Forensic science instructor Candice Chambers is a huge fan of using gaming as a learning tool.
Forensic science instructor Candice Chambers is a huge fan of using gaming as a learning tool.
Newcomers and lifelong Charlotteans alike can learn about Charlotte’s secrets and stories during May on free walking tours throughout the city, sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute.
With support from the state General Assembly, the University of North Carolina is helping North Car
Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin — what do these highly successful figures have in common?
For the 46th session of the University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments, the UNC System’s 17 student body presidents, and each of their three delegates, elected Appalachian Stat
As temperatures spike each spring, mosquitos start to swarm.
As the global technology sector expands, more highly-skilled professionals are in demand.
Students from all disciplines and majors presented their research and creative work at the UNC Asheville Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 26 in locations all across campus.
SeaTox Research Inc., in collaboration with UNCW, has received a $1.47 million Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
When Brent Comstock arrived in Chapel Hill four years ago, he had a simple plan: take advantage of every opportunity he could in innovation and entrepreneurship at Carolina.
The modernist cathedral La Sagrada Familia designed by Antonio Gaudi, people watching along the famed boulevard Las Ramblas, laundry dangling on lines strung across waterfront buildings in the neig
The scope of research being conducted inside Dr.
Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes knows that science starts in the lab.
East Carolina University English professor Liza Wieland had no idea when she opened her email recently that she had been chosen for a major award.
Laura Bagge ’08, ’11M first discovered marine biology catching ghost crabs during summer visits to the aquarium near Emerald Isle, NC.
To satisfy the needs of a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, experts predict farmers must produce 70 percent more food and fiber than they do today.
As North Carolina prepares for the start of another hurricane season, emergency management officials are taking steps to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to help them respond to and
Sometimes leaving your comfort zone is the best way to grow.
Terms such as no-fat or no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt on food packaging may give consumers a sense of confidence before they purchase, but these claims rarely reflect the actual nutritional qua
There are couches and comfy chairs, sunlight pouring in from floor-to-ceiling windows, and engaged, lively discussion.
At 28 years old, Dave Carbonell was months away from completing his residency in Emergency Medicine at UNC. Then cancer struck – acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Forget Jurassic Park.
The stage can be a formidable place for young and seasoned actors alike, as they step out to perform their art in front of a live audience. Anything can happen.
What a difference a year makes.
MRIs show a brain anomaly in nearly 70 percent of babies at high risk of developing the condition who go on to be diagnosed, laying the groundwork for a predictive aid for pediatricians and
Thanks to a recent donation to the College of Business, the Student Pirate Investment Fund is set to go live.
From exploring the role social media can play in healing America’s divides to increasing diversity in the tech industry to combatting Islamophobia online, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical
Appalachian State University’s Dr. Andrew Monroe is a psychologist in the College of Arts and Sciences who studies people’s moral and social judgments.
Ten years after research into The State of Black Asheville began, that ongoing UNC Asheville student re
In slam poetry competitions, a poet’s performance begins the instant they address the audience, whether with words or their eyes.
Members of the East Carolina community, along with UNC system president Margaret Spellings, chancellors from other universities and
When she heard that an accidental fire had destroyed the library at her alma mater, the University of Jos in Nigeria, Dr.
Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences program in Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies collaborated with four organization
Hunter Stark, an Appalachian State University sophomore communication major from Charlotte, and James Howe, a Southwestern Community College senior and triple major in electronics, computer, and ne
The installation of Dr.
After spending a year designing and conducting their own research projects, Research in Biology (RBio) seniors take on a new role in the fourth trimester of the RBio class, serving as mentors to th
Kendra Bragg Harding composed numerous songs before studying composition as a graduate student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Music.
March Playlist: Best Marching Songs
Students from Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in human resources are continuing their tradition of providing free online human resources consultation services for organization
The auditorium of the Mickey L.
Imagine doctors looking inside their patient’s bones, seeing each layer in order to pinpoint a problem without ever resorting to the operating table.
“Three things are certain: Death, taxes and life-altering tests.”
Does sustained, intensive college advising that taps the strength of people and technology help students graduate?
How far can $500 go?
GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan.
From Brahms to Bowie, no musician can escape the influence of love and the ways in which it shapes the music we make and the songs we listen to.
