UNCW in the News

July 30-Aug 3

UNC Asheville Moves Up in Forbes Magazine's “Best Buy” College Rankings
Mountain Xpress
UNC Asheville is one of eight universities in North Carolina included in the Forbes “Top 100 Best Buy” list. Also included are: UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, Appalachian State University, UNC Wilmington, East Carolina University, UNC ...

UNCW trying to keep the cost of textbooks down
Triad - News14.com
WILMINGTON -- College bookstores and saving money typically do not go hand and hand but one UNC System college is trying to change that. Student Sarah Chambers said that she tackles the costly trip to the bookstore after classes start.
...hand but one UNC System college is trying to change that. Student Sarah Chambers said that she tackles the costly trip to the bookstore after...

Nelson Mullins Attorneys Receive NC 'Top Lobbyist' Distinctions
RALEIGH (Aug. 2, 2012) - Four Nelson Mullins Government Relations attorneys are among the most influential lobbyists in North Carolina, according to the rankings released by the N.
...general business policy. Mr. Teague serves as chairman on the UNC Wilmington Board of Trustees, is a member of the Wake Education Partnership...

Chick-fil-A to remain at UNCW
WSFX FOX 26 News
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Earlier this week a student from UNCW tried to take action to get Chick-fil-A removed from campus in lieu of the recent controversy surrounding the restaurant's stance on marriage.
Chick-fil-A to remain at UNCW WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) Earlier this week a student from UNCW tried to take action to get Chick-fil-A removed from campus...

UNCW career center hires assistant director
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Career Center recently announced that Michael V. Phillips would be the assistant director for employer development.
UNCW career center hires assistant director The University of North Carolina at Wilmington s Career Center recently announced that Michael V.

Snoop Dogg is a Rasta now, so what's Rastafari?
CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com
By Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor (CNN) - Rapper Snoop Dogg announced Monday that he's burying his name and old career, all because of a religious experience with Rastafari, an Afrocentric religion with origins in Jamaica.
he said at a Monday press conference. "I didn't know that until I went to the temple, where the high priest asked me what my name was, and I...

Lumina News to receive Brown Pelican Award
Lumina News
...and office director of the NCCF s southeast region. The University of North Carolina Wilmington s Department of Media Production will receive...

UNCW's new bookstore contract brings changes
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
UNCW spokeswoman Dana Fischetti said the university had specific requirements as to the bookstore management's innovation and responsiveness. The new contract reflects these standards and addresses UNCW's needs as it moves into the future, she ...

College Bound: Common Application launches today
WRAL.com Blogs
Today marks the launch of the 2012-13 Common Application. Right now, 488 colleges and universities accept this application either in addition to
their own or as the sole application.
...application. Use of the application saves a huge amount of time as students may apply to multiple schools with one application. One caveat: Some...

Outrage over Chick-fil-A's stance on gay marriage comes to UNCW campus
WECT TV6
WILMINGTON (WECT) - The national outrage over Chick-fil-a's stance on gay marriage has moved to the local campus of UNCW. Student, Brice Horton has taken action
to get the restaurant removed from the school.
...stance on gay marriage has moved to the local campus of UNCW. Student, Brice Horton has taken action to get the restaurant removed from the school.

Film festival offers chance to host artists
StarNewsOnline.com
Each year the Cucalorus Film Festival transforms Wilmington into a creative wonderland filled with nearly 300 artists. This year, the festival continues its beloved “Adopt a Filmmaker”
...in learning more. Emily Jones, a Southport native and graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is public relations coordinator...

UNCW relocating offices from Airlie Commons
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Five University of North Carolina at Wilmington offices housed in class-A office space on Military Cutoff Road will soon be relocated to the main campus by the end of the year.
UNCW relocating offices from Airlie Commons Five University of North Carolina at Wilmington offices housed in class-A office space on Military...

Training Ground
Wrightsville Beach Magazine
Schreckengost first learned of the opportunity to join ocean rescue during her undergraduate career at the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she was a
javelin thrower for the track team.

Several awarded fisheries resource grants
ENCToday.com
Several area projects have been awarded grants through the North Carolina Fishery Resource Grant Program. North Carolina Sea Grant, which administers the program, announced the projects for 2012.
...aquaculture issues. Robert Farnell of Hubert and Wade Watanabe of UNC-Wilmington will work to optimize the treatment of waste discharge from...

New book tackles the 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'
Bio-Medicine
Readers couldn't put it down, but when they walk away from Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy do they have a feminist perspective on these wildly successful books? The editors of a new collection of essays, Men Who Hate Women and Women Who Kick Their Asses, set out to tackle a serie
...co-editor Donna King, an associate professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "Here we have the unexpected combination...

Algae blooms in river arrive with hot weather
StarNewsOnline.com
The large clouds of blue-green algae spreading throughout the Cape Fear River in July have mostly dissipated in the wake of sustained, regular rainfall, officials with the state Division of Water Quality said.
...recently," said Larry Cahoon, a professor of biology and marine biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "It's not huge amounts, but it's...

Schubert enters Marine officer training
Advertiser-Tribune.com
Joshua A. Schubert recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. After graduation, he accepted a commission as a second lieutenant with the U.
Schubert enters Marine officer training Joshua A. Schubert recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor's...

Editorial - Focusing on quality athletes - and academics - is best path for UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
Raising money will always be the top priority for the head of the UNCW athletic department. That’s what athletic director Jimmy Bass recently told the StarNews.
...priority for the head of the UNCW athletic department. That’s what athletic director Jimmy Bass recently told the StarNews. Are we being naive in...

World’s Only Undersea Laboratory May Shut Down Admid Funding Concerns
Lockergnome
Picture this: an undersea laboratory buried under 60 feet of water and hidden amid a bed of beautiful coral. You might be thinking about a mad scientist conducting experiments and other crazy shenanigans, but the lab is very real.
the funding for this NOAA-owned facility has been cut. The University of North Carolina, Wilmington has been operating the facility for years,

Pray for rain
Steve Dellies, Wrightsville Beach utility system superintendent, left, and Dr. Mike Mallen, University of North Carolina Wilmington research scientist, observe Banks Channel
from the Blockade Runner's rooftop, as a dye test water study indicates current flow on the outgoing tide on March 10, 2009.
...system superintendent, left, and Dr. Mike Mallen, University of North Carolina Wilmington research scientist, observe Banks Channel from the...

ONLINE UPDATE: Thanks to Life Rolls On, they surfed again
Lumina News
It's hard to imagine a place less suited to the needs of the physically disabled than the ocean. But for the participants of They Will Surf Again on Saturday, July 28.
...disabled] on a regular basis, said Brandon Roberts, a freshman biology student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington from Charleston, S.C.,

Funding athletics top priority for UNCW's Bass
StarNewsOnline.com
With basketball woes, fundraising could take a hit this year
...program that suffered a fifth losing season in six years. Athletic director Jimmy Bass understands the health of the flagship program determines...

Tip-ins
Star News Online Blogs
The NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) can be confusing at times, but in essence the calculation is simple. Players get one point for being eligible
and one point for being enrolled each semester.
...scores that will be released in May or June of 2013. UNCW athletic director Jimmy Bass said Wednesday that he is confident the program will avoid...

Luxury apartments coming soon to areas near UNCW
StarNewsOnline.com
Though the UNCW area already has several student apartment complexes, three new ones, with more than 450 units total, are in the works near campus.


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