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UNCW Students Explore Cuban Visual Art and History

Film Studies majors and students from the Honors College traveled to Havana, Cuba in May on a short-term study abroad trip led by Mariana Johnson, chair and associate professor in the Department of Film Studies, and Jennifer Fernandez-Villa, director of International Student and Scholar Services. more...

Message from the Dean


From Dean Volety:

It is my pleasure to share with you the latest issue of Inside CAS. This issue highlights just a few of the exciting endeavors and accomplishments CAS students and faculty experienced this summer. Film studies students traveled to Havana, Cuba, biology professor Brian Arbogast was part of a team that discovered a new species, UNCW received funding to continue building a one-of-a-kind nanosatellite, and so much more. more...

News and Notes


UNCW Receives $2.5 Million for Continuation of One-of-a-Kind Nanosatellite

Thanks to a $2.5 million grant (SOCON: Sustained Ocean Color Observations with Nanosatellites) from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to the UNCW Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, a UNCW professor is months away from launching a nanosatellite equipped to offer global scientists a colorful new view of the ocean. more...


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