Julius Nyang’Oro, the former chairman of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been charged with a felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses. The charge is exceptionally rare because it involves $12,000 that Nyang’Oro received for a summer course that he taught. While […]
One of the most unpredictable roller coasters in all of college basketball took another dip on Sunday afternoon, as the ride that is the No. 16 North Carolina Tar Heels fell to Chad Frazier and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, 63-59, at Bartow Arena in Birmingham. Two Sundays ago, Roy Williams' schizophrenic squad shockingly fell to Belmont. Show More Summary
A fun new video from The Atlantic has been created to accompany a series of maps made by Joshua Katz, a student at North Carolina State University. The maps, which highlight regions of the U.S. based on pronunciation and word...
Congratulations to Joe Sagula, long-time coach at the University of North Carolina for earning his 700th win. His team made it interesting, taking the match against Maryland to a full five sets. Down 14-13 in the fifth, Sagula's Tar Heels turned things around, winning the set 20-18.... Read Full Post
New research from North Carolina State University shows that iron may play a role in preserving ancient tissues within dinosaur fossils, but also may hide them from detection. The finding could open the door to the recovery of more ancient tissues from within fossils. read more
More than 22,000 inmates entering North Carolina prisons in 2008 and 2009 were tested for HIV, but only 20 new cases of HIV were found, in a study led by Dr. David Wohl of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Research from North Carolina State University shows companies that screen the social media accounts of job applicants alienate potential employees – making it harder for them to attract top job candidates. In some cases, social media screening even increases the likelihood that job candidates may take legal action against the offending company. read more
Crystal Mangum, the woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006, was convicted of second degree murder today by a Durham, North Carolina, jury In April 2011, Mangum, 35, stabbed her boyfriend Reginald Daye, 46, in the chest with a kitchen knife, and he died in Duke Hospital 10 days... Show More Summary
It’s official. There is a class for everything. Including the world’s oldest and most favorite pastime: maturbation. Elon University, located in North Carolina of all places (because who doesn’t think of the American south when considering...Show More Summary
A study of 2,519 Kenyan men conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina revealed that infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) was associated with a higher subsequent risk of infection with HIV, a precursor to AIDS.
Researchers at The Field Museum, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS), and North Carolina State University (NCSU) have discovered a new, giant predatory dinosaur that walked the Earth approximately 100 million years ago, in the Cedar Mountain Formation in Utah. Show More Summary
There could be hope for diabetics who are tired of giving themselves insulin injections on a daily basis. Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are developing a system in which...Show More Summary
Police launched a citywide search for a man who allegedly fired a gun that led to a lockdown at North Carolina Central University in Durham on Thursday. The school was locked down for about a 45 minutes on Thursday because of what was described as a “possible active shooter …
(DURHAM, N.C.) — Officials at North Carolina Central University placed the campus on lockdown for a time after reports of a shooter on campus. Campus police sounded the all-clear at the Durham school around 3:15 p.m. Thursday, nearly 45 minutes after the initial alert was issued. Show More Summary
For many decades, fans and officials at the University of Maryland have seemed paranoid about the fact that the ACC was geographically centered, and thus dominated by schools in North Carolina. Absurd as this is, given that it is simply...Show More Summary
North Carolina State University researchers have a developed a technique for efficiently producing nanoscale gold rods in large quantities while simultaneously controlling the dimensions of the nanorods and their optical properties.Show More Summary
Very glad to see this. "The decision not to take Medicaid has been the most perplexing decision of all and it's a clear example of putting politics over policy," Cooper told reporters meeting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Show More Summary
North Carolina State University is looking for a Senior Research Software Developer in Raleigh, NC. The post states, “The Senior Research Software Developer will participate in the development of a narrative processing system that reasons...Show More Summary
In an unprecedented turn of recruiting events, two of the nation's top five high school players committed to the same university, even though they had never played high school or AAU ball together. 2014 No. 1 overall prospect and top center Jahlil Okafor and No. Show More Summary
Women who are obese face an increased risk of developing an aggressive sub-type of breast cancer known as 'basal-like', according to research conducted at the University of North Carolina.