University Relations

May 9-13

Nina de Gramont: UNCW professor lands on NYT Best Seller List with Agatha Christie novel (‘1on1 with Jon Evans’ podcast) 
WECT 

How Peyton Thomas Makes Running A Platform For Environmental Change 
Trail Runner Magazine 
Featuring UNCW Ph.D. candidate Peyton Thomas ‘22 and faculty member Dr. Stephen Kinsey 

Film Forum announces training, provides updates on projects 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring film forums hosted by UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

Three New Hanover County employees honored with community awards - North Carolina 
New Hanover County 

UNCW's coastal engineering program will graduate its first cohort next year  
WHQR 

UNCW Chancellor Sartarelli awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine 
WilmingtonBiz 

The 12th Annual Innovator Awards Honor Best in the Industry 
Student Housing Business 
Featuring UNCW Student Housing Village 

Startup Spotlight: The challenges and promises of facial recognition technology 
WRAL TechWire 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Karl Ricanek 

CEA Emerging Company Winner: Portrett Taps Into Drug Discovery Testing 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring Portrett Pharmaceuticals, a MARBIONC tenant at the Center for Marine Science campus; President Brett Lanier is a UNCW alum. 

CEA Biotechnology Winner: Growing Hemp's Ag-tech Potential 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring Renaissance Fiber, a start-up company utilizing UNCW research and innovation; UNCW alum Michael Long is founder and VP of operations. 

UNCW brings back Family Arts Summer Series 
WWAY 

Wilmington actors play key roles in high-profile HBO Max series 'The Staircase' 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Myke Holmes 

Tourism industry headed toward red-hot summer, trends suggest 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Adam Jones 

Meet the 2022 CEA winners 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring several UNCW Seahawks: 

2 Wilmington natives joins Intracoastal Realty 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW alum Witten Joplin