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11:04 am
Tue March 26, 2013

UNCW and Fayetteville VA Medical Center sign affiliation agreement

A new affiliation between UNCW and the Fayetteville VA Medical Center opens the door for students, researchers and VA staff to work collaboratively. The agreement, signed Monday, is a collaboration that aims to improve health care for veterans.

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Local
5:06 pm
Sun March 10, 2013

Business Brief: Madoff scandal highlights need for investor education

Diana B. Henriques, investigator reporter and author of The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust
UNCW

As a veteran New York Times Financial Reporter, Diana Henriques knew Bernie Madoff as a respected statesman of Wall Street – until December 11th, 2008.

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Local
6:07 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Business Brief: Educational institutions can help entrepreneurs increase chances for success

Business analysts have differing opinions on the percentage of small businesses that fail – but conventional wisdom puts the number at 80 percent. 

UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller and Cape Fear Community College President Ted Spring contend their institutions can help entrepreneurs increase their chance of success – thus spurring economic growth.   

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Local
5:32 am
Mon March 4, 2013

College leaders quantify support role for Titan Cement

UNCW, CFCC

When UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller and Cape Fear Community College President Ted Spring get together, they look for mutually beneficial ways to solve what they call their intractable problems.  They also explore avenues of economic growth for the region, which includes preparing students for a constantly evolving workplace. 

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Local
4:21 am
Thu February 7, 2013

UNCW launches new initiative to improve athletics programs

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

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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Baseball in Wilmington
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
UNCW

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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