As an ITS employee whose job is to keep the university’s voice and cable infrastructures working, Wesley Padgett '04 considers himself part of the “backdrop” of UNCW.

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NEW: Save the Date for Campus Holiday Social on Dec. 7

NEW: Sign or Create a Card for Service Members During Holiday Cards for Heroes Event Nov. 29

NEW: Sponsor a Foster Child's Holiday with Angel Tree

REMINDER: Register for Tomorrow's Safe Zone Training Session

REMINDER: Sponsor a Local Family's Thanksgiving Meal with Adopt-A-Family

REMINDER: Submit Applications for Spring 2017 Faculty Community Engagement Grants by Nov. 22

REMINDER: Complete Brief ETEAL Faculty and Staff Survey by Nov. 23

REMINDER: Sign Up to Help with International Student Thanksgiving Dinner by Nov. 17

REMINDER: Sign Up to Assist with December Commencement Ceremonies

REMINDER: Submit Proposals for Applied Learning eBook - Deadline Extended to Dec. 7


NEW: #GivingTuesday is Nov. 29 - Find Out How to Get Involved

NEW: UNCW Moves to 6th Among Peer Institutions in Students Studying Abroad

NEW: New Website a Dynamic Resource for UNCW’s Military-Affiliated Students

NEW: UNCW Designated a ‘Military Friendly’ School

NEW: End-of-Month Payday is Wednesday, Nov. 30

NEW: 2016-17 Faculty Welfare Committee Seeks Faculty Input by Nov. 18

NEW: Fall Showcase of Student Research and Creativity Nov. 21-22

NEW: Pakistani Scholars Arrive in Wilmington to Collaborate with UNCW Faculty in Grant Partnership

NEW: UNCW Students Selected to Attend U.S.-Japan Relations Tomodachi Conference

NEW: Blackboard Scheduled Downtime and Maintenance Dec. 12-16

NEW: Retirement Reception for Joanne Nottingham (WCE) on Dec. 2

NEW: Retirement Reception for Paula Greene (Office of the Registrar) Dec. 15

NEW: Campus Community Invited to Free Screenings of "Elf" Dec. 3

REMINDER: Fall Faculty and Staff Social Nov. 21

REMINDER: Participate in the 2016 State Employees Combined Campaign

REMINDER: Change in Accounts Payable and Travel Check Run Dates for the Holidays

REMINDER: Excellence in e-Learning Awards - Nominations, Faculty Reviewers Needed by Dec. 3

REMINDER: Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance Office Hosting NIH Webinars on Peer Review Dec. 1 & 2

Hawk Highlights

Dan Johnson (Recreation Therapy) and Antonio Puente (Psychology) Winners of a 2016 Health Care Heroes Award

Bill Atwill (English) and Honors College Scholars Recognized by National Collegiate Honors Council

Nathaniel Grove (Chemistry and Biochemistry) Receives National Science Foundation's Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Grant

Karl Ricanek (Computer Science) Collaborates to Analyze Fitness Tracker Data to Predict Consumers’ Health and Longevity

Hottest Homepage Headlines

UNCW Ranks Highly Among Best Colleges for Vets According to “Military Times” (Nov. 8)

UNCW to Celebrate International Education Week, Host 24th Annual Intercultural Festival, Nov. 14-18 (Nov. 8)

Healing Arts Advocate Lorraine Perry Named 2016 Albert Schweitzer Honors Scholar (Nov. 7)

In the News

UNCW Honors Veterans Across Campus


UNCW Gives Refreshing Take on the Classic "Beauty and the Beast"

Additional coverage: WWAYStarNews

CONNECT TO INSPIRE: Cucalorus Grows its Entrepreneurial Spirit for Second Year of Connect (featuring the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship)


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Faculty, staff, students and members of the public honored those who have served at a Veterans Day ceremony held on Nov. 11 at the Campus Commons Amphitheater. See more photos from the event. 

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