Unprecedented Public High School Artificial Intelligence Program Will Prepare North Carolina Students to Be Leaders of the Future Workforce
Made possible by $2 million gift from Precisi
Made possible by $2 million gift from Precisi
Appalachian State University’s Dr.
Western Carolina University education faculty and students made a book delivery to a remote Kenyan village recently, refurbishing a school library while they were there.
North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics fine arts coordinator Scott Laird was excited one fall morning about the next evening’s opening reception for an art exhibition by the noted Durha
A new 600-bed residence hall currently under construction on Western Carolina University’s upper campus will bear the name of Levern Hamlin Allen, the first African-American student to enroll at WC
During a formal signing event on Thursday, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State university announced a transfer bridge program with Forsyth Technical Community College – the Aggie Plus P
Three Carolina students are taking on one of the biggest environmental issues facing the globe.
Vítejte v Praze! — Welcome to Prague!
UNCW has received a grant through the U.S.
UNCP Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings and Southeastern Community College President Anthony J. Clarke recently signed a BraveStep agreement between the two institutions.
East Carolina University is launching an innovative new strategy to help revitalize communities in eastern North Carolina, turning to its students to develop and support new enterprises in the regi
Ever wonder what happens to all of the materials from the buildings that have been recently torn down or renovated on Western Carolina University’s Cullowhee campus?
The five-year, multi-institution project will also investigate diagnosis, treatment and prevention of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
An exhibition in Storrs Gallery at UNC Charlotte brings together data, technology, imagination and artistic expression to challenge viewers to reconsider the notion of “the visible.”
Not many people have opera sung to them regularly in their living rooms.
UNC Charlotte was awarded a major collaborative research grant by the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program.
The national organization representing all U.S.
Freshman year is guaranteed to be full of excitement, yet challenging for most college students.
UNC Asheville has been awarded a second three-year grant from the Windgate Foundation to elevate craft and collaborative making on campus and in the community.
Western Carolina University has joined a regional collaborative that plans to use a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to boost an already thriving Western North Carolina outdoor recrea
EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct.
A record $2.3 million in new National Science Foundation (NSF) grants will help to expand research opportunities for undergraduate students at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).
The largest-ever gift to the School of Media and Journalism will fund the new Curtis Media Center, a flexible space that brings together students and faculty in a collaborative environment around e
No one wants to think about a bombing, but acts of terrorism are a reality in the world today, and learning to be prepared to respond to these tragic incidents is precisely what students such as El
If you walk down Alley 26 from Chapel Hill Street, across from the post office in downtown Durham, you’ll encounter five-foot-tall portraits of young people displayed along one of the alley’s old b
East Carolina University and Vidant Medical Center have been selected for a national trauma research network for the U.S. Department of Defense.
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts will participate in the UNITY project, a temporary interactive art installation which seeks to counteract divisiveness, negativity and bigotry.
Don’t get spooked out, but it’s officially Bat Week.
Carlito Torres is a junior at Graham High School with his sights set on studying criminology.
When Michael Myers quietly stalks the neighborhood streets of Haddonfield on October 19, it will be for the first time in 40 years.
A group of East Carolina University researchers studying the effects of school leadership has secured a five-year, $9.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
“In order to grow, you have to expand your mind to new things. This trip enlightened me to new things that I didn’t know about before.
Charlotte was selected as the flagship city for a new project on economic mobility thanks in part to the unique aptitude of the Institute for Social Capital at UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute.
The gift will endow two new senior-level leadership positions and support the strategic priorities of UNC Global, which incorporates many of the centralized programs and services that support Carol
North Carolina Secretary of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Larry Hall and Elizabeth City State University Interim Chancellor Karrie Dixon led the charge for Hometown Strong in Sept
UNC Pembroke School of Education has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S.
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health professor Michael Kosorok is working to bring artificial intelligence to the public health field.
A lesser-known scholarship at East Carolina University valued at up to $100,000 aims to attract high achieving students on par with North Carolina State’s Park Scholarship and the Morehead-Cain Sch
UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) was awarded a $942,000 grant from the U.S.
The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte is launching a five-year research project, the State of Housing in Charlotte, to provide policymakers, real estate professionals and the
UNC Greensboro’s newest construction project has started its rise from the site of the now-demolished McIver Building.