Stay strong on Valentine’s Day and surrender to FEWer temptations! The UNC Nutrition Research Institute’s Robyn Amos-Kroohs, PhD, explains how.
Few phrases make parents more proud. For many parents, planning for their children’s higher education commences before they enter high school.
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Feb.
Imagine entering a foreign university where you barely know the native language and virtually no one knows yours.
Greensboro, N.C. (Jan.
January 2015: I am ready to be a Bulldog but I’m also nervous. New school, new classes, new friends, new LIFE.
A surgery developed at East Carolina University that can put an end to insulin shots for patients with diabetes
Is a for-profit company’s only goal to generate profit?
Imagine doctors looking inside their patient’s bones, seeing each layer in order to pinpoint a problem without ever resorting to the operating table.
From patient care to health care advocacy and burn education, Ernest Grant is in the business of making a difference.
Few Southern staples are as simple—or as satisfying—as the tomato sandwich.
From reveille to taps, music is an essential part of military service, and alumni of East Carolina University play a vital role in providing m
After just a year at MIT, Alex Hornstein ‘03 knew exactly what he wanted to do: Be an inventor. “The best way to do that,” he says, “is to invent stuff all the time.
The University of North Carolina’s Learning Technology Commons has been recognized as part of the 2017 “Bright Ideas in Government” initiative, awarded by the Ash
In urban environments such as Charlotte, multiple options are needed to move people and goods.
UNCG - Teaching research methods in the classroom is not easy. Neither is engaging students in material that seems not to relate to their biggest interests.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill long has been a national leader in making a college degree possible for deserving students regardless of whether they can pay the full cost of their
Researchers know that the variation in leaf shapes can mean big differences in a farmer’s bottom line.
UNCG’s Dr. Jay Lennartson is a geographer, meteorologist, pilot and, most recently, a budding videographer.
Whether you're watching on television or in person in a stadium, football fans know that keeping track of a football isn’t easy.
The holiday season is here, and so is one of the unhealthiest times of the year for many of us: weight gain, added stress, unhealthy eating and little to no time for exercise, which results in stra
Each Christmas, families across North Carolina and the country embark on a journey to find the perfect Christmas tree.
This time of year, parents ask psychologists what to do with Santa.
Secrets are sewn into The Nutcracker costumes: jewels and silks bought off the streets in Singapore, the Snow King’s sleeves tailored for lifting, gloves sewn in the mice costume
“I can’t even begin to express how exciting it is to be here, to walk around and see these machines we’re actually going to be able to put our hands on, and learn, and take it to the next level,” s
UNCW is making it easier than ever to get from point A to B with the launch of its “Hawk Wheels Bike Share” program.
The celebratory cry of soccer players and fans can be heard in just about any backyard, field or stadium in the United States and across the globe.
Dr. Scott Marshall, a geophysicist in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geology, finds earthquakes fascinating. Marshall is interested in knowing what’s below the observable surface.
Just down the street from main campus, a research volunteer sits in an enclosed cage with several hundred hungry mosquitoes. When he emerges after 20 minutes, he has sustained just a few bites.
Trying to make sure everyone in our community has access to quality food is no small task. But a multidisciplinary approach may be the key for Guilford County.
Q&A with UNC Asheville associate professor Tiece Ruffin
Nobel Laureate Aziz Sancar picked up the most prestigious faculty award from the UNC system at the Board of Governors meeting July 29. The board announced its selections for the O.
BOONE—The spotlight is on Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce. Big time.
Recently, Winston-Salem State University professor Tony Artimisi was nominated for an Emmy Award for the category of Music Composition/Arrangement for the televis
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is saddened by the loss of the 11th Chancellor, Dr. Debra Saunders-White, who passed away on Saturday, Nov. 26 after a brave fight with cancer.
With an architectural team selected and searches underway for two key positions, advanced planning for the western campus of North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is running ahead of sch
Sgt. First Class Jason Davidson is in charge of the day-to-day operations and training of nearly 40 paratroopers at Fort Bragg.
East Carolina University is one of eight UNC system schools identified to create and operate a laboratory school to help under-achie
Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally funded project to assess several aspects of an imperi
The Honors Program congratulates Global Scholars Josesita Espino and Makail Mosley.
