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You’ve got plenty to read as we count down the minutes to the start of the semester, so we’ll keep this short: Click the headline above to read about some SWOOP design enhancements. Click video and photo gallery links below for Move-In 2016 coverage. Finally – and we can’t overstate this – GO SEAHAWKS!

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Chancellor Sartarelli's Welcome Message

Meet UNCW's New Faculty Members

“UNCWelcome: Jump-In 2016”: Help Welcome our Newest Seahawks with a Variety of Campus Events

Download the New ETEAL Request for Proposals and Submit Project Ideas by Sept. 30

Register for Full Cycle Performance Workshops (Supervisors)

Sign Up to Facilitate Sharky's Monthly Book Discussions

Take Up to Three Courses Per Academic Year with the Employee Tuition Waiver

Apply for Textbook Scholarships by Aug. 24

Submit Nominations for Albert Schweitzer Honors Award Through Aug. 22

Register for Inaugural Marc Ellington Memorial Golf Tournament by Sept. 19


Staff Senate Unveils 2016-17 Platform

Beverley Foulks McGuire Named Director of University Studies

Important Fall Updates From ITS

2016-17 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogues Available Online

Brooke Lambert Named New LGBTQIA Office Coordinator

Updated Student Gender-Based/Sexual Misconduct Policy

UNCW Awarded Silver Rating in International Sustainability Ranking System

Tickets Available for UNCW Men's Basketball Tip-Off Dinner Featuring ESPN Analyst Seth Greenberg

Office of e-Learning August News, Training Opportunities

Campus Dining Announces "Welcome Week" Hours

Extended Bookstore Hours Through Aug. 28

Spring/Summer 2017 Reservations for Campus Life Facilities Being Accepted Now

Hawk Highlights

Watson College of Education Assistant Professor Kevin McClure Wins Research Award

Leslie Owens (CHHS) & Kristen Brogdon (Arts) Selected as Members of the 2017 Leadership Wilmington Class

Jeanne Persuit (Communication Studies) Edits Series for Lexington Books

Kathy Browder (CHHS), Kat Pohlman (EH&S) & Kristy Norton (Athletics) Recognized by WILMA Magazine

CHHS Dean Charles Hardy Selected for Membership in the North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Susan Hermanson, Thomas Janicki (CSB) Honored with Distinguished Professorships

Ann Stapleton (Biology and Marine Biology) Attends White House Announcement of the National Microbiome Initiative

UNCW Researchers Recognized by Eli Lilly Open Innovation Drug Discovery Initiative

Hottest Homepage Headlines

Three Seahawks Recognized by WILMA Magazine (Aug. 3)

UNCW Hollings Scholarship Winners Complete Summer Research (Aug. 8)

Ground Broken on New Campus Dining Space (Aug. 16)

In the News

Editorial, Aug. 4: UNCW and Region Should Work Together Closely


UNCW Donors Gave Record-Breaking $14.9 Million in 2015-16

Additional coverage: Port City Daily; WECT

UNC Wilmington Names Laura Lunsford as New Head of Swain Business Center

Port City Daily

UNCW Psychology Department, Professor (Carol Pilgrim) Win Awards


See more "UNCW in the News"

Submit items for the next SWOOP by noon on Friday.


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Move-In 2016

Watch the "moving moments" of Move-In 2016!

Want more Move-In 2016? See the photo gallery.

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Jeff Ertzberger of the Watson College of Education gives his 5-year-old son Joel instructions during his inaugural volunteer job on UNCW's Move-In Day. Ertzberger's whole family helped with the effort as 2,120 first-year and transfer students were welcomed to campus Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.  PHOTO BY JEFF JANOWSKI/UNCW

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