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UNCW in the News

Jan. 9-13

UNCW receives over $1 million in funding to help local students interested in STEM 
WECT 
Broadcast link (featuring UNCW Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Lowell Davis): http://my.tvey.es/Qt5f3 

UNCW's theater program honored with state award 
Port City Daily 

Six-member panel discusses similarities between Jan. 6th and 1898 Wilmington Massacre 
WWAY 
Featuring Dr. Kim Cook, UNCW faculty member 

Celebration of life for Wilmington collegiate pioneer Lela Thompson 
WWAY 
Featuring Dr. Sean Palmer, director, UNCW Upperman African American Cultural Center 

Wilmington's slim local capital market 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring Heather McWhorter, director, UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

9 students receive scholarships for international studies 
Port City Daily 

Remembering Philip Gerard 
Our State Magazine 

Trees, grasses available during TreeFest in Wilmington 
Coastal Review 
Featuring UNCW Departments of Biology and Marine Biology and Environmental Sciences 

The world is dealing with a nursing crisis. Can robots help? 
WPSD 
Brief UNCW mention 

Pinehurst Medical Clinic expands electrophysiology care 
Sanford Herald 
Featuring UNCW alum Laura Kauffman 

Rocky Point forest with unique wetlands becomes protected land 
StarNews 
Featuring Eric Bolen, UNCW professor emeritus of biology and marine biology, and Dr. David Webster, senior associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences 

CoastLine: Punk music videographers Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers on recording early legends and the impact of AIDS 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW graduate student Rachel Pittman and the UNCW Intersectional Feminist Media Lab 

CCS superintendent appoints new principal, assistant principals 
Independent Tribune 
Featuring UNCW alum Lacee Jacobs 

Teacher of the Week: Marsha Quintanilla 
WITN 
Featuring UNCW alum Marsha Quintanilla 

Fisherman, coastal research advocate Bill Hurst dies at 87 
Coastal Review 
Featuring the late Bill Hurst, longtime supporter of UNCW and son of founding faculty member Adrian Hurst 

Hundreds of UNCW students wait in line for basketball game against College of Charleston 
WWAY 

'Unlock inclusive thinking:' UNCW to host panel for the public focused on inclusivity 
WECT 
Featuring several UNCW Seahawks in upcoming panel

Kirk Angel: New Hanover basketball coach reaches 300 wins 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW alum Kirk Angel 

12 things to do in the Wilmington area for Martin Luther King Jr. weekend 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW Beckwith Recital Series performance 

Governor Cooper appoints two UNCW grads as District Court Judges 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW alums James Marshall and Michael Onufer 

Annual Wilmington TreeFest to be held at Independence Mal 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW Department of Environmental Sciences partnership 

 

  * UNCW in the News is a daily compilation of local, regional and national media placements which mention UNCW in a variety of contexts. Any issues regarding broken links, website errors, text inaccuracies, firewalls or subscription access are the responsibility of the media outlets featured.*