In The Herald-Sun

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 06:34 PM

UNC search panel wants president who understands N.C.

The Board of Governors committee responsible for finding a successor to system President Tom Ross got down to work Monday, by first considering what they’ll look for in a headhunter.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 05:11 PM

School board to consider resolution on energy usage

The school board is set to adopt a resolution pledging to do everything within its power to reduce the district’s dependency on high-carbon fossil fuels.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

Women’s history collection documents 500 years

The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University has acquired one of the largest and most significant private collections on women’s history, documenting the work and intellectual contributions of women from the Renaissance to the modern era.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Looking toward a life of service

DURHAM – “Gooooood Mornnnnning, Jordan High School.”

That’s Mary Katherine Falgout’s signature lead-in as she shares the morning announcements with schoolmates each day.
If it sounds familiar, then it should.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Land conservancy plans Earth Week events

While Earth Day officially happens Wednesday, Triangle Land Conservancy has planned a week of activities in honor of the day and to celebrate conserving more than 17,000 acres in the Triangle.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Two recipes from blogger Woodward

The Internet age sure has changed the way we go about finding recipes and connecting to cookbook authors.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Catie Curtis

Strings Attached Productions will present singer-songwriter Catie Curtis performing Friday at 7 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 403 E. Main St. at Queen Street, in downtown Durham. Tickets are $15 in advance and may be purchased at or by calling 919-201-1183. If available, tickets at the door are $20 for adults and $10 for youth.  For more information, visit or contact 919-682-5708.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 05:30 PM

FSA to request $90K for two initial programs

Orange County Health Department staff Monday presented preliminary survey data and the needs that two communities had decided were their highest priorities.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

Two from Durham Tech graduate from LTCE

DURHAM -- The 2015 graduating class of the Leadership Triangle College Edition  celebrated graduation exercises April 10 at the NC Biotechnology Center. Durham Technical Community College students Megan Cadwallader and Candace Green completed the program along with 20 other college students from the area.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Class Notes

Southern students present project

Jesus Figueroa Ayala, Lareine Gohi, Jeremy Griffis, Aaron Hirsch, Jeremmy Mendoza and Andrea Torres, from Southern School of Energy and Sustainability, presented their spring semester cross curricular projects in Alexandria, Virginia, April 11-13.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'Belize: Mayans in Transition'

“Belize: Mayans in Transition,” a photo exhibit of works by Arnold Zann, Margo Taussig Pinkerton, and Joanie Alexander, is now on view at Through This Lens gallery, 303 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham, through May 9. For information, visit or call 919-687-0250.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 08:36 PM

Tides top Durham Bulls 3-2.

Though the Durham Bulls jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against Norfolk Sunday afternoon, the Tides came back to defeat the Bulls 3-2.


Apr. 19, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

Food Fwd spreads composting message on Earth Day

Noah Marsh, co-owner of Food Fwd, started with a simple question: “Who knows what composting is?”

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 06:36 PM

Earth Day celebrators enthusiastic despite rain

As the rain came down outside, the Earth Day Festival marched on.

Even the annual parade wasn’t sacrificed – kids lined up, playing homemade drums and shakers made from reusable materials along to the tunes of the Bulltown Strutters.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

Speaker lineups set for NCCU, Duke, UNC commencements

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the commencement address at N.C. Central University’s spring graduation, in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on May 9. .... The graduation speaker at UNC will be 1993 alumnus Jason Kilar, co-founder and CEO of Vessel, a subscription video service. ,,, Physician and international health-rights advocate Dr. Paul Farmer, a 1982 Duke graduate, will deliver the commencement speech.