University Relations

Aug. 22-26

Regional economist speaks on federal student loan forgiveness plan’s economic impact 
WWAY 
Featuring Mouhcine Guettabi, Cameron School of Business 
 
David Clarke “D.C.” Virgo celebrated for his 40 years of service to Wilmington community 
WWAY 
UNCW operates D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy 
 
11 things to see and do in Wilmington this weekend, from roadkill art to Darius Rucker 
StarNews 
Several UNCW events are listed 
 
Volety: ‘Fantastic’ marine science at UNCW 
HigherEd Works 
 
UNCW Board of Trustees welcomes new members, elects officers 
WilmingtonBiz 
 
Hurricanes, fish, and military activity: Answering questions about offshore wind energy 
WHQR 
Featuring Roger Shew, earth and ocean sciences, and Joni Osku Backstrom, environmental sciences 
 
Student attends UNCW two years after narrowly surviving jet ski accident 
WECT 
 
Reaction to federal student loan forgiveness plan 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW students Mekenzi Porter, Owen Porter and Kenny Kahalewai 
  
UNCW promoting monkeypox prevention ahead of first day of class 
WWAY 
 
This NC public university chancellor was the highest paid in the nation last year  
The Charlotte Observer  
UNCW is one of the universities listed.   
 
What's next for student loans? Biden could announce $10K forgiven if you make less than $125K 
WFMY 
Featuring UNCW alum Natalie Thompson   
 
Airlie Corder is a Junior Rider on the Rise—and Caring for Her Animals Comes First 
The Plaid Horse 
Featuring UNCW alum Kendall Mashburn 
 
"What she's doing blows my mind" NC local's research catches attention of Hollywood 
WLOS 
Featuring UNCW alum Kelsi Rutledge  
 
First move-in day begins at the University of North Carolina Wilmington 
WECT 
 
UNCW welcomes students to on-campus housing on move-in days 
WWAY 
 
Why Wilmington's neighborhoods aren't created equally when it comes to handling the heat 
StarNews 
Featuring work by UNCW 
 
What to know about abortion and sexual health care at UNCW after the fall of Roe v. Wade 
StarNews 
 
Two retired UNCW professors wow with new nature book on North Carolina's Coastal Plain 
StarNews 
 
Garza named West Pender Middle principal 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW alum Laurin Paige Garz