Appalachian State University cut the ribbon on the Connect NC Bond’s first completed project on Friday, Sept. 21.
Central Carolina Community College and The University of North Carolina Wilmington have agreed to a partnership called the Pathway to Excellence Program.
Two Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students have been named 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Two North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students have been selected as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – a designation of the White House Initiative on Historically Black
East Carolina University students will travel to Washington, North Carolina, during fall break to volunteer with local nonprofit organizations and aid recovery efforts for Hurricane Florence.
Last month, fifteen Appalachian State University student veterans were called away from class to assist with Hurricane Florence emergency management services and relief efforts in Eastern North Car
UNC Greensboro has launched a new online bachelor’s degree focused on helping students develop the skills that employers say are lacking in the workplace.
Really, what’s more impressive than young kids going totally nerdy for science?
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ historical and cultural connections with the land now home to Western Carolina University were commemorated Friday (Sept.
When the water was rising in Robeson County and many were leaving, there was one group on its way in.
Carolina students who are experiencing financial hardship due to Hurricane Florence and wish to take advantage of the new fund should contact the Student Success Hub in Room 2416 at the Carolina Un
Dr. James A. Anderson, Chancellor of Fayetteville State University (FSU), and Dr.
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is one of only five schools in the state to partner with the Jed Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to preventing suicide, reducing subst
Can researching cancer treatment in dogs and cats have long-term impact on human cancer treatment?
NCSSM ’18 graduate Sumani Nunna was a finalist in the highly competitive International BioGENEius Challenge in Boston.
Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. – the first full-time African-American driver in NASCAR’s elite series since 1971 – is changing the face of NASCAR.
Year by year, millimeter by millimeter, human footprints made in Africa at the end of the Pleistocene Epoch are slowly vanishing.
Six Carolina dental students learned new methods in global dentistry during a service trip to Nicaragua last spring.
“All of our lives are worth literature.”
There’s evidence that whole grains can help prevent chronic disease, but there aren’t accurate tools to measure beneficial compounds from whole grains in the body.
College students have plenty to stress about — from exams and grades to their futures and the minefield of social life on campus.
Western Carolina University and Eblen Charities have joined together to create a food pantry at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site, intended for a rarely considered clientele ― graduate student
In her first outing with her new course, Social Media for Public Relations, Dr.
UNC Greensboro received a $1.2 million grant from the Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation.
The Honorable William Webb, a member of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, has joined with Fayetteville State University (FSU) to establish an endowed scholarship in the amount of
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant of $9 million that will allow the Center for the Advancement of STEM Leadership (CASL) to widen and deepen its work to advance and accelera
Fayetteville State University (FSU) has received a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation in the amount of $134,200.
An East Carolina University researcher is studying the effects of social behavior on nervous system function and development in a most unlikely place – a fish tank.
Designing the inside of a helicopter is just as hard as it sounds, but Pirate Jessica Vargas Hernandez used her skills and knowledge to complete the task through her summer internship.
One day light switches and thermostats may be a thing of the past.
UNCW has received a prestigious external accreditation from the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation to offer both an undergraduate and graduate certificate in geospatial intelligence s
At 7:15 a.m. Monday morning, Moss Street Partnership School opened its doors wide to greet 420 children of Reidsville on their first day of school.
The first class of students to enroll at NCSSM-Morganton will be arriving on campus in three short years, and plans for their new home are taking shape thanks to increased construction funding from
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has formed a new College of Health Sciences as part of its commitment to meet the health care needs of rural southeastern North Carolina.
Everyone has heard about “the freshman 15.” However, a Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) researcher is hoping to expose the myth and help college students avoid the weight-gain trap.
With in-depth international exposure, NCCU students are enhancing their student-learning experience.
Elizabeth City State University has been awarded a NASA grant for more than $320,000, funding outreach for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, conducted by the NASA MURE
UNC Charlotte has received approval to offer a Ph.D. in civil engineering; this is the University’s 24th doctoral program.
More than a dozen UNC-Chapel Hill students teamed up with other health care providers to help more than 1,000 patients and provide services worth more than $400,000.
For many people, summertime means outdoor time enjoying beaches, lakes, mountains and parks.
Ask Elizabeth City State University history professor, Dr.
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students are going global thanks to the launch of three unique faculty-led study abroad programs, and the extension of other programs.
