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DA graduates urged, - be a global change agent'
Recalling the reaction of a 10-year-old Kenyan boy to seeing the moon through a telescope, Betsy Bennett, former director of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, said it's a powerful experience to help someone see something new.
Fri May 24, 2013
He was born April 15, 1943, at Winston Salem, N.C., a son of the late John Thomas and Agatha Inez Batchelor Boyer.
Stars and Stripes
Sanford, N.C. vets thankful for VA, but say care could be better
At least 6,000 veterans live in Sanford, and that population is reportedly growing.
Duke researchers remove virtually all CO from hydrogen production process
Yes, it's true that hydrogen is wildly abundant on the planet but molecular hydrogen, the stuff used in hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, is a bit of a sticky wicket.
Duke aims to develop diverse scientists
With the help of a $1.8 million grant, Duke University is launching a program to promote diversity and develop scientific talent in undergraduates and graduate students.
Storm Chasers: Born to Be Wild?
We've all seen them: the surfers who race to the beach when a hurricane hits, the guy who decides to ride out the storm in his overmatched boat, the tornado chasers who fearlessly steer their cars alongside a scary-looking funnel cloud.
Report: Duke lacks cash to finish renovations
A cash shortfall is forcing Duke University to rethink some of its renovation projects, according to a report in the student newspaper.
Duke soccer player rides out storm in Oklahoma
Ana Hunt, a rising junior pre-Med student at Duke University is home for the summer, in Moore, Okla.
Thu May 23, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Sen. Rand Paul to speak in Henderson July 1
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a prospective candidate for president in 2016, will speak at a luncheon here this summer, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday.
Slice of Scifi
We the Geeks: A White House Hangout Series
On May 16, the White House kicked off "We the Geeks", the first in a new series of Google+ Hangouts highlighting the future of science, technology, and innovation in the United States.
National Public Radio
The President's Remarks On The Future Of National Security
Ron Elving , senior Washington editor, NPR Dina Temple-Raston , counter terrorism correspondent, NPR David Schanzer , director, Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security at Duke University In a speech at the National Defense University, President Barack Obama addresses the use of U.S. drones to target terrorists - including U.S. citizens - ... (more)
You've come a long way, baby -- you've got your own quarterly
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly will be the journal of record for the vibrant, rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field of Transgender Studies--and you can be part of its groundbreaking debut in 2014.
NC company answers, 'How smart is my dog?'
A small North Carolina company is getting global attention for unlocking the formula to how dogs think.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The new psychiatric guidebook. - iStockPhoto
The DSM-5 has been updated for the first time in a generation. But what exactly is this psychiatrists' 'bible' and how are its changes likely to affect you? This had nothing to do with the effects of a full moon or any substances you imbibed the night before; but rather the weekend release of the latest edition of the psychiatrists' 'bible' - the ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Sarasota Student Invents Computer Tool to Diagnose Leukemia
A Sarasota high school senior has been honored by the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for a computer tool she has developed to help doctors diagnose leukemia.
Injured military compete in Valor Games
About 100 injured military veterans and those on active duty are competing against each other this week in the Valor Games Southeast.
Armuchee's Augusta Hosmer is a Stamps Leadership Scholar
Augusta Hosmer, a senior at Armuchee High School, has been named a Stamps Leadership Scholar and will receive a scholarship valued at $210,000 for her college experience.
Opinion: Helping kids feel safe again
Two girls stand in rubble in Moore, Oklahoma. Melissa Brymer says parents can help kids by being honest and listening.
Despite rare, debilitating Pompe disease, Joseph Walter graduating 20th out of his Clay-Chalkville senior class
CLAY , Alabama -- The doctors told Joseph Walter's parents he likely would not live to see his second birthday, but on Thursday night they will watch as the 18-year-old graduates from Clay-Chalkville High School, 20th out a class of 296 students.
Tue May 21, 2013
Shavar Jeffries officially jumps into the ring for Newark mayoral contest
NEWARK - Shavar Jeffries, a former state Assistant Attorney General and charter school president, made official his bid to succeed Cory Booker as Mayor of Newark tonight in a packed house announcement at the Newark Boys And Girls Club.