UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

Dec. 12-16

Underwater volcano's fiery eruption captured in detail by seafloor observatory
National Science Foundation
Scientists from OSU, PMEL and the University of North Carolina Wilmington successfully predicted the eruption several months in advance.

Cold Stunning Along North Carolina Coast
Public Radio East
Research technician with the University of North Carolina Wilmington Erin Cummings says manatees start making their way back to Florida as temperatures fall.

UNCW Chancellor Sartarelli releases holiday greeting video
WECT
Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli sent a holiday greeting video out to all students, faculty and staff at the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Wednesday.

UNCW Chancellor’s house given Brazilian holiday theme
StarNews
The UNCW chancellor's residence has been decorated for the holidays to reflect his Brazilian heritage.

UNCW CIE hosts virtual reality day
WECT
UNCW students and staff took virtual reality systems for a test run on Wednesday.
Additional coverage: WWAY

UNCW Board of Trustees approves tuition increase
WWAY
Some students at UNCW will see an increase in tuition and student fees next year.

Wilmington production designer Chad Keith created look of Oscar hopeful 'Loving'
StarNews
Wilmington's Chad Keith served as “Loving’s” production designer. He got his start in the film industry in the late 1990s when he scored an internship through the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 

Where will you excel? Four important criteria for finding your perfect fit in the US
Study International News
The University of North Carolina International Recruiting Consortium (UNC International) is dedicated to providing information and support for prospective students. UNCW is among the group of 10 highly regarded North Carolina universities that have joined together to recruit outstanding international students to their bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

FLORA, FAUNA, FESTIVUS: Rx will host anti-holiday art party, curated by Sarah Rushing
encore
Originally from Clinton, NC, Sarah Rushing graduated from UNCW with degrees in studio art and English literature. She has hosted a number of shows in the past at Rx Restaurant.

List: Wilmington area is one of the state's most economically productive
StarNews
Wilmington Chamber Chairman Mitch Lamm believes the report shows a strong and growing business community bolstered by the advocacy efforts of organizations such as the chamber, UNCW and CFCC.

More than 200 EV charging stations coming to NC
WECT
More than 200 public electric vehicle charging stations, including several in the southeastern part of the state, will be installed in North Carolina as part of Duke Energy's EV Charging Infrastructure Project. UNCW and Cape Fear Community College have been awarded two stations each.
 
Elementary school students pack Trask Coliseum for UNCW basketball
Port City Daily
More than 4,000 local elementary school students filled Trask Coliseum on Thursday afternoon as the UNCW women’s basketball team held off a late comeback attempt by Furman to claim a 56-52 non-conference victory over the Paladins.
 
UNCW women even record with 56-52 win over Furman
WECT
UNCW held off a late comeback attempt by Furman to claim a 56-52 non-conference victory over the Paladins at Trask Coliseum on Thursday afternoon. The win elevated the Seahawks’ record to 4-4 on the season while Furman dropped to 4-7. 

Is UNC Wilmington the 3rd best team in North Carolina?
Mid-Major Madness
The UNCW Seahawks are soaring to new heights under Kevin Keatts.
Additional coverage: StarNews; WWAY

WATCH: Buzzer beater (video) lifts UNC Wilmington basketball in road win over St. Bonaventure
Port City Daily 
Senior guard Denzel Ingram knocked down his second buzzer beater of the season on Saturday afternoon as the streaking UNCW men's basketball team overcame a fierce comeback by St. Bonaventure in front of a raucous crowd for an 81-80 road victory in snowy upstate New York.
Additional coverage: StarNews; WECT

Seahawk women fall on road at NC State
WECT
Senior guard Kiah Spencer led three NC State players in double figures by scoring a game-high 18 points as the Wolfpack earned its third straight win with an 86-54 victory over UNCW at Reynolds Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.


This weekly roundup is a sampling of local, regional and national media placements for the university and includes articles which mention UNCW in a variety of contexts.