The idea of crafting beer might get prospective students’ attention, but in fermentation sciences, students tap into much more than kegs.
Faculty researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University earned $64.26 million in contracts and grants in 2017-18, an increase of nearly $2 million over the previous year,
Fayetteville State University (FSU) and Richmond Community College (RCC) signed an agreement Tuesday that will allow RichmondCC graduates to complete an online bachelor’s degree at FSU at a total c
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students are returning to campus with new insights into careers after summer internships.
While several studies of summer air quality have led to tighter emission standards and significant reductions in pollution, new research on winter air shows why pollution levels remain somewhat sta
UNC Charlotte's Tumininu (Tumi) Lawanson recently was named a Young Clean Energy Innovator of the Year by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) at its Intersolar North American ceremony in
In May, 24 Appalachian State University students began the rigorous training and education at the Appalachian State University Police Academy to become certified police officers in North Carolina,
One by one, about a dozen children file into the multi-purpose room for a dance class at Willows Peake Apartments in the Happy Hill neighborhood.
East Carolina University students interested in careers in health care will soon have a new tool to help them better communicate with Spani
It’s a hot Tuesday morning in July. The horses twitch and stomp. A barn cat snoozes in the sun.
Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) spring graduates of the pre-licensure nursing program have earned a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the test required for
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received recognition for its participation in a new program that aims to close the completion gap and promote social mobility nationwide.
Mosaics discovered by Carolina archaeologist provide clues on life in an ancient Galilean Jewish village
Whether it’s being a first-generation college student, overcoming language barriers or facing other challenges, many young people in the Latino and Hispanic community can find college a daunting pr
As community college partnerships with Elizabeth City State University continue to grow, a recent meeting at Roanoke-Chowan Community College in June outlined expanded cooperation and new programs
UNC-Chapel Hill psychology major Kaylee Miceli is spending her summer in Vietnam interning with students from Tan Tao University to explore how various treatment methods affect depression.
A group of four Western Carolina University geology students and alumni kept an eye out for grizzly bears and other wildlife this summer while working on a project to map landslides in one of the c
UNCW has been recognized by the Association of Public Land-grant Universities and the Engagement Scholarship Consortium for outstanding community involvement.
Breaking down the silos of public and higher education for the benefit of learners with disabilities with high intensity needs is the mission behind a new East Carolina University graduate cohort i
It may be a special person who decides to pick up a snake or a frog, but encounters with these small creatures can influence how we take care of natural environments in our own backyards, and at a
It’s just after 6 a.m. on June 21, 2018, and the sun is beginning to rise on the longest day of the year.
Two Elizabeth City State University undergraduate technology students joined the university’s Aviation Research Team in the field last week, testing seven different research and professional grade
The impact of product placement in movies on college-age individuals, the effects of inadequate cellular access on emergency medical services in rural areas and an examination of the function of an
Every summer, the NC State campus comes alive with an influx of campers from all over the country, and
While Cato College of Education students enjoy summer break, for the second year in a row, the college and education stakeholders from across the region are working to reimagine the way those stude
Students and their families didn’t just receive some popsicles to help cool down at East Carolina University's orientation.
Could the next Elon Musk be found in the high schools of Pitt County?
Several studies have shown the benefits of diversity in small groups and teams, and how a mix of viewpoints results in better decisions.
You can read about Spanish culture for hours on end. You can study conjugation charts, memorize new vocabulary and practice with textbook activities and smartphone apps.
Ground-level air pollution can cause a variety of health problems, and East Carolina University’s Dr. Kym Gowdy is taking a closer look at how and why.
When the Dare County Medflight helicopter touched down on the lawn adjacent to Elizabeth City State University’s Fine Arts Center, paramedic Ashley Heppert stepped out, followed by pilot Mike Hill.
Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’
The largest grant the Mellon Foundation has invested in Carolina Performing Arts will bring together acclaimed artists, students, faculty researchers and community partners for multiyear artistic c
Camille Young’s four cousins will receive skateboards as Christmas presents – all made by her in a Summer Session 1 class in East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design.
UNCW and Wayne Community College have partnered to create a new program to enhance student success by assisting current WCC students with their enrollment into UNCW.
A North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University faculty member, a community advocate, Hayes-Taylor YMCA and North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Guilford County have partnered with
Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Maheder Yohannes is a first-generation college student majoring in accounting at Appalachian State University.
