UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

June 10-14

Clyde Edgerton on CBS
Wilmington's own Clyde Edgerton chatted about his latest title, "Pappadaddy's Book for New Fathers," on Wednesday (June 12) with Charlie...

Recently released: 'Bobcat and Other Stories' by Rebecca Lee
York Blog
Lee is a professor at University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and a few of her stories center...

Zip ties help ceramist bundle clay configurations
Wilcox is an associate professor of ceramics at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. For the past decade, he hasn't...

Writer: Think of twins as metaphor for Civil War
Mount Airy News
Gerard, a creative writing professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, prefaced his talk by explaining how he approached writing the series The Civil War: Life in North Carolina 1861-1865 much as a journalist would today by walking the ...

UNC system to look at lifting 18% cap on nonresident students
Durham Herald Sun
Five other universities - UNC Chapel Hill, N.C. State, East Carolina, UNC Asheville, and UNC Wilmington - are especially popular among out-of-state students and routinely bump up against the 18 percent cap. The other three options presented Thursday...

Bass Picks Up 2 More All-America Honors
Former UNCW standout infielder Michael Bass was honored twice more this season on Wednesday, as he was named to both the Baseball America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers All-America squads. Bass, who...

CAA again on good side of NCAA academic ratings
Daily Press
You'll recall that Towson and UNCW hoops were ineligible for the NCAA tournament last season due to poor APR scores. The CAA followed suit and prohibited them from competing in Richmond, to remove the possibility that an ineligible program win the...

'Papadaddy' Clyde Edgerton advises other 'older dads'
In advance of Father's Day, Edgerton, who teaches writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, talked to another dad, USA TODAY's Bob Minzesheimer: Q: What's a papadaddy? A: In my case, a papadaddy is a father. My paternal grandfather was...

UNCW receives $32000 in grants for dance residencies, outreach programs
The Office of Cultural Arts at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has received more than $32,000 in grants to support dance residencies and outreach programs during the 2013-14 academic year.

Let's talk turtles
Lumina News
Mellissa Dionesotes is a program assistant at the University of North Carolina Wilmington Center for Marine Science, and volunteers with...

McQueen, Pugh awarded fire department scholarships
Lumina News
Firefighter McQueen will receive a $2,000 scholarship to pursue a criminal justice degree at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

SCC Honors Program students
The Sylva Herald
Southwestern Community College currently has Honor Program agreements with eight University of North Carolina institutions - Western Carolina, Appalachian State, UNC-Charlotte, N.C. State, UNC Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Asheville...

All UNCW athletic programs achieve APR scores
Port City Daily
All 19 of UNCW's intercollegiate athletic teams have achieved a satisfactory score on the Academic Progress Rates (APR) report released late..

The dazzling, perplexing short stories of UNC-Wilmington's Rebecca Lee
Independent Weekly
The dazzling, perplexing short stories of UNC Wilmington's Rebecca Lee. Did you know there's a dazzling, perplexing fiction...

UNCW prof to read from "Bobcat and Other Stories"
Titled "Bobcat and Other Stories," the book was featured in the "Must List" section in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly and has been...

Vivid corals and other creatures are found deep off the Mid-Atlantic coast
Washington Post
Marine scientists have found gardens of vivid coral and creatures normally seen in the Gulf of Mexico in deep canyons only about 50 miles off...

Coral trees found in canyons up to mile beneath Atlantic
...once thought, according to fisheries biologist Steve Ross of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Better grades mean UNCW eligible for postseason next year
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The NCAA released its academic report cards today. Eighteen Division I teams will miss the postseason next school year.

2011-12 UNCW program APR's released
On the 10th anniversary of its creation, all 19 of UNCW's intercollegiate athletic teams have achieved a...

N&O Names Flowers Player-of-the-Year
Incoming UNCW freshman Ryan Flowers was recently named the Girl's Basketball Player-of-the-Year by The Raleigh News & Observer.

UNC Chiefs of Police release statement opposing bill allowing weapons on campus
University of North Carolina at Pembroke Police Chief David Donaldson, University of North Carolina Wilmington

EW likes "Bobcat"
Star News Online Blogs
"Bobcat and Other Stories," the newcollection by UNCW faculty member Rebecca Lee, got a major boost over the weekend.

UNCW Professor to read from "Bobcat and Other Stories"
Star News Online Blogs
...Zoetrope, and is the author of The City is a Rising Tide. As a former student I have to add that Lee is a great teacher.

NC professor's book looks at death-row inmates cleared of ...
News & Observer
Kimberly J. Cook, professor and chair of the department of sociology and criminology at UNC Wilmington...

Committee puts UNCW pedestrian walkway on hold for now
...possibility of a pedestrian bridge across South College Road in front of our campus, Max Allen, the university's chief of staff, said in a statement.

UNCW's Bass selected by Padres in 27th round
UNCW All-America infielder Michael Bass was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 27th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft on Saturday, joining teammate Justin Livengood, also a Padres draft selection.

REVIEW: Seven page-turner masterpieces
Durham Herald Sun
Rebecca Lee will read and sign copies of her short story collection "Bobcat" ... Lee, who teaches creative writing at UNC Wilmington, previously...

Ann Pabst and William McLellan - Gray seal taught us lessons
...Mammal Stranding Program, and teach biology and marine biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Council doubles catch limit for black sea bass
StarNewsOnline.com (featuring Scott Baker, Sea Grant Fisheries Specialist, Center for Marine Science)
Fishermen angling for black sea bass may have more time on the water this season, following a massive increase in the amount of fish that can ...

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway about to hit 100
...Jim Leutze, an avid Wrightsville Beach boater and chairman emeritus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "We just can't imagine what...

Melton McLaurin - Mid-major schools get bad deal from NCAA
which have consistently high team grade-point averages. Fortunately, Chancellor Gary Miller said he will not recommend closing the budget gap in...