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2024 Archives

April

Mandala Art Project Inspires Creativity and Connection

Over the past month, UNCW’s Randall Library has offered students, faculty and staff a unique opportunity to unwind and find solace through...

UNCW Board of Trustees Meeting Scheduled April 25-26

The UNCW Board of Trustees will hold committee meetings on Thursday, April 25. The regular quarterly meeting will be held on Friday, April 26, in...

UNCW to Expand Maritime Cybersecurity Program

UNCW will expand its maritime cybersecurity research and education with new federal funding. UNCW worked with Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) to...

April 10 - Power Restored on Campus

A power outage affected the UNCW main campus on Wednesday evening. Power was restored and an all clear message was sent at 8:54 p.m. The university...

UNCW Online Program Receives National Recognition

The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s online Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Educator (MSN NE) program has received...

UNCW Spinoff Secures NSF Grant

DuraVax Inc. has been awarded a National Science Foundation Phase One Small Business Technology Transfer grant in the amount of $274,991.

March

UNCW Among Universities Receiving Instruments for PFAS Research

UNC Wilmington faculty have been equipped with a cutting-edge instrument from the North Carolina Collaboratory and Thermo Fisher Scientific to...

UNCW PDS Receives National Award for School Partnerships

UNCW’s Watson College of Education and two partnership high schools in New Hanover County have received the 2024 Exemplary PDS Award from the...

UNCW is “All in to Vote”

UNCW is taking part in the "ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge," a national, nonpartisan effort encouraging college students to register...

UNCW Names New Watson College Dean

Dr. Tracy Linderholm will assume her new role as the college’s chief academic and administrative officer on June 24, 2024.

UNCW Extends Enrollment Deposit Deadline to May 15 to Support Students, Families

UNCW Extends Enrollment Deposit Deadline to May 15

CSB Professor, Alum Makes UN Pool of Experts

Dr. Peter Schuhmann has been appointed by the United Nations as a member of the Pool of Experts of the United Nations Regular Process for Global...

BOT Special Called Meeting March 22

The UNCW Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 22 in Alderman Hall Room 215.

Scott-Pollock Honored for Excellence

Dr. Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock, UNCW professor of Communication Studies and Performance Studies, is one of 17 outstanding faculty members selected by...

Mathematics Professor Joins National Class of Emerging Innovators

The 2024 Class of Senior Members hail from 60 NAI member institutions across the nation.

Invitation from Chancellor Volety: Employee Survey Kickoff

UNCW is hosting an Employee Engagement Celebration to kick off the UNC System Employee Engagement Survey on March 25.

Fire at Village Green Apartments

Earlier today, a fire significantly damaged property at Village Green Apartments, a privately owned and operated facility, on North MacMillan...

UNCW’s Free Speech Policies Earn FIRE’s Green Light  

UNCW received a green light rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) in its annual Spotlight on Speech Codes Report.

February

CHHS Commissions New Corbett Anatomy Lab

The Dr. J. Richard “Dick” Corbett Anatomy Laboratory joins Veterans Hall’s suite of interprofessional teaching clinics,...

UNCW Alum Advisor Honored for Equity Efforts

Arianne Murray earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from UNCW and is a second-year advisor at Jones Senior High School.

Excavating Evidence of Early Agricultural Engineering

Within the depths of the lower Cape Fear and Brunswick rivers lie remnants of the region's history of rice cultivation and the enslaved West...

UNCW Announces Alumni Association Distinguished Awards Recipients

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has announced the recipients of the 2024 UNCW Alumni Association Distinguished Awards. The...

US Secretary of Interior Visits Center for Marine Science

UNCW and the CMS hosted the Honorable Deb Haaland and Liz Klein, Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

UNCW’s Lecci Advances Brain Injury Research Work

UNCW Professor of Psychology Dr. Len Lecci has been awarded $149,224 from the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research for the project...

UNCW Holds Rank Among Best Online Programs

UNCW climbs two spots to 16th nationally on the popular annual list. Several of its online graduate programs are also recognized.

Percy Family's Donation Contributes to Special Collections

Dr. Antony Percy and his family have made a gift of his collection of books and papers, which totals several thousand individual pieces, to Randall...

UNCW Launches Blue Economy Index

UNCW announces the launch of the UNC Wilmington Blue Economy Index, an equity benchmark designed to track the performance of companies involved in...

Jason Mott Receives NEA Fellowship

Jason Mott ’06, ’08M, author and an associate professor in UNCW’s Department of Creative Writing, has been selected to receive a...

Spring 2024 Commencement: Five Ceremonies Planned May 10-11

University of North Carolina Wilmington will hold five commencement exercises for the Class of 2024. All five ceremonies, scheduled May 10-11, will...

UNCW Expands Its EV Infrastructure

UNCW is one of 17 state agencies that received state funds to expand its electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

BOT to Hold Quarterly Meetings Feb. 8-9

The UNCW Board of Trustees will hold committee meetings and a campus master planning workshop on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024. The regular quarterly...

January

Jan. 26 - Shots Fired Near Campus; Suspect Apprehended

The UNCW Police Department received reports from the Wilmington Police Department about shots fired in the 400 block of South College Road,...

Like No Other: The Campaign for UNCW Surpasses Historic Milestone

The largest and most ambitious campaign in UNC Wilmington history, Like No Other: The Campaign for UNCW, surpassed its $125 million stretch goal...

UNCW Alert System Test Feb. 1

The UNCW Office of Environmental Health and Safety, UNCW Police Department and the Office of University Relations routinely test the UNCWAlert...

Update: Alleged Bomb Threat a Hoax

A UNCW Police Department investigation has determined that alleged bomb threats written on whiteboards in a campus residence hall earlier...

Modified Library Services Coming in Summer 2024 

Beginning May 8, 2024, access to UNCW library services will be modified and closed for onsite entry to UNCW and community patrons.

New York Times Bestselling Author Jessica B. Harris Headlines MLK Celebration

Jessica B. Harris, food scholar and New York Times bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker for the annual Martin Luther King Jr....

Ryan Mieras Awarded $1M for Swash Zone Study 

To better understand how sand is transported in the swash zone, the U.S. Coastal Research Program (USCRP), via the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Message from Chancellor Volety: Spring 2024 Welcome

I always think of January as the season of renewal for our priorities. As Chancellor, my highest priorities center on UNCW’s students and the...

Krissy Vick Named Editorial Manager

Krissy Vick has been promoted to editorial manager within UNCW's Office of University Relations. She began her new role on Jan. 2, 2024.

UNCW Monitoring Forecast for Severe Weather

The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather on Jan. 8 along the coast of southeastern North Carolina that includes the potential for...

International Programs’ Angela Luedke Named NAFSA RISE Fellow

Angela Luedke is one of 11 international education professionals to receive a prestigious NAFSA RISE Fellowship.

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