You can read about Spanish culture for hours on end. You can study conjugation charts, memorize new vocabulary and practice with textbook activities and smartphone apps.
NCSSM Chemistry Instructor Michael Bruno is one of two instructors nationwide to win the POGIL PEACH award. This is the third annual early achievement award to be issued by the POGIL Project.
The program will provide rigorous, hands-on training for the next generation of public-spirited lawyers while also filling gaps in North Carolina’s entrepreneurship ecosystem.
When folks get sick after a picnic, people often blame the potato salad. Or the chicken salad. Or whatever other side dish was made with mayonnaise. But that’s usually not the culprit.
UNCW physics and physical oceanography assistant professor Till Wagner will lead a multi-institutional research team that will explore the role of icebergs in the climate system.
The academic unit that is home to Western Carolina University’s programs in music, stage, screen, art and design will be known as the David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts in honor
As part of a national initiative to increase employment opportunities for veterans and military spouses, UNCW is playing a key role in efforts to connect employers with military-affiliated students
Representatives from Blue Cro
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced that a portion of a $6-million investment from Boeing will directly benefit students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Universit
UNC Pembroke is partnering with the new STEM SENC which has been selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice, SLECOP, an initiative to improve education in science, technolo
On a cool spring morning, Floyd Bullard and Chris Gann stand side by side overlooking a class of students working groups of three on the putting green of Hillandale Golf Course.
The NC State College of Education has received a grant totaling $10,863,040 from the John M.
A second mobile health clinic is hitting the road, serving the uninsured and underinsured of in East Winston.
Students enrolled in a May “minimester” course at Western Carolina University had an opportunity to construct a sustainable earth structure using contemporary hand-building methods and to compare t
Gazing at the stars through the prism of Elizabeth City State University’s Khan Planetarium is about to become a digital state-of-the-art experience.
May 1st was a clear, sunny day.
Representing some of the best and brightest high school students from cities across North Carolina, the newest class of EC Scholars begin their undergraduate experience at East Carolina University
Eyricka Johnson stands inside the Our Story Exhibit at Museum of the Albemarle, her face beaming with excitement.
When Shelby Watson was a freshman in high school, she needed to add a class to fill a void in her schedule so she chose to take Chinese.
As of June 1, Dr. Karrie Dixon is Elizabeth City State University’s Interim Chancellor, the institution’s Chief Executive Officer.
Fayetteville State University (FSU) announced today its partnership with the Fort Bragg Research Institute (FBRI), a center designed to support the ongoing research interests of Womack Army Medical
Cumberland Community Foundation continued its support of Fayetteville State University (FSU) through the Robert H. Short/Cumberland Community Foundation Scholars Program.
Seven NCSSM faculty members have been chosen as winners of this year’s UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Awards.
For the first time, UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar analyzed whole-genome DNA repair in an animal over 24 hours to find which genes were repaired, where exactly,
East Carolina University and 14 community colleges in the surrounding region have signed a co-admission agreement designed to improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative deg
East Carolina University archeologists working in partnership with the National Museum of Bermuda (NMB) have announced that they may be one step closer to linking an unidentified shipwreck site to
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Mike Perko, professor of public health education, to receive a 2018 Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Michele Bissière from UNC Charlotte’s Department of Languages and Cultural Studies in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is among the recipients of the 2018 UNC Board of Governors Awards fo
It was an uncommon scene in a small classroom in Randolph County: Four headmasters from rural China seated with a group of enrapt middle-school students, discussing education policy and Southern ba
A fierce wind blew snowflakes past the windows of a small home in the Kenilworth neighborhood in Asheville on March 21, where volunteers with Blue Horizons, a new organization providing a comprehen
An immunologist who teaches animal science and studies immune regulation in mammals is the University of North Carolina Board of Governors’ choice for the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award for Nort
The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors has approved a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies that will be available to UNCW students beginning in fall 2018.
The Board of Governors for the UNC System today approved the establishment of a Joint PhD in Social Work between UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University.
UNCW biology and marine biology professor Joe Pawlik and film studies student Boston Dang ’18 placed first in the “Ocean 180 Video Challenge,” a national competition designed to make marine science
June 6, 1944 was a day that changed the course of history.
Nick Botello-Hernandez has known for a while now that he wants to be a park ranger.
