UNCW in the News

Oct. 10-14, 2011

UNCW named as top MBA institutions by Princeton Review
Star News Online Blogs – 10/14/11
UNCW’s Cameron School of Business has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the best “294 Business Schools” for the sixth time. The school was named as a top institutions to pursue a Master’s of Business Administration, according to the book.

A Swede for all seasons
Star News Online Blogs – 10/13/11
It took a while to get in touch with Malena Morling, the poet and associate professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. ..

'The Princeton Review' names UNCW as one of the best to pursue an MBA
WECT-TV6
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The Princeton Review has recommended UNCW as one of the best institutions in the nation to attend to pursue a Master's of Business Administration degree. The professional MBA program in UNCW's Cameron School of Business is ...

UNCW looks at the woman behind 'Little Women'
UNCW Seahawk
A discussion of a compilation of short stories by Louisa May Alcott on Race, Sex and Slavery was held last week, and on Oct. 25, Katie Peel will present Louisa May Alcott's work to UNCW. In the summer of 2010, Margaret Miles of the New Hanover County ...

UNCW Triathlon Members take on the Beach2Battleship Ironman Challenge
UNCW Seahawk
October 26, four members of the UNCW Club Triathlon Team will take on one of the hardest races known to man—an Ironman Challenge. The Beach2Battleship is a long-distance triathlon that includes a 2.4 mile open water swim, a 112 mile bike ride and ...

National champion surf team has UNCW ties
UNCW Seahawk
In an interview with Nick Rupp, the current UNCW surf club captain talked about what winning meant to him. "It was a relief to win, because I took (time off) from school and felt obligated to bring something back, so it wasn't a waste of time to go out ...

Meet the Seahawk men's basketball team
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Eight freshmen joined several returnees as the 2011-12 UNCW men's basketball team met members of the news media during the program's annual Media Day on Wednesday. The event was held in Hanover Hall since renovations to Trask ...

Patterson helps prepare astronauts for future visit to asteroid
William and Mary News – 10/13/11
Professor Mark Patterson of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, an aquanaut with several previous trips to “inner space” aboard the Aquarius underwater habitat, will assist a team of NASA astronauts as they visit the habitat between October 17 and 29 to develop techniques for a planned future ...15 mission. Those activities include plans to Skype with the graduate students in his Ocean Observing course at VIMS, and to interact with students...

Economic growth forecast higher for county than state, nation
Lumina News – 10/13/11
Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton was the keynote speaker at the Economic Outlook Conference hosted by the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Local imprint's ‘Vision' up for National Book Award
Star News Online – 10/12/11
A short story anthology published by the University of North Carolina Wilmington is a finalist for the National Book Award. "Binocular Vision," new and collected short stories by Edith Pearlman, is a finalist for the National Book Award's fiction prize, the National Book Foundation announced Wednes.

Greenblatt ‘Swerve,’ Marx Bio Join National Book Award Nominees
Bloomberg Businessweek – 10/12/11
Biographies of two married couples, Karl and Jenny Marx and Marie and Pierre Curie, were among the nominees for the National Book Awards, which were announced today. ...novel, The Sojourn. First Book Lookout Books, based at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, gained a nomination with the very first...

National Book Award finalists announced - with an extra title
KWCH – 10/12/11
A deceased biographer and a first-time bestselling novelist are among the finalists for the 2011 National Book Awards. Five finalists in four categories – fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature – were announced Wednesday in Oregon.

Jacket Copy
Los Angeles Times – 10/12/11
Books, authors and all things bookish
...Books, the literary imprint of the Department of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, saw "Binocular Vision: New & Selected...


Finalists Named for National Book Awards
‎New York Times (blog) - Julie Bosman
For the second year in a row books about war and foreign locales enchanted the ... Edith Pearlman for “Binocular Vision” (Lookout Books), ...

2011 National Book Award Finalists Announced - Publishers Weekly

Race lovers get green flag for weekend reunion
Richmond County Daily Journal – 10/12/11
CHERAW, S.C. — In a weed-choked field about 30 miles from the area’s most famous race track, Rockingham Speedway, old-time auto racers and their fans plan to assemble Saturday to remember the good ol’ days of racing in the South. Ingram, a published author, is currently teaching psychology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She has written for various newspapers...

