University Relations

Nov. 13-17

25th annual Intercultural Festival held at UNCW
Many had the chance to learn about different cultures Saturday at UNCW’s 25th annual Intercultural Festival.

Wilmington-area art events, Nov. 12-19
A holiday open house in Southport and a whole host of art events at UNCW are on tap this week. 

Bike thefts a headache for UNCW students
Bikes are popular at UNCW and that also makes them a popular target for thieves.

Theater review: Fun, dark ‘Billy Witch’ might have you pining for summer camp
The play runs Nov. 16-19 at UNCW’s Mainstage Theatre in the Cultural Arts Building on campus.

Six Emergent Leadership Fellows Recognized at Cucalorus Connect
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
This year’s class of inductees included Stephen Harper, the Duke Energy/Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Cameron School of Business; and UNCW graduates Susi Hamilton '04 and Travis Corpening '00, '06M.

Cape Fear Faces: Sharing an ecological address
Each week, the Cape Fear Faces photo feature introduces one of your neighbors. Stuart Borrett is a systems ecologist and an associate professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 

Father joins daughter at art show
Jesse Willett, a WWII veteran and leather artist, will be displaying his work alongside his daughter, artist Rhonda Willet, during “Art for the Masses” at UNCW.

FLASHES OF YOUTH: ‘The Diary Play’ captures growth in the mundane and heavy situations of teenage girls
A production of Mouth of Babes theatre company founder Trey Morehouse and UNCW theatre department’s Dr. Charles Grimes, “The Diary Play” succeeds because it reveals relatable pieces of emotion and humanness, though particularly aimed at young women, really applicable to all people.
Additional coverage: StarNews

A LOOK BACK IN TIME: Cast of 'Billy Witch' pull off complex performances with panache
The UNCW Department of Theatre has the antidote to early winter blues.

Cucalorus Connect's 'Nuts And Bolts' of Grant Writing: What's Your Why?
Greater Wilmington Business Journal (*sponsored content provided by Diane Durance, director of the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) 
Last week, Cucalorus Connect gave social entrepreneurs and filmmakers the space to learn.

University Response re. Alleged Abduction Attempt Near UNCW Campus
Additional coverage: Spectrum NewsWWAYWECTStarNews

Julio Moncada sends UNCW to Round 2 with overtime goal
UNCW's Julio Moncada scored the game winning goal in overtime to help UNCW defeat Presbyterian in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. 
Additional coverage: StarNews

UNCW men's basketball prepares for contest with Campbell
The UNCW men’s basketball team hosts Campbell Saturday at Trask Coliseum at 7 p.m.
Additional coverage: WWAY

UNCW men's soccer team using past experience to get ready for NCAA tournament
The UNCW men's soccer team is hoping to use prior experience to its advantage when the Seahawks host Presbyterian Thursday.

Aldridge's 37 PTs lifts Davidson past UNC Wilmington 108-81
Peyton Aldridge had a career-high 37 points, Kellan Grady scored 20 and Davidson ran away from UNC Wilmington 108-81 on Tuesday night.
*This story ran in most major media outlets.

UNCW men's basketball signs two recruits
UNCW Head Coach C.B. McGrath has announced the signing of shooting guard Jaylen Sims of Charlotte and point guard Kai Toews of Kashiwa.

Men's Golf signs Lansdon Robbins for 2018-19
UNCW interim head coach Daniel Bowden has announced the signing of Lansdon Robbins.

UNCW fraternity chapter suspended for repeated violations

UNCW fraternity is in hot water after its chapter was suspended. Delta Tau Delta’s national executive vice president Jim Russell said the chapter repeatedly violated the fraternity’s risk management policy.

UNCW to host Presbyterian in NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
The UNCW men’s soccer team’s 2017 season will continue after the Seahawks were selected for the NCAA Division I Championship field on Monday afternoon.
Additional coverage: StarNewsWECT

Seahawks look to amp up the defense
Davidson’s 3-point centric offense will present UNCW with a big challenge on Tuesday.

Talley scores 24 to lead UNC Wilmington past NC Wesleyan
Washington Post
Jordon Talley scored a career-high 24 points and set the school record for career dunks, Devontae Cacok added 21 points and 16 boards, as UNC Wilmington opened the season with a 105-81 over Division III NC Wesleyan 105-81.
*This story ran in most major media outlets.

Seahawks outlast Braves for opening day
The Seahawks held off a hard push from UNC Pembroke to earn a 73-64 win Sunday afternoon, giving new coach Karen Barefoot her first victory as the program’s leader.

William & Mary claims CAA title with 4-2 victory over UNCW
Junior forward Antonio Bustamante scored three goals in the second half as fifth-seeded William & Mary overcame a one-goal deficit to claim the Colonial Athletic Association men’s soccer championship with a 4-2 victory over second-seeded UNCW at James Madison’s Sentara Park on Sunday afternoon.