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3 hrs ago | Daily Policy Digest
Grade inflation is a serious problem in colleges and universities, contends Thomas Lindsay in a new report for the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
6 hrs ago | The Chronicle
A new LGBTQ-inclusive question on Duke's admissions supplement puts the University among the first to explicitly mention sexual orientation and gender identity on its application.
6 hrs ago | Express India
Ever wondered why we stop talking and moving altogether when we want to listen carefully to someone? This strategy helps us hear better by preventing unwanted sounds generated by our own movements! Indirect evidence has long suggested that the brain's motor cortex, which controls movement, somehow influences the auditory cortex, which gives rise to ... (more)
Duke University faculty will participate in a town hall forum on Monday about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Over countless lifetimes, humans have sought the secret of immortality - or at least how to live a really, really long time.
The Mallarme Chamber Players open their 2014-15 season with "American Mavericks," at 3 p.m. Sept.
People with HIV treated at a major university are less likely to receive medications to support heart health than those who do not have HIV, aidsmap reports.
Scientists searching for new drugs to fight malaria have identified a number of compounds -- some of which are currently in clinical trials to treat cancer -- that could add to the anti-malarial arsenal.
The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney.
A gene that could help engineer drought-resistant crops has been identified by researchers.
Neurons in the mouse motor cortex project to the auditory cortex. As the mouse moves, these neurons suppress activity in the auditory cortex.
Huey Copeland, Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America , 65 colour and 82 b/w illns, 280 pp., ISBN 9780226115702, paper $49.00 Christina Sharpe, Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects , 21 b/w illns, 272 pp., ISBN 978-0-8223-4609-8, $22.95 That history informs art's viewers about what an art ... (more)
North Carolina has three schools on College Choice's list of the "50 Colleges and Universities with the Happiest Freshmen."
The Migrant Education and English as a Second Language Department of Edgecombe County Public Schools sponsored a Back-to-School Bash for students who are current or former migrant students.
After 10 years at Laramie County Community College, instrumental music instructor Gary Hall is calling it a career.
Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood gives his ruling that North Carolina's school voucher program is unconstitutional, siphoning public dollars for private school use, in a Wake County courtroom on Aug. 21. RALEIGH Advocates of the North Carolina school voucher program did not wait for a judge to write his order declaring public taxpayer assistance ... (more)
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