Elizabeth City State University’s Aviation Program students have the right stuff and they proved that fact last month at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region-X SAFECON comp
Je’Rel Smith, a junior at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), is one step closer to his dream: a spring break trip to Brazil.
Fayetteville State University (FSU) student Chinwendu Maduegbunam has been selected as one of 10 students to represent FSU in London this summer as part of The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship
The Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED) at North Carolina A&T State University in conjunction with Lead Principal Investigator Dr.
For Walter Thomas III, the youngest of four siblings from Indianapolis, Indiana, auto racing is in his blood.
UNCG’s Dr. Chuck Bolton believes that everyone has an important story that needs to be told.
By Amy Adams Ellis
It's fitting the Conetoe Family Life Center in rural Edgecombe County sits alongside the railroad tracks. This place is all about creating connections.
Brett Riggs, Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, has received the 2016 Cherokee National Worcester Award for his efforts to preserve Cherokee cultur
What if the key to a healthier environment and community was just a collection of small s
When Carolina graduate Mike Markels first left Washington, D.C., to manage financial crises in emerging markets — first to Slovenia, then Bosnia and Thailand — he thought he’d keep traveling east u
In Watauga County, where 26 percent of residents live in poverty, owning a winter coat can be a luxury for some.
“I want students to know that we have an entire city that has a story to tell you,” said JaNesha Slaughter, a senior at UNC Asheville and student employee at the Key Center for Community Citizenshi
Archaeology is often associated with objects that are hundreds of years old — and older.
This year makes the second year in a row that NCSSM’s Quiz Bowl A Team has taken home top prize in the Quaker Bowl tournament, held each fall at the Early College at Guilford.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The University of North Carolina Tar Heels and UNC Pembroke Braves will be competing – and coming together for an important cause – during their Nov.
FAYETTEVILLE — If you want to understand the power of water, simply drive along the road that borders the campus of Fayetteville State University.
Don’t worry if Humanities Instructor Nicole Sarrocco seems a little distracted in these next few weeks.
Hundreds of Charlotte seniors will receive detailed screenings and critical health interventions through the Department of Kinesiology’s Health Risk Assessment Lab as part of a new program funded b
Over the summer, students from a course taught by Bill Bolduc, associate professor of communication studies, created three public service announcements about environmental issues.
Three women, originally from the Congo, are connected by blood and also by their desire to help people.
When Zipporah Foster, a senior at Winston-Salem State University, interviewed for a research position at the university, she says she was prepared for any question, even the dreaded, “What is your
Of the more than 800 startups created at universities across the country this year, only 35 have been handpicked as the best and earned an opportunity to showcase their work to members of the U.S.
Winston-Salem State University is one of four universities in the country participating in a new initiative that could drive down the cost of college by improving degree efficiency.
A new Student Veteran Resource Center, slated to open later this year on the campus of Appalachian State University, will serve the needs of Appalachian students who are active duty military person
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University was ranked among the nation’s top five medical schools again this year for the high percentage of its graduates pursuing careers in family m
Eight young faculty researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development awards for projects starting in 201
NC State education experts are weeks away from launching a National Science Foundation-funded afterschool program at two Durham middle schools, but students’ ideas are already flowing.
The United States Department of Education Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) has awarded a $3.6 million grant to the College of Education (CEd) at North Carolina A&T State University to increase
A group sits in the corner of a lab at the University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences.
Research by an East Carolina University faculty member may help combat world hunger through the development of high-yield and healthier crops.
The first crop is being planted this week in a new, urban vegetable farming enterprise on Phillips Avenue in Greensboro, spearheaded by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in
An ongoing NC State partnership to defeat a disease of a key African food crop got a boost recently when the project received a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Gabrielle Robinson is a driven student. The Charlotte native has had to work harder than most to get to college.
UNCG’s School of Education received the largest gift in its history Monday – $2.3 million from the Tom Haggai and Associates (THA) Foundation.
Students everywhere always have been taught the importance of maintaining good grades.
American Airlines Flight #1549 was no longer air-worthy, but that didn’t stop thousands of people coming out for its final departure.
