UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

Oct. 14-18

Editorial - UNCW chancellors have cast wide web
Tempting as it is to tag UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller with the nickname "Spiderman," we promise this will the last time we use that moniker.

Center holds small business grant workshop
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
To help local small businesses with their applications, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at University of North Carolina Wilmington is offering...

Ag event showcases biotech ideas
Daniel Baden, the director of the Center for Marine Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington said commercialization's one of the "few places to go."

Coastal: Center starts SAGE chapter
SAGE was partnering with the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, the Area Agency on Aging, UNCW and the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center,

UNCW student chooses GREEN study abroad opportunity
UNCW Seahawk
It's more about doing what you love to do and getting hands-on experience in the meantime," said UNC Wilmington student Richard Smith, talking about his...

Donna Brazile shares views on women and politics
UNCW Seahawk
World-renowned political analyst Donna Brazile shared her experiences as an African-American woman in politics with Wilmington natives and UNC Wilmington.

UNCW Sports - Seahawks take six events in pool
UNCW won six events combined between the women and men on Saturday at the Collegiate School Aquatic Center in Richmond, Va.

Building by scientists for scientists
Lumina News
The newest University of North Carolina Wilmington marine biotechnology facility, MARBIONC, is now open for leasing and research as the six-year process nears completion.

ONLINE UPDATE: Economist predicts slow 2014 growth rate
Lumina News
Business owners, Realtors, community leaders and researchers listened while Dr. Woody Hall revealed predictions for economic growth in 2014 during the University of North Carolina Wilmington's annual OUTLOOK conference.

Bites & Sips - Tasty news includes fried fish, pop-up paradise
Star News
Slow-growth predictions that University of North Carolina Wilmington economist Woody Hall forecast last week shows more promising than negative news for area diners.

Pitching key difference in Czech Republic's baseball visit to UNCW
Star News
The UNC Wilmington baseball team opened up the fall portion of their schedule with a 4-1 win over the Czech Republic National Team in an exhibition game on Monday.

Diamond Hawks defeat Czech National Team; Seahawk keeper earns weekly accolade
Port City Daily
Seven Seahawk pitchers combined to allow one run and walk one, while striking out 10 as UNCW topped the Czech Republic National Team 4-1 Monday in an exhibition game at Brooks Field.

Osher institute creates sense of community
Star News
At the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNCW, there is an unofficial motto of "learning for the joy of it." The membership program designed for adults ages 50 and older is aimed at keeping members on track for an enrichment-filled life of continued learning.

Working a Cause
Giving back has reached an all-new level as the UNCW Communication Studies Society finishes the final touches on this year's Rock for a Cure.

Projected Memories: Wilmington's first annual Home Move Day takes place Saturday
Though it often produced a groan in childhood, the importance of home-movies capturing history-and emotion-cannot be overstated. Home Movie Day has spread throughout the country and this year it will come to Wilmington thanks to UNCW's Dr. Juan Carlos Kase.

Virtual Victories: Cloud Computing and VDI Are Solving Problems on Campus
Colleges and universities of all shapes and sizes are realizing that cloud computing offers myriad opportunities to increase efficiencies, and are realizing the benefits of VDI implementations. ­Better support (and reduced need for it) is one example, University of North ­Carolina at Wilmington's Jarrett Piner says.

Small-budget film to make big screen debut
Terry Linehan, a UNCW professor, wrote and directed Don't Know Yet, which will make its world premiere at the NYC Independent Film Festival this week.

Teacher encourages students to care about natural surroundings
Star News
At a time when many teachers feel dejected and disheartened, Ashley High School teacher Sandra Cecelski still has an infectious passion for the environment and for education. By working with student teachers from UNCW's Watson School of Education, Cecelski does her part, she said, to help "foster the next generation of teachers to promote growth in our profession."

Live Local Live Small
The Cape Fear River Watch welcomed UNCW professor and hailed local author Philip Gerard; Gerard talked about his new book, "Down the Wild Cape Fear." He was an obvious guest for the organization to invite.

Flying High with Hope: Women of Hope fund-raiser makes angels out of kids
Just last week, Women of Hope hosted The Carolina Cancer Care Expo and Symposium at UNCW along with the UNCW College of Health and Human Services, SEAHEC, and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center-Zimmer Cancer Center.

Symphony concert to focus on works featuring Baltic violinist
Star News
Croatian-born violinist Danijela Žeželj-Gualdi of UNCW's music department will play the work of Peteris VasksOct. 19with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra.

Meet the UNCW basketball coaches today
Star News
UNCW basketball fans will have an opportunity to meet and mingle with head coaches Buzz Peterson and Adell Harris when they preview the upcoming 2013-14 season at the UNCW Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon.

UNCW puts emphasis on clinical research along coast
A growing effort puts a spotlight on a thriving, behind-the-scenes industry in Southeastern, North Carolina. From large global companies like PPD and AAIPharma, to small support companies like Modoc Research Services, all of these call the Port City home, which is great news for students in UNC Wilmington's Clinical Research and Product Development program.

Economist predicts slow 2014 growth rate
Lumina News
Presented by UNCW's Swain Center for Business and Economic Services, economists compared current and future economic numbers to times surrounding the economic downturn of 2009 during the 2013 OUTLOOK conference.

I came. I saw. I blew.
Men, Ink.
Men, Ink. editor tests out UNCW's Human Performance Laboratory with Dr. Wayland Tseh, director of The Lab and associate professor at UNCW's School of Health and Applied Human Sciences.

Calling all celluloid fans for Wilmington's first 'Home Movie Day'
Port City Daily
Dust off your Super 8s and break out your Kodachrome. UNC Wilmington's film studies department is calling all celluloid lovers to campus this weekend for the inaugural "Home Movie Day."

The Scene: A look at arts and entertainment in the Port City
Port City Daily
The UNCW Communication Studies Society hosts the 7th annual Rock for a Cure Breast Cancer Benefit Concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Reel Café.

Tennis' Bryan brothers coming to town
Star News
American brothers Bob and Mike Bryan, the top-ranked men's tennis doubles team in the world, are scheduled to hold a charity exhibition on Sunday, Nov. 24, at UNCW's Trask Coliseum.

UNCW announces 2014 baseball schedule
A first-ever trip to the West Coast and 11 games against teams that advanced to the 2013 NCAA Tournament highlight the 2014 baseball schedule for UNCW.

Pair of UNCW athletes named CAA Swimmers-of-the-Week
Two swimmers from UNCW were named Colonial Athletic Association Swimmers-of-the-Week after outstanding performances last weekend in their dual meets.

Teacher tenure tested at UNCW Legislative Forum
A new state law some teachers say forces them to compete for bonus pay was challenged Thursday atthe Legislative Forum on the State of Education at UNCW.

National Home Movie Day hopes to uncover closet classics
Star News
The film studies department is playing host to Home Movie Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in King Hall Auditorium on the UNCW campus.
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