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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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Local
4:43 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

UNCW Tuition Jumps 9.2 Percent

Chancellor's Walk on the UNCW campus

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted Friday to increase tuition across the state system by an average of nearly 9 percent. WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that UNCW students will see a 9.2 percent hike in the fall.

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Local
10:42 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Area Farmers Get Marketing 101

Feast DownEast brings food from the region to local establishments.
UNCW

Farmers, fishermen, and buyers from across the region are gathering Friday at UNCW for the 2nd annual Feast DownEast conference.

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Midday Interviews / The Vagina Monologues
5:06 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

"The Vagina Monologues" at UNCW to benefit Rape Crisis Center

Dr. Michelle Scatton-Tessier, Director of Women's Studies and Resource Center and graduate student Autumn Beam in the WHQR Studio to talk about their 2012 production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues".

A UNCW student production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" will run for two performances:  February 16th at 7 PM and February 19th at 2 PM.  Tickets can be purchased online at etix.com or at Sharkey's Box Office in the Fisher Student Center. 

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Local
4:25 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

UNCW Raises $66.4 Million, Finishes Campaign a Year Early

Chancellor Gary L. Miller, left, thanks Campaign Cabinet co-chairs Sandy McNeill, center, and Bob Warwick for their volunteer leadership in helping UNCW surpass its $65 million campaign goal 11 months ahead of schedule.

UNCW has ended its $65 million fundraising campaign ahead of schedule. 

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