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The Literature of 9/11

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill now offers a course on the “Literature of 9/11.” Alec Dent has the story at The College Fix: An English class offered at UNC Chapel Hill this fall called “Literature of 9/11” explores the Sept. Show More Summary

Will the NCAA Punish The University of North Carolina? Past Situational Ethics say Otherwise.

While big time intercollegiate athletics has its fair share of scandal virtually on a daily basis-see Steve Sarkisian and Baylor University for the topics du jour-the breadth and depth of the long-running athletic academic fraud scandal at one of our most prestigious Public Ivies, The University of North Carolina, even [...]

NC State-Led Team Creates ‘Vomiting Machine’ to Study Norovirus Transmission

The British have long referred to Norovirus as “the vomiting disease,” but now a “vomiting machine” has been invented at North Carolina State University and put to serious use in the study of how the illness spreads. This week, the open source journal PLOS ONE published the NC State research under the title, “Aerosolization of a... Continue Reading

Your Cell Phone Could Soon Predict Whether You'll Get The Flu

Cell phones track our every move. A privacy advocate might see this as a problem. But an epidemiologist like Dr. Allison Aiello of the University of North Carolina sees it as an opportunity.? Aiello, along with researchers from across...Show More Summary

Researchers Created A Machine That Pukes... For Science, Of Course

It's a study that's going viral... in every sense. Researchers at North Carolina State University and Wake Forest University have created a machine that vomits to help show how norovirus spreads. That's a fast-moving infection knownShow More Summary

Vomiting device proves vomit aerosolizes norovirus-like particles

Using a vomiting device of their creation, researchers at North Carolina State University and Wake Forest University are reporting the first direct evidence that vomiting can aerosolize virus particles similar to human norovirus. read more

Water Utilities Missing Opportunity to Stretch Water Supplies

Very few water utilities are utilizing water connection charges to increase water-conserving residential development projects, according to a report by Western Resource Advocates, Ceres, and the University of North Carolina’s Environmental Finance Center. Show More Summary

"McDonald Bane: 2 Parts Art, 1 Part Science" presented at The Weatherspoon Art Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro presents the exhibition, McDonald Bane: 2 Parts Art, 1 Part Science from June 20 to October 4, 2015.Since the 1960s, North Carolina artist McDonald ?Mackey? Bane has rigorously explored the visual effects of line, shape and color in her work. Show More Summary

Best Boone Activities for Families

At an elevation of exactly 3,333 feet, Boone is the highest city of its size found east of Colorado. It’s home to Appalachian State University and is the unofficial capital of the North Carolina High Country that spans the surrounding mountains. Show More Summary

This Patch Delivers Drugs When You Flex Your Skin

Doctors have been trying to find simpler and more convenient ways of giving patients drugs for years. Now a team of researchers at North Carolina State University has just developed a device that’s about as hassle free as can be: It looks like a bandaid, and it releases drugs automatically when the skin flexes and contracts. Read more...

So Funny — Watch The Video Of This College Football Player Cycle Through 50 Different Handshakes With His Teammates!

This takes talent — and probably a little too much time spent practicing! Cortez Lewis is a football player at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, and in addition to remembering stuff for class, and his plays on the field, he also has an extra weight on his mind — handshakes! [ Related: Michael Sam Has Left [...]

While responding to NCAA violations, North Carolina found more violations

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Earlier this year, the NCAA announced the findings of its investigation into academic impropriety at the University of North Carolina, saying in its Notice of Allegations that the school provided impermissible benefits to student-athletes in a number of sports. The school then had until mid-August to respond to those allegations. But on Friday, North Carolina […]

University of North Carolina cites possible new violations in athletics

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The University of North Carolina, facing allegations of academic fraud related to its athletic programs, said on Friday it had found two more potential violations involving men’s soccer and women’s basketball players. The Chapel Hill school was given until next week to respond to...

University of North Carolina Cites Possible New Violations in Athletics

The University of North Carolina, facing allegations of academic fraud related to its athletic programs, said on Friday it had found two more potential violations involving men's soccer and women's basketball players.

Elastic Material Sticks to Skin, Releases Drugs When Stretched

A team of investigators from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have designed a novel drug release technology that relies on a stretchable elastomer and drug loaded nanoparticles to unload medication when the skin flexes and contracts. Show More Summary

Michael Jordan: Phil Jackson 'was lucky because I was taught the game by Dean Smith'

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Michael Jordan is one of the all-time great basketball players -- and he also was lucky enough to play for two of the all-time great coaches, Dean Smith at the University of North Carolina and Phil Jackson with the Chicago Bulls.

The Hell You Say

Fitzgerald’s is an Irish pub in Chapel Hill, near the campus of the University of North Carolina, that counts among its attractions cheap burgers, flip-cup tournaments, and jolly music. One night last year, the soundtrack included “Blurred Lines,” the 2013 Robin Thicke hit, in which a night-club Lothario delivers a breathy proposition to a “good girl”:

Lessons learned from the early days of Google

Earlier this month I did a talk at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about lessons learned from the early days of Google. The video is now online and watchable, or you can watch it on YouTube: We did the talk in a pretty large room, and the camera at the back of […]

North Carolina Retains 64% Of Faculty Who Receive Lateral Offers; Lawsuit Challenges Alleged Agreement With Duke To Forswear Lateral Hiring Of Each Other's Faculty

Durham Herald-Sun, UNC Having Success in Faculty-retention Fight: Figures from 2013-14 suggest that fewer UNC faculty sought outside job offers, “a good thing” for a university that wants to keep its best professors, Provost Jim Dean told campus trustees Wednesday. Over the year, 56 faculty members received outside offers. In...

SOCAN webinar: “Modeling ocean circulation and biogeochemical variability in the Southeast U.S. coastal ocean and Gulf of Mexico”, 28 July 2015

Presented by Ruoying He, North Carolina State University Date & time: Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 12:00pm ET Abstract Changing climate and rising atmospheric CO2 coupled with impacts of human activity, have the potential to dramatically alter...Show More Summary

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