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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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Seahawk statue finds a home at UNCW

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The campus of UNCW looks a little different today after a giant copper seahawk landed at Hoggard Circle. The statue weighs 2,000 pounds and has a 20-foot wingspan. Full story...
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UNCW grads enter the real world

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Another round of college graduates entered the real world Saturday, as it was day two for graduation ceremonies at UNCW. Family and friends gathered in Trask Coliseum during two processions for the College of Arts and Sciences. Full story...
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UNCW diver dies in Florida

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A diver for UNCW's undersea research facility in Florida has died. 36-year-old Dewey Smith was diving with two other aquanauts near the Aquarius Reef Base off Key Largo, but died after leaving the other divers. Full story...
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Free dental clinic for children and adults

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If you are in need for a visit to the dentist, but can not afford it, here is your chance to get some free care. Full story...
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Delaware flu cases cancel UNCW baseball series

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The University of Delaware's baseball team has canceled its three-game series this weekend at UNCW because a Delaware player is sick. Full story...
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Open up your own shop at the mall

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videoHow about some help starting your own business? A local contest could make that a reality for one lucky winner. For an entrepreneur, this may as well be the promise land; a place to set up shop, free of charge for six months, in the Independence Mall.

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Special Olympics held at UNCW

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Hundreds of Special Olympians gathered for the annual spring games Wednesday at UNCW. They took part in track and field events like dashes, jumping events, and wheelchair races. Full story...
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