Academic Affairs
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January 10, 2022 -  The Provost is delighted to let the campus community know that the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Topic Selection Committee has recommended that the “Cultivating the Collaborative Campus: High-Impact Interdisciplinary Research & Teaching” topic be the university’s next QEP! The Chancellor and Provost endorse this recommendation whole-heartedly...more
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January 10, 2022 -  Administrators Jamie Winebrake and Lowell Davis sent students a Spring 2022 update from the Divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs with information regarding campus COVID guidelines and Seahawk student experience activities...more

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November 22, 2021 - As we enter a season of giving, thanks and general holiday cheer, I am happy to announce the timely annual call for nominations in the following three faculty awards. This nomination process is an excellent way to highlight and celebrate the amazing faculty we have at the University of North Carolina Wilmington...more
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November 19, 2021 - A new Applied Coastal and Ocean Science doctoral program will be offered at the UNCW, tentatively beginning in fall 2022. Approved by the UNC Board of Governors at its November meeting, the highly interdisciplinary Ph.D. program will leverage...more
Faculty Reception
October 20, 2021 - All faculty are invited to a Faculty Reception on Thursday, October 28 from 5-7:00 pm on the new Congdon Hall Patio overlooking Campus Commons. This reception is hosted by the Faculty Welfare Committee and sponsored by Business Affairs and Faculty...more
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October 15, 2021 - Administrators Lowell Davis, Jamie Winebrake and SGA president Robby Fensom addressed students, faculty and staff about the challenge all are facing and reinforced that the caring UNCW community is there to help. The three critical issues that directly impact the lives of all Seahawks: mental health awareness, food insecurity, and...more
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September 10, 2021UNCW honored the dedication and talents of its faculty at the annual fall faculty meeting on Sept. 9. Provost Winebrake officiated and announced the award recipients. The full presentation can be found here, and a recording of the meeting can be found here. Professor in the Department of of English, Dr. Victor Malo-Juvera, received the Board of Trustees Teaching Excellence Award, the most prestigious...more
Cynthia Demetriou Named Associate Provost for Student Engagement, Enrollment and Retention
August 31, 2021 - After a national search, Cynthia Demetriou has been appointed the associate provost for student engagement, enrollment and retention at UNCW, the university announced today. Demetriou, who will begin her new role on Oct. 4, is joining UNCW from a similar position at the University of Arizona, where...more
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August 9, 2021 - 2021-2022 Academic Year: Greetings from Academic Affairs
Provost Winebrake provided an update as the fall semester begins and included a link to the Academic Affairs Operational Guidance as we reflect on our current conditions and take steps to ensure and meet our two most important...more
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July 22, 2021 - New Programs in Cybersecurity and Intelligent Systems Engineering
To expand STEM and critical workforce programs, UNC Wilmington will offer two new undergraduate degrees. The university has received approval from the UNC Board of Governors to begin two new bachelor of science programs: cybersecurity and intelligent systems engineering. UNCW is the first institution in the UNC System to...more
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June 24, 2021 - Big Things Come in Very Small Packages: A New Way of Looking at the Ocean
UNCW’s SeaHawk-1 Cubesat, outfitted with the HawkEye Ocean Color Imager, has completed on-orbit commissioning and has entered into a period of phased startup of Operations. Ocean color satellite oceanography provides a unique window into...more

Executive Director CMS Ken Halanych

June 17, 2021Ken Halanych Named Executive Director of CMS
Following a national search, Kenneth M. Halanych has been named executive director of the UNCW Center for Marine Science. His appointment is effective October 1, 2021. As the leader and chief advocate for UNCW’s coastal and marine sciences, Halanych is charged...more

Angie Sardina
June 16, 2021Rec Therapy Asst Professor Receives Mather Award
Recreation Therapy Assistant Professor Angie Sardina and her collaborators received the Innovative Research on Aging Silver Award from the Mather Institute for their manuscript entitled, Older Black Adults’ Satisfaction and Anxiety Levels After Completing Alternative Versus Traditional Cognitive Batteries in May...more
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June 12, 2021 — UNCW's Nina de Gramont's Novel to be Produced by HBO Max
Creative Writing Associate Professor, Nina de Gramont's 2015 novel 'The Distance from Me to You' is slated to be adapted as a feature for HBO Max. Deadline, the Hollywood news website, reports that New Line won the rights for the young adult novel, which de Gramont wrote under the pen name "Marina Gessner." (Her husband...more