Collegiate student-athletes may spend more than 40 hours a week practicing, leaving little time to keep up with academic commitments, according to a recent lawsuit against the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the NCAA, the organization that governs college sports. Show More Summary
Lauren Turek Today I have the great pleasure of reviewing Brantley W. Gasaway’s recent monograph, Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice (University of North Carolina Press, October 2014). In this book, Gasaway traces...Show More Summary
Incisional hernia repairs among men age 65 years and older rose 24.2 percent in the United States from 2001 to 2010, according to a study by researchers from RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
You may remember a post a couple of weeks ago announcing that Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, would be giving a speech at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about lessons learned from the early days of Google. Just recently, Cutts published the entire speech on YouTube for everyone to see. Show More Summary
OPEN THEOLOGY :Topical Issue on Manichaeism COORDINATING EDITORS:John C. Reeves,Blumenthal Professor of Judaic StudiesDepartment of Religious StudiesThe University of North Carolina at CharlotteDESCRIPTIONWe invite submissions whichShow More Summary
Two former University of North Carolina Chapel Hill student-athletes filed a lawsuit Thursday against their former school and the NCAA — the organization that governs college sports — claiming they were deprived of a "meaningful education."...Show More Summary
The findings of study led by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher may help women and their doctors make decisions about who may get the most benefit out of a breast cancer prevention drug.
When it comes to postpartum depression, one size does not fit all, according to a new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers. Instead, women with postpartum depression may experience any of three distinct subtypes of clinical presentation, and each of these has important implications for their prognosis and the tailoring […]
The head coach for the University of North Carolina’s wrestling team’s efforts to defend his son against rape allegations have veered into a series of attacks on feminists for allegedly encouraging false accusations, Jezebel reported. “Feminist activist groups take the position...
C.D. Mock is a college wrestling coach at the University of North Carolina; his son Corey was a Division I collegiate wrestler until he was expelled for sexual misconduct in December (he's since been allowed to return to school after appealing his expulsion). Show More Summary
ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale paid tribute to his recently departed colleague Stuart Scott when he exclaimed “Booyah!” five times after No. 18-ranked University of North Carolina upset No. 5-ranked Louisville, 72-71, in a Saturday afternoon basketball game. The ending was a nail-biter, but in the end the Tar Heel’s Marcus Paige was able […]
The University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team honored Stuart Scott before and during Monday’s game against Notre Dame after the former ESPN anchor died of cancer Sunday morning. Although Scott was born in Chicago, he shares strong ties with the state of North Carolina. At the age of seven, he and his family moved […]
The University of North Carolina's top official says the Chapel Hill school is firing a professor who once led the faculty there for her role in the academic fraud scandal that's rocked the state's flagship public university. University...Show More Summary
A pair of Converse sneakers that sold for $33,387 at auction on Thursday under the description that they were worn in the 1981-82 season by Michael Jordan at the University of North Carolina might not be real. Now, Grey Flannel Auctions is offering the winning bidder his money back, ESPN reports. Sneakers worn by Michael […]
Even without three-point shooting, the University of North Carolina remains one of the better basketball teams in the country. No. 24 North Carolina absolutely dominated No. 12 Ohio State in the paint, winning by a score of 82-74 and...Show More Summary
During his playing days at the University of North Carolina, Michael Jordan wore Converse shoes during games. Of course, that was before Jordan was able to team up with Nike—before the dominant Jordan Brand was ever created. Now, a pair of his game-worn Converse sneakers have fetched quite a bit of money at auction. Show More Summary
In 2004, a team of scientists in my research lab, then at the University of North Carolina, used DNA sequencing to show that at least 60% of fish sold as red snapper in markets across the U.S. were mislabeled and were other species. The seafood industry responded by saying seafood substitutions...
An article from the JAMA has been gnawing at my consciousness for the last couple of weeks. Dr. Prashant Kaul and colleagues out of the University of North Carolina reviewed records from hospitals in the state of California from 2008 through 2011, looking for patients who had been hospitalized with heart attacks. Specifically, they were looking for […]
At one point during the 2012 presidential election, each of GOP nominee Mitt Romney's official tweets, Facebook posts, and photos had to be vetted and approved by 22 campaign staffers, according to a new University of North Carolina study that cited interviews with campaign staffers.
(Chapel Hill, N.C. - Dec 4, 2014) - Jessica Zègre-Hemsey, a cardiac monitoring expert at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her colleagues at the University of California San Francisco, revealed more than 2.5 million alarms were triggered on bedside monitors in a single month - the first figure ever reported from a real-world hospital setting. read more