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Area businesses glad to see students return to campus

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videoIt's a wonderful time of year for businesses near UNCW. When students move back on campus, it's a big economic boost. Full story...
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School starts for freshman at UNCW

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Nearly 2,000 new UNCW students took their first steps as the class of 2013. Students started the day walking from the UNCW Bell Tower to Trask Coliseum. Following the trek was the official convocation for the class of 2013.

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Class of 2013 arrives at UNCW

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videoFor the first time in UNCW history, more than 4,000 students will be living on campus. The school welcomes 1,893 freshmen this year. Ninety-two percent of them will live on campus.

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UNCW study shows economy looking up

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The economic future is looking up, according to statistics released by a team from UNCW. The Cameron School of Business surveyed some 30,000 companies about their hiring plans for the next year. Full story...
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UNCW is pleased with donations, named one of best colleges

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Despite the economic downturn, people still seem inclined to give to their alma mater. That is the case for UNC Wilmington. Full story...
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Youth volunteers help beautify UNCW campus

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Normally, the UNCW Landscaping Department has a staff of about 40 that help keep the campus looking great. Friday, that number grew by more than 200. Full story...
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Alternative energy summit discusses benefits of greener fuels

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videoA year ago gas prices reached four dollars per gallon and consumers were calling for alternative sources of energy. Monday at UNCW, Representative Mike McIntyre hosted an alternative energy summit. Full story...
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UNCW receives stimulus money for new marine biotechnology facility

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videoFederal stimulus money is headed to UNCW, for a new marine biotechnology facility. As WWAY's Margo Gray tells us, it promises advancements for the university, and our community. Full story...
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Adolescents introduced to nursing at Camp BONES

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videoIt's not your average camp. It spans four years, and there's a focus more on career, than campfires. Camp BONES (Brigade Of Nurse Exploring Seahawks) prepares high school students for a future in health care. Full story...
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UNCW Surf Club makes history

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Surf's up for the UNCW Surf Club. The team placed second in the National Scholastic Surfing Association Championships last week in California. Full story...
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Perdue's request to raise taxes has UNCW concerned

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House and Senate negotiators are getting closer to Governor Perdue's request to raise more taxes. They are attempting to pound out a budget that would, among other things, help some state employees keep their jobs.

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UNCW hosts conference on Native American awareness

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More than 300 young Native Americans are gathered in Wilmington to learn about their cultures. UNCW is hosting the 30th Annual Indian Youth Unity Conference. Native Americans, ages 14 to 21 from nine tribes across the state, are participating in the four day event. Full story...
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UNCW Seahawk sculpture receives official dedication

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A larger than life-sized seahawk has called the campus of UNCW home, since May. Friday, faculty and staff officially dedicated the sculpture. Full story...
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UNCW garden adds beauty to memorial wall

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The UNCW campus is already beautiful, and Wednesday it got even more colorful. A grant from the Cape Fear Garden Club is being used towards a new garden on campus. Full story...
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Georgia State beats UNCW for CAA Baseball Championship

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videoGeorgia State rallied from an 8-3 deficit behind the strong relief pitching of sophomore Theo Asher and four hits by senior Marc Mimeault to knock off UNC Wilmington, 12-10, to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship and the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament at Brooks Field on Saturday. Full story...
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