• Posted: October 23, 2015

    New Hanover County Public Library presents visionary author Thomas Frey speaking on “Future Libraries and the Four Crossroads of Change.”

    Thomas Frey is Senior Futurist of the DaVinci Institute, a nonprofit futurist think tank that operates as a working laboratory for the future human experience. Learn more about Thomas Frey at http://www.davinciinstitute.com/

    Tuesday, October 27th, 7 PM at the Cape Fear Community College Humanities & Fine Arts Center, 703 North Third Street, Wilmington, NC

    Order your free tickets at the CFCC website by clicking here, or pick them up at any NHC Library. Tickets required for entrance to lecture.

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  • Posted: October 19, 2015

    Seahawks After Dark: The Evolution of Midnite Madness

    Seahawks After Dark is an exhibit from University Archives highlighting UNCW’s Midnite Madness tradition then and now.

    Midnite Madness honors the start of the UNCW basketball season. It was first held in 1990 and has become a popular annual event. 

    Historically, players could not legally take the court to train until midnight of the approved day.  Today, after a few rule changes, a name change, and the addition of other campus-wide events, Midnite Madness has evolved to become a week-long celebration for men’s and women’s basketball.

    This exhibit showcases historic photographs of UNCW’s campus and students, as well as tangible items from Midnite Madness history portraying Seahawk spirit.






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  • Posted: October 06, 2015

    Please visit the Wentworth Fellows posters on Randall Library's first floor. 

    The Wentworth Fellowship, a gift of Mr. Charles F. Green III, was established in 2001 to enable a select number of students to travel to sites, in America or abroad, associated with literary authors and texts. This year's recipients traveled to places as far away as Dublin and Big Sur to study writers as diverse as Kate Chopin, Jonathan Swift, and David Foster Wallace.

    Meet the Fellows in person Wednesday, October 7th,  3-5 pm and be sure to stop by the Randall Library information table to learn about how Randall Library can provide support and assistance to you when you embark on a research project. You can also visit the library resources webpage to learn how we can support projects like this!

    Special thanks to Assistant Professor of Poetry, Department of English, Dr. Alex Porco, for serving as this year's Wentworth Chair.



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  • Posted: October 06, 2015
    Network Downtime Randall Library

    On Tuesday Oct 13 from 12am until 6am (Monday night) the central networking equipment located in Randall Library’s networking closets is going to be removed and replaced with new equipment. This means that during this time all computers in the building, including those on the wireless network, will lose network access for extended, and possibly repeated, periods of time.  

    Campus ITS has scheduled this work during the least disruptive time (overnight, during fall break) but still within their timeframe to complete this vital project. This work is part of a campus-wide project to replace end of life networking equipment which will modernize the networks in all buildings. It will improve speed and capacity for on-campus connections. 

    We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this important work may cause.

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  • Posted: October 02, 2015
    Honors Fall 2015 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase

    Honors Fall 2015 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase

    Approximately 50 posters highlighting innovative student research and creative scholarly activity will be on display Monday, Oct. 26 - Friday, Oct. 30 on Randall Library's second floor.* A reception will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 4-6pm, and students will be on hand to discuss methods and results used in their research.

    Sponsored by UNC Wilmington's Center for Support of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CSURF) and the Honors Scholars College, the posters represent a variety of research in areas such as the sciences, humanities, and professional schools and colleges. Distinguished recipients of the CSURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships and CSURF Research Travel Awards will be in attendance, as well as university and departmental honors students. 

    *Please note that some study areas on the second floor of the library will be relocated to accommodate this showcase!

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