Elizabeth City State University alumnus Valerie Edwards has come a long way from the “broken” teena
UNC Charlotte's team that has conducted archaeological excavations on Mount Zion in Jerusalem announced the discovery of a rare gold coin bearing the image of the Roman Emperor Nero.
It’s an essential astronaut skill: the ability to focus simultaneously on the mundane task at hand — tightening a bolt on the side of a space station, for instance — and its place in the big pictur
A student editorial group recently published the first issue of a new NCSSM humanities journal, Fifth World.
UNC Asheville, like the city in its name, is known for doing things a little outside the box.
There’s no more unique form of American music than jazz, and the students at North Carolina Central University are learning to further its legacy.
UNCG’s ninth annual Collage awed and inspired on Saturday night as more than 300 music students and faculty performed in front of a sold-out UNCG Auditorium.
What if there was a machine that could bring your artistic vision to life in clay? Can technology bridge a gap that could allow non-artists to pursue artistic endeavors?
This summer, Paul Kocher made history as North Carolina’s first state legislative intern with Down syndrome.
Congratulations to the 2016 Governor's Awards for Excellence Winners! The Office of State Human Resources received 118 nominations this year.
Things are getting a little snug in the University Veterans Alliance Office.
Critical thinking offers a deeper look, similar to a kaleidoscope, for interpreting knowledge.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $4 million grant to UNC Charlotte researchers to develop a multidisciplinary research program called Virtual Information Fabric Infrastructure (VIFI) t
Len Holmes cringed as he recalled being engulfed in a thick blanket of humidity after he stepped off the airplane at the Fayetteville Regional Airport in the summer of 1990.
While tailgating this football season you may want to take a step back from the grill and generator — for your health.
Two professors as principal investigators at North Carolina A&T State University are among the pool of inaugural recipients of the first-ever National Science Foundation (NSF) Inclusion across
Bringing people together to chart a course toward the future is what Elizabeth City State University’s InnovatEC is all about.
Leaf-lookers, stay tuned.
Just as it was in the 2016 Olympic Games, athletes from the University of North Carolina system are set to make an impact on the 2016 Paralympics, also held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) School of Business and Economics received a grant for $54,231 from the Google Community Grants Fund.
The next time you think to yourself, as everyone does, that your workload is overwhelming, consider Lisa Hoang.
Students who learn differently have access to an array of academic supports through Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) Bronco STAR (Supporting Transition, Access and Retention). The program is
Western Carolina University’s Talent Search program, Project Discovery, recently had its grant with the U.S. Department of Education renewed at $368,160 per year for five years.
Shunafrica White wants to work with crash test dummies, testing automobiles. It’s the sort of job that works well with the Conyers, Georgia native's motto: “Always prepare for the worst.”
In August, hours before greeting students at Convocation, Student Government President Joshua Zhou '17 was honored at the White House with a President's Environmental Youth Award.
Charlotte Lane left her heart in West Africa. But she will return there to begin her life’s work after honing her knowledge and research skills at Carolina.
Madeline Marens ’12 knew at the age of 5 that she wanted to be a marine biologist – a dream she never outgrew.
The Center for Defense and Homeland Security (CDHS) today announced that it has signed on as a partner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
The U.S. National Park Service, now celebrating its centennial, has inspired and provided a home for many research projects conducted by UNC Asheville faculty and students.
Four students attending the University of North Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities were among 73 students recognized by the White House in its third class of HBCU All-Stars.
Some East Carolina University students are turning summer vacation into a vocation at internships across the United States and beyond.
For the past eight years, Anthony Charles, MD, has built the Malawian Surgical Initiative, training Malawian surgeons to care for their own and providing transformative educational experiences for
Thanks to the passage of the Connect NC Bond referendum, Elizabeth City State University will begin the process of renovating the G.R. Little Library, as well as historic Moore Hall.
The signs are everywhere. They aren’t immediately apparent at first, but once you see the first one, the others suddenly come into focus, scattered around the classroom.
Studies have shown that job applicants who have internship experiences on their resumes are 14 percent more likely to be hired than applicants who do not – a significant boost in employability.
It’s a pretty simple act: stepping up and onto a block, stepping down and then stepping up again. The block is only about one foot high. Dr.
A group of Korean and Vietnamese college students will soon take their newfound language skills back to their home countries after completing UNCW’s English as a Second Language summer program.
