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Former Democratic senator John Edwards lists NC home for $6.9 million

John Edwards has listed his Chapel Hill estate for $6.9 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. You could be the new owner for a cool $25,000 per month, according … Click to Continue »

Life expectancy in U.S. declines for first time in decades

It’s he first such decline since 1993. “This is a big deal,” says Philip Morgan, a demographer at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, who was not involved in the new analysis. “There’s not a better indicator of well-being than life expectancy,” he says. “The fact that it’s leveling off in the U.S. is [...]

No. 7 North Carolina holds off Davidson

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Justin Jackson buried shot after shot from behind the arc in the best performance of his career for No. 7 North Carolina. Coach Roy Williams didn’t have much to feel good about otherwise. Jackson matched his career high with 27 points and hit a career-best seven 3-pointers to help the […]

Researchers use genes as early warning system for harmful algae blooms

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have sequenced the genes of a harmful algae bloom, unveiling never-before-seen interactions between algae and bacteria that are thought to propagate their growth.

NC State upsets North Carolina, clinching a Virginia Tech vs. Clemson ACC Championship

The ACC’s divisional races are over, a day before the regular season’s last big Saturday. NC State surprised North Carolina with a 28-21 win in Chapel Hill on Saturday, eliminating the Tar Heels in the ACC Coastal and clinching the division for Virginia Tech. Show More Summary

NC State vs. North Carolina 2016: Start time, live stream, TV schedule, and 3 things to know

Here's a rivalry game that might — just maybe — decide the ACC Coastal. North Carolina can win the ACC Coastal only if it beats NC State on Friday in Chapel Hill. That's necessary, although insufficient. The Tar Heels also need Virginia Tech to lose on Saturday at home against Virginia, something that's highly unlikely. Show More Summary

Left of Black S7:E5: Black Composers + Black Creative Thought + The Future(s) of Black Music

Left of Black S7:E5: Black Composers + Black Creative Thought + The Future(s) of Black Music On this episode of Left of Black, filmed with a live audience at the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill, host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by musician, composer and Berklee School of Music Professor William C. Show More Summary

Scientists discover method for sculpting how chemicals spread in fluid flows

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Mathematicians from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and their team have created art of their own: a method that precisely sculpts how fluids spread chemicals as they travel to hit their target.

Scientists discover method for sculpting how chemicals spread in fluid flows

Art was created with proportions in mind so spaces would make mathematical sense. Now two mathematicians from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and their team have created art of their own: a method that precisely sculpts how fluids spread chemicals as they travel to hit their target.

Malaria Parasite Evades Rapid Test Detection in Children

A malaria parasite in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is able to avoid rapid test detection through a gene deletion. In the first nationwide study, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill showed how the deletion prevents a positive test result in asymptomatic children.

FBI Confirms Rampant Islamophobia: Hate Crimes Surged by 67%

TeleSur | – – While anti-Muslims crimes shot up, Jews still remain the most frequent target of religious-based hate crimes in the U.S. From last year’s Chapel Hill shooting to the execution-style…

Scientists devise more accurate system for predicting risks of new chemical products

The approach used by regulators to initially screen new chemical products for toxic effects is wrong almost half the time, according to scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They have proposed an improvementShow More Summary

Scientists devise more accurate system for predicting risks of new chemical products

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have devised a new system that can save millions of dollars and years of development time for new drugs while improving safety.

Art Director / Graphic Designer - Chapel Hill, NC

Company: wmHarper Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: None Required Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Why a Local NBC Affiliate Censored Dave Chappelle’s ‘SNL’ Performance

Viewers of one NBC affiliate missed out on pieces of comedian Dave Chappelle’s performance over the weekend on “Saturday Night Live.” Deadline.com reports that WRAL-TV in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill market in North Carolina made ample use of the bleep option during...

Here's A Look Inside Election Protection Efforts In North Carolina

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ? It’s Election Day, and an office in the University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights is bustling. Eighteen attorneys, legal experts and law students field calls to the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline to make sure every eligible voter is able to cast a ballot. Show More Summary

Brickbat: Mystery in the Wax Museum

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

An elementary school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has canceled a planned "wax museum" after several third-graders said they were going to dress as Adolf Hitler. According to local media, other "controversial" figures students planned to portray were Donald Trump and Christopher Columbus.

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library announced three appointments; Rachel Frick to be new Executive Director of the OCLC Research Library Partnership; Edward L. (Ted) Widmer appointed Director, John W. Kluge Center, the Library of Congress; and more new hires, promotions, retirements, and obituaries from the October 15, 2016 issue of Library Journal.

An Emotional, Election Day Reminder: Islamophobia Is Real And Deadly

Suzanne Barakat lost three of her family members last year when a man named Craig Stephen Hicks fatally gunned them down. Hicks lived in the same Chapel Hill apartment complex as Barakrat’s brother Deah Barakat, 23, and Deah’s new wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21. Show More Summary

Pollution emitted near equator has biggest impact on global ozone

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Since the 1980s, air pollution has increased worldwide, but it has increased at a much faster pace in regions close to the equator. Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel...Show More Summary

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