University Relations

June 27-July 1 

St. James: Waterway transforms into 'Living Shoreline' 
State Port Pilot 
Featuring the “Living Shoreline” initiative—a partnership with UNCW and the Town of St. James 
 
Instagram is testing artificial intelligence that verifies your age with a selfie scan 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Karl Ricanek 
 
Residents catch wind of offshore energy plans 
State Port Pilot 
Featuring UNCW alum Karly Lohan 
 
NC Gov.’s DRIVE Task Force Unveils Plan to Recruit and Retain Teachers of Color 
Yahoo News 
Featuring UNCW Watson College of Education’s program, Educators of Color Network 
 
Student housing at The Cottages expands — for the third time 
Port City Daily 
 
In a world-first, scientists create eco-friendly cement from algae 
Interesting Engineering 
Featuring UNCW research by faculty member Dr. Catherina Alves-de-Souza 
 
Mt. Kanlaon flora expedition set in July 
Philippine News Agency 
Featuring UNCW student research on various plant species on Negros Island 
 
UNCW hosting National Institute of Native Leaders in higher education summer institute 
WWAY 
 
Helping veterans succeed at N.C. community colleges 
Education NC 
Featuring UNCW’s partnership with CCCC to develop training to support veterans and military-affiliated students 
 
Climate Change Could Cut Omega-3s In Food Chain 
Science Daily 
Featuring UNCW collaborative research by faculty member Winifred Johnson 
 
A reporter tried the AI Instagram wants to use to verify age. Here’s what it found 
CNN Business 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Karl Ricanek 
 
WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Caress Clegg 
WILMA 
Featuring UNCW alum Caress Clegg 
 
UNC System announces Presidential Scholars for 2022-23 academic year 
UNC System 
Featuring UNCW alum Robert Fensom 
 
More than three years into its orbit, a bread loaf-sized UNCW satellite enters new chapter 
StarNews 
 
Cities of the future could be built with algae-grown limestone 
Engineering and Technology Magazine 
UNCW is part of a $3.2m grant from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency 
Related coverage: Laying the foundation for the future of carbon-zero buildings 
 
UNCW researcher to be co-principal investigator on global warming reduction project 
Port City Daily 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Catharina Alves-de-Souza 
 
What's next for Scotts Hill amid Wilmington and Hampstead growth? 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Mouhcine Guettabi 
 
Sugars secreted by seagrass roots sweeten habitat 
Coastal Review  
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Jud Kenworthy 
 
Around Town with Rhonda Bellamy: Jeremy Summers 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW Office of the Arts Seahawk FAM programming