visually impaired in July 2010.
...group lessons this summer. Odysea recently teamed up with the University of North Carolina Wilmington s Marinequest summer camp to provide surf...

Turtles headed back home
Rainy weather did little to dampen spirits Wednesday as volunteers with the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center – later joined by throngs on the beach – celebrated the return of 14 sea turtles to the wild.
...with the program in 2007 after attending a surf camp at the University of North Carolina Wilmington that toured the rehab center. Once arriving...

PNC names management team
NewsObserver.com blogs
PNC Financial Services Group's senior management team for its corporate and institutional banking business in the Eastern Carolinas includes a mix of PNC and RBC Bank veterans.
...was regional vice president for commercial markets at RBC. Hulsey has a bachelor s degree in business management from N.C. State University.

UNCW renews education partnership with 130 regional schools
UNCW's Watson School of Education has worked closely with regional schools and school districts since 1989. Thursday, they will extend that ...

Grant Emerson (UNCW '08),member of Durham-based Delta Rae
Delta Rae was on Good Day New York this morning (June 5) - http://www.myfoxny.com/story/18699787/delta-rae

Group releases site plan for new youth basketball facility
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Dante Calabria,UNCW director of men's basketball operations and a member of the 1993 UNC Tar Heels national championship basketball...

Here now - Looking to energize region's nonprofits
QENO is UNCW's outreach to nonprofit, offering programs like nonprofit board management and the monthly executive roundtable of agency heads. Photo by Brandi Lamonds By Si Cantwell Edgar Villanueva has had an interest in good works since he was a young ...

UNCW senior does not advance in Miss USA competition
Sydney Perry, a senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will find out tonight at 9 pm if she'll continue her dream of being crowned Miss USA. The 61st annual Miss USA competition will be televised live from Planet Hollywood Resort ...

University police donate forgotten bikes to charity
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Anyone that's been on UNCW's campus knows that the students are always walking, skating and biking to class, but what happens when classes are over? University Police collect stranded bicycles like they would any other lost ...

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