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Recognizing Native American Heritage Month: Who was here before us?

Black Foot, Standing Bear, Big Eagle, Sioux. Three members of the Sioux tribe pose in Indian Village, 1898.
November 27, 2020

This is the 30th anniversary of government recognized Native American Heritage month and despite the civic rupture of 2020, we have found ourselves recognizing silenced voices and the history of their...

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...

Q&A with UNCW MBB’s Takayo Siddle

Takayo Siddle
November 20, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNCW men’s basketball Head Coach Takayo Siddle sat down with media members on Nov.19 for a Q&A just five days before their first game of the season against Western Carolina. Throughout...

UNCW basketball will not allow fans at Trask Coliseum

Trask Coliseum/UNC Wilmington
November 19, 2020

WILMINGTON – With UNCW’s basketball season fast approaching, Director of Athletics Jimmy Bass has announced that neither men’s nor women’s basketball games will be played with fans in attendance. During...

Men’s basketball unveils 2020-21 non-conference schedule

UNCW men’s basketball
November 18, 2020

WILMINGTON – After release a large portion of their 2020-21 schedule, UNCW men’s basketball has completed its upcoming season’s schedule by releasing nine additional non-conference matchups. The...

Women’s soccer signs seven players for 2021

UNCW Soccer Stadium on Oct. 24, 2019.
November 18, 2020

WILMINGTON – The UNCW women’s soccer team now has seven new names that will hit the roster sheet at the beginning of the 2021-22 season according to Head Coach Chris Neal. The Lady Hawks are coming...

Women’s basketball non-conference schedule for 2020-21

UNCW women's basketball against Northeastern on Feb. 28, 2020 at Trask Coliseum
November 18, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNCW women’s basketball will play their first game of the 2020-21 campaign at home on Wednesday, Nov. 25 against Norfolk State. The contest will be the first of seven non-conference games...

UNC System Racial Equity Task Force hosts key findings meeting

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

OPINION: UNCW must reconsider rejection of pass/fail option

College student studying from home. Photo by Green Chameleon
November 14, 2020
The pass/fail option is absolutely necessary during these unprecedented times. If courses are only offered online, then it is only fair to present students this option. Experts are saying that “the mental, emotional and academic impacts of the shift to remote learning are likely going to be challenging.” Many students are struggling to adjust to the new format for several reasons. Lack of hands-on experience, unsuitable study spaces and increased distractions are just a few of the reasons remote learning is challenging students.  

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...

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