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Dec 2, 2022

UNCW Prepares To Launch Online Supply Chain Master's Degree

By Johanna F. Still, posted About 14 hours ago

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is taking steps to launch a new master’s degree program focused on supply chain management.  The UNC Board of Governors approved the program in October. University officials are preparing to submit materials before the end of the year to seek final approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commi ...

Dec 2, 2022

Back To School At Any Age

By Scott Nunn, posted About 19 hours ago

When Amy Keith arrived as a student at University of North Carolina Wilmington in the 1980s, she was on a direct track to a history degree and certification as a high school teacher. She never made it into the classroom, however, at least not in the traditional sense. “I had planned to teach high school and I got the certification to teach social studies,” K ...

Nov 7, 2022

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) recently designated the University of North Carolina Wilmington an “Innovation & Economic Prosperity University,” according to a UNCW announcement Monday. A news release stated the national designation "acknowledges public research universities working with public and private sector p ...

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Improving Indoor Air Quality Requires a Systematic Approach

Posted Feb 28, 2022
With more of us working from home than ever, it’s no surprise the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors.  And considering the EPA has stated that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, the subject of how to improve indoor air quality has never been more relevant. 

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Sep 2, 2022

McWhorter To Engineer CIE's Future

By Lynda Van Kuren, posted Sep 2, 2022

Heather McWhorter, the new director of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, hopes to solidify and expand Wilmington’s role as a breeding ground for entrepreneurs.   “There’s something magical in a community that creates entrepreneurs and helps them succeed,” she said. “My vision ...

Jul 22, 2022

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has been named in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2023, an annual collection of information about 300 of the nation’s “best and most interesting” colleges and universities.  UNCW has landed on the list consistently since 2017, according to a university press release Friday.  Authored by New York ...

Jul 15, 2022

Campus On The Rise

By Jenny Callison, posted Jul 15, 2022

Like any organism seeking to survive and grow, a university must adapt and innovate. University of North Carolina Wilmington has done plenty of both in the past few years, meeting or exceeding most goals of its 2016 strategic plan under chancellor Jose Sartarelli despite weathering damage from hurricanes Florence and Dorian and the challenges of COVID-19.    As ...

Jun 20, 2022

Exit Interview: Chancellor Sartarelli Reflects On UNCW Career

By Jenny Callison, posted Jun 20, 2022

Chancellor Jose Sartarelli, who took the helm of University of North Carolina Wilmington on July 1, 2015, is set to retire June 30. He will be succeeded by Aswani Volety, whose appointment was announced last month. Sartarelli sat down in early June for an exit interview with the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Here are a few of the questions he answered:   G ...

Jun 10, 2022

Manufacturing companies in the greater Wilmington area are growing, prospering and in need of employees. That’s the message Cape Fear Community College wants to communicate to the public.   To spark the interest of job seekers, the college is offering a 10-hour class next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday called Pathways to Manufacturing. It’s free of char ...

Jun 3, 2022

Wilmington private school Cape Fear Academy recently paid a little over $5 million for 11 acres next to its campus on South College Road, intending to eventually use the property for expansion. The acquisition means the school's main campus, 3900 S. College Road, is now 37 acres. While the school has no immediate plans for the property, previously owned by Trinity U ...

May 31, 2022

Community leaders agree that the choice of a new chancellor for University of North Carolina Wilmington affects far more than the health and success of an educational institution. The choice makes ripples far out into the community and region.   That’s one reason the news of Aswani Volety's selection as UNCW’s seventh chancellor was of such interest ...

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