UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

June 3-7

June Spotlight
Wilma Magazine
Daniels, founder and CEO of Daniels Development LLC and founder of and property manager for William Hooper Apartments, currently sits on the University of North Carolina Wilmington board of trustees.

Budget cuts could eliminate pay bump for advanced teaching degrees
That's hard to measure with a multiple-choice test question. But that's the idea behind tying teachers' salaries to higher education rather than test scores, said Ken Teitelbaum, who's the dean of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Watson
College of Education.

Supporters of UNCW Swimming & Diving present check to Seahawk Club
Supporters of UNCW Swimming and Diving are saying "thank you" a day after the university's chancellor announced he would not cut any sports programs.

Lobbyists forge campaigns to sway public opinion
I'll drop thousands on advertising or work the grass-roots route hoping you hear me. "The term we use is collective action," said Aaron King, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Bookmarks - Join in as writers discuss their craft
It should be quite a long weekend, featuring several UNCW writing stars. Panelists will include Smith, the director of UNCW's Publishing ...

Local author bound for Taiwan
... Ploughshares, The Oxford American and the Los Angeles Times Book Review among other publications (not to mention UNCW's Ecotone).

Review - Subtle, deadpan humor underlies collection by UNCW's Lee
The title story in her new collection, "Bobcat," for example, is set at a perhaps-too-ambitious Manhattan dinner party, where the biggest risk the ...

Bass always gets job done for UNCW
When Michael Bass arrived on the UNCW baseball team from the small town of Fairmont, he just wanted to contribute, help the program in any way possible.

Farmer for a day
Wilma Magazine
Taggart is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a degree in environmental science. She wants to continue her education through the Cape Fear Crop Mob, and the farmers agree to be teacher for a day.

Coca-Cola employee credits ethic to parents
Baines, a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, shares his success with his parents, and that includes leading the N.C. East Region of Coca-Cola in new business sales in 2012 as well as the first quarter of 2013.

Where will Wilmington's economy be in 5 years?
The area should get back to a sustainable climb after enduring subpar growth in the next two to three years, said William "Woody" Hall, economist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Swain Center for Business and Economic Services.

Hurricanes are area man's life work
A graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Sudduth sets up remote cameras and other gear where hurricanes make landfall to track and capture wind, storm surge and other data every 30 seconds.

Large 'life sciences' employer considering Wilmington, says new head of local ...
Port City Daily
Jim Roberts, recently hired director of UNCW's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, addresses Wilmington City Council on Monday. The agency requested $70,000 from the City of Wilmington in startup funding for operations and events to encourage ...

Monarcares wins Coastal Entrepreneur Award
IT News Online
The Coastal Entrepreneur Awards spotlight best-of-class regional businesses and is a joint venture of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.

UNCW student-athletes make the grade
Port City Daily
UNCW's 66 student-athletes have matched their athletic successes with strong numbers in the classroom for the spring 2013 semester.

Cary's Scalf builds success at UNCW
Cary News
UNCW Seahawks baseball Head Coach Mark Scalf watches from the dugout during media day at Brooks Field on the campus of UNCW...

Brian Mull - UNCW knows what it must do for next step
UNC Wilmington head coach Mark Scalf, middle, calls for a new pitcher during the seventh inning against Army of an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game in Charlottesville, Va.

My Turn: UNCW relies on community support to fund athletics
...and in the pool instead of against the administration for now. UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller decided to keep the 19 sports teams on campus despite growing.

Fund partner is keynoter at entrepreneurship program
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
...Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) during the Wednesday workshop. UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller announced plans for the Seahawk Fund in his April 26...

Former UNCW golfer qualifies for US Open Championship
Port City Daily
Former UNCW golfer Ryan Sullivan shot a low score of 61 Monday at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md., to qualify for this year's U.S. Open Championship.

More details emerge on UNCW's Seahawk Fund
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
University of North Carolina Wilmington's new Seahawk Innovation Fund will be one important component of an "innovation campus" that will ...

UNCW Baseball and Women's Tennis honored
The UNCW baseball and women's tennis programs have received Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA for placing ...

Heyward C. Bellamy - Remember when N.C. valued public education?StarNewsOnline.com
Happily for us his prediction was correct, and the history of the University of North Carolina Wilmington speaks for itself. We are now facing some...

UNCW Men's Soccer Announces 2013 Slate
Four NCAA tournament participants, including Southern Conference champion Elon and Colonial Athletic ...