UNCW students help Cantore film commercials
Star News Online – 10/11/11
Last spring, two video production students from the University of North Carolina Wilmington were provided an opportunity that neither could pass up – the chance to make commercials that would air nationally on The Weather Channel. UNCW students help Cantore film commercials Last spring, two video production students from the University of North Carolina Wilmington were...

Economist forecasts growth next year for Wilmington area
Star News Online – 10/11/11
The Wilmington area's economy is forecast to grow more than North Carolina's over the next year but it won't be enough to cut the unemployment rate, UNCW economist William "Woody" Hall told the annual Economic Outlook Conference at the university Tuesday. ...told a crowd of mostly businesspeople and public officials at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Burney Center.

UNCW: Local economy will grow faster than state and nation
‎WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC -- Good economic news for the region was announced today at the eighth annual Economic Outlook Conference at the ...

UNCW economists say that Wilmington may outperform state, nation  -  WECT-TV6

Ploughshares: UNCW not in a rut
Star News Online Blogs – 10/11/11
Ploughsares, the literary magazine at Emerson College in Boston, posted a long interview with Emily Louise Smith of Wilmington at its blog site, as part of its “Innovators in Lit” series. Smith, of course, is the director of the Publications Laboratory at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and co-founder with Ben George of...

Chancellor appointed to workforce development group
Greater Wilmington Business Journal – 10/10/11
Gary L. Miller, chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, has been appointed to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Committee on Economic and Workforce Development. ...workforce development group Gary L. Miller, chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, has been appointed to the American Association...

Midnite Madness on Friday in Trask
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
According to a release from UNCW director of communications Joe Browning, there will be a shooting contest (I'm naming KK Simmons the favorite) and slam dunk competition (my money is on Luke Hager) during the festivities from 9:30 – 11 pm Friday night ...

UNCW student shines in professional video training with YouTube
Star News Online – 10/10/11
Jeffrey Wolz can trace his career aspirations back to a Game Boy Camera a friend gave him in the seventh grade. He took a few shots of a toy car with it and put together a five-second film. UNCW student shines in professional video training with YouTube Jeffrey Wolz can trace his career aspirations back to a Game Boy Camera a friend...

Bones not James gang's gunslinger, research finds
Pittsburgh Tribune Review – 10/10/11
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Jesse James gang gunslinger Charlie Pitts was a bad man, and his evil ways caught up with him when he was gunned down during a bungled bank robbery in Northfield, Minn. ...still out there," said criminal sociologist James Bailey of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, part of a scientific team that has been...

UNCW Faculty Senate upset over merging of departments
Star News Online – 10/09/11
The University of North Carolina Wilmington Faculty Senate has taken issue with a proposed cost-saving effort that will merge two departments. On Tuesday, the Faculty Senate approved a set of resolutions opposing the merger of the Geology and Geography Department with the Physics and Physical Ocean UNCW Faculty Senate upset over merging of departments The University of North Carolina Wilmington Faculty Senate has taken issue with a proposed...

Innovators in Lit #9: Lookout Books | Ploughshares Literary ...
Laura van den Berg interviews Emily Louise Smith, director of Lookout Books, about being a small literary press on a college campus and ...

Principal was Kool Aid Man
TheHerald
Price earned his bachelor's degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and his master's in school administration from NC State University. While he's worked with countless students over the years, few of them know he was once ...

'P-cards' make it easy for government officials to make purchases
StarNewsOnline.com
The city of Wilmington, New Hanover County, University of North Carolina Wilmington and New Hanover County schools all have robust purchasing cards programs, each making thousands of purchases per year. Brunswick County, Pender County, ...

Editorial - We should learn from 1961, a remarkable year for our city
StarNewsOnline.com
A few months before the North Carolina arrived here, another local landmark arose as Wilmington College opened its new campus, which literally laid the foundation for the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Once again, leaders like John T. Hoggard ...

State, regional, local leaders gather for transportation summit
ENC Today
“Our assets in the East are our military bases, our two ports, the Global TransPark, East Carolina University, our medical school and UNC-Wilmington, and how to tie all of those organizations, all of those assets together through transportation will be ...


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