2/10/2016 8:20pm

NC coast included in potential off-shore drilling plan

There might be no Kure for North Carolina’s off-shore drilling problem. One of eight potential planning areas for drilling — as part of the national 2017-2022 Oil and Gas Leasing Program — will be off the coast of Kure Beach, North Carolina.

11/15/2011 9:39pm

Incident tests UNC-W alert noti?cations

An individual who robbed two women near UNC-Wilmington’s campus has not been caught, but university officials say there are no plans to change security policies in light of the incident.

10/10/2011 7:10pm

Cuts at the degree’s expense: Budget cuts are not an excuse for asking less of students

The classroom is at the core of the University’s mission and should be the last thing compromised to budget cuts. However, concerns about graduation rates and pressure from state budget cuts are causing some UNC-system schools to consider loosening restrictions and degree requirements to get students out on time. Such actions only add academic insult to financial injury.

8/29/2011 8:17pm

UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro evaluate and test alert systems

UNC-CH is not the only school reviewing its campus alert system. Officials at UNC-Wilmington are also investigating their alert system after it failed to notify students of a July 29 shooting. Investigators are working to issue a full report detailing the source of the failure by the end of this week, said Cindy Lawson, a spokeswoman for UNC-W in an email.

8/23/2011 11:30pm

Hurricane Irene to hit East coast

Hurricane Irene could hit North Carolina Saturday

While students are packing the essentials for waiting out the storm or making plans to leave, Hurricane Irene is heading North Carolina’s way. By the time it hits, it is expected to be a category-3 hurricane with about 110 mile-per-hour winds, said Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center.

10/25/2010 10:02pm

	UNC-W chancellor Rosemary DePaolo will retire in June.

UNC-Wilmington chancellor to retire in 2011

President-elect Tom Ross already has one order of business to address once he becomes leader of the UNC system. When Ross takes over the system on Jan. 1, he will be charged with leading the search for a new chancellor for UNC-Wilmington, a growing school that 13,000 attended in 2009.

9/30/2010 10:58pm

UNC-Wilmington to get new recreation center

Students will be paying a little more to stay fit at UNC-Wilmington in the coming year. After the UNC-W Student Government Association raised concerns about overcrowding in the campus’ only recreation center, the university decided to take on a $35 million expansion. Funding for the project will come from a $256 increase in student fees, said Dana Fischetti, media relations manager for UNC-W. “Because it is not an academic building, we are not eligible for state funding,” Fischetti said.