Joyce Dalsheim, a cultural anthropologist in the Department of Global Studies at UNC Charlotte, was named a 2018 Luce/ACLS Fellow in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs.
As Western Carolina University continues to break enrollment records, which include topping the 11,000 mark for the first time last fall, the next step is to retain those students.
Calling all University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) alumni, faculty, staff, students and other creative types: Applic
Elizabeth City State University professor, Dr. Margery M.
Sustainability is a focus at NCSSM year-round, but especially during the month of April -- Earth Month.
A Winston-Salem State University senior has been awarded a $10,000 research fellowship through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration.
From the nation’s capital to the “Happiest Place on Earth,” two teams of UNC Asheville students spent their spring breaks learning and serving—and squeezing in some fun.
Mark Weitzel has been teaching East Carolina University students how to manage their personal finances for almost 20 years.
City dwellers who are weary of the concrete jungle often seek out a bit of nature. Whether they visit an urban park or find a small green space, residents can gain a host of benefits.
During spring break of March 2018, 20 Appalachian State University students and three faculty members traveled to Cuba as part of a Walker College of Business international study experience.
Prior to coming to Western Carolina University in 2015, Tom Ashcraft was a founding member of Workingman Collective, a group of artists and other professionals that take on projects who explore th
UNCW is now the first university subchapter of the Braxton Bragg Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) in North Carolina.
During a trip to Uganda last summer, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student Elsa Sanabria was an eyewitness to the unique power veterinarians have to strengthen global health.
Mirsad Hadzikadic, executive director of analytical programs, is seeking the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Appalachian State University has received approval from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to establish a Do
The nonprofit EducationNC (EdNC) recently published an article by NCSSM Director of Distance Education & Extended Programs Kendall Hageman on their website.
East Carolina University interior design students are competing to create a new showroom design in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.
Bottle rockets soaring through the sky mean more than just Saturday afternoon fun for many children across North Carolina.
The Delany family has given a $1 million gift to the Carolina Edge initiative, with $750,000 benefiting the Carolina Covenant and $250,000 to support law school students.
Fitts-Woolard Hall* — the crucial next step in unifying the College on Centennial Campus — is a top-priority project for the University.
Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation has partnered with the Lumbee Warriors Association to establish a scholarship at UNC Pembroke for children and grandchildren of veterans.
“The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History.”
To say “I met someone from there” can be a start in demystifying foreign cultures.
Devin Collins recently spent a week in Jamaica, where he worked with entrepreneurs as part of a U.S.
Spinal surgery can involve a painful recovery process – whether you’re a human or a dog.
Graduates of two of Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) signature graduate programs – physical therapy and occupational therapy – continue to excel on their national licensing exams, receiving
A new master’s program in film studies is scheduled to begin in the fall semester of 2019.
Atmospheric sciences student Shelby Ingram hasn’t graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville yet—that happens this May—but she’s already got NASA on her resume.
In her remarks to the Board of Trustees at their March 16 meeting, Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts discussed new programs and progress toward meeting five-year strategic goals,
For the past seven years, WCU has selected an interdisciplinary theme for campus conversations, curricular and co-curricular connections, and enrichment.
What do banana metabolites and ibuprofen have in common?
On Saturday, March 24, 27 NCSSM students participated in the NextGen Pitch Contest, sponsored by Hyperspace Ventures.
Appalachian State University’s campus grew by 50 percent from 2002-17, yet, according to the university’s 2017 Strategic Energy and Water Management Policy, its energy usage intensity (EUI) reduced
Famous for its beauty and variety of film locations — most notably the Hogwarts Express scenes in the Harry Potter films — the Scottish city of Dunkeld & Birnam now means something different t
A surgical oncologist at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine was recently awarded a grant aimed at impr
A professional development organization for students in agricultural-related sciences holds its national conference this week in Greensboro, and students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technica
In an increasingly competitive industry, receiving a conservatory education can set an actor apart.
The explosion in the popularity of electric vehicles (EV) in recent years has been tempered by the nagging challenges of the batteries that power them.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s leadership in education of the engineers of tomorrow so energized a supporter that the individual recently gave $1 million to support en
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) nursing students Tavoria and Taneshia Poole consider themselves more than just siblings, they are best friends as well.
When Emmanuel Gbedee learned he was chosen to participate in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Japan Exchange Program, his response was only two words.
