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Students Form New Group to Promote Diversity in the Sciences

UNCW students Ashantee Pickett and Makayla Oneil have formed People of Scientific and Equitable Achievement (P.O.S.E.A.), a new student-directed initiative in support of inclusion, diversity and equity in the sciences. The students held their first public event, “Coloring the Ocean,” a discussion of personal journeys to becoming marine and environmental scientists on February 28. more...

WSLs Host Events, Show Support for WCE Interns

WCE’s Watson Student Leaders have found innovative ways to remain connected to the Watson College, the community and each other. This spring, they raised funds for the Child Development Center, held professional development events and sent words of encouragement to students completing internships during a challenging semester. more...

UNCW Senior Receives Full Esports Scholarship for Grad School

UNCW senior Scott Swartz has been awarded a full scholarship by St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas where he will play Call of Duty on the varsity team while pursuing his MBA. Swartz will graduate from UNCW this summer with a degree in business administration and an esports certificate. Over the past year he has been an active member of UNCW’s Esports Club where he leads the university’s Call of Duty team. more...

UNCW Video Features WCE Grad Student Dominique Travers

Dominique Travers '20, '22M.Ed is one of three recent scholarship recipients featured in a new UNCW video, “Students Like No Other.” Dominique holds a degree in communication studies and has been a member of UNCW’s softball team since 2016. She is currently enrolled in WCE’s master’s program in higher education. more...

Isaac Bear News and Updates

Forty-five Isaac Bear Early College High School students participated in the 2021 Southeast Regional Science Olympiad. The varsity team finished in second place overall and the IBECHS junior varsity team took top honors in their division at the competition, held in February and early March. The Watson College is pleased to share this story and other IBECHS news. more...

D.C. Virgo is Going Green!

D.C. Virgo teachers are partnering with UNCW faculty to engage Virgo students in environmental sustainability through a series of garden projects and special events. On March 20, UNCW Sustainability held an “Our Green Future” event for Virgo students, and an electronics recycling drive held March 13 in partnership with UNCW Recycling collected 3,292 pounds of electronics! more...