UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

Nov. 24 - 28

UNCW professor named one of best in nation
Port City Daily
UNC Wilmington professor Dr. Patricia Kelley has been named among the nation's best in her profession. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Kelley one of four recipients of the 2014 U.S. Professors of the Year award.The annual award recognizes professors for their excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
Other coverage: Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Trustees OK tuition increase at UNCW
Star News
The overall cost of an education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is set to rise in each of the next two fiscal years under a plan approved Friday by the school's board of trustees.
Other coverage: WECT

Drug Treatment Court Attempts to Address Demand for Drugs, Including Heroin
Heroin busts have been in the headlines for the past month. While busts like these address the supply of drugs, what is being done to reduce demand? Dr. Wendy Donlin, an associate professor at UNCW who studies behavioral treatments for addiction, says drug treatment courts are a good model.

Media sue over records of fired UNC staffers

Charlotte Observer
Several media outlets filed a lawsuit against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt and Vice Chancellor Felicia Washington. Since [the Wainstein report], UNC-CH has responded to public records requests by providing basic information, but not disciplinary information. In contrast to UNC-CH's response for employee records, UNCW issued a statement promptly upon media queries stating that Beth Bridger, one of the football counselors named in Wainstein's report.
Other coverage: WRAL, News & Observer, The Robesonian, Greensboro News & Record

UNCW students brace for decision in Ferguson
As the country awaited the decision of a Grand Jury in Ferguson, students at UNCW were prepared to come together and discuss the outcome.

UNCW students respond to Ferguson decision
UNCW students got together to watch the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Inside the Upperman African American Cultural Center on campus students expressed their frustration and their disappointment with the decision not to indict Officer Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Students saying they didn't call this justice, this was not justice as they saw it.

UNCW to launch new athletics logo in January

Port City Daily

The countdown has begun: UNCW will unveil its new athletics logo soon. The Seahawks made the announcement during Midnite Madness festivities to kick off the 2014-15 basketball season and plans are set for the formal introduction of the school's new athletic identity on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

Athletes' testosterone surges not tied to winning, study finds

Medical Xpress
The International Journal of Exercise Science has published research led by David Edwards, a professor of psychology at Emory University, and his graduate student Kathleen Casto. Casto was a Division I cross country runner as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Hoops (M): UNCW recruit Trey Grundy back on the court
Star News
Eleven months removed from major knee surgery, Trey Grundy isn't quite back to normal. The UNCW recruit's first step isn't yet as explosive as before the injury, and he's still shaking the rust from his offensive game.

Seahawks prepare for barrage from VMI
Star News
That eclectic brand of uptempo basketball will be on display Saturday night when UNCW travels to Lexington, Va. The new-look Seahawks under Kevin Keatts want to get out and run, but they'll have to be careful racing VMI.

110 points more than enough for another UNCW win
Senior guard Freddie Jackson led five players in double figures with a career-high 26 points and UNCW scored 84 points in the paint to race past VMI, 110-93, on Saturday night at VMI's Cameron Hall.
Other coverage: Port City Daily, Star News, WRAL Sports Fan, WSOC-TV and Augusta Free Press

The Dub Hub Hoops (M): Cedrick Williams returns to form, plus other notes
Star News
Two games hardly make a season, for better or worse. Cedrick Williams kept that outlook after a forgettable start to his senior campaign. After battling foul trouble in his first two outings, Williams returned to form in Saturday's 110-93 win at VMI.

Virginia knocks UNCW men's soccer team out of NCAA's
Second half goals from Jake Rozhansky and Kyle McCord broke a 1-all halftime deadlock to lift Virginia past UNCW, 3-1. The Cavaliers, who entered the tournament as the 16th-seed, advance to the third round of the NCAA tournament.
Other coverage: Port City Daily

UNCW Roundup - Appalachian State tops Seahawk women
Star News
The UNCW women's basketball team could not stop senior Katie Mallow, who scored 23 in the second half, as the Appalachian State Mountaineers beat the Seahawks on Saturday, 82-72.
Other coverage: Port City Daily and WECT

UNCW volleyball fall in CAA tournament semifinals
Despite three double-doubles, UNCW was unable to hold off defending Colonial Athletic Association champion College of Charleston, losing 3-2 in the semifinals of the conference tournament on Saturday at the Johnson Center.