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4:21 am
Thu February 7, 2013

UNCW launches new initiative to improve athletics programs

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

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UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller is launching a new initiative to strengthen the University’s athletic program. An Intercollegiate Review Committee (IARC) is now charged with taking a hard look at the strengths and weaknesses of UNCW sports.

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12:11 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Senior Economist at UNCW examines prospect of baseball stadium in Wilmington

On November 6th, voters in the City of Wilmington will decide whether to approve a 37 million dollar bond to pay for a baseball stadium.  Both supporters and opponents of the project are campaigning hard.  WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn asked Senior Economist Dr. Woody Hall of UNCW’s Swain Center for Business and Economic Services to take a closer look at the issue.

WHQR and WWAY are co-hosting a Town Hall-style meeting this Thursday at 7 PM on a taxpayer-funded stadium.  For more information on how to reserve a seat, follow this link.

Local
5:00 am
Mon October 8, 2012

New nonprofit seeks to connect marine biotech research; help innovators bring products to market

Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation
MBCOI

For years, universities and other research institutions have worked individually on research and development. 

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Local
5:30 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

UNCW tops U.S. News & World Report short list for least debt load for MBAs

UNCW Cameron School of Business
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UNCW’s Cameron School of Business ranks first on a national list, compiled by U.S. News & World Report, which measures the average debt load among MBA program graduates.  WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports.

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Local
1:12 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

UNCW doubles economic impact on local economy since early 90s

Just south of one-point-one billion dollars:  that’s the total economic impact the University of North Carolina – Wilmington has on the surrounding community – according to a newly-released study. 

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Local
5:00 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Email urges voters to call NHC Board of Elections for Early Voting site on UNCW Campus

An email making the rounds is urging voters to call the New Hanover County Board of Elections and ask for an Early Voting Site on the UNCW campus. 

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Local
5:00 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Secular Student Alliance attracting support on UNCW campus

UNCW Students from the Secular Student Alliance at the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C.
courtesy: Amanda Greene, WFAVs

 Of the more than 220 student organizations on the UNCW campus,  16 are registered as religious.

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Local
5:00 am
Fri April 20, 2012

UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller Formally Installed

courtesy: UNCW

UNCW made it official Friday.  As WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, Chancellor Gary Miller took his oath of office at an installation ceremony last week – nearly one year after taking the position.

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Local
10:41 am
Sat March 24, 2012

UNCW Hosts Poverty Conference

17 percent of North Carolinians meet the federal definition of living in poverty. Under that definition, a family of four will have an income of less than about $22,000.

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Local
3:49 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

UNCW Partnering with Art for the Masses

In the Cultural Arts building at UNCW, Chancellor Gary Miller announced that the university will now be housing the Wilmington event Art for the Masses.

UNCW will be the permanent home for a Wilmington tradition called Art for the Masses.

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