2 hrs ago
English Professor's Christmas Play Staged in Pittsburgh
Dr. Andrew Ade , Westminster College associate professor of English, has written a new one-act play that is being staged this month at the 2013 Theatre Festival in Black & White by the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company .
6 hrs ago
Could Poor Dental Health Signal a Faltering Mind?
Tooth loss and bleeding gums might be a sign of declining thinking skills among the middle-aged, a new study contends.
10 hrs ago
Maine Black Bears
Three UMaine Athletics Director Candidates Named
Three finalists have been named for the University of Maine director of athletics position - Karlton Creech of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Jim Herlihy of the University of Montevallo and Scott Kull of Texas Christian University.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Research suggests 'megalopolis' for NC in decades to come
North Carolina is expected to grow by at least a million people a decade for the next few decades, and researchers are beginning to get a sense of where they're all going to end up.
Medical News Today
Study examines drug labeling and exposure in infants
Federal legislation encouraging the study of drugs in pediatric patients has resulted in very few labeling changes that include new infant information, according to a study by Matthew M. Laughon, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and colleagues.
Drugs Used in Newborns Need Better Study, Docs Say
Many medications commonly given to newborns still have not been officially approved for use in this very young population, despite recent law changes encouraging the study of drugs in children, a new study finds.
Kids movies send mixed messages about eating habits and obesity
In a world where animals often take the place of humans, sugar-sweetened beverages, exaggerated portion sizes and unhealthy snacks are common.
Durham startup enters market for gluten-free holiday cakes
A Durham startup, Betty's Better Breads, has scored a place in the local holiday foods lineup with a gluten-free vanilla pound cake.
Slide Show: 10 states where college is most affordable
Average in-state tuition at public four-year universities rose by just 2.9% this year, the smallest increase in more than three decades, according to data from the College Board.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Wedding: Elsa Holzen & Jim Jacobs
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Holzen of Nashville, Tennessee, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobs of Jackson, Mississippi.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize accepts submissions through Jan. 30
The 2014 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize is now open for submissions. And for the first time ever, entrants may submit their short stories electronically through Submittable.com.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Miami Herald
Butler reputation grows on basketball success
Before he became Butler University's 21st president in 2011, James M. Danko got a powerful lesson in just how high the school's stock has risen.
Sleeping UNC student awoke to man in room
A sleeping University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student got a rude awakening Friday morning when she awoke to a man in her dorm room.
St. Petersburg Times
Amy Scherzer's Diary: the debs of Ye Mystic Krewe, Krewe of Venus
The 25 young women joining the ranks of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla debutantes presented since 1947 brought beauty and ambition to the formal rite of passage.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Barack Obama: 'By the time she turns 3 years old, a child born into a ...
In a speech on Dec. 4, 2013, President Barack Obama said less affluent children start school at a disadvantage because they have heard fewer words spoken around them.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Medical News Today
Youth suicide attempts associated with mental health problems later in life
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Christian Science Monitor
Student debt climbs to $29K. What makes a 'value' school?
Graduates sit waiting for commencement exercises to begin during the Florida State University - Panama City graduation at the Marina Civic Center in Panama City, Fla.
Professor may go to jail for not attending classes
A former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor accused of accepting money and handing out grades for a class he never held will plead not guilty.
Contra Costa Times
Quinn: Smartphones are not turning us into the digitally dazed
San Francisco transit authorities have even started a safety campaign this holiday season -- "Eyes Up, Phones Down" -- to focus riders' attention on the issue.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
On Wall Street
Mariner Boosts National Ambitions With N.Y. Pickup
When to Rebalance Client Portfolios There's no guarantee automatic rebalancing will always work, but it does harness human emotion, says advisor and Financial Planning contributing writer Allan Roth.