University Relations

Aug. 1-5

"Wings Up for Wilmington" is accepting applications through mid-August 
WHQR 

At PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship, Zebulon's Blake McShea getting 'foot in the door' 
News & Observer 
Featuring UNCW alum Blake McShea 
 
Portion of Hurst Drive to close for repaving 
WECT  
 
What Did the Ancient Whale See? 
Hakai Magazine 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Lori Schweikert 
 
A Legendary Bladesmith and the Story Behind His Knives 
Garden & Gun Magazine 
Brief mention of UNCW’s Museum of World Cultures 
 
Coastal Reserve welcomes estuarine research fellow 
Coastal Review 
Featuring UNCW alum Daniel Bowling 
 
Dempsey reappointed to state education commission 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring Dr. Van Dempsey, dean, Watson College of Education 
 
NC Biotech Center awards more than $3.3M in grants, loans across state 
WRAL TechWire 
Featuring recent NC Biotech Center Innovation Impact Grant to support UNCW’s Algal Resources Collection 
 
UNCW student receives prestigious fellowship to pursue coastal bird habitat research 
WECT 
Featuring UNCW grad student Allie Best and faculty member Dr. Raymond Danner 
 
As Wilmington area businesses eye possible recession, how tourism could ease concerns 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Adam Jones 
 
Two county residents receive annual conservation awards from the state for 2022 
Cartaret County News-Times 
Featuring UNCW Dr. James Parnell, UNCW professor emeritus, Biological Sciences 
 
NC conservancy staff stays overnight with stranded dolphin to help animal in final hours 
WRAL 
Featuring UNCW Marine Mammal Stranding Program 
 
A garbage problem: Study tracks trash cans at more than 200 Wilmington bus stops 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW student Connor Willis 
   
New UNCW Chancellor Dr. Aswani Volety working on strategic plan, campus town halls 
WHQR 
 
UNCW sees increased interest in on-campus housing for 2022-2023 school year 
WWAY