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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  • Media organizations sue UNC-Chapel Hill for disciplinary action records in wake of fraud report

    RALEIGH, N.C. Ten media organizations, including The News & Observer, sued the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday to get names of faculty and staff disciplined in the wake of the athletic and academic scandal. The media organizations...
  • Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    By Duff Wilson, Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Ike hit this city on the Gulf of Mexico, William Merrell found himself trapped in a second-floor apartment as storm waters coursed eight feet deep through...
  • Accrediting commission says UNC not diligent in exposing academic scandal

    The commission that accredits UNC-Chapel Hill is raising new concerns about the university's academic integrity, saying that it had not been diligent in providing information about the scandal and that two employees had knowledge of problems that were not...
  • Gene therapy found effective in hemophilia B

    (Reuters Health) - Ten patients with severe hemophilia B have remained cured of the inherited bleeding disorder for as long as three years thanks to gene therapy, according to a new report on the technique in the New England Journal of Medicine. The...
  • FAU restrooms offer new place for news

    FAU restrooms offer new place for news
    A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go. The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
  • George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes

    George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes
    As a teenager, George Douglas worked at small airport in North Carolina, saving up the money he earned to pay for flying lessons. He made enough, but his mother wouldn't sign the needed waiver for the 17-year-old to obtain a pilot's license. So...
  • NCAA should punish the University of North Carolina for cheating scandal

    NCAA should punish the University of North Carolina for cheating scandal
    The University of North Carolina has acknowledged that a vast scheme of fake classes operated at the school for nearly two decades. More than 3,000 students — about half of them athletes — got credit for classes that required no attendance...
  • Toxins in the environment can make you older than your years

    Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whatdoctorsknow.com CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, according to research published recently in Cell Press...
  • North Carolina faces more scrutiny by accrediting agency

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Now that a fuller picture has emerged about UNC-Chapel Hill's paper class scheme, a regional accrediting agency is launching a second review of the university with the watchwords "Trust but verify." This week, a letter will be sent to...
  • Two challenge Wittman in 1st District

    U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, faces two challengers Tuesday for his seat in Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker are attempting to unseat Wittman, who is serving his third term...
  • Steinberg: Are athletes really students?

    For the past 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake, "paper classes," according to an independent report issued recently. Advisors funneled student athletes into programs to keep them eligible. The...