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2021 UNCW teaching award nominations open through January

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 25, 2020

Every year all UNC Wilmington (UNCW) chairpersons, directors, faculty, staff, students and alumni can nominate faculty members for The Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award and The Distinguished Teaching...

A new building for the Film Studies department set to open in 2021.

New Film Studies building set to open in spring 2021

Bethanie Simms, Contributing Writer November 24, 2020

  A new building has emerged among the trees in the back of the campus between Plyler Drive and Riegel Road. The 4,000 square foot structure, soon to be the home of UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Film...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 11/17 meeting recap: Senate passes several items of legislation

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 20, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the final time this semester and they introduced and voted on several items of legislation including an appropriations bill, a statue amendment and a floor...

Swipes for Seahawks allows UNCW students to donate one guest swipe per semester to food insecure students.

Swipes for Seahawks allows students to donate meal swipes to food-insecure classmates

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 19, 2020

During their sophomore year at UNC Wilmington (UNCW), Robby Fensom, Logan Massengill and Cassidy Montgomery began working on a project for their LED 411 (Contemporary Leadership Applications) class.  Together...

A screenshot from the UNC System's Board of Governors Race and Equity Task Force meeting on Nov. 10.

UNC System Racial Equity Task Force hosts key findings meeting

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 15, 2020

The UNC System Racial Equity Task Force, started this past summer under the system’s Board of Governors, was created in response to nationwide outrage against police brutality and to address the racial...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 11/10 meeting recap: Pass/fail to update, DRC, and director of sustainability

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 13, 2020

At their second to the last meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) Disability Resource Center (DRC), provided an update on the pass/fail option...

UNCW students study by the fountain.

Faculty Senate’s decides against pass/fail for the fall 2020 semester

Hannah Horowitz, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

The Faculty Senate, the legislative body of the faculty, reconvened on Nov. 10 to discuss a number of items relating to the fall 2020 semester, including the policy on pass/fail. Several UNC System Schools...

A sign on UNCW's campus detailing when masks should be worn.

UNCW releases details for winter break and spring return

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 12, 2020

With the end of the semester only a few weeks away, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) is preparing for what the spring will look like as the coronavirus (COVID-19) is still prevalent in the US. On Nov. 6 Chancellor...

Gracie Hocart, one of the print shop's student workers.

The reality of student workers during COVID-19

Kassie Bild, Contributing Writer November 3, 2020

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic work and employment has been hectic and ever-changing. Many workers were laid-off, furloughed and countless are unemployed to this day. Yet, some have been lucky...

View looking down Chancellor's walk at UNCW.

UNCW mourning the loss of Carly Rae Baron

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 2, 2020
At a Halloween gathering this past weekend, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) PCOM junior Carly Rae Baron was shot and later passed away from her injuries, according to reports from WWAY.
The Greenhouse and garden operated on UNCW's campus.

Sustainability office working on climate resilience and action plan

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 2, 2020
In Sept. UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Office of Sustainability announced the university’s first-ever climate resilience and action plan.
COVID-19 testing site at UNCW.

UNCW collaborating with the local health department to host a COVID-19 testing site

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor October 31, 2020
In an email sent out by the university on Oct. 23, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) announced they are collaborating with the New Hanover County Health Department to host a free coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site. 
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