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Article ID: 564669

Experts Available on Potential Environmental Damage to East Coast from Current Gulf Spill, Future Drilling in Atlantic

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers several faculty experts in marine biology and marine sciences that are available to comment on various aspects of the Gulf Coast oil spill, its environmental consequences and potential issues it may create if oil is carried to the Gulf Stream and up the East Coast. These faculty members also have expertise in the overall issue of offshore oil drilling and its potential environmental impact in the Atlantic Ocean.

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17-May-2010 4:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 557312

Sociology Professor Offers Expert Commentary on Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Darrell Irwin, associate professor of sociology and criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, has recently authored the article," Awards for Suffering: The Nobel Peace Prize Winners of South Africa," which was published in the June 2009 issue of the journal Contemporary Justice Review.

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13-Oct-2009 12:30 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Federal Reserve Veteran Available for Comment on U.S. and Global Economic Issues

Article ID: 553692

Federal Reserve Veteran Available for Comment on U.S. and Global Economic Issues

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Expert Tom Simpson, Federal Reserve Board veteran and University of North Carolina Wilmington executive in residence, is available to lend his expertise on topics related to the United States economic and financial systems to include the regulatory issues of commercial banks and their role in financing the economy. He is also prepared to make comparisons related to the current U.S. economic situation and the Great Depression.

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26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Economist Predicts Slow Growth for Parts of Southeastern North Carolina

Article ID: 553695

Economist Predicts Slow Growth for Parts of Southeastern North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Expert William W. "Woody" Hall Jr., senior economist with the Center for Business and Economic Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Cameron School of Business forecasts slow economic growth for portions of Southeastern North Carolina through 2009 and 2010.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 548777

Faculty Expert Available to Discuss the Proposed Protection of Ancient Coral Reefs Off the Southeastern Coast of the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Steve Ross, a research associate professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Center for Marine Science is available to discuss the proposed protection of ancient coral reefs located off the coast of North Carolina.

Released:
4-Feb-2009 1:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 545793

Political Experts: Race, Gender, Advertising, Policy, International Relations, Asian Politics

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Political experts at the University of North Carolina Wilmington can provide insight into the approaching historic 2008 American presidential election and international politics.

Released:
27-Oct-2008 3:45 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 545791

Federal Reserve Veteran: 2009 Economic Recovery Will Be Sluggish, Unemployment Will Rise

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Expert Tom Simpson, Federal Reserve Board veteran and University of North Carolina Wilmington executive in residence explains why global economic recovery will be slow in 2009, the elements that lead to our declining economic situation and the reasons why our current crisis is not as severe as the depression of the 1930s.

Released:
27-Oct-2008 3:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Edgerton's Latest

Article ID: 542811

Edgerton's Latest "Great Comic Novel" Hits Shelves Aug. 11

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Clyde Edgerton, University of North Carolina Wilmington professor of creative writing, will have his ninth novel published on Aug. 11. The Bible Salesman is the story of Preston Clearwater, a car thief who picks up hitchhiker Henry Dampier, a 19-year-old Bible salesman.

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22-Jul-2008 12:00 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 541474

Faculty Expert Available to Discuss Oyster Population and Introduction of Non-Native Species

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Martin Posey, marine biologist at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is among a handful of scientists working to restore the North Carolina native oyster population, estimated to be 5-10 percent of what it was in the early 1900s.

Released:
5-Jun-2008 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 541473

New Book Examines Relationship Between Southern Culture and Religion

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Southern Crossroads: Perspectives on Religion and Culture brings together interdisciplinary research on the relationship between religion and Southern culture in the areas of food, music, art, vernacular folkways and literature.

Released:
5-Jun-2008 2:25 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences, Pop Culture


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