UNCW Ranked in Top 20 Nationally Among Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report (January 26, 2021)

UNCW One of Three UNC System Schools Ranked Among the Top 100 Public National Universities by U.S. News & World Report (September 14, 2020)

UNCW Featured in the 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges (July 20, 2020)

UNCW Ranked 2nd Nationally Among Best Online R.N. to B.S.N. Programs (May 11, 2020)

Cameron School of Business on 2020 List of Top Universities for Professional Sales Education (April 16, 2020)

UNCW Ranked Among the Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report (April 9, 2020)

UNCW Ranked 8th Nationally for Online Bachelor’s Programs (January 14, 2020)

UNCW Ranked 14th in Nation for Best Online Master’s in Liberal Arts Programs (April 2, 2019)

UNCW Ranked in Top 50 Accounting Schools by Study.com (January 28, 2019)

UNCW Elevated to “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” by Carnegie (December 20, 2018)


UNCW Associate Professor Rachael Urbanek Selected as Wildlife Society Fellow (March 18, 2021)

NCAA Appoints Tiffany Tucker to Rules Committee (March 16, 2021)

UNCW Well-Represented on Annual YWCA Women of Achievement Nominees List (March 4, 2021)

Kate Nooner Elected to the National Register of Health Service Psychologists Board of Directors (January 11, 2021)

CHHS Faculty Member Sabrina Cherry Recipient of Prestigious Peace Corps Award (December 18, 2020)

UNCW Research into the Climate Impact of Antarctic Icebergs Published in the Journal Science Advances (December 17, 2020)

Department of Defense Grant to Fund Faculty Study of Barrier Islands (December 15, 2020)

Carrie West Recognized for Support of Military-affiliated Students (November 19, 2020)

Biology and Marine Biology's Fred Scharf Receives $588,293 NOAA Grant (November 11, 2020)

UNCW’s Fidias Reyes, Sabrina Hill-Black Winners of WILMA's 2020 Women to Watch Awards (October 28, 2020)

SHAHS Faculty Named Educators of the Year by NC SHAPE (October 29, 2020)

Susie Goodrum Receives 2020 Staff Award for Excellence, 19 Others Recognized for Exemplary Service (October 2, 2020)

Professor Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock Wins Prestigious National Communication Association Award (September 13, 2020)

UNCW Professor Alison Taylor Selected as Fellow of the Marine Biological Association (June 2, 2020)

University College Academic Advisor Najee Wise Awarded NSCS Founding Chapter Advisor of the Year (May 19, 2020)

UNCW Research Professors Mike Mallin and Larry Cahoon Part of $350,000 Greenfield Lake Project (May 18, 2020)

Watson College Dean Van Dempsey Appointed to Governor’s DRIVE Task Force  (May 13, 2020)

UNCW Staff Member, Graduate Student Named to City of Wilmington’s Clean Energy Task Force (May 11, 2020)

UNCW Associate Professor of Geography Narcisa Pricope Shares in $440,000 Coastal Resiliency Grant (April 20, 2020)

UNCW’s Walker, Boersma Recognized for Putting “Service Above Self” (April 2, 2020)


UNCW Partners with Community Groups for “JUST US” Program Connecting Arts and Resiliency (March 25, 2021)

UNCW Receives Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for First-Year International Education Collaboration with Bangor University in Wales (March 16, 2021)

UNCW Publicly Launches $100 Million Campaign (February 2, 2021)

UNCW Part of $5 Million Contract with National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (February 1, 2021)

UNCW Sole NC Institution to Receive Sea Grant Awards for Aquaculture Efforts (January 29, 2021)

UNCW Center for Social Impact Aids Partners in Tackling Systemic Problems (January 22, 2021)

UNCW Receives Additional Funds to Support National Drug Court Resource Center (January 13, 2021)

Seahawks Again Hit 90 Percent Graduation Success Rate (November 19, 2020)

Watson College of Education Launches Faculty-in-Residence Initiative at D.C. Virgo (September 16, 2020)

UNCW Research Could Help Health Officials Identify Possible Coronavirus Outbreaks (August 25, 2020)

UNCW Alumnus John Scholz ’84 and Dr. Anil Mohin Establish Endowment for LGBTQIA Resource Office, Fund Office’s Expansion (August 24, 2020)

UNCW Selected for Pilot to Recruit Future Cybersecurity Professionals (March 11, 2020)


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