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N.C. news outlets sue UNC for records in cheating case

News & Record The (Greensboro) News & Record, The Charlotte Observer and WRAL-TV are among news organizations that have filed suit against the University of North Carolina asking for employee records in a cheating scandal. More thanShow More Summary

Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

Michael Donohoe (Illinois), The Economic Effects of Financial Derivatives on Corporate Tax Avoidance Scott Dyreng (Duke), Michelle Hanlon (MIT), Edward Maydew (North Carolina) & Jacob Thornock (University of Washington), Changes in Corporate Effective Tax Rates Over the Past Twenty-Five Years Albert Feuer, Moving Back to the Future by Enhancing a...

Harvard Doesn’t Like Asians? Lawsuit alleges Discrimination

WASHINGTON — Apparently, the likes of Jeremy Lin (an Asian-American NBA player for the Los Angeles Lakers) may have a tougher time to get into Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). The Washington Free Beacon reported a lawsuit has been filed against Harvard and UNC for having discriminatory affirmative action […]

Two Lawsuits Represent First Wave of Fresh Attacks on Affirmative Action

The lawsuits argue race-based admissions policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina improperly discriminate against whites and Asian Americans. Image: Shutterstock The post Two Lawsuits Represent First Wave of Fresh Attacks on Affirmative Action appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Rejected for Being Asian: Students Sue Harvard, UNC Over Race-Based Admissions

last weekNews : Reason

Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are facing lawsuits over their race-based admissions schemes, which hold Asian and white students to higher standards because of their skin color. The lawsuits were...Show More Summary

2 new affirmative action cases filed — against Harvard and the University of North Carolina.

SCOTUSblog explains:“Given what is occurring at Harvard and at other schools,” the lawsuit filed in Boston argued, “the proper response is the outright prohibition of racial preferences in university admissions — period. Allowing this...Show More Summary

A Lesson in Politics, Sports and Sweet Potatoes

As a proud North Carolina liberal with a degree from the University of North Carolina, last week wasn't pleasant. I watched our Democratic senator loose to a Republican and witnessed my alma mater relinquish a piece of its stellar reputation. Show More Summary

Jalen Dalton to UNC: Tar Heels Land 4-Star DE Prospect

The University of North Carolina received a major boost for the class of 2015 by getting a commitment from defensive end Jalen Dalton. It shouldn't take long for the edge-rusher to make an impact for the Tar Heels once he arrives onShow More Summary

'If Y'all Came Here for an Education, You Should Have Gone to Harvard'

"If y'all came here for an education, you should have gone to Harvard." Tydreke Powell maintains that his former football coach Butch Davis said this to him when he entered the University of North Carolina. Powell, who called in to Greensboro,...Show More Summary

UNC student-athlete scandal gets renewed scrutiny as man claiming to be former football player goes on radio to name names

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

The University of North Carolina is continuing to deal with the fallout from a bombshell report that laid out an academic scandal that spanned nearly two decades and affected thousands of student-athletes. The Washington Post’s Chuck Culpepper wrote about the report when it first broke in October: An eight-month probe has estimated that the ‘shadow curriculum’ that existed […]

Nanodaisies Encapsulate Anti-Cancer Drugs for Targeted One-Two Punch (VIDEO)

There’s a variety of methods currently being researched to deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumors without poisoning the rest of the body. Researchers at North Carolina State and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have developed a...Show More Summary

Susan's Colorful Cabinet of Curiosities — House Tour

Name: Susan Harlan, English professor at Wake Forest University, + dog Millie Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, 4 months; owned While sitting on a beach in Santa Barbara, Susan recalled the rooms of the house she had just decided to buy in North Carolina. Show More Summary

Former UNC Football Player Michael McAdoo Suing School over Quality of Education

Many critics who are against the idea of paying collegiate athletes argue that athletes are compensated with an education and a degree. However, former University of North Carolina defensive lineman Michael McAdoo doesn't think that's enough—at least following the recent scandal involving the Tar Heels. Tom Foreman Jr. Show More Summary

Ex-UNC Athlete Files Class Action Over 'Paper Classes'

A former University of North Carolina football player has sued the university over an 18-year academic scandal that kept athletes eligible to play sports by taking classes that never met. Mike McAdoo was a football player who lost his...Show More Summary

NCAA should punish the University of North Carolina for cheating scandal

The University of North Carolina has acknowledged that a vast scheme of fake classes operated at the school for nearly two decades.

You might actually be happy to see this cyborg cockroach

Cockroaches are disgusting creatures, and the idea of encountering a cybernetic roach is mildly terrifying. But the cyborg roach developed by North Carolina State University might save your life, say if you are trapped in a collapsed building. Show More Summary

You might actually he happy to see this cyborg cockroach

Cockroaches are disgusting creatures, and the idea of encountering a cybernetic roach is mildly terrifying. But the cyborg roach developed by North Carolina State University might save your life, say if you are trapped in a collapsed building. Show More Summary

Grifton, North Carolina, 1953

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

While both of these photos from the East Carolina University Digital Collections obviously show the same downtown street, and were likely taken within minutes of each other on the same day in September 1953, the descriptions for each list them as having been shot in different towns near Greenville, North Carolina: Grifton and Fountain. Both […]

Cockroach cyborgs use microphones to detect, trace sounds

North Carolina State University researchers have developed technology that allows cyborg cockroaches, or biobots, to pick up sounds with small microphones and seek out the source of the sound. The technology is designed to help emergency...Show More Summary

Scientists Have Built a Harness for Dogs to Communicate With Humans - SQUIRREL!

3 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

Scientists at North Carolina Stat University are bringing the dream of talking to our pets closer to reality with a harness that bridges the communication gap between dogs and humans. I can't wait to hear all about how everyone's butt smells.

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