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2024 Rising Research Award Winners

Congratulations to CHSSA’s 2024 Rising Research Award Winners, Danielle Daidone, World Languages and Cultures and Julia Morris, International Studies!

UNCW Grad Works on Star Wars TV Show

UNCW alum Cameron Detig ’21 had long known he wanted a job in the film industry, but it wasn’t until he saw behind-the-scenes footage of the Disney+ show “The Mandalorian” that he pinpointed his goal.

Mayra Robles ’18, ’23M

Mayra Robles’ connection with UNCW has come full circle. Her first interaction with the university began as a high school student. In December, Robles became a double alumna of the university, completing the Master of Public Administration program.

New Curriculum Uses Hip-Hop for Healing

An initiative launched by the UNCW Office of the Arts tapped into hip-hop to help D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy students find their voices.

Communication Studies Faculty Receive National Awards

Faculty in the UNCW Department of Communication Studies have received awards recognizing excellence in research and service from the National Communication Association, the largest scholarly society in the communication discipline.

Deepak Rauniyar

A native of Nepal, Deepak Rauniyar has found his home at UNCW as a teacher and a filmmaker.

Heather Wilson ’05M

Art museums have always been a sanctuary for Heather Wilson ’05M. She hopes to create that same atmosphere for visitors to the Cameron Art Museum.

Coral Researchers Receive Global CORDAP Grants

Four UNCW faculty will receive nearly $2 million to advance their research to help save the world’s endangered coral reefs. The Coral Research and Development Accelerator Platform (CORDAP), a global organization formed by 17 of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations, awarded UNCW two of 14 grants totaling $18 million to fast-track worldwide research and development for coral conservation and restoration.  

Daidone, Lidster Receive Spencer Grant

Dr. Danielle Daidone, assistant professor of Spanish, and Dr. Ryan Lidster, assistant professor of Japanese, in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, were awarded a $50,000 Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant on Education to develop a web-based platform for teaching second languages.

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