UNCW in the News

Aug. 19-23

UNCW athletic department sees way to break even
UNCW administrators outlined to the Board of Trustees on Thursday an athletic budget plan that, if successful, will allow the department to balance the books at $10.7 million this year and begin replenishing the depleted reserve fund in 2014-15.

UNCW sees slow, steady recovery from athletic deficit
After operating at a $2 million deficit for the last four years, UNCW has drafted a conservative budget for its athletic department in 2013-14.

UNCW unveils plan to balance athletics budget
trustees heard from athletics administrators Thursday about their plans to balance the department's budget.

Adam Shay - Support the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
StarNewsOnline.com (Op-Ed by certified public accountant Adam Shay)
It is going to take a community effort to make the CIE a success. Don't let the UNCW name fool you – all of Wilmington has a vested interest in seeing this center succeed and improving our business environment.

NC Biotechnology Center awards $3.5M in grants, loans
WRAL Tech Wire
Dennis Kubasko received $25,220 for the “Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for High School Teachers” at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

UNCW women think they've found balance on soccer field
The UNCW women's soccer team isn't rebuilding for the 2013 season. The Seahawks return five starters, including an all-CAA freshman team...

UNCW sees slow, steady recovery from athletic deficit
Star News
After operating at a $2 million deficit for the last four years, UNCW has drafted a conservative budget for its athletic department in 2013-14.

Wilmington OKs resolution in support of branding plan
Star News
Two weeks after tabling a resolution in support of creating a brand for the area, the Wilmington City Council has endorsed the plan and the city, New Hanover County and the University of North Carolina Wilmington will all be involved.

Accelerator key word in entrepreneurial ecosystem
Lumina News
Set to officially open the doors to its new office early next month, the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has undergone some major changes since becoming a focus of chancellor Gary Miller’s administration.

Oyster rising - Farmers work to propel aquaculture in N.C.
Star News
Selected lines of oysters from Virginia don't always do well in North Carolina waters, said Ami Wilbur, director of the shellfish hatchery at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Fall to bring a stream of artists here
Star News
Arts lovers won't be bored this fall in Southeastern North Carolina. In addition to the usual subjects, all sorts of artists will be passing through local venues including UNCW’s Kenan Auditoriumand Beckwith Hall.

SLIDESHOW: UNCW Move-in Day 2013
The rain could put a damper on the excitement of new UNC Wilmington Seahawks Saturday, when many of them settled into their new nests for the year.

The Plastic Ocean Project
Blog Talk Radio
Monteleone’s "The Plastic Ocean Project" looks at the compromised environment for the convenience of plastics. She currently works in the Chemistry Department at UNC Wilmington both as an administrator and a lab assistant working with undergraduate students studying plastic marine debris.

Two New Happy Eagle Nests Found in Maya Mountains of Belize
Environmental News Network
The initial sighting in 2005 led to a collaborative program begun by Mr. Marlin and Dr. Jamie Rotenberg, ornithologist and Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

UNCW women draw vs. Elon in soccer exhibition match
Star News
Katrina Guillou scored in the 79th minute to lead UNCW to a 1-1 draw with Elon.

A Q&A with UNCW Chancellor Miller
Star News
UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller sat down to answer a few questions ranging from out-of-state tuition to athletics to guns.

Entrepreneurs key to Cape Fear region's growth, says economic development coach
UNCW CIE Executive Director Jim Roberts discusses entrepreneurs, upcoming events and CIE grand opening.

Event introduces new entrepreneurship center, director
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
At a special event Thursday evening hosted by UNCW's Cameron School of Business, Roberts, the CIE's new director, outlined his vision and plans for the Center.

NC IDEA taking grant program to Wilmington
UNC Wilmington's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to host upcoming NC IDEA event with David Rizzo and Andrea Cook.

Group at UNCW to kick off grant cycle for helping startups
Star News
A major organization that helps startup companies commercialize their innovations is coming to the University of North Carolina Wilmington Wednesday to kick off its grant cycle.

UNCW bike roundup an annual rite of summer
Star News
Before students return, UNCW police roundup hundreds of abandoned bikes left on campus.

Back to school for UNCW students
Saturday was the annual move-in day at UNCW. Students involved in Greek life, sports teams and other campus organizations help to move freshmen students.

Oyster rising: Farmers work to propel aquaculture in NC
News & Observer
The bays and sounds of NC once yielded hundreds of thousands of bushels of oysters a year, before pollution, overfishing and other factors, which caused their populations to decline. Now, scientists and growers in NC, including UNCW’s Center for Marine Science shellfish hatchery, are working to change that.

Get Dirty, ‘Knotty’ and Wet
The Seahawk
UNCW students prepare to participate in kayaking as part of the Seahawk Adventures club.

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