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8 hrs ago | Lumina News

Rip current research could lead to new understanding

Buoyant and light, the drifters seem pretty ordinary as they bob up and down along the shore, but equipped with GPS to track movements and designed to float like a person, the simple technology will help researchers understand deadly rip currents and inform the public of the safest way to enjoy the beach.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC

12 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Vause, Swarts receive scholarships

The State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Foundation recently awarded Katelyn Vause of Richlands a $1,000 scholarship to attend a four year university, she plans on attending Lenoir-Rhyne University in the fall.


Related Topix: Richlands, NC, Lenoir, NC, Jacksonville, NC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Barnegat Bay alum warns of plastics pollution of seasBarnegat Bay...

Barnegat Bay alum warns of plastics pollution of seas Oceans a repository of growing plastics threat, Seaside Park native tells audiences Check out this story on Lauren Mae Henry, a marine biology major at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and a Seaside Park native, is traveling the East Coast this ... (more)


Related Topix: Seaside Park, NJ, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Ocean County, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Molly Ringwald, John Lithgow among artists to appear at UNCW for upcoming performance seasons

It's still mid-July, but it's already time to start looking ahead at the area's fall arts programming.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Tempest, Comedy Movies, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, Molly Ringwald

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Lumina News


The University of North Carolina Wilmington hosts a week-long summer music workshop for middle and high school students from across North Carolina.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Education Etc., Wrightsville Beach, NC

National Review Online

A Conservative Professora s Long Quest for Justice Ends in Victory

In March I reported on Professor Mike Adams's victory for academic freedom in his jury trial against the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.


Nelson Algren Award win caps storybook period for Ben Hoffman

On a Saturday afternoon that dripped with sticky June heat, author Ben Hoffman and his groomsmen readied for his impending nuptials in Chicago's West Loop by basking in his hotel suite's air conditioning and a few moments of tranquility, a respite from the wedding day frenzy.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Wedding

'Orange' author coming to town

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014-2015 performing arts series at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and UNCW is promoting them vigorously.


Related Topix: Orange is the New Black, Books, Smith College, Drugs

Tue Jul 15, 2014


UNCW, professor settle lawsuit over promotion

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has reached a settlement in a seven-year battle with a criminology professor who sued the school after he was denied a promotion.


Related Topix: North Carolina

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Gerard on 'Bookwatch'

This week's guest was Wilmington author Peggy Payne. Then, at noon on Sunday, July 13, Martin will be talking with Port City author Philip Gerard about his book "Down the Wild Cape Fear."


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lumina News

Council accepts memorial, hears new fire station updates

Martinette delivered a presentation about the Firefighters' Memorial in Empire Park Fire Station and addressed the Fire Station Replacement Plan.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Fire

Lumina News


The library will host a free magic show, supported by PNC Grow Up Great. Information about building financial literacy in kids will also be made available.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Meekins named to dean's list

Matthew Meekins, son of Denise Meekins of Jacksonville and the late Craig Meekins, was recently named to the dean's list at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for the spring 2014 semester.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Wilmington, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

UNCW bronze seahawk stolen

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Police Department is currently investigating the theft of the bronze Seahawk statue located at the entrance of the Warwick Center on UNCW's main campus.


Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Miami Herald

Poet returns to New Britain to make film

Thomas Wolfe wrote you can't go home again. Try telling that to the poet and New Britain native, Charles Fort.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Arts, Poetry, Carnegie Mellon University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Southern Connecticut State University

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Easy Escapes | Tour film studio in Wilmington and stay for an afternoon

A tour of E.U.E. Screen Gems in Wilmington takes you inside and outside of film and TV sets.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Weather, Theater, Arts, Education

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times

Clark takes over as LSUS chancellor

New LSUS Chancellor Larry Clark kicked off his first official day on the job creating and strengthening connections.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Southern University

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Town Talk

Commentary: Larry Clark the right choice for chancellor at LSU-Shreveport

Many exciting changes are taking place at Louisianan State University of Shreveport.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, LSU Shreveport

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Brown - Evans

Kathleen Julia Evans and Christopher Alan Brown were married May 25th, 2014 at The Carolina Club in Chapel Hill.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC, Western Carolina University, Rockingham, NC

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Our New Chief Diversity Officer

Gary Miller must really be angry about getting run off as chancellor of UNC-Wilmington.


Related Topix: Opinion