On August 11th, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a team of archeologists announced the results of new excavations in a rural, largely swampy area near the two-mile-wide mouth of the Chowan River, at the western end of the Albemarle Sound. Show More Summary
By Rebecca Dalzell As the folks in and around Chapel Hill enjoy Vimala Rajendran's cooking, they get talking, usually in superlatives. Some insist it's the best Indian food in the state; others say it's the best food they've ever tasted, period. For over a decade, Vimala ran an underground takeout restaurant from [...]
Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project is a proposed light rail line extending from southwest Chapel Hill to east Durham.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified a type of vaginal bacteria within the mucus of the female reproductive system that can protect women from HIV as well as other sexually transmitted infections. read more
BECAUSE, NARRATIVE: Nets Hype Muslims Targeted in Chapel Hill Shootings 12 Times More Than Christians in Oregon.
It’s newsworthy when people of faith are killed by a gunman -- except when they are Christian. The broadcast networks made that clear by the difference between the massive coverage of the shooting of three Muslims in February and the...Show More Summary
Samira K. Mehta Heather Rachelle White. Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015) SKM: I realize that I may be asking you to give away the farm here, but how is Christian...Show More Summary
Nike founder, Phil Knight made the best deal in sports marketing history by signing Michael Jordan in 1984. Jordan had just finished school at UNC Chapel Hill and was in the midst of being wooed by athletic apparel companies. After hearing Nike's proposal, he signed for $250,000. Show More Summary
Hippol Castle, headquarters of the Order of Gimghoul. (Photo: Theevilfluffyface/WikiCommons) Inside a medieval-style castle on the wooded grounds of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, members of the Order of Gimghoul engage in Masonic-style rituals, the details of which are a mystery to the non-initiated. Show More Summary
A unique molecule developed at Duke Medicine, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MacroGenics, Inc., is able to bind HIV-infected cells to the immune system's killer T cells. It could become a key part of a shock-and-kill strategy being developed in the hope of one day clearing HIV infection.
That was a close one. While being honored at the Delaware-North Carolina football game Saturday in Chapel Hill, the Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes and James Michael McAdoo were nearly involved in an unfortunate accident down on the field—and it involved their most prized possession. Show More Summary
Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have begun researching the delivery of neurotropic factors to the brain as a potential therapeutic for Parkinson’s disease. To this end the team, led by Elena Batrakova, an...Show More Summary
The Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the appointment of Bradley M. Bailey as its new associate curator of Asian art. With a broad background in Asian art, Bailey is a specialist in the art of Japan, focusing on the Meiji period (1868-1912) and artistic relations between Japan and the West. Show More Summary
Risk #1: Athlete's Foot What the experts say: "Fungus is the number one issue when it comes to what you could catch from a yoga mat," says Jane Andersen, DPM, board-certified foot surgeon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. What you should...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism announced that it will launch a new research center aimed at innovation in local news. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is investing $3 million in the project. Show More Summary
And he's not above deploying a trouble-making college student to get what he wants: Alec Dent, an incoming freshman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, made headlines recently for an article he wrote for the conservative...Show More Summary
(Image: WRAL) Superior Court Judge Carl Fox of Chapel Hill, North Carolina has blood cancer. He needs a bone marrow transplant. Thousands of people have volunteered. Unfortunately, so far, none has been a match. One of those volunteers might surprise you. Show More Summary
Photos of book by author. Never discount cheap books; sometimes they offer more value and interest than their price tags will lead you to believe. That was the case when I walked into a used book store in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, back in June 1976 and spotted the Color Treasury of Formula 1 Cars […]
Fox News highlighted a blog post by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) freshman to attack an English course on the "literature of 9/11" for being one sided in favor of so-called "terrorists," despite evidence that the...Show More Summary