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Eco Club campaigns against coal and Titan America

Juliane Bullard | Staff Reporter

January 26, 2011

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This past weekend, UNCW Eco teamed up with Greenpeace and Stop Titan to protest Titan America, a leading cement factory on the east coast, from building the nation's fourth largest cement plant in the Cape Fear area. The weekend...

New UNCW homepage features a cleaner design

Amber Hughes | News Editor

January 20, 2011

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UNCW's homepage recently underwent a redesign. The new homepage launched in early January. UNCW's Web site, which contains more than 50,000 pages, is one of the most effective tools that the university has to communicate UNCW's m...

MARBIONC submits idea to Pepsi Refresh Project

Sasha Johnson | Contributing Writer

January 20, 2011

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The Pepsi Refresh Project, coining the slogan "refresh everything," has funded projects across the country with the goal of helping people create a positive impact in their communities and in the world. The ideas, which can be s...

Rank UNCW: Provost Salaries

January 20, 2011

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UNC-System Provost Salaries 2009-10 FSU Carol Blackshire-Belay $304,500 N.C. State Warwick A. Arden $282,000 ECU Marilyn Sheerer $276,000 UNC Bruce Carney $267,000 UNCG David H. Perrim $264,576 UNCC Joan F. Lorden $249,600 A...

The current status of the new chancellor search

Amber Hughes | News Editor

January 13, 2011

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The chancellor search committee began the new year with a conference call meeting last Thursday. The meeting was meant to update the committee on the current status of the chancellor search.Parker Executive Search and the committee ...

News Briefs: What you missed over the break

Amber Hughes | News Editor

January 13, 2011

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Death of history professor Andrew F. ClarkAndrew F. Clark, a UNCW history professor, recently died. He was found in his home Jan. 2. Clark taught at the university for more than 20 years. He earned his Ph.D. in African history...

Dead pelicans washing ashore were killed by humans

Sasha Johnson | Asst. News Editor

January 13, 2011

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An unprecedented number of pelicans have washed up on the shores of North Carolina in the past two months, dead from injuries that appear to have been caused by humans. Some were beaten to death with a blunt instrument or shot ...

Board of Trustees approves 6.5 percent tuition increase for 2011-12

Jim Dalke | Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2011

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In December, the North Carolina Board of Trustees approved a 6.5 percent tuition increase for all UNC-Wilmington students for the 2011-12 school year. The tuition increase results in a $196.85 increase for resident undergraduat...

Students pitch business ideas, gain real-world experience

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

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As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, eight UNCW students will be pitching new business ideas at a Rocket Pitch event this Thursday in Cameron Hall Auditorium 105 from 6 to 8 p.m. In addition to gaining real-world experience...

Chancellor search committee announces search firm candidates

Amber Hughes | News Editor

November 17, 2010

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The search committee for the new UNCW chancellor announced the search firm candidates after a conference call meeting Monday, Nov. 15.The four search firms that are being considered are Parker Executive Search, Hodge Partners Executiv...

UNCW chancellor search committee announced

Amber Hughes | News Editor

November 12, 2010

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UNCW announced the search committee for the new chancellor Friday. The committee consists of members of the Board of Trustees (BOT), faculty and staff, students, alumni and community members.The representatives for the BOT include...

UNCW’s award-winning recreation therapy program continues to grow

Linda Newell | Contributing Writer

November 10, 2010

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UNCW's Recreation Therapy program was recently awarded for excellence by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ARTA) for the year of 2010, according to a press release. ARTA has not given anyone this honor since 20...

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