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47 min ago | University of North Carolina

Diamond DeShields Leaving North Carolina

"I do not know or understand why Diamond DeShields has decided to leave the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill," said head coach Sylvia Hatchell.


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1 hr ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

New Dental Dean Named

Janet Guthmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate dean of academic affairs and professor in the department of periodontology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pharmacy Times

Drug Costs Projected to Rise

A number of recent reports are projecting that prescription drug spending will increase in 2014.


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The Charlotte Observer

Jacobs: Bubba Cunningham has work to do after UNC comments

Sometimes having no ties to a situation can offer a distinct advantage. Personal distance from a troubled past makes it easier to speak more freely and analyze more critically.


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Statesboro Herald

GSU anthropology professor honored in memorial service

Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Lymphoma, Health, University of Florida


Uva Bov Sets Date to Determine 2014-15 Tuition

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 17, 2014 ? The University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet April 23 to set undergraduate tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year.


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Cousteau: Good people can work together for environment

In 2009, Alexandra Cousteau used a grant from Coca-Cola to travel the developing world for 100 days exploring water conservation issues.


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Student Life

Administration discusses potential savings from new efficiency measures

At the beginning of 2013, the University retained the services of Huron Consulting Group to find methods to reduce expenditures in four areas where other universities have implemented similar measures.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

How Shirley Temple Helped FDR

She was the original child-as-star, the super-kid who inspires parental ambition along with adoration.


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UNC Researchers Develop Insights Into Protein Linked to Cell Movement

Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, North Carolina, University of Virginia

Christianity Today

How God Became Jesus - and How I Came to Faith in Him

Bart Ehrman's narrative suggests the more educated you are, the less likely you are to believe.


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Lincoln Times-News

County native named dean of CUNY business school

The City University of New York has named a Lincoln County native as the Willem Kookyer Dean of the Zicklin School of Business.


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Consultants: UNC data interpretation flawed, but low scores still a concern

Overall, the trio of academics hired by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill backed up assertions that Mary Willingham's data about student-athletes didn't support claims of widespread illiteracy.


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The Chronicle

Notes from ShootersSid GopinathA creative piece about attending...

"Why are you even here?" I looked at the aged Durhamite addressing me and opened my mouth to let out the customary snappy comeback.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


UNC investigator meets with Willingham

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school.


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Poughkeepsie Journal

What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for April 15

Whalen, a Poughkeepsie native, joined the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1991 as a financial economist.


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PC Prior Art Cited on iPhone

Old PC-era products invalidate Apple's iPhone patents, Samsung experts claimed in testimony here Tuesday.


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Florida Trend

Dr. Randy Avent, left, shakes hands with Florida Polytechnic Board of Trustees Chair Rob Gidel.

Florida Polytechnic University's Presidential Search Committee has selected Dr. Randy K. Avent, an accomplished academic leader and current Associate Vice Chancellor of Research Development at North Carolina State University , to be the University's first president.


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Business Journal

A new way to watch weather

Cars come to a complete stand still along Dawson street, Raleigh, during the afternoon snowstorm on Feb. 12. And, if this website had been up, you might have been able to make money on that commute.


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Chapel Hill News

Community Fundraisers: April 16.

Vivian Connell, a teacher at Phoenix Academy High School, is raising money to bring the school to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum at the end of May in Washington, D.C. Connell and museum officials are raising money to meet their goal of $20,000 for transportation, lodging and food.


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