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2023 Archives

June

Screen Savvy: UNCW Students, Employees Earn Telly Awards

UNCW's Department of Communication Studies, Distance Education and eLearning and Media Production teams are among the recipients of this...

Notice: UNCWAlert System Maintenance/Testing June 6-8

Be Alert: June 6-7 short bursts, “growling,” and/or speaker system messaging from the sirens may be audible. A full...

Coastal Entrepreneur Awards Celebrates 15th Anniversary

The Coastal Entrepreneur Awards, a joint effort of UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Greater Wilmington...

UNCW Officials Encourage Storm Readiness Ahead of Hurricane Season

Be prepared ahead of Atlantic hurricane season (June 1-Nov. 30).

May

Jack C. Watson Named CHHS Dean

Dr. Watson was named UNCW’s next dean for CHHS after a nationwide search. He will succeed Interim Dean Justine Reel and former Founding Dean...

UNCW Commissions Wave Flume Lab

UNCW students and faculty in the undergraduate Coastal Engineering program now have new ways to study the power of ocean waves.

UNCW Wins First Place at DigiFest® for Esports Documentary

The UNCW media production team received a 2023 Digi Award at the recent DigiFest® Temecula in California. “Game On UNCW: Esports +...

Authors Like No Other

As hearts and toes sprint to the sand, the peace of summer reading has also returned. The UNCW Department of Creative Writing, with its more than...

BOT to Hold Special Called Meeting May 30

The UNCW Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting, beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.

Ecotone Lands Third Firecracker Award Nomination

The awards are given annually to honor publications and publishers for their contributions to literary culture. Ecotone was previously nominated in...

A Site to See: UNCW Launches New Website

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has launched its new uncw.edu website to enhance the user experience.

Message from Chancellor Volety: New Website Is Live

We are proud to announce the official launch of the newly redesigned uncw.edu website! The new site enhances the user experience and reflects...

Dr. Jeanine Mingé Named WCU Associate Dean

Dr. Jeanine Mingé, Associate Provost for Community Engagement and Impact, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for the College of Arts...

Seahawk Student-Athletes Excel Academically

UNCW’s 346 student-athletes concluded the 2022-23 school year with another outstanding finish in the classroom for the second semester. The...

UNCW Class of 2023 Officially Lifts Off

More than 3,180 graduates were officially honored with degrees May 12-13.

NSF Developing Engine Award

The North Carolina Ecosystem Technology project has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation's Regional Innovation...

A Quality Connection: UNCW Supported by Generosity of Sayeds

It’s been said if you want to help the world, start with science. 

Middle School Students Explore Sustainability

UNCW's "JUST US" program promotes awareness of environmental justice issues and engages middle school students in meaningful...

Jennifer Leung Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance

After a national search, Jennifer Leung has been named UNCW’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance.

Yvonne Marsan Honored with 2023 Staff Award for Excellence

Yvonne Marsan is this year’s recipient of the UNCW Staff Award for Excellence. Marsan was among 20 individuals and 1 team nominated by UNCW...

Renewal & Change Accountability Committee Meeting May 8

The Chancellor's Renewal and Change Accountability Committee will meet virtually on Monday, May 8 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

VCSA Accepts Role at UTA

Dr. Lowell K. Davis, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, has accepted the position of Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of...

A Message from Chancellor Volety: Lowell K. Davis Heading Home to Texas

Dr. Lowell K. Davis, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, has accepted the position of Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of...

Seahawks Capture Men's Tennis Crown

No. 1 seed UNCW won the doubles point and added three singles victories to defeat No. 3 Elon 4-1 in the championship match of the 2023 Colonial...

Sammys Showcase Top Student-Athletes

The event, organized and conducted by Student-Athlete Advisory Committee members, featured awards in various categories, including several...

Probiotic Could Protect Caribbean Corals

Blake Ushijima, assistant professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology, is lead author of a study collaborating with...

April

Dr. Victor Malo-Juvera Honored

Professor of English Victor Malo-Juvera is one of 17 outstanding faculty members selected by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to...

Wilhelm Treks to Taiwan

Associate Provost for Global Partnerships and International Education traveled to Taiwan as part of a Fulbright for an International Education...

Rebecca Lee Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Rebecca Lee is among the 171 scientists, writers, scholars and artists from 48 fields awarded a 2023...

UNCW & CFCC Establish Transfer Agreement for Oceanography

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has partnered with Cape Fear Community College to create a transfer opportunity for community college...

Seahawks Announce Extension for Siddle

Successful UNCW men's basketball head coach Takayo Siddle has agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep the third-year head...

Dr. Aswani K. Volety Formally Installed as UNCW Chancellor

Dr. Aswani K. Volety had stood on the stage of Trask Coliseum before. A former dean of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s College...

Newly Discovered Probiotic Could Protect Caribbean Corals

Researchers with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History have discovered the first effective bacterial probiotic for treating...

Two Colleges Emerge From CAS

UNC Wilmington’s College of Arts and Sciences will transition to two new colleges from its existing structure beginning July 1.

February

UNCW Names UConn’s Michael Oblinger as Athletics Director

Following a national search, Michael Oblinger has been named Athletics Director at UNCW, the university announced today. Currently Deputy Director...

January

UNCW Among Top 20 Online Bachelor's

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is included among U.S. News and World Report’s top 20 best online bachelor’s degree...

A Message from Chancellor Volety: Spring Semester Welcome

For me, a new year offers the opportunity to look ahead with a fresh perspective. I know which goals were met the previous year, and I know which...

A Message from Chancellor Volety: Let's Soar into Fall Together

As we begin the fall semester, my Seahawk heart is full of hope for a great semester.

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