UNC Greensboro is partnering with Well•Spring, A Life Plan Community, on a balance study aimed at improving the success rates of fall prevention programs for older adults.
Madison Maloney of Greenville, N.C., a North Carolina State University junior majoring in aerospace engineering, has received a 2018 Goldwater Scholarship.
Violinist Nicole Wendl took part in many memorable performances during her days as a graduate student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke recently held an event celebrating 50th anniversary of Student Support Services, referred to as TRIO programs.
The UNCP School of Education, in partnership with the Public Schools of Robeson County, held a Family STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Day for students in grades K-8 and the
A study outlining the positive impacts of a College of Health Sciences at UNC Pembroke is headed to the General Assembly after being approved by the UNC Board of Governors on Friday.
North Carolina Central University junior elementary education major Bettylenah Njaramba was elected president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Association of Student Governments (ASG).
While university students are on campus pursuing their degrees, another group at Elizabeth City State University is busy preparing future students for success.
Providing Business Opportunities for Underserved Populations
Fayetteville State University (FSU) Chancellor James Anderson announced today a gift of $500,000 by brothers Dohn Jr., Charles and Richard Broadwell in memory of their parents, Dohn B.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has been approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education to establish a dual degree program between UNCW and Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences (CUA
Brian Railsback completed a series of bicycle rides to raise scholarship funds for students enrolled in Western Carolina University’s Honors College back when he was the college’s dean, but now he’
Of the thousands of students who pass through the Brickyard every day, it’s a sure bet that some of them are hungry — but not with the kind of hunger that comes from skimping on breakfast.
Researchers at East Carolina University have received more than $840,000 in grant funding since June to continue their studies of a rare disease that can lead to a fatal form of leukemia.
An expression wall, solar panel lighting and an in-ground amphitheater were just a few of the ideas that a group of Appalachian State University undergraduate students presented in a master plan to
Investment will be used to address access to care and nursing shortages, educational resources and technology
LINING: SHEATHING is a large-scale installation about the tactile and protective qualities of textiles by collaborators Denise Bookwalter and Lee Emma Running.
A $2.4 million federal grant is aiming to increase the number of African American and low-income students in STEM and allied health graduate programs at Winston-Salem State University.
“A freak is anyone who doesn’t fit the norm,” says Jonathan Judge, co-creator and director of “Freak Fight,” a television pilot project about a teenage girl who breaks into a secret battle
UNCW graduates and current M.B.A. candidates Scott Davis ’17 and Lee Mauldin ’16 are working to “bridge” the gap between profitable business and sustainable practices.
The American Association of University Administrators (AAUA) has announced that Philip L.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows them to print circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates using silver nanowires.
Studying abroad once was considered an extravagance few could afford.
Last month Elizabeth City State University was the Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month and four outstanding ECSU students were named Hercules Scholars, one each week.
Faculty members in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke provided professional development to local school districts during Nationa
Already a national leader in STEM education, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will deepen its capacity at the graduate level by renaming and expanding a doctoral degree pr
The Wake Forest University School of Business and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts today announced a partnership to promote and support opportunities for UNCSA graduates
When it comes to envisioning yourself in your new university home, a picture really just doesn’t cut it.
During the fall semester and in conjunction with the recent Behavioral Health Convening, UNC System campuses were invited to apply for funding to assist in the creation or advancement of campus-bas
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft that is capable of traveling both through the air and under the water – transitioning repeate
Although ground technically was broken last summer during preliminary site preparation for a facility to replace Western Carolina University’s outdated Natural Sciences Building, a ceremonial groun
While heart disease is the No.
The flu is simple, right? You get it from germs, it feels terrible and then you get better.
Turns out there’s a bit more going on.
The following news release was issued jointly by the United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. (USET) and UNC Asheville:
Every day, ECU’s Brody School of Medicine teems with professors and students pipetting cell cultures, analyzing tissues and eyeballing microscopes in the name of cutting-edge research.
When assistant professor of technology, Dr. Bijandra Kumar, joined Elizabeth City State University in September 2017, he brought with him research on the cutting edge of sustainable technology.
Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) mobile clinic has expanded its services and hours thanks to a $170,294 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.
As a communication expert, UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Marianne LeGreco understands that the way we talk about food impacts the solutions we put in place.
