UNC President Margaret Spellings’ statement on September 14th ACC decision

UNC President Margaret Spellings has offered the following comment on the ACC decision to relocate all neutral site championships for the 2016-17 academic year. We appreciate that the ACC shares our commitment to creating an inclusive atmosphere for all, but we regret that today’s decision will penalize affected host communities and fans throughout the state. …

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UNC System President Issues Statement on Decision to Relocate NCAA Championships From North Carolina for 2016-17

UNC President Margaret Spellings has offered the following statement on the NCAA Board of Governors’ decision to relocate previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year: “We are surprised and disappointed by the NCAA’s decision and regret the impact it will have on North Carolina’s student-athletes, coaches, athletic staffs, fans, and …

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UNC Pembroke, NC State Team Up to Offer Dual Engineering Degree Program

North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke have established a dual undergraduate degree program that will allow students to graduate with bachelor’s degrees from both institutions. NC State Chancellor Dr. Randy Woodson and UNC Pembroke Chancellor Dr. Robin Gary Cummings made the partnership official during a signing ceremony on NC …

Science/Tech Content Partnership Spreads UNC-TV’s Science Programming Across the US

Joining a nationwide partnership of PBS stations allows UNC-TV’s science news stories to be broadcast to markets across the nation and, in turn, to broadcast hundreds of other science news stories of interest to North Carolina viewers. In February, UNC-TV joined a growing content-sharing partnership of 26 PBS stations nationally under the umbrella of WNET …

Steering Students to Success

Jeff Joines pulls a toy car out of a cardboard box on his desk and sets it on a table in his office. On a piece of paper he traces a floor plan for a single-car garage and pushes it across the table at me. “See how many times you can roll the car into …

BIG DATA: Collecting. Storing. Analyzing.

North Carolina is poised to become a national leader in big data collection – capitalizing on the ability to store, share and analyze large volumes of data. Data scientists from the UNC Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University have combined efforts to create new ways of storing and analyzing data at their respective institutions through a cloud-based infrastructure.

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