University Relations

April 24-28

UNCW's Sartarelli on '1 on 1 with Jon Evans' podcast
UNCW Chancellor Jose Sartarelli talks about coming to the United States from his native Brazil during the "1 on 1 with Jon Evans" podcast.

Film professor Lou Buttino wraps after 20 years at UNCW
During Lou Buttino's last lecture Friday at UNCW, he shared his late father’s advice with his students: “Don't forget how to talk to me.”

UNCW announces major summer arts festival, performers in UNCW Presents series
UNCW has announced the inaugural, 17-day Lumina Festival of the Arts, which runs July 14-30.

Event helps those with special needs navigate airport
Coastal Autism Solutions, the UNCW Psychology Department and ILM used applied behavior analysis techniques to educate and ease the issues for program participants. 
Additional coverage: WWAY

Wilmington's March for Science exceeds expectations
UNC Wilmington graduate students Daniella Daniels and Madison Robison helped organize the Wilmington march. Speakers included New Hanover County Commissioner Rob Zapple, Cape Fear Riverkeeper Kemp Burdette, UNCW professor and American Psychological Association President Antonio Puente.

It's a living: How a Wilmington magician was born
UNCW graduate Michael Rosander is a corporate magician, Magic Camp counselor, owner of No Sleeves Magic and co-creator of Discover Magic.

Bites & Sips: Feast Down East Raise the Barn dinner to be held May 20
Feast Down East's annual Raise the Barn returns to the New Hanover County Arboretum on May 20. Attendees can expect a lineup of area chefs, including Ryan Andress of UNCW Campus Dining.

UNCW to host Special Olympics Spring Games
UNCW will play host to the Special Olympics Spring Games on Wednesday, April 26.

BC introduces young, energetic AD Martin Jarmond
Boston Herald
Boston College officially introduced Martin Jarmond as the school’s director of athletics during a packed press conference yesterday at the Yawkey Center. His association with NCAA sports began as a student-athlete at UNCW.

College tennis: UNCW men win CAA crown
Burlington Times News 
Top-seeded UNC Wilmington claimed a 4-2 victory against third-seeded William & Mary on Sunday afternoon. 
Additional coverage: WWAY

College Baseball Report: UNC Wilmington sets home run record, locals play at Fenway Park
Port City Daily
The UNC Wilmington baseball team tied a school record with seven home runs in a single game during Sunday’s series finale over Hofstra.
Additional coverage: WWAY

McGrath's coaching staff filling out, UNC Wilmington roster light after decommits
Port City Daily 
While all five high school seniors committed to the UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team have asked for their release to search other options moving into fall 2017, new lead man C.B. McGrath has begun the task of shaping his coaching staff.

Jackie Manuel, Joe Wolf included in McGrath's all-Carolina staff at UNCW
Greensboro News & Record 
Head men's basketball coach C.B. McGrath has added former North Carolina standout and NBA veteran Joe Wolf to his new staff at UNCW. He'll be joined on the bench by Jackie Manuel, whose defense and leadership earned him a spot as a captain on the Tar Heels' 2005 national championship team.
Additional coverage: WECT

Roy Williams to speak at UNCW basketball tip-off dinner
Hall of Famer and three-time national champion coach Roy Williams of North Carolina will be the guest speaker for UNCW’s second-annual men’s basketball tip-off dinner.

2 former, 2 current UNCW golfers move forward in Wells Fargo Championship qualifying
A quartet of golfers with UNCW ties are a step closer to playing in the PGA Tour event in Wilmington next week.
Additional coverage: StarNewsWECT

Seahawks baseball ties school record with seven home runs in win
UNCW tied a school record with seven home runs, including six in one inning, as the Seahawks pounded Hofstra, 20-7, to win the Colonial Athletic Association series on Sunday at University Field.

UNCW men's tennis wins CAA Championship
UNCW sophomore Agustin Savarino defeated William & Mary's Christian Cargill in three sets to power the top-seeded Seahawks to their fifth Colonial Athletic Association Men's Tennis title with a 4-2 victory over the No. 3-seeded Tribe late Sunday at the Piedmont Tennis Center.

UNCW finishes second at CAA Men's Golf Championship
UNCW's second-place finish was the best by the program since winning three consecutive titles from 2011-1013. All three rounds played by UNCW were top-10 scores in the program’s history.

Seahawk softball drops doubleheader to JMU
Senior Nella Chamblee registered two hits, including a home run, but it was not enough as UNCW dropped a pair of Colonial Athletic Association contests at No. 14/15 James Madison on Sunday afternoon.

UNCW women's tennis upsets Elon
UNCW, which has won five of its last six matches, got off to a strong start by winning the crucial doubles point with a narrow decision at the No. 3 position.