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Controversial professor Mike S. Adams retires amid celebrity, student and alumni criticism

Photo of Mike S. Adams from his professor profile page for the Sociology and Criminology Department, as of 2020.

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor

July 3, 2020

The end to a nearly 20 year-long controversy at UNC Wilmington may soon be coming to end as UNCW announced last week the retirement of Sociology and Criminology professor Mike S. Adams. In a statement sent to the student body and various media outlets on June 29, Chancellor Sartarelli wrote: “O...

INTERVIEW: Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient Donald Godwin

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Sunshine Angulo, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2019

Donald E. Godwin graduated in from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1969, when UNCW was still considered Wilmington College.He has grown to be one of the most well-respected trial lawyers in Texas, where he currently resides, and in the entire nation.

Margaret Spellings gives UNCW College of Arts and Sciences commencement address

UNC System President Margaret Spellings speaks of Hurricane Florence, transitional times in life and UNCW's resilience in her commencement address.

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

December 16, 2018

University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings gave the commencement address at the UNC Wilmington College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony more than a month after announcing she would step down from her position. UNCW’s College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony...

New Boseman Gallery exhibit features art from UNCW alum

“Blind Greed” is the main centerpiece of artist Nathan Ryan Verwey’s collection in the Boseman Gallery lasting until Nov. 9. This piece is sculpted of ceramic and is on sale for $1000. - Photo by Brenna Flanagan

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

A local Wilmington artist and UNCW alum is the new feature in the Boseman Gallery, which will show his street-art inspired collection until Nov. 9. Nathan Ryan Verwey received his Bachelor of Arts from UNCW and is now painting and sculpting vibrant graffiti pieces for the Wilmington community. “We...

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