UNCW in the News

Aug 27-31

New UNCW policy aims to protect minors
StarNewsOnline.com
A new policy at the University of North Carolina Wilmington aims to keep the school from becoming the next Penn State. It's called the Policy for the Protection of Minors,
...the age of 18 safe on campus. The policy, which UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller presented to trustees at their August meeting, was established in...

Author shares how ‘Pieces’ came together
StarNewsOnline.com
In "34 Pieces of You," the reader slowly finds out how a teenage girl becomes too broken to fix, how pieces of her painful existence are threaded through the lives of the people who loved her.
It's the latest young adult novel by Carmen Rodrigues, a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's creative writing MFA program.

Filmmakers seek funds to finish 1898 race riot film
StarNewsOnline.com
It took a village to get a small film about Wilmington's 1898 race riots off the ground and it will take one to finish it. A group of University of North Carolina Wilmington film studies alumni have launched a viral campaign to raise money for "The Red Cape," a 40-minute film that follows two…

UNC Wilmington business school top-ranked for little student debt
Triangle - News14.com
WILMINGTON -- The UNC Wilmington Cameron School of Business ranks first on a national list for sending off their MBA graduates with little debt. The U.
UNC Wilmington business school top-ranked for little student debt WILMINGTON -- The UNC Wilmington Cameron School of Business ranks first on...

Pearce named new UNCW trustees chairwoman
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington elected three new members to its board of trustees for the 2012-13 academic year. The new members include the first African-American woman to serve as chairwoman in the university’s history.

Get an MBA and a great tan
The Business Journals
Want a cost-effective MBA? U.S. News & World Report suggests that the MBA offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is the most economical in the country.
Get an MBA and a great tan Want a cost-effective MBA? U.S. News & World Report suggests that the MBA offered by the University of North Carolina...

UNCW literary scene heating up again
Star News Online Blogs
Thanks to UNCW’s Caroline Cropp for this photo of UNCW faculty members Michael White and Rebecca Lee reading at the annual “Thirsty Tome” event Monday evening

UNCW tops magazine list for low-cost MBA program
StarNewsOnline.com
WILMINGTON | The University of North Carolina Wilmington's Cameron School of Business tops a U.S. News and World Report list of low-cost Master of Business Administration programs, according to a release from the school.

J. Randall Good Joins SRI International as Program Development Director, DARPA and Intelligence
Hal Eisner.com - Mediawebsite.net
MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- J. Randall Good, Ph.D., has joined SRI International as program development director, DARPA and Intelligence.
...Baylor College of Medicine and his B.S. at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His additional training includes the Sherman Kent...

John S Clark Co. completes teaching lab at UNC Wilmington
Building Design + Construction
Three-story building provides offices, classrooms, and labs.
John S Clark Co. completes teaching lab at UNC Wilmington Three-story building provides offices, classrooms, and labs. August 30, 2012 John S.

Relaxed sandbag rules advance
StarNewsOnline.com
Sunset Beach | The Coastal Resources Commission at its meeting Thursday voted to send to public hearing a slew of proposed changes to the rules for sandbags, potentially offering a reprieve to coastal communities struggling to maintain adequate beachfront with the fabric structures while pursuing lo
...from Pender County, and David Webster, a biologist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, cast the dissenting votes. The suggested changes,

Teacher’s book to share beach images
StarNewsOnline.com
Sitting in an office with a view overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway as boats of every size pass by, it is hard to imagine that anyone can be productive.
...productive. But that doesn’t t stop Daniel Norris. A University of Guam graduate with a degree in marine ecology, Norris has spent the past 15 years...

New Committee Will Advise Federal Leaders on Integrating Ocean Observation Systems
Ocean News & Technology
A new committee to advise federal leaders on integrating the nation’s ocean observing systems that collect and deliver ocean information will meet for the first time later this month in Washington.
...Research) Institute, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Lynn Leonard University of North Carolina at Wilmington Justin Manley Teledyne Benthos, Inc.

Captains worried about future of dredge boat
WSFX FOX 26 News
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) – The side-casting dredge boat Merritt services the coastal inlets in North Carolina, but Carolina Beach boaters worry that the vessel won't be around for long.
...connected to inlets, according to a report from Dr. Chris Dumas at UNC-Wilmington, those jobs do not include the industries that feel a secondary...

Editorial - UNCW should shine under new system emphasizing efficiency, quality
StarNewsOnline.com
North Carolina has a constitutional obligation to fund its public universities, but they have a duty as well: to provide a good education, at reasonable costs, and to graduate the vast majority of students who enroll in four-year degree programs.
...promoting the concept of funding according to performance. Former Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo was a big proponent of that idea, as was former...

UNCW generates $1 billion regional economic impact
North Carolina News Network
(WILMINGTON) -- A new economic impact study shows that the University of North Carolina Wilmington is a significant part of the economic ...

UNCW warns students of potential scam
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Students at UNCW were sent a notice about ... Contact UNCW Police immediately if you have information or if you ...

N.C.’s Dutch colonies - Unlikely plan bloomed in local history
StarNewsOnline.com
It wasn’t that long ago that Castle Hayne was a virtual flower plantation, shipping thousands of daffodil and gladiolus bulbs, and tons of cut flowers, to Northeastern markets by rail.
...debt to predecessors, such as the late Frank Ainsley of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Yet he has clearly amassed a treasure trove...

UNCW calculates its economic impact on area
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has a more than $1 billion impact on the economy of southeastern North Carolina, the university announced Friday.
...Business and Economic Services. This is an astounding number, UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller said in a news release. It s a concrete representation...

Mysterious coastal booms have legendary roots
The Outer Banks Voice
She may be right, says Jack C. Hall, professor of geology and chair of the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Nevertheless, it is compelling – and fun – to explore the science behind the ephemeral sounds.

Motown legend to play at UNCW
WECT-TV6
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Motown legend Smokey Robinson is set to play a concert at UNCW this November. According to Robinson's website, he's scheduled to perform at Trask Coliseum on November 17th.

New committee will advise federal leaders on integrating ocean observation systems
Alaska Business Monthly
A new committee to advise federal leaders on integrating the nation’s ocean observing systems that collect and deliver ocean information will meet for the first time later this month in Washington.
...Research) Institute, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Lynn Leonard University of North Carolina at Wilmington Justin Manley Teledyne Benthos, Inc.

 


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