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has approved the establishment of a doctoral program in psychology at Western Carolina University that will focus on enhancing the level of psych
If you want to build a cell-phone battery as thin as paper that powers your phone for a week, or have an electric vehicle like the Tesla go 500 miles on a single charge and recharge in just 10 minu
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) senior Traron Edwards is developing his financial acumen at the highest level.
As you cruise down Interstate 40 towards Winston-Salem, a large sign welcomes you to “the city of arts and innovation.” With a relatively small population of 242,000, Winston-Salem might seem quiet
UNC Asheville, an academic anchor institution and one of the top 20 employers in the Asheville area, raised local economic output by almost half a billion dollars in fiscal year 2017, according to
Tiffany Campbell ’13, ’15 M.Ed.
French impressionist Edgar Degas once said, “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
UNC Charlotte’s Steven Rogelberg is a pioneering researcher in the field of organizational science.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers pathways for its students to further their training in engineering, medicine and veterinary science.
As the anchor academic institution for higher education in Asheville and one of the top 20 employers, UNC Asheville serves as an economic driver for the region.
The sites include public green spaces and art installations in downtown Asheville, but the designers are still in school.
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The Coca-Cola Foundation partnered to donate $50,000 to Fayetteville State University (FSU) that will be used for scholarships for first-generation col
Western Carolina University’s Turner Goins has been involved in research focusing on aging among indigenous populations around the U.S.
Appalachian State University has received a $5 million grant from The Leon Levine Foundation of Charlotte.
When NC State competes in a solar-vehicle race this summer, its entry will stand out in one unusual way: It will look like a car.
It’s been almost five years since Christina Hammock Koch was chosen by NASA to be an astronaut.
If you own a pet, you probably know what it’s like to feel the loyalty and companionship that furry friends bring. They make us happy—no matter how old we are.
Newly discovered molecules that could prove to be anti-cancer agents.
Plant-derived compounds that could give us new ammunition against deadly drug-resistant bacteria such as MRSA.
BOONE, N.C.—You won’t find “Red Rocks at Sunset” and “Paris City Lights” listed on Amazon Books or as new Netflix series.
UNCW faculty Kevin Kiser, Angie Vandenberg ’05 and Steve Boul find fulfillment in preparing Seahawks for their future careers, and their passion for teaching and mentoring has not gone unnoticed.
UNCP Trustee Mary Ann Elliott is an internationally renowned satellite communications entrepreneur.
Freshman year at UNC Asheville is an experience like no other. For many students, this is their first time away from home without knowing anyone.
Charles Darwin may be best known for his theory of survival of the fittest — the most adaptable organisms are the most likely to survive and thrive.
The New Year promises exciting changes around campus and in the classrooms at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Here are 10 things to expect.
The Brody School of Medicine at ECU and Vidant Health have announced the opening of North Carolina’s first specialized atrial fibrillation management clinic, located within the East Carolina Heart
Western Carolina University English professor Mimi Fenton’s upcoming Fulbright trip to Budapest, Hungary, will interweave research and teaching that focuses on the works of English literary icon Jo
A recent Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) graduate is on her way to earning her doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree thanks to a new program that aims to increase the diversity of two of WS
Most professors expect students to use proper grammar in their classes, but in English 307, students are encouraged not to.
How do we express true gratitude?
North Carolina has a higher-than-average food insecurity rate — 16 percent, ranking it eighth among the United States for the number of people who lack access to enough food for an active, healthy
By the time Kobi Felton finished high school, he’d lived on three continents. Born in Illinois, Felton moved with his family to Texas and then to Qatar on the Arabian Peninsula.
In a career spanning more than four decades, cell biologist Kenneth Adler has had his share of success, from groundbreaking discoveries targeting severe respiratory diseases and cancer to top honor
The NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change (LCLUC) Program awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a three-year grant in the amount of $720,000 to examine the effects of social and ecologi
Western Carolina University professor of mathematics Julie Barnes was working with Beth Schaubroeck, a professor of mathematics at the Air Force Academy, on a research project related to complex nu
Eggnog is a holiday treat, but it contains – surprise! – eggs. So how come it’s okay for us to drink it? Here are a few questions and answers about eggnog and food safety.
Through a new $2 million National Science Foundation grant, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University mathematics professor Dr.
