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What do we eat? New food map will tell us
In this photo taken April 3, 2013, nutrition scholar Prof. Barry Popkin, head of the University of North Carolina Food Research Program, discusses his study, what foods Americans are purchasing in stores and eating, in his office at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Sat May 18, 2013
Rocky Mount Telegram
G.W. Carver alumni celebrates 72nd anniversary
The S.A. Gilliam Scholarship Awards Banquet is among the highlights of the celebration.
Scholar to discuss views on inadequacies, realities of Scriptures - Sat, 18 May 2013 PST
Christian principles are engrained in American society, but the text in which those values are based is cluttered with mistakes, omissions and intentional changes, said scholar Bart D. Ehrman.
The Las Vegas Sun
Study questions if bed rest prevents prematurity
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies _ bed rest _ doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Northwestern in Oshkosh
Can John Edwards find new life in legal world?
Democrat John Edwards was acquitted in May 2012 on a charge of misusing campaign funds to cover up an affair.
Novel Material May Extract Uranium From Seawater
The world's oceans contain nearly a thousand times as much uranium as conventional reserves, and researchers have spent decades trying to develop an efficient way to extract it.
Community paper status highlighted
US symposium on community journalism was held this week to mark the seventh anniversary of the Community Edition of Xinmin Evening News.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Miami Herald
Biographical information on Daniel Werfel
Bachelor's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University; J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; master's degree in public policy from Duke University.
What do we eat? Food map will tell us
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace.
Nanotechnology could help fight diabetes
Injectable nanoparticles developed at MIT may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.
The Coastal Courier
Student accepted into PhD program
Richard Watkins, son of Jan Williams and Pat Watkins of Midway, graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4. He received his bachelor's of science degree in chemistry magna cum laude, grade-point average above 3.5. Watkins has been accepted into the doctorate program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and expects to ... (more)
La Vista Sun
Study casts doubt on prescribed bed rest for pregnant women
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies - bed rest - doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk.
Wed May 15, 2013
Panel starts examining UNC-CH's handling of sex assault cases
A 22-member task force began Wednesday the intricate process of examining how the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill handles campus sexual assault cases and how administrators can improve that system.
The Sampson Independent
Purvis gets nod as interim city manager
Shawn Purvis, who has served as Clinton's assistant manager since 2008 and assumed the finance officer role in 2011, will serve as interim city manager while the city searches for John Connet's replacement.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Let...
Organic Solar Cells beyond One Pair of Donor-Acceptor: Ternary Blends and More
Liqiang Yang received his B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2004 and obtained an M.S. degree in Materials Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2007.
Centerstone Offers PATH Certification Course For Potential Foster, Adoptive Parents
Centerstone, a not-for-profit provider of community-based mental health and addiction services, has announced upcoming Parents as Tender Healers classes that will take place in Hamilton County.
Spring Hope Enterprise
May 16, 2013 People You Know
Jared Vedder of Middlesex graduated cum laude recently from Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. Also among the university's 800 graduates this spring were Bradley Harper of Nashville and Hannah Thompson of Rocky Mount.
Tue May 14, 2013
Stacy Blackman Consulting
IU Kelley School of Business Names Idalene Kesner Dean
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has announced that Idalene "Idie" Kesner will head the school as its next dean, pending approval by the IU Board of Trustees.
Carolina Friends student wins national essay contest DURHAM - Jake Taylor, a Chapel Hill resident and middle school student at Carolina Friends School, won a national Listen to a Life essay contest, offered by the Legacy Project.
Mon May 13, 2013
AOL Co-Founder: The Second Internet Revolution Is Upon Us
AOL co-founder Steve Case urged University of North Carolina graduates to usher in the second Internet revolution and maintain America's global lead through entrepreneurship.