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Our UNCW faculty, staff and students have much to showcase. Here you can read about academic-related news involving our Seahawks, including achievements, research, community engagement and honors. 

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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.

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...

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.

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...

Darron Jenkins

In some ways, Darron Jenkins is a community architect. He works with campus partners to design smaller communities where students can learn, grow...

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...

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.

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...

UNCW Makes “Best Public National Universities” List

The University of North Carolina Wilmington ranks as one of the best public national universities in the state and nation, according to the...

UNCW Makes Fiske Guide Again

UNCW's academic excellence, extensive undergraduate research opportunities and other high-impact learning experiences are highlighted.

Researcher Awarded $1 Million Grant

UNCW Research Professor Catharina Alves-de-Souza has been awarded a $1 million grant.

Geologist Digs Into Earth’s Oldest Rocks

UNCW Assistant Professor of Geology Peter J. Haproff is on a six-week excursion in Greenland searching for answers in its 3-billion-year-old rocks.

UNCW to Host Conference

UNCW will be the site of this year’s National Institute of Native Leaders in Higher Education Summer Institute.

Professor Receives Applied Research Fellowship

Dr. Ralph Mead is among four researchers awarded the inaugural North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Applied Research Fellowship.

UNCW and NC A&T Launch Program

UNCW and NC A&T have launched a new initiative that creates a pipeline for the universities to recruit diverse faculty.

Graduate Programs Climb U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UNCW's education program moved up 25 places and the public affairs program climbed nine spots on the U.S. News & World...

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