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OPINION: UNCW is not doing enough to improve inclusivity of minority groups

A display inside the Upperman African American Cultural Center in Fisher Student Union.
November 30, 2020
The simple fact is that we are in the year 2020. Universities should no longer be getting praise for having minority student organizations or holding minority student panels. The existence of the Upperman African American Cultural Center, Centro Hispano, and the LGBTQIA+ Resource Office should be givens, not talking points.

2021 UNCW teaching award nominations open through January

The Seahawk statue on UNCW campus.
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...

New Film Studies building set to open in spring 2021

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

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

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

UNCW releases details for winter break and spring return

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

Sustainable seahawks exemplifies the power behind student-faculty partnerships

Freshmen students in the Sustainable Seahawks living learning community
October 6, 2020
In early 2018, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) undergraduate Ian Shields started working on Sustainable Seahawks, a project that would take three years to come to full fruition. 

UNCW Student Ambassadors no longer solely responsible for giving campus tours

The view a Chancellor's Walk on UNCW's campus.
October 5, 2020

On Sept. 7, the UNCW Student Ambassadors released an announcement on their social media that they would no longer be responsible for giving campus tours.  Student Ambassadors have been voluntarily...

SGA 9/30 meeting recap: SGA denounces administration’s decision to remove BLM banners

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
September 30, 2020
During this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the recent removal of the Black Lives Matter movement banners on campus to a future exhibit was a prominent topic. 

UNCW updates and tightens mask mandate

Expanded and socially distanced outdoor seating located between the Fisher buildings.
September 28, 2020
As the weather gets cooler and we learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19), UNC Wilmington has updated their mask mandate.

UNCW announces spring 2021 calendar

Front of UNCW's campus
September 25, 2020
On Sept. 25 UNC Wilmington (UNCW) sent an email to all students, faculty and staff announcing plans and the calendar for spring 2021. 

2020 State of the SGA recap

2020-2021 SGA VP Sabrina Balent and Preisdent Matt Talone.
September 18, 2020

On Sept. 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) held its yearly state of the SGA. This year’s event was held virtually due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) safety measures. SGA President Matt Talone...

Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates 25 years

This year UNCW's Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates its 25 anniversary.
September 14, 2020
This year UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates its 25 anniversary. The Upperman Center is a place of support, education and advocacy for Black students at the university. 
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