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2014 HIV Advocacy Conference Coming to Winston Salem

2014 North Carolina HIV/AIDS Advocacy Conference When: Sept. 6, 2014, Winston-Salem, NC What: 2014 North Carolina HIV/AIDS Advocacy Conference When: Sept. 6, 2014, Where: Winston-Salem State University, F.L. Atkins School of Health Sciences Address: 601 South Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Glory Gallucci, Franchisee, Any Lab Test Now

After receiving an undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and an MBA from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Glory Gallucci worked in various business positions taking her from Chicago to North Carolina including stints as Director of Marketing for Cardinal Healthcare as well as a small pharma company in Greensboro, North Carolina. Show More Summary

Two North Carolina men charged with killing UNC professor

A mugging near the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina went horribly wrong and left a beloved professor dying in the street in broad daylight, police said.

Urban heat boosts some pest populations 200-fold, killing red maples

New research from North Carolina State University shows that urban "heat islands" are slowly killing red maples in the southeastern United States. One factor is that researchers have found warmer temperatures increase the number of young...Show More Summary

International Team Sheds New Light on Biology Underlying Schizophrenia

As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in what is the largest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder to date.

A Conservative Professor's Long Quest for Justice Ends in Victory

In March I reported on Professor Mike Adams's victory for academic freedom in his jury trial against the University of North Carolina–Wilmington. UNCW officials had rejected Dr. Adams's promotion application in a process rife with irregularity and laced with open hostility to his conservative and Christian speech.

The most famous Duke v. Duke since Trading Places

Not the Onion: The estate of the actor John Wayne, who was known as “The Duke,” has asked a California court to affirm that it can use the word “Duke” without causing confusion. Duke University, in North Carolina, has in recent years protested such usage, saying it suggests a link...

"Heirs of the late movie legend John Wayne are suing Duke University for the right to use the actor's iconic nickname to promote their alcoholic beverages."

"Wayne's family wants to sell products featuring the Hollywood star's nickname and image, but the North Carolina university says it doesn't want anyone to think it sponsors the booze."Who would get confused into thinking that a university...Show More Summary

Conductive Paint Reveals the Faults in Our Concrete Structures

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, but in this case it's more like tons and tons of the latter. Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a sort of "sensing skin" that can make it easier to detect faults and damage in concrete structures before they fail and need serious repairs. Read more...

When faced with some sugars, bacteria can be picky eaters

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Minnesota have found for the first time that genetically identical strains of bacteria can respond very differently to the presence of sugars and other organic molecules in the environment, with some individual bacteria devouring the sugars and others ignoring it. read more

Science and cookies: Researchers tap into citizen science to shed light on ant diversity

Scientists from North Carolina State University and the University of Florida have combined cookies, citizen science and robust research methods to track the diversity of ant species across the United States, and are now collaborating with international partners to get a global perspective on how ants are moving and surviving in the modern world. read more

P.J. Hairston Involved in Altercation with High School Basketball Player

Once again, Charlotte Hornets first-round pick P.J. Hairston is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The former University of North Carolina standout was involved in an altercation during a pickup game Sunday, during which heShow More Summary

Laura Morton

Debutante Ball in San Francisco, 2009 Laura Morton (b. 1984, USA) grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and began to pursue a career in photojournalism during her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated in 2006 with a degree in Political Science and Journalism. Her personal work […]

Study: Office Sexism Starts In The Guy’s Marriage

According to new research by the University of North Carolina, men with stay-at-home wives are more likely to have a negative outlook on women in the workforce. Five studies were carried out on almost 1,000 married heterosexual men, and even with the use of varying types of research methods and samples, results were grimly consistent. Guys [...]

Brief encounters

Saving Community Journalism: The Path to Profitability By Penelope Muse Abernathy The University of North Carolina Press 254 pages; $27.50 cloth; $27.99 ebook Penelope Muse Abernathy, formerly an executive at The New York Times and The...Show More Summary

NCAA Re-Launches Investigation Into No-Show Class Scandal at UNC

The NCAA has re-opened an investigation into the no-show classes and grade fixing scandal for athletes at the University of North Carolina years after the scandal and long after it allowed its own investigation to lie fallow. Between...Show More Summary

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Announces Distinguished Service Award Recipient Eleanor C. Hawkins

The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is proud to announce Dr. Eleanor C. Hawkins, Professor of Internal Medicine at North Carolina State University, as the recipient of the ACVIM Distinguished Service Award. This...Show More Summary

N.C.A.A. Is Reopening Inquiry Into Academic Violations at North Carolina

The investigation involves academic violations at the University of North Carolina.

NCAA to reopen academic fraud probe at University of North Carolina

last monthNews : The Newsroom

The NCAA notified North Carolina that it will reopen its 2011 investigation looking into “academic irregularities” at the school among Tar Heels athletes. The case had previously ended more than two years ago.

Controversy over Charlotte Hornets' P.J. Hairston Refuses to Die

P.J. Hairston put a nightmarish 2013-14 season officially behind him on Thursday night, as the former University of North Carolina basketball star was selected with the No. 26 pick and traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. But his past continues...Show More Summary

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