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A Statement from CAS Leadership

The College of Arts and Sciences mourns with the victims of racist violence across the United States. We know the names George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Yet, our society inflicts countless acts of injustice and brutality on black and brown people continually. We do not know how to name them all.  

We share the anger and the hope of those who are protesting racism across America. It must be confronted within our university as well, and it must be confronted by each member of our community: black, brown, and white. There is no middle ground between racism and anti-racism. We must all commit ourselves to confront racist ideologies, sentiments, and actions, if we wish to see UNCW live true to its values of diversity, integrity, and excellence. 

We as chairpersons and directors will lead, teach, research, and serve in ways that address the challenges and the aspirations articulated in this statement and our Chancellor's

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UNCW Office of Distance Education and eLearning Wins Silver Telly Award

The video production team in UNCW’s Office of Distance Education and eLearning, in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Sciences, has been awarded a Silver Telly in this year’s 42th annual Telly Awards. (more...)

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Deepak Rauniyar Selected for the 2021 Asia Pacific Screen Awards International Nominations Council

Deepak Rauniyar, assistant professor of film studies, will serve on the 2021 International Nominations Council for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. (more...)

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Associate Professor Carlos Kase Selected as 2021-22 Canyon Cinema Fellow

Carlos Kase, an associate professor in the Department of Film Studies, has been selected as one of four 2021-22 Canyon Cinema Curitorial Fellows. Kase was selected from nearly 200 applicants and will curate a program that explores experimental cinema and jazz. (more...)

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UNCW Mourns the Passing of Joel J. Mintzes, Retired Professor of Biology

The university is deeply sorry to share the news that Joel J. Mintzes, who served UNCW for nearly 30 years as a professor of biology, passed away on September 13, 2021. (more...)

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UNCW Joins Statewide Consortium to Develop Human Performance Technologies and Services for Nation’s Military

UNCW, in collaboration with more than 25 North Carolina-based academic, industry, nonprofit and state government organizations, will join the North Carolina Center for Optimizing Military Performance, a new consortium tasked with developing world-class human performance solutions for the nation’s military. (more...)

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UNCW’s Paul Townend to Serve as Co-Grand Marshal of the “Halfway to Saint Patrick’s Parade”

Paul Townend, professor of British and Irish history, will join his mother, Mary Theresa Townend, a native of Cork City, Ireland, as co-grand marshal of the “Halfway to Saint Patrick’s Parade” slated for Sept. 18. (more...)

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UNCW Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service

UNCW honored faculty for accomplishments in teaching, scholarship and service during the fall faculty meeting on Sept. 9. (more...)

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Seahawks Rising: UNCW Alumni, Employees Among 40 Under 40 Award Winners

Fifteen of this year’s 40 Under 40 Award winners are Seahawks. Presented annually by the StarNews and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, the awards recognize the region’s young professionals who are making a name for themselves, their businesses and workplaces. (more...)

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Professor Eman Ghoneim Awarded NSF Grant to Unearth Ancient Egyptian Settlements

Eman Ghoneim, professor in the UNCW Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences and director of the Space and Drone Remote Sensing Lab, has been awarded a three-year, $203,874 grant from the National Science Foundation to unveil the ancestral Nile River course and its defunct branches. (more...)