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Aswani Volety

Dean, UNCW College of Arts and Sciences
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Aswani Volety, Ph.D., is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology. Volety earned a Ph.D. in marine science from the Col  

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Jun 7, 2019

UNCW STEAM Team Program Provides Access Point to Higher Education

Later this month, UNCW will welcome the second cohort of students to campus as part of the 2019 STEAM Team Program. STEAM Team is a weeklong, residential summer program hosted by UNCW free of cost for ...

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May 15, 2019

Online Degree Programs Increase Accessibility

U.S. News & World Report recently recognized UNCW for excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The university is ranked 8th in the nation on the publication&rs ...

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Apr 3, 2019

UNCW Department of Film Studies to Host Visions Film Festival & Conference, April 11-12

UNCW’s Department of Film Studies will host the ninth annual Visions Film Festival & Conference April 11-12. Founded in 2006, the conference is the only undergraduate peer-reviewed joint fil ...

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Mar 7, 2019

UNCW to Host NCAS Annual Meeting

UNCW is hosting the 116th North Carolina Academy of Science Annual Meeting from March 22-23. Founded in 1902, the NCAS promotes public appreciation of science, science education and research, and a ...

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Feb 12, 2019

UNCW Visiting Artist & Scholar Program Benefits Regional Community

The College of Arts and Sciences recently launched a new Visiting Artist and Scholar program designed to enrich the UNCW student experience and engage the larger community.  The program will b ...

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Dec 14, 2018

UNCW Recognized as a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

With UNCW’s recent designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, graduates now have an advantage in the competitive cyber security job market. The design ...

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Nov 16, 2018

New Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program Broadens Career Prospects

This semester, UNCW received accreditation from the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and began offering undergraduate and graduate certificates in geospatial intelligence (GEOI ...

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Oct 25, 2018

UNCW's Public & International Affairs Department Hosts Graduate Programs Open House Nov. 8

UNCW educates students to become informed citizens, engaged and empowered for leadership in local, national and global arenas. The Department of Public and International Affairs, housed in the Coll ...

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Aug 15, 2018

New Interdisciplinary Studies Program Opens Doors for Former Seahawks

When the fall semester begins next week, the College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new degree designed for students who previously attended UNCW, but who stopped short of completing their degree p ...

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Jul 31, 2018

UNCW to Launch Coastal Engineering Program

UNCW has been a recognized leader in marine science education and research for more than 30 years. The university’s coastal and marine science programs offer undergraduate degrees in biology, ...

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Jun 15, 2018

UNCW to offer N.C.’s first Actuarial Science Certificate Program

This fall, UNCW will begin offering students the opportunity to earn an additional credential while working towards their undergraduate degree.   The Actuarial Science Certificate Program, the ...

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Jun 4, 2018

Nationally Recognized History Program Meets Career Needs of Educators

In 2014, UNCW's Department of History launched an innovative, online master’s degree program designed specifically for professional educators. Today, the program is nationally recognized ...

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May 15, 2018

Applied Learning Prepares UNCW Students for Post-Graduate Success

Earlier this month UNCW graduated its largest class to date at the university’s 95th commencement ceremonies. More than 2,200 undergraduates, 400-plus graduate students and 10 doctoral studen ...

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May 4, 2018

New Forensic Science Certificate Program Opens Door to CSI Careers

This fall, UNCW will launch an online post-baccalaureate certificate program designed to help students from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds break into a uniquely specialized job market. The new ...

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Apr 16, 2018

Helping Students Get Back on the Path to Degree Completion

Every student’s academic journey is different. Many earn their undergraduate degree in the traditional timeframe, but for some, unforeseen financial issues, illness, family obligations and my ...

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Mar 20, 2018

Arts Education: A Cultural and Economic Resource

Wilmington’s commitment to the arts and arts education enriches the quality of life for its residents. We are fortunate to live in a community that values art and supports artists, allowing u ...

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Mar 2, 2018

New Writing Certificate Program Broadens Career Prospects

This semester, UNCW’s Department of English launched a new certificate program, enrolling the first students to pursue a post-baccalaureate certificate in science and medical writing at the univ ...

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Feb 8, 2018

Data Scientists in High-Demand

Last semester, UNCW welcomed the first cohort of 17 students to the new accelerated master’s degree in data science program. The program, developed by the computer science and mathematics and ...

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Jan 18, 2018

UNCW to Develop Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences

UNCW broke ground this week on its new allied health building.   The facility will increase the university’s ability to provide future health care professionals with the highest level of ...

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Jan 3, 2018

Distance Education Offers Alternative Path for Students

The first priority of UNCW’s strategic plan is to “attract and retain high-quality, diverse students” by ensuring that “a UNCW education is accessible and affordable to the son ...

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Dec 14, 2017

Service-Learning Enhances Student Experience

“We have unique skills and passions that allow us to make people’s lives better – right here, in our own backyard.”   For UNCW student Spencer Bloom, that was the takea ...

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Nov 17, 2017

UNCW Hosts Summit To Address Global Marine Science Issues

Earlier this month, UNCW hosted its first Global Marine Science Summit at the university’s Center for Marine Science. The event, held Nov. 5 through 8, brought together international scientis ...

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Nov 2, 2017

College of Arts and Sciences Launches New Degree Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences is UNCW’s largest academic unit. With 25 departments and programs focused on the arts, humanities, mathematical and natural sciences, as well as social and be ...

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