Kara Yopak, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology, believes it’s important to be true to yourself and create a lasting legacy. “I think we all should do at least one thing in our lives that outlives us," she said. "Science is mine.”

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NEW: Submit Proposals for Charles L. Cahill Awards for Faculty Scholarship Through Oct. 16

NEW: Attend the Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture with Alumnus David S. Congdon ’78 on Thursday

REMINDER: Purchase a Faculty/Staff Meal Plan by Sept. 22 and Receive a Free Punch Card

REMINDER: Sign Up to Be a Part of the 2017 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Celebration by Sept. 13


NEW: Celebration of Life in Memory of Dr. William "Bill" McCarthy on Sept. 22

NEW: UNCW Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings as Enrollment Nears 16,500

NEW: Today's 70th Anniversary Celebration POSTPONED

NEW: Open Enrollment for 2018-19 Phased Retirement for Tenured Faculty Closes Nov. 22

NEW: Office of e-Learning Fall 2017 Training Schedule

NEW: Registration Open for UNCW MarineQuest Weekend Programs (for Youth Ages 4-14)

REMINDER: Farewell Celebration for B. Lynne Reeder, Director of Counseling Center and University Testing Services, Rescheduled for Sept. 19

REMINDER: New Courses Address "How to Pass an Audit"

REMINDER: New Automated Parking Permit Process for Faculty and Staff

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Faculty Recognized for Excellence at Fall Meeting

UNCW Online Master of History Program Earns National Accolades

UNCW Men's Soccer Team Earns National Recognition

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Message from Chancellor Sartarelli re. DACA (Sept. 6)

UNCW Collaborates with CFCC, Thalian Hall to Offer Wilmington Dance Passport (Aug. 31)

UNCW, New Hanover County School Officials Invite Public to Lab School Forums (Aug. 31)

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UNCW Awarded $298K in National Grant Competition

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UNCW Hosts Forum on DACA Decision


Fall Preview 2017: Classical Music, Jazz and Dance in the Wilmington Area (featuring Kristen Brogdon, Office of the Arts)


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Psychology professor Sally MacKain received the Board of Trustees Teaching Excellence Award, the most prestigious award conferred at UNCW, on Sept. 5. She was also one of two recipients of Distinguished Teaching Professorship Awards, from which the BOT teaching award winner is selected.

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