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Dr. Jessica Weinkle Shares Climate Change Science, Public Policy Expertise with U.S. Senators
March 7, 2023 - Dr. Jessica Weinkle, associate professor and director of the graduate program in Coastal and Ocean Policy in the Department of Public and International Affairs, testified on March 1 before the United States Senate Budget Committee on the economic risks of climate change in coastal communities...more

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Atlantis Magazine Earns NCCMA Recognition
February 27, 2023 - The staff of Atlantis, UNCW’s creative magazine founded in 1971, was recognized by the North Carolina College Media Association in four NCCMA Contest categories: Best in Show, Second Place for Poetry, Third Place for Two-Page Spread, and Honorable Mention for Nonfiction...more

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UNCW Communication Studies Productions Receive Broadcast Education Association Awards
February 21, 2023 - Three UNCW communication studies student productions have been honored by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts, an international digital media and broadcast competition for students and faculty, with an Award of Excellence...more

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Dr. Maia Butler Receives Mellon Fellowship in Democracy and Landscape Studies
February 21, 2023 - Dr. Maia Butler, associate professor in the UNCW Department of English and faculty fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a Mellon Fellowship in Democracy and Landscape Studies. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the fellowship supports research that explores “the history and future of landscapes through the lenses of democracy, race, identity, and difference”...more

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Food Insecurity May Increase Cognitive Decline in Older Adults
February 17, 2023 - Dr. Lenis Chen- Edinboro, assistant professor in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, is a co-author on a recent article published in The Journal of Nutrition that concludes that food sufficiency and SNAP participation may be protective factors preventing accelerated cognitive decline in older adults...more

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Two UNCW Professors Earn Prestigious Honor for Academic Inventors
February 14, 2023
UNCW faculty members Dr. Karl Ricanek Jr. and Dr. Yishi Wang were named to the new class of some of the world's best emerging academic inventors. The National Academy of Inventors announced 95 faculty, scientists and administrators to the 2023 class of Senior Members today. Considered rising stars, the honorees foster innovation within their communities and institutions while educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors...more

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UNCW Recipient, Co-Recipient of NSF Grants Addressing Food Insecurity
February 14, 2023
In December 2022, a total of $11 million in NSF Convergence Accelerator grants were dispensed to 16 multidisciplinary teams to address challenges related to food and nutrition security. UNCW is the recipient or co-recipient of two of the 16 awards. Teams are tasked with developing technologies, tools and approaches to combat challenges related to population health, climate change and nutritional needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged communities...more

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Dr. Ron Vetter Receives IEEE Computer Society High Honor
February 8, 2023
- Dr. Ron Vetter, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, is a recipient of the prestigious 2023 Richard E. Merwin Award for Distinguished Service from the IEEE Computer Society. It is the society’s highest volunteer service award honoring individuals worldwide “for exceptional contributions to the computing profession and sustained impactful service to the IEEE Computer Society"...more

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Open Access Publishing Deal for UNCW Authors in Cambridge University Press Journals
February 2023
- Randall Library is excited to share that thanks to a deal brokered by the Carolina Consortium, authors affiliated with UNCW may now publish open access in any of Cambridge University Press's full and hybrid open access journals at no cost through a new “read-and-publish” agreement. Open access publishing allows for increased engagement...more


Research Community in International Trade and Exchange Hosts ILM Director
February 2, 2023
- ILM Director Jeffrey Bourk shared airport growth data at a public event hosted by UNCW's Research Community in International Trade and Exchange...more

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UNCW Presents 8th Annual YEPex Chancellor’s High School Innovation Competition
January 24, 2023 – In partnership with Chancellor Aswani K. Volety and UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UNCW will host the eight annual YEPex competition—a compelling opportunity for  thinkers, dreamers and…more

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