UNCW on Track to Open Wilmington’s First Year-Round K-8 Public School in July

UNCW, working alongside New Hanover County Schools, has finalized an agreement to open Wilmington’s first K-8 year-round public school at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy this summer. Approved by the New Hanover County Board of Education on March 6, the agreement paves the way for UNCW to enroll students and hire teachers for the 2018-19 school year. “We …

Broadwell Brothers Donate $500,000 to Fayetteville State University College of Business and Economics to be Named for Their Parents

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. Broadwell Sr. and Charlotte L. Broadwell. Dohn Sr. was a residential developer in Cumberland County for more than 60 years. He died in 2017. Charlotte Broadwell was …

Protecting Firefighters

Every day, firefighters risk their lives as they run into burning buildings and face the deadly power of wildfires — and also as they deal with the long-term effects of smoke, soot and toxic chemical exposure. Cancer now ranks as their leading cause of death, according to the International Association of Firefighters. NC State experts …

Blue Cross NC Announces $1 Million Investment in NCCU

Investment will be used to address access to care and nursing shortages, educational resources and technology Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will invest $1 million in North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) nursing program. The investment is part of Blue Cross NC’s commitment to contribute $50 million toward community health …

Blue Cross Blue Shield invests $1.2 million to support Carolina’s Physician Assistant program

Blue Cross NC announced continued investment in the two-year Physician Assistant Studies program, led by Paul Chelminski and housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. The UNC School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Studies program will benefit from a $1.2 million investment from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina as part of a statewide initiative …

Groundbreaking for new bond-funded Apodaca Science Building set for March 2

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was broken last summer during preliminary site preparation for a facility to replace Western Carolina University’s outdated Natural Sciences Building, a ceremonial groundbreaking officially marking the beginning of construction on the Tom Apodaca Science Building is set for Friday, March 2. The event will begin at 2 p.m. in the courtyard of …

Speaking math

Imagine spending an entire lifetime reading one sentence — that’s the kind of problem Joaquín Drut faces every day. The UNC physicist works with numbers too large to compute in an effort to better understand the way our universe works. Sometimes a single word acts as a powerful tool for communicating a whole world of …

UNC Board of Governors grants approval for WCU’s new doctorate in psychology

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 psychological services available to residents of Western North Carolina. The board’s approval came during its meeting Friday, Jan. 26, in Chapel Hill. The psychology doctorate …

Four reasons why location makes UNCSA one of the best acting schools

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 at first glance—but the historic city is highly regarded for celebrating the arts. The UNCSA School of Drama was recently ranked by The Hollywood Reporter as the No. …

Appalachian names newest facility Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences

Appalachian State University has received a $5 million grant from The Leon Levine Foundation of Charlotte. In recognition of their generosity, Appalachian’s Board of Trustees in December approved naming the university’s newest facility — currently under construction — the Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. The building will house Appalachian’s Beaver College of Health Sciences …

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