University Relations

July 11-15

Charlotte teacher says public records raise questions about NC vision for teachers 
WFAE-Charlotte 
Featuring Dr. Van Dempsey, dean of Watson School of Education 
 
Scholarly Interview with Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock, Ph.D. - University of North Carolina Wilmington 
Master’s in Communications 
Featuring Dr. Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock, professor of Communications Studies 
 
Nell Barber: Using psychology to teach machines facial recognition 
Technology 
Featuring UNCW alum Nell Barber 
 
Former resident takes Frisbee to new level at World Games 
Yes! Weekly 
Featuring UNCW alum Claire Chastain 
 
JMU announces new vice president for Administration and Finance 
WHSV-Harrisonburg, VA 
Featuring UNCW alum Towana Moore 
 
Eric Veal | People on The Move 
Charlotte Business Journal 
Featuring UNCW alum Eric Veal 
 
Red flag seas dominate local red snapper season 
State Port Pilot 
Featuring UNCW Center of Marine Science 
 
CAA Honors Three Seahawk Teams For Academics 
WWAY 

Charlotte teacher says public records raise questions about NC vision for teachers 
Blue Ridge Public Radio – WCQS 
Featuring Dr. Van Dempsey, Dean, Watson College of Education 
 
Large Seafood recall proves “Forever Chemicals” are in everything 
WECT 
Featuring Dr. Ken Halanych, executive director, Center for Marine Science 
 
NC sea turtle nests could be producing fewer males. Here's why that's a huge problem. 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Stephanie Kamel 
 
Pender County hires new manager 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring UNCW alum David Andrews 
 
PNC Arena hosts its first ever Esports event 
North State Journal 
Featuring UNCW’s esports certificate program 
 
Colorado researchers aim for CO2 drawdown by “growing” cities of future, reinventing cement 
Denver Post 
Featuring collaborative research by UNCW faculty member Dr. Catharina Alves-de-Souza 
 
Proposal from state educators reforms teacher licenses, pay 
WSOC-Charlotte 
Featuring Dr. Van Dempsey, Dean, Watson College of Education 
Additional distribution on Yahoo News 
 
40K Voters Changed Party Affiliation This Year 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Nadine Gibson 
 
Building a community and fostering a love for sharks 
National Geographic 
Featuring shark scientist Jasmin Graham, who credits UNCW MarineQuest for sparking her career path in marine science. 
 
UNCW Geology Professor studying 3-billion-year-old rocks in Greenland 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Peter Haproff 
 
Mysterious substance discovered along Carolina coast 
WWAY 
Featuring CMS research specialist Matthew McIver 
 
Heather McWhorter takes on CIE director role 
WILMA Magazine 
 
The second annual “Read across the County” runs through August and features four books, covering all ages 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW alum Jason Mott, author of “Hell of a Book” 
 
Make-A-Wish tackling hundreds of wishes for NC kids delayed by COVID 
Charlotte Observer 
Featuring UNCW student Reagan Crowl 

C-Suite Convo: Head Of Class 
WilmingtonBiz  
Featuring Q&A with UNCW Chancellor Aswani Volety 
This article also appeared in the WilmingtonBiz Magazine quarterly print edition. 

Return trips 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Adam Jones 

Marshes combat climate change by storing carbon. Scientists want to know how much 
Yahoo News Canada 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Lori Sutter 

New Hanover County Library spotlights Wilmington author Jason Mott's 'Hell of a Book' 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW alum Jason Mott