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Dec 16, 2022

Info Junkie: Kathy Fox

By Staff Reports, posted Dec 16, 2022

Kathy R. Fox Language and Literacy Education Professor, UNCW Watson College of Education As a professor, Fox helps prepare teachers for literacy work in K-12 schools. She recently received the 2022 UNCW Board of Trustees Teaching Excellence Award. “The teaching profession has embraced technology for decades. In the more recent past, we have included techno ...

Nov 18, 2022

INFO JUNKIE: Brett Lanier

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 18, 2022

Brett Lanier President, Isosceles Pharmaceuticals As the president of a pharmaceutical company with non-opioid, non-NSAID analgesics to treat acute pain, Lanier likes to keep up with the latest pharmaceutical and clinical trial news by visiting biospace.com.   “Technology, when it works properly, allows me to have freedom. I am on the move cons ...

Sep 16, 2022

Info Junkie: Jason Wheeler

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 16, 2022

Jason Wheeler CEO & Wealth Adviser, Pathfinder Wealth Consulting As CEO of the 17-year-old firm, Wheeler oversees strategy, growth and team management and as an adviser, he works with high-net-worth clients.   Wheeler describes having “fanatical curiosity” that prompts him to be on the internet frequently or on one of his 150+ apps to seek inform ...

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Aug 19, 2022

Info Junkie: Kevin Crane

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 19, 2022

Kevin Crane General manager, WHQR As a leader at the local radio station, Crane starts his day with Twitter where he follows journalists to see what they are talking about. He then tunes his Alexa to WHQR. “Over breakfast I’ll try my hand at Wordle on the New York Times site because I know my son will text me his results ...

Jul 15, 2022

Info Junkie: Catharina Alves-de-Souza

By Staff Reports, posted Jul 15, 2022

Catharina Alves-de-Souza  Research professor, University of North Carolina Wilmington  Alves-de-Souza is the director of the Algal Resources Collection at UNCW’s Center for Marine Science conducting research on several microalgal-related projects, from getting a better understanding of the environmental study of toxic blooms in lakes and ponds to more ...

Jun 17, 2022

Info Junkie: Hunter Ingram

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 17, 2022

Hunter Ingram Assistant Museum Director, Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens Ingram works to strengthen interpretation of and community engagement with the historic site. He is the creator and host of the “Burgwin-Wright Presents…”   “The first season was called ‘Outlander in the Cape Fear,’ which used the beloved book and TV seri ...

May 20, 2022

Info Junkie: Aariene Hansley

By Staff Reports, posted May 20, 2022

Aariene Hansley Entrepreneurial Academy Education Coordinator, Genesis Block In her role, Hansley supports Genesis Block cohort companies and the development and planning for the expansion of its digital learning academy. She uses her cell phone as a primary source for communication and to keep up with news and events.   Newspapers and magazines Hansley regularl ...

Apr 15, 2022

Info Junkie: Douglas J. Wood

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 15, 2022

Douglas J. Wood Senior Counsel, Reed Smith LLP Wood is an entertainment and media lawyer with a global law firm, representing marketers, producers, studios and performers. He is also a published novelist, and his latest book “Blood on the Bayou,” was released this month.   Technology is critical to performing legal services, Wood said. This includes on ...

Mar 18, 2022

Info Junkie: Joseph Conway

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 18, 2022

Joseph Conway Chief equity and inclusion officer, City of Wilmington Joseph Conway helps the city design a five-year strategic plan to improve understanding, equity and civic inclusion. He uses technology to review quantifiable and qualifiable peer-reviewed research and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) best practices and to read stories about the personal impacts ...

Feb 18, 2022

Info Junkie: Mike McGill

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 18, 2022

Mike McGill President, WaterPIO and Principal, LeadCopperRule.com Mike McGill leads two companies, one helping water and wastewater utilities with their customer, media and crisis communications, and another helping water providers navigate communication under new regulations for lead in drinking water.   Newspapers and magazines he regularly reads include The W ...

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