University Relations

Aug. 29-Sept. 2

UNCW begins first full week of classes in 75th year 
WWAY 

With offshore wind projects set to increase, is NC ready to capitalize on the opportunity? 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Roger Shew 

UC San Diego engineers surf the wave of citizen science with Smartfin 
La Jolla Light 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Phil Bresnahan 

How Wilmington-area residents will benefit from the Biden student loan forgiveness plan 
StarNews 
Featuring Frederick Holding, director, Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid 

Tucker Gets Sports Leadership Nod 
WILMA Magazine 
Featuring Tiffany Tucker, UNCW deputy director of athletics and senior woman administrator 
 
W2W Leadership Initiative’s September Updates 
WILMA Magazine 
Featuring UNCW’s Veterans Hall, Chancellor Volety and Justine Reel, dean, CHHS 
 
UNCW coming together for annual “Wings Up for Wilmington” service day 
WWAY 
 
UNCG to use $3.4M NSF grant to lead initiative to increase diversity in STEM across NC universities 
Triad Business Journal 
Featuring UNCW collaboration 
 
How NHC high schoolers, teachers, and clinicians are dealing with rise in mental health issues 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW faculty members Dr. Robert Smith and Dr. Denise Ousley-Exum 
 
Ecological Assessment for Gulf of Mexico Completed 
Sea Technology Magazine 
Featuring Dr. Steve Ross, UNCW adjunct professor 
 
Cranfill Sumner hires local attorney, Peyton L. Derrow 
StarNews 
Featuring UNCW alum Peyton Derrow 
 
People Moves: McGriff Names Thames, Dockery to Management Slots 
Insurance Journal 
Featuring UNCW alum Jason Dockery 
 
Smith joins Sweyer Property Management as marketing manager 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring UNCW alum Katelyn Smith 
 
Documentary written, co-produced by UNCW student about her father’s death airing tonight on PBS NC 
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW student Betsy Bertram 

UNCW swim and dive teams teaching ‘vital, lifesaving’ skills to D.C. Virgo students 
WWAY