UNCW One of Three UNC System Schools Ranked Among the Top 100 Public National Universities by U.S. News & World Report (September 13, 2021)

UNCW One of 4 UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022 (July 12, 2021)

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

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 Professor Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock Receives National Communication Association IDEA Engagement Award (September 29, 2021)

Katrin Wesner-Harts Honored with 2021 Staff Award for Excellence, Others Recognized for Exemplary Service (September 24, 2021)

UNCW Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service (September 10, 2021)

Professor Receives $433,374 NSF Grant to Study History and Impacts of Bering Sea Storms (August 3, 2021)

UNCW Names Sheri Shaw Interim Bridge Coordinator for New Student Support Program (July 8, 2021)

Collaborative Marine Mammal Project Funded by Office of Naval Research Grant (July 8, 2021)

UNCW MFA Student’s Documentary Pitch Wins Competition at RiverRun International Film Festival (June 28, 2021)

The Strength of Research: Chemistry and Biochemistry's Williamson’s Work Reflects Value of Biotechnology Partnerships (June 21, 2021)

Provost Winebrake Appointed to Board of Association of Chief Academic Officers (May 13, 2021)

UNCW Faculty Member Part of Collaborative Global Training Initiative (May 13, 2021)

UNCW Assistant Professor Jacob Warner Receives $413,836 National Institutes of Health Grant (May 11, 2021)

UNCW’s Eman Ghoneim Recognized by UNC Board of Governors for Excellence in Teaching (April 22, 2021)

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)


A New Chapter for Associate Professor Gabriel Lugo and UNCW’s Randall Library (October 1, 2021)

UNCW Surpasses 18,000 Students, Topping Previous Enrollment Record (September 2, 2021)

UNCW Receives $25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant (August 2, 2021)

UNCW to Offer New Programs in Cybersecurity and Intelligent Systems Engineering (July 22, 2021)

Big Things Come in Very Small Packages: A New Way of Looking at the Ocean (June 24, 2021)

“Because It’s Time” Public Artwork Honors Black Lives in Wilmington (June 18, 2021)

NDCRC Launches Updated Interactive Map of Treatment Courts (June 8, 2021)

UNCW Learn to Swim Program Offering Free Lessons to D.C. Virgo Students (June 7, 2021)

UNCW Selected to Participate in Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success (June 3, 2021)

UNCW Partners with College Advising Corps to Support Underrepresented Students in Rural NC Communities (June 1, 2021)

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


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