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

Linda Newell | Contributing Writer

November 10, 2010

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 2007, according to Dr. Dan Johnson, associate professor for the program. Howe...

Updated master plan announced

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

Business Affairs is now doing extensive research to revise and update the Master Plan to accommodate the new demands of the community. The Master Plan is updated every five years; the last time it was updated was 2005.According to Charles Maimone, Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs, the first step is...

SGA takes a stand against tuition surcharge increase

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer

November 4, 2010

The members of Student Government Association decided to address the sudden increase of the tuition surcharge by collecting student signatures and sending them to the UNC Board of Governors. The N.C. General Assembly instituted an amendment to raise the tuition surcharge from 25 to 50 percent.According to...

DePaolo to Retire

Amber Hughes | News Editor

October 28, 2010

Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo announced last week that she will retire at the end of the academic year. Depaolo has worked in higher education for 35 years, and she has served as a chancellor for over 13 years, seven of which have been at UNCW."I love my job, but there are only so many hours in a day," De...

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Embezzlement

Jim Dallke

August 6, 2010

Ann Hamel Roth, a UNCW pharmacist, was arrested in June on two counts of felony embezzlement.Roth is accused of embezzling $4,009 worth of drugs and other health related items from the campus pharmacy. Among those items stolen include blood pressure medicines, bone loss medication, a pulmonary drug, ant...

Floodwaters swamp Cedar Rapids, Iowa

By Wikinews

November 3, 2009

In the United States, the Cedar River continues to break records today as it floods Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The river is approaching its expected crest of over 30 feet, over 18 feet over flood stage and more than ten feet over the previous record high. The downtown area is underwater, as well as several resid...

Pakistani army seizes Taliban stronghold after week-long battle

October 26, 2009

Pakistani armed forces say they have captured the town of Kotkai on Saturday, the hometown of Taliban Chief Hakimullah Mehsud and one of his top officers, Qari Hussain. This comes after a week-long battle was launched on Monday, in part of an operation to curb the influence of the Taliban in South Wa...

Hopes for treaty on climate begin to wither

October 26, 2009

International climate negotiations for a global climate treaty are not producing the required results in the given amount of time left before the Copenhagen conference in December, diminishing the hopes for a resolution at this conference. Major polluters have already decided that the only way for a plan of ...

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