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March 7, 2023 - Dr. Jessica Weinkle, a UNCW associate professor and director of the graduate program in Coastal and Ocean Policy in the Department of Public and International Affairs, testified on March 1 before the United States Senate Budget Committee on the economic risks of climate change in coastal communities...more
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February 14, 2023 - UNCW researchers will share in funding from the National Science Foundation that supports multi-institutional projects focused on expanding access to healthy, nutritious food. Building on more than a decade of aquaculture research at UNCW, the project focuses on the United States’ role in ensuring global food security through further developing sustainable finfish mariculture, mitigating the depletion of wild fish populations, creating jobs in rural and economically depressed coastal communities and reducing the seafood trade deficit...more
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February 1, 2023 - UNCW and Elizabeth City State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will offer ECSU students international studies opportunities through UNCW courses. The partnership allows ECSU students to enroll in and complete classes at UNCW that also prepare them to participate in study abroad experiences...more

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January 26, 2023 - UNCW and Cape Fear Community College are renewing their efforts to make it easier for students to transfer from the community college to the university. UNCW Chancellor Aswani K. Volety and CFCC President Jim Morton met this week with the CFCC/UNCW Pathway Partnership Group, a joint committee of nine representatives from both institutions, charging them to create a strong infrastructure for better pathways, policies and practices that reduce barriers for students moving from one institution to the other...more

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January 24, 2023 - UNCW is included among U.S. News and World Report’s top 20 best online bachelor’s degree programs in 2023, ranking 18th nationally on the popular annual list of U.S. colleges and universities. Several UNCW graduate programs in nursing, business and education are also recognized as best online programs...more
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December 14, 2022 - UNCW is one of more than 100 agencies set to receive funds from the New Hanover Community Endowment’s inaugural funding cycle. The endowment’s Cape Fear Opportunities and Needs Grants awards will total $9,055,050. Selected applicants successfully demonstrated how the funds will benefit one of the endowment’s four areas of focus: community safety, health and social equity, public education and community development...more
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December 8, 2022 - UNCW began the 2022-23 academic year celebrating its 75th anniversary and welcoming a new chancellor. It will close 2022 by graduating more than 2,442 students (1,649 undergraduate, 772 master’s and 21 doctoral) during its one-hundred-and-third commencement exercises Dec. 16-17. All ceremonies will take place in Trask Coliseum and will be accessible via livestream...more
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December 1, 2022 - Undergraduate researchers across North Carolina will gather at UNCW this weekend to showcase their ingenuity and creativity. The annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, in various locations on campus...more
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December 1, 2022 - The Watson College of Education is pleased to announce that the college has received accreditation for all undergraduate and graduate level teacher preparation programs, following a 2022 accreditation review by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)...more
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November 14, 2022 - Provost Winebrake was pleased to announce the annual call for nominations for the following three faculty awards. This nomination process is an excellent way to highlight and celebrate the amazing faculty we have here at UNCW, and he hopes our faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take advantage of the opportunity...more

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