North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) in fiscal year 2017.
Winston-Salem State University is expecting 950 new first-year students this fall – the largest incoming class since 2008 and an increase over last year’s freshman class of 887.
Yolonda Black knew from an early age that she wanted to teach; she just didn’t know exactly what that meant.
Move-In Day is just around the corner, and you’re totally ahead of the game and already packed, right? Well, don’t zip up your suitcase quite yet!
Elizabeth City State University is committed to educating future leaders. And future Coast Guard leaders are coming out of the university and heading to Officer Candidate School.
For four years, Mike Corelli, Western Carolina University’s associate director for the Department of Campus Activities, wanted to expand the leadership experience of the minor in leadership program
The outdoor theatre Horn in the West and the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum are undergoing revitalizations beginning this year thanks in part to Carson Sailor, a public history graduate studen
When Stephanie Titzel ’13M applied for the Kenan Fellowship Program for Teacher Leadership, she saw it as an opportunity to grow as an educator and to learn new ways to make science fun for her stu
Editor’s Note: The University of North Carolina Academic and University Programs Division releases its annual report this week. Great Teachers and School Leaders Matter surveys the work of the Divi
You can save your jokes.
Ethan Sanford – who was 14 when he enrolled in UNC Pembroke as an Esther G. Maynor Honors College Scholar – has heard them all.
A shipping crew was at UNC Pembroke last week to pack up an automated pathology machine used to test brain tissue.
Twenty-nine students from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism are in Brazil to cover the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in partnership with the Olympic News Service and the Uni
Preparing more, higher quality teachers and school leaders for North Carolina’s public schools has long been one of the University of North Carolina’s highest priorities.
UNC Asheville, like the city in its name, is known for doing things a little outside the box.
The way East Carolina University’s medical students serve the communities of North Carolina is earning international recognition for the Brody School of Medicine.
Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, has taken third place in the Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania.
In any industry, the quality of service or whether one receives services at all hinges on one critical element: access.
The human body’s circulatory system isn’t much of a mystery — when there’s gravity.
Manjunatha Bhat is an associate professor of physiology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Winston-Salem State University.
The job of representing nearly 225,000 University of North Carolina students on the Board of Governors has been acquired by a student who only just completed her sophomore year at North Carolina St
Anthony Dellinger ’14 PhD had a delightfully fishy experience with UNCG.
Gabriel Lugo said he was never seeking to become the chair of the University of North Carolina Faculty Senate.
Late one night, Sergeant Marcus Graves was patrolling the Oakland Avenue parking lot with his canine Jax when he came noticed a student crawling on her hands and knees through the grass.
As a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Stanley Schneider wants to change the way students think about and live on this earth.
The Lost Colony is a mystery that has captivated North Carolinians for centuries.
Spending a few hours with Rebecca “Bex” Nelson might make you feel bad about your own relative lack of energy — except Nelson is too positive to make anyone feel bad. The rising high school senior
One of this summer’s most eye-catching additions to Talley Student Union is a student-designed system of bins, pipes, fish and lettuce that showcase one of the state’s fastest-growing agriculture p
Western Carolina University recently renewed an agreement with Cherokee tribes from North Carolina and Oklahoma in which the university pledges to continue its commitment to the academic study and
OCEARCH and a team of scientists, including researchers from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, are on a mission to save the lions of the ocean – sharks.
Ever since he was a kid, Martín Benavides has viewed sharks a little differently than most people.
Todd Williams’s 28-year military career took him to countries and combat zones around the world: Korea, Haiti, sub-Saharan Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Does the presence of technology change the way teachers teach and students learn? That’s what Ph.D.
A deeply tanned woman on the side of a dirt road called out to a pair of bikini-clad tourists pushing bikes.
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has won the 2016 national championship in the Hearst Journalism Awards competition – considered the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism.
Rider Evans, a 2016 graduate of
The “Map of the Stars” guides you to places where students - now leaders in the arts - have been.
A $5 million pledge from Chancellor Emeritus Alex Ewing will serve as the lead gift in a comprehensive fundraising campaign by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Chancello
Faculty and staff from across the UNC system put their heads together to learn about competency-based education models from around the country.
