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UNCW Ranked on List of Best Programs by Best Accredited Colleges 

UNCW has been ranked on the list of Best Bachelor's in Film Programs and Best Online Master's of Public Administration Programs by Best Accredited Colleges.

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Award-Winning Author Edwidge Danticat to Give Buckner Lecture

Edwidge Danticat, an award-winning Haitian American author, will give this year’s Buckner Lecture. 
“A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat” is slated for March 28 at 6 p.m. in the Warwick Center on the UNCW campus. Danticat will converse with associate professor of African American literature Maia Butler about her work. (more...) 


UNCW Partners with U.S. Marine Corps to Grant Transfer Credit to CMR Program

UNCW recently established a partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training (CDET) to allow 12 credit hours to be transferred to the UNCW Department of Public and International Affairs Conflict Management and Resolution (CMR) program. The agreement grants designated graduate level credit toward UNCW’s specialized master’s degree program in Conflict Management and Resolution (National and International Security Concentration).


Dr. Jessica Weinkle Shares Climate Change Science, Public Policy Expertise with U.S. Senators

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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Atlantis Magazine Earns NCCMA Recognition

The staff of Atlantis, UNCW’s creative magazine founded in 1971, was recognized by the North Carolina College Media Association in four NCCMA Contest categories. (more...) 

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UNCW Communication Studies Productions Receive Broadcast Education Association Awards

Three UNCW communication studies student productions have been honored by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts with an Award of Excellence. (more...)

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Dr. Maia Butler Receives Mellon Fellowship in Democracy and Landscape Studies

Dr. Maia Butler, associate professor in the UNCW Department of English and faculty fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a Mellon Fellowship in Democracy and Landscape Studies. (more...)


Two UNCW Professors Earn Prestigious Honor for Academic Inventors

UNCW faculty members Dr. Karl Ricanek Jr. and Dr. Yishi Wang were named to the new class of some of the world's best emerging academic inventors. (more...) 


UNCW Recipient, Co-Recipient of NSF Grants Addressing Food Insecurity

UNCW researchers will share in funding from the National Science Foundation that supports multi-institutional projects focused on expanding access to healthy, nutritious food. (more...)

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Education and Conservation: 200+ Student Volunteers Buoy UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program

UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program is a 28-year member of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program. As part of this national program that coordinates emergency responses to sick, injured, distressed or deceased marine mammals, the MMSP responds to frequent strandings – approximately 300 per year in NC alone. (more...)

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Dr. Ron Vetter Receives IEEE Computer Society High Honor

Dr. Ron Vetter, a professor in the UNCW Department of Computer Science, is a recipient of the prestigious 2023 Richard E. Merwin Award for Distinguished Service from the IEEE Computer Society. (more...)


The UNCW Gender Studies and Resource Center: A Resource for All

The UNCW Gender Studies and Research Center, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, supports gender equality through research support, workshops and lectures, and offers an interdisciplinary minor and post-baccalaureate certificate. (more...)

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Dr. Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock Receives SSSI-NCA Ellis-Bochner Autoethnography and Personal Narrative Research Award

Dr. Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock, professor in the Department of Communication Studies, has received the 2022 Ellis-Bochner Autoethnography and Personal Narrative Research Award from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI), affiliate of the National Communication Association (NCA). Scott-Pollock was recognized for her publication, “Disrupting Compulsory Performances: Snapshots and Stories of Masculinity, Disability, and Parenthood in Cultural Currents of Daily Life.”


Spring 2023

Mainstage Productions

Spring 2023

Dept. of Music Events

March 2-31


April 13-21

COM Studies Week

April 22


Jan. 27-April 28

"Write Wilmington" Virtual Writing Sessions


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