As a member of the Campus Compact coalition, Western Carolina University was charged with coming up with a Civic Action Plan aimed at framing the alignment and partnership that exists between WCU a
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.
The University of North Carolina System hosted the first Behavioral Health Convening recently in Winston-Salem, NC.
How do individuals rebuild their sense of identity after a natural disaster? And how can city leaders use disasters as opportunities to eliminate inequalities?
Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $385,000 research grant to carry out a model diabetes prevention program for high-risk, low-income communities.
Joshua Blackwell, a sophomore Industrial and Systems Engineering student at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, was named Thursday as one of 10 students chosen nationally fo
As Western Carolina University enrollment continues an upward trend, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the university are working to ensure those numbers include a significant portion of loc
When most North Carolinians learn that a hurricane is heading to their state, they stock up on bottled water and fill their cars with gas.
Madeline Cooke squats in the dirt and leans over the stacked, wooden two-by-fours supporting a raised garden.
Continually ranked among the top investments for college students, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is also a major economic engine in the local and regional economy.
NCSSM senior Helen Li’s artwork is featured in a new art installation organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA).
Mel Chin, the renowned artist and Black Mountain College Legacy Fellow at UNC Asheville for 2017-18, is using his fellowship to engage students across disciplines in large-scale projects for even l
Desiree Hedrick won Best of Show, 1st Place and a $1000 prize at North Carolina Museum of Art’s: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair opening event fashion show competition on Oct.
Ninety years ago, NC State began offering degrees in mathematics and science education. Today, the NC State College of Education stands as North Carolina’s largest supplier of STEM educators.
While Elizabeth City State University administrators, faculty, and staff are working to build a solid foundation for the future of the school, alumni are working hard to fill the classrooms with fu
When Sadie visits UNC Medical Center, it can take her a while to get from point A to point B. There is just something about Sadie that makes people want to stop and say hello.
James Payne has had two successful and rewarding careers, and now, with the help of NC Farm School, he’s put together a solid business plan that will allow him to launch a third one.
As a National Guard officer and Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Lt. Lindsey Jefferies is used to high pressure and high expectations.
Four years ago, in a small room tucked away in the Student Union, Trustee Haywood Cochrane and then Carolina student Jacob Hinton sketched out a vision of a resource center for the University’s vet
When Allen Boyette was finishing his final year at Wilson’s Fike High School, his father told him he had to do two things: take a typing class and sign up for NC State’s Army ROTC program before hi
East Carolina University continues to strengthen its military programs, most recently with the addition of Lt. Col. Melissa Coleman, professor of military science, and Lt. Col.
More than two dozen East Carolina University students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Greenville community, have begun an entrepreneurship boot camp called I-Corps to help hone their
The Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA), now in its seventh year, brings teachers from other count
Day after day, you drive the same route to work, to school, to the grocery store. You know every detail along the way.
It happens slowly and then all at once. The leaves of the trees on the Quad change from green to yellow to orange and red.
Seventy years after opening its doors to veterans returning from World War II, UNCW continues to honor active-duty and veteran members of the armed services.
UNCG and UNC Wilmington collaborated on a full-scale hurricane evacuation and sheltering exercise on the UNCG campus Oct. 16 and 17.
Producing full recreational prosthetic arms for children, helping teachers create innovative curricula and a servant leadership award are among the six initiatives seeking financial support through
Western Carolina University Chancellor David O.
As director of the Office of Transfer Services at Appalachian State University, Jane Rex knows the frustrations, insecurities and obstacles that students coming into a large university can face.
UNCG is partnering with Guilford County Schools (GCS) to help public school teachers use the arts more effectively, thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education.
University leaders celebrated a milestone for UNC Pembroke’s Entrepreneurship Incubator at the Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship.
The College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a $1.7 million grant to increase the number of professional mental health counselors who serv
Western Carolina University’s Rapid Center, a regional source for business and entrepreneurial assistance, will gain some assistance itself in the form of a U.S.
Summer and seasonal wildflowers may fade, but the colors of the Black-eyed Susan will illuminate throughout the year in the hearts of Mountaineers.
A program that helps low-income and first-generation students is growing thanks to a $1.6 million federal grant.
Millions of people in the U.S. take statins, a class of drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease and other health problems.
Researchers from North Carolina State University are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students, Keonia Rodgers and Brandon Long have been selected for the 2017 class of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleg