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3 hrs ago |

DPS makes several key personnel changes

Jerome Leathers, principal of Jordan High School, will become the new principal of the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wake County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

7 hrs ago | News Observer

Chapel Hill historian receives National Humanities Award

It was her second trip to the White House, 71 years after the first. Scott, a longtime professor at Duke University, joined 20 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts or the National Humanities Medal in the East Room of the White House.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Montezuma, GA, Macon County, GA, US House of Representatives, David Scott, University of Georgia

12 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant 2014

For over forty years, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Houston Lodge has made the Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant an integral event in the Houston community.


Related Topix: Houston, MS, Rice University, New York University, Harvard University, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | ECNmag

A new brain-based marker of stress susceptibility

Some people can handle stressful situations better than others, and it's not all in their genes: Even identical twins show differences in how they respond.


17 hrs ago | Freshnews

Leidos' Tom Fergusson Inducted into Military Intelligence Hall of Fame

Leidos , a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced that Colonel Thomas G. "Tom" Fergusson, U.S. Army , was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame at Fort Huachuca, Arizona during a ceremony on June 27, 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, United States Military Academy

21 hrs ago |

Top 25 Best Southern Colleges 2014

Davidson University in Davidson, NC, climbed from the No. 4 spot to steal the crown from Duke University as the top school in the South this year.


Related Topix: Davidson, NC, Rice University, Washington & Lee University, Lee University, University of Virginia

Yesterday |

Lovette defense: State 'fell short' on meeting burden of proof

"The state promised you that they'd give you all the elements you need to return a guilty verdict in this case," attorney Karen Bethea-Shields told jurors.


Related Topix: Durham County, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Google X sets out to define healthy human

Google X, the secretive research arm of Google Inc. , is making a major foray into clinical research with the goal of pinning down what it means to be healthy.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Genetics, Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA


Predicting the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients...

From UniversitA© Paris Diderot, PRES Sorbonne Paris CitA© and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Saint Louis LariboisiA re University Hospitals, U942 Inserm, Paris, France ; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc, Montville, NJ ; Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Janssen Research & Development LLC, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, World News, China, Manhasset, NY

WCTV Tallahassee

FAMU Alumnus Named CEO of St. Joseph Hospital

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University alumnus Kenneth Jones has been appointed chief executive officer of St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Related Topix: Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Fort Wayne, IN, Standardized Testing, Education

The Rooster 106.1

Duke University vs The Duke

If you're in NC, when you hear 'Duke' you think of the college . However, people outside of Tobacco Road associate 'Duke' with John Wayne and that has been the basis of a legal battle between Duke University and John Wayne Enterprises.


Customer Interaction Solutions

NCKU Set Up Business Entrepreneurship to Benefit Student Startups

National Cheng Kung University , southern Taiwan, announced the official launch of NCKU Comprehensive University Business Entrepreneurship at a press conference in Taipei on July 20. NCKU, with great collaboration efforts across academia and industry, has set up NCKU CUBE, an entrepreneur initiative, to provide necessary support and resources ... (more)


Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Medical News Today

Analyzing the composition of bacterial communities found in the body

Trillions of bacteria live in each person's digestive tract. Scientists believe that some of these bacteria help digest food and stave off harmful infections, but their role in human health is not well understood.


Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Best Bet: July 28

Merge Records' celebration of its 25th anniversary continues Wednesday when Merge artists Stephin Merritt and Mark Eitzel perform at 7:30 p.m. in Baldwin Auditorium on Duke University's East Campus.


News Observer

Grief and questions in Chapel Hill

Feng Liu had a family, a good job as a research professor in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy and a legion of friends and admirers.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC, Prison

News Observer

Chapel Hill student is one of 15 to win governor's award

Hannah Moyles , 18, of Wake Forest is a sophomore at Duke University. She volunteers with "From Ewe to You," an organization she founded that helps disadvantaged people and empowers youth and others through community service.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Wake Forest, NC, Gatesville, NC, Elizabeth City, NC

Medical News

Antifungal drug resistance evoked through RNAi-dependent epimutations

Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Health

News Observer

CD review: 'Rebecca Troxler Plays Flute Music by Sons of Bach'

Flutist Rebecca Troxler, a Duke University faculty member, is a specialist in the rococo style, which bridged the baroque and classical periods.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, C.P.E. Bach

The Union Daily Times

Ten students named South Carolina Junior Scholars7:51 am

Congratulations to the following 8th graders in Union County School District who have achieved the South Carolina Junior Scholar Award for the school year 2013-2014.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

The Star Press

Kevin Pho: Problem does not lie with MD salaries

Some people think I'm overpaid as a physician, and that my salary fuels rising health costs.


Related Topix: Medicine