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May. 31, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Expo spotlights budding young entrepreneurs

On Saturday,  young entrepreneurs came together for the first Young Entrepreneur’s Expo, sponsored by the Patricia Taborn Modeling and Talent Agency, INC. (PMTA), a local non-profit.


RTP start-up developing anti-counterfeiting tools

ACC Baseball Tournament set for 4-year DBAP run


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May. 31, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Trinity seniors reflect on journey, look to future

Family and friends of the 38 members of the Class of 2014 of Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill gathered on campus on Friday with the school’s graduates, faculty, and staff to celebrate Trinity’s fifth commencement exercises.


312 receive diplomas at NCSSM commencement

Durham voters to elect four school board members Tuesday


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Jun. 24, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

NCCU professor hired as Mississippi College law school dean

Wendy Scott, a North Carolina Central University law school professor since 2006, will be the new dean at the Mississippi College School of Law on Aug. 11.

Scott served as NCCU's associate dean for academic affairs from 2009 to 2012. Before moving to Durham, she was a professor at Tulane University for 17 years. She's a graduate of Harvard University and New York University Law School.

She's the second woman to lead the Baptist-affiliated Mississippi College's law school.


Duke researchers identify new cancer treatment

New Duke exhibit, lecture highlight Civil War medicine


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Jun. 18, 2014 @ 03:02 PM

Retired teacher pledges gift to UNC for obesity fight

Esther Jones, a Durham native and retired teacher, has pledged $1.4 million to UNC Children's to establish a new professorship in the soon-to-be-established N.C. Children's Center for Obesity Research and Prevention at UNC.


McCrindle collection highlighted at UNC's Ackland

Duke, UNC researchers recognized for influence


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Apr. 22, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Angels Among Us 5k comes to Duke on Saturday

On Saturday, Duke University Medical Center hosts the 21st Annual Angels Among Us 5k run and family fun walk for research at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke.

Funds raised by the race support acquisition of new equipment, recruitment of top scientists and their research efforts.

At 7 a.m., race-day registration starts. The run begins at 8 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., survivors are recognized at the event. At 10:50 a.m., participants join the family walk in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

The event is at the medical center campus at the corner of Erwin Road and Flowers Drive.


UNC School of Medicine scores well with AAMC

High cholesterol fuels spread of breast cancer


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Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Grant Hill donates $1.25M to Duke

Basketball All-American gives funds for athletic facilities upgrades, Duke Annual Fund


Hud Mellencamp case continued

Duke's Mellencamp faces alcohol charge


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Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Playbook Podcast | Episode I

Kentrell Barkley rocks Vegas in this edition of "John McCann's Playbook."


Crouching Tiger can't get right

Hillside coaching search could be concluding


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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

'Carolina Way' needs direction

How much should UNC coach Roy Williams have known about what his players were — or were not — doing in the classrooms?


UNC LB declares for supplemental draft

Duke, UNC represented on Hornung list