Rankings

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

UNCW Ranked Among Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report

UNCW One of Three UNC System Schools Ranked Among the Top 100 Public National Universities by U.S. News & World Report 

UNCW One of 4 UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022 

UNCW Ranked 2nd Nationally Among Best Online R.N. to B.S.N. Programs 

Cameron School of Business on 2020 List of Top Universities for Professional Sales Education 

UNCW Ranked 14th in Nation for Best Online Master’s in Liberal Arts Programs 

UNCW Ranked in Top 50 Accounting Schools by Study.com 

UNCW Elevated to “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” by Carnegie 

Recognition

Executive Leadership Institute Develops Leaders from Within UNC System, Including UNCW CDO Donyell Roseboro

Kevin McClure Named Murphy Distinguished Scholar in Watson College of Education

UNCW Researcher Part of NSF Grant to Explore Economics of Sustainable Coffee

Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith Honored with 2022 Staff Award for Excellence, Others Recognized for Exemplary Service

Drs. Arbogast and Kamel Awarded Sizable Grant to Study One of NC’s Rarest Habitats

Dr. Jennifer Horan Elected Vice President of the Southwestern Social Science Association

Drs. Butler and Rhodes Selected as 2022-23 CAS Faculty Fellows

Dr. Justine Reel Named Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Services for 2022-23

Dr. Donyell Roseboro Receives Sanders Student Advocate Award

UNCW Professor Leads Research on Titanic Expedition to Understand the Surrounding Deep-Sea Ecosystem

Drs. Pabst and McLellan Entrust Marine Mammal Stranding Program to a New Generation

Dr. Mark Imperial Receives APPAM/Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis Award

UNCW Literary Journal Honored for Consistent Excellency

Dr. Heather Koopman Named American Council on Education Fellow

Jimmy Bass Wins NACDA Athletic Director of the Year Award

UNCW Assistant Professor Abigail Upshaw Awarded Pedretti Fellowship

UNCW’s Brian Arbogast Recognized by UNC Board of Governors for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Michaela Howells Wins YWCA Education Award

Recycling Coordinator Feletia Lee Receives the Janet B. Royster Memorial Scholarship

UNCW English Faculty Receive Dissertation Awards from National Council of Teachers of English

UNCW Research Professor Catharina Alves-de-Souza Receives $581,765 NSF Grant

Dr. Wilson Okello Selected as a 2022 ACPA Emerging Scholar

True Crime Tale by UNCW’s de Gramont an Insta(nt) Hit

UNCW Film Studies Professor Deepak Rauniyar’s Short Film Selected for Berlin International Film Festival

Lookout Books Editor KaToya Ellis Fleming Recipient of Richard S. Holden Diversity Fellowship

UNCW Researcher Finds Earliest Evidence of Mercury Poisoning in Prehistoric Bones

UNCW Researchers Jennifer McCall and Susan Niven Awarded Two Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium Grants

UNCW Alumnus, New York Times Bestselling Author Jason Mott Wins National Book Award

UNCW’s Sridhar Varadarajan and Arthur Frampton Finding New Ways to Beat Breast Cancer

Research Recognition: Million Dollar Club Inductees, Others Honored for Exemplary Efforts

UNCW Vice Chancellor Lowell Davis to Serve as North American Association of Summer Sessions President

UNCW Professor Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock Receives National Communication Association IDEA Engagement Award 

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

UNCW Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service 

Professor Receives $433,374 NSF Grant to Study History and Impacts of Bering Sea Storms 

UNCW Names Sheri Shaw Interim Bridge Coordinator for New Student Support Program 

Collaborative Marine Mammal Project Funded by Office of Naval Research Grant 

The Strength of Research: Chemistry and Biochemistry's Williamson’s Work Reflects Value of Biotechnology Partnerships 

 

Results

UNCW Selected for National Curriculum-to-Career Innovations Institute

UNC System President Peter Hans Signs Military Credit Regulation

UNCW to Launch Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Seahawks Soar to Roman CBI Championship

UNCW a Partner in $662,905 NSF Grant Studying Sea Squirts

UNCW Receives Significant Grant to Bolster Arts Programming Post-Pandemic

UNCW and NC A&T Launch Program to Develop Diverse Faculty

UNCW Center for Cyber Defense Education Joins Academic Engagement Network of U.S. Cyber Command

UNCW Receives State Department Grant for Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

Cool Food Meals Badge Program Offers Healthy, Environmentally Friendly Food Options

Investing in Mental Health: UNCW Part of Large Grant to Bolster Resources for Students

UNCW Department of Biology and Marine Biology Gifts Extinct Gray Whale Specimen to Smithsonian

Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Centers Expand to Serve More Students

UNCW Named Affiliate of Bee Campus USA

Seahawks Excel in NCAA’s GSR Again

UNCW Adds New Applied Coastal and Ocean Sciences Ph.D. Program

Tate Family Gift Commitment Establishes Scholarships

UNCW English Language Center Receives $233,000 Grant for Cultural Immersion Program

UNCW College of Health and Human Services Receives $100,000 Grant to Help Fund Human Cadaver Lab

A New Chapter for Associate Professor Gabriel Lugo and UNCW’s Randall Library 

UNCW Surpasses 18,000 Students, Topping Previous Enrollment Record 

UNCW Receives $25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant 

UNCW to Offer New Programs in Cybersecurity and Intelligent Systems Engineering

Big Things Come in Very Small Packages: A New Way of Looking at the Ocean

“Because It’s Time” Public Artwork Honors Black Lives in Wilmington 

NDCRC Launches Updated Interactive Map of Treatment Courts 

UNCW Learn to Swim Program Offering Free Lessons to D.C. Virgo Students 

UNCW Selected to Participate in Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success 

UNCW Partners with College Advising Corps to Support Underrepresented Students in Rural NC Communities 

UNCW Partners with Community Groups for “JUST US” Program Connecting Arts and Resiliency 

UNCW Receives Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for First-Year International Education Collaboration with Bangor University in Wales 

UNCW Publicly Launches $100 Million Campaign 

 

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