UNCW in the News

July 8-12

Historical Society presents free lecture on ‘The Red House’
Marshfield Mariner - Wicked Local
Sarah Messer, author of “The Red House,” and her father Dr. Ronald Messer will tell their story of their home, known as “The Red House” - one of the oldest homes in Marshfield.

Art adrift: Local artist turns driftwood into lamps
Washington Daily News
Devon Rhodes, a parks and recreation major at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, creates art and lamps from the driftwood he collects from the Albemarle Sound.

Andrew E. Hayes - Teaching teachers
StarNewsOnline.com (Op-ed by retired professor of education Andrew Hayes)
The recent National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) report claims to describe the state of teacher education in America. I claim it does not..

Athletic Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations
UNCWsports.com
Nominations are being solicited for the 10th induction of the UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame, scheduled for early in 2014. The UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame honors former student-athletes, coaches and administrators…

Area Sports Briefs - UNCW fills basketball staff
StarNewsOnline.com
UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson filled the final vacancy on his coaching staff, according to sources with knowledge of the hiring. Kevin Easley, who spent last season working as an assistant for Eddie Biedenbach at UNC-Asheville, will be the...

June rainfall just misses all-time record
Lumina News
Dr. Roger Shew, a geology professor at theUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington, said that although the immediate effects of the rainfall have been marginal…

Area Sports Briefs - UNCW fills basketball staff
StarNewsOnline.com
UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson filled the final vacancy on his coaching staff, according to sources with knowledge of the hiring.

Wilkinson's path to UNCW clears
Technology News
Through a series of online petitions and support for the programs under the axe, UNCW chancellor Gary Miller announced that the school wouldn't eliminate any programs.

UNCW Surf Club maintains elite status
Lumina News
The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Surf Club competed in the National Scholastic Surfing Association’s 2013 National Interscholastic College Championship that took place June 17 at Salt Creek in Dana Point, Calif.

UNCW baseball loses pitching coach
StarNewsOnline.com
His approach to managing a pitching staff was similar to that of Howell, who also came to UNCW from UNC.

Deadly holiday at Carolina beaches sparks concerns about rip currents
The News & Observer
“Most of the time, if you just float, it will kick you to safety,” said UNC Wilmington professor Spencer Rogers of N.C. Sea Grant, a coastal research and education program.

Boys, keep out
Star News Online Blogs
But is there a gender gap in young adult literature, according to David MacInnis Gill, associate professor of English education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington — and the author of YA novels.

Students could find it tougher to reel in film internships
WECT-TV6
While the number of internships for film students at UNCW has doubled in recent years, it appears opportunities for internships on some local productions are decreasing.

FrugalDad.com Lists the Best Online Colleges by Value and Other College Recognition for 2013
FrugalDad.com, a leading resource for students and parents financing their children through college, has released their 4 lists of colleges recognizing them for exceptional value and quality of education. Best College by Value - University of North Carolina Wilmington

Former UNCW goalkeeper named MLS player-of-the-week
WECT-TV6
Hickory native and former UNCW goalkeeper Brad Knighton has been named Major League Soccer's Player-of-the-Week after sparking surging Vancouver in two key matches last week.

UNCW senior qualifies for US Women's Amateur
WECT-TV6
Rising senior Lori Beth Adams continued her solid play on Monday as she qualified for the 2013 United States Women's Amateur Championship.

Wilmington developing plan to manage region's brand
StarNewsOnline.com
The city, New Hanover County and the University of North Carolina Wilmington will all be involved. Although many organizations market the area, they do not always pull in the same direction, said Beth Schrader, the county's strategy and policy manager.

The search for identity: Officials start process to 'brand' greater Wilmington
Port City Daily
A key component – and one that would spare the expense on an outside contractor – is the involvement of UNCW, which has volunteered free data-gathering and analysis, officials said Monday.

City of Wilmington to start new branding initiative with UNCW
WECT-TV6
The City of Wilmingtonplans to start working on a new branding initiative led by UNCW.

City, county, UNCW want to rebrand area's offerings
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and UNCW want to join forces along with businesses leaders for a large community partnership that will focus on rebranding the area's economic goals.

UNCW hosts first Summer Writers Conference
UNCW Seahawk
Writers from across the city, state and country came together June 28-30 at UNC Wilmington for its inaugural Summer Writers Conference.

UMass Boston Researcher Examines Impact of Climate Change on Marine Life
WFXS, MyFoxWausau
Cascade Sorte, a researcher at UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, and Assistant Professor J. Wilson White of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, wrote the paper, which appeared in this week’s issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society,

Deadly holiday at Carolina beaches sparks rip current concern
TheState.com
“Most of the time, if you just float, it will kick you to safety,” said UNC Wilmington professor Spencer Rogers of N.C. Sea Grant, a coastal research and education program.

Let authors with NC ties fill your summer with meaning
News & Observer
The creative writing programs at N.C. State University, UNC-Greensboro, UNC Wilmington and Warren Wilson College all rank among the best in the nation, helping nurture future generations of novelists and short story writers and attracting premier ...

Bookmarks - Prologue book club to discuss UNCW author's YA sci-fi series
StarNewsOnline.com
Gill grew up to become an English teacher and, eventually, an associate professor in UNCW's Watson School of Education. His specialty is young adult literature – generally, books and stories aimed at readers aged 12-18.


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