Most courses at Carolina take about four months to complete. But once a year, the University offers a way to finish a three-credit-hour class in three weeks.
Scientists have confirmed the Zika virus is spread through bites from mosquitos of the aedes (a-deez) species: the same mosquitoes that spread dengue fever.
Researchers have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks.
This post was authored by guest contributor Gene Hyde, Head of Special Collections at University of North Carolina Asheville
UNC Asheville Assistant Professor of Biology Graham Reynolds recently led a team from Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology in the discovery of a new species of boid snake during an expedition to
Faith Jackson, a senior nursing major and Chancellor’s Scholar with a 3.5 grade point average, from Alpharetta, G
More than 200 people from Appalachian State University and the Boone community volunteered at Playhouse Buildfest, a signature event of the North Carolina Science Festival.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has become the 36th and only North Carolina member of the Leadership Alliance, the premiere coalition of the nation’s top research and tea
More than 240 advancement professionals gathered at Winston-Salem State University for the 2016 UNC System Advancement Symposium.
Improving the quality of life for people far too young to come to campus is the focus of one of Carolina’s newest student organizations.
I never thought I would find Blackbeard in a garage at East Carolina University.
From fighting hunger to advocating for youth from rural areas, East Carolina University students are working to improve the lives of others through a new initiative called That Big Idea Challenge.
Finish what you started.
Lisa Adkins Runner serves as an associate professor of music education in the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University.
In January, Western Carolina University senior Anna Oates began wondering what she would do this summer before heading to graduate school.
Last week, nearly 60 UNCG students – led by art professor Sheryl Oring – ditched their smartphones for several dozen vintage manual typewriters and spent the afternoon in New York City transcribing
UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative distributes $2.55 million in planning grants to selected HBCUs and PBIs, with potential to assist 66,000 students
Simulation is often used in nursing programs to give students an idea of what actual patient interactions are like in a hospital.
Like so many great romances, Toni Pence's passion began with a 10-week fling in college.
Amid blinking lights, shattering glass and thumping helicopter blades, adrenaline was pumping at the Winterville Fire-Rescue-EMS station April 9 as students from the Brody School of Medicine at Eas
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today helped launch SPARK, a research initiative designed to become the largest genetic research study for autism ever undertaken in the United State
Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings borrowed a Mark Twain quote as he summed up his installation speech at the Givens Performing Arts Center on April 8.
For UNC Kenan-Flagler grad Sophia Woo, accounting has been an essential ingredient for entrepreneurial success.
What is the definition of success for students in the University of North Carolina system?
This academic year, ECU students are helping foster K-12 student interest in science and increase student confidence, while serving as positive role models.
Shanomie Blackwood (’13) is living it up in Orlando, Florida, as she works on Cirque du Soleil’s show "La Nouba", a French phrase meaning “to party.” The two-shows-a-day schedule has Blackwood work
It’s been 12 years since Dr. Lloyd Mitchell, an associate professor in ECSU’s Department of Physical Education & Health, began overseeing ECSU students in disaster planning and response.
Stepping into the studio of UNC Asheville art student Kristin Sorensen is an emotional experience. Huge drawings of grieving, mournful faces line the walls. And she wants you to feel it.
On March 31, 2016, Jose V. Sartarelli was officially installed as the sixth chancellor and ninth leader of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Though each school came about by different circumstances, two of the University of North Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Elizabeth City State University and North Carolina
Over the course of two jam-packed days, UNC System President Margaret Spellings got a chance to spend time with her neighbor up the hill.
For years, one of the largest obstacles facing the field of regenerative medicine – the science of growing new human parts from scratch – was the need to create a circulatory system to support new
A unique collaboration of academic experts and industry professionals in the field of renewable energy is gathering data and developing technologies that could play a key role in the future develop
UNC Asheville students will have a new space to create their work in fall 2016, with the opening of an innovative space at the River Arts Makers Place (RAMP).
Eight researchers representing five UNC system campuses will benefit from $50.1 million of research instrumentation awards announced last week by the Department of Defense.
North Carolina A&T State University and Elon University School of Law announce the new Accelerated Pathway to Law School (APLS) Program partnership.
Members of North Carolina A&T State University’s Office of Facilities, other university volunteers and the local Habitat for Huma
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