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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Traffic experts on red light camera study

    Traffic experts on red light camera study
    Here are comments from nationally recognized traffic experts who provided guidance to Tribune reporters during the process of gathering data for the study.   Raghavan Srinivasan, Ph.D., senior transportation research engineer, University of North...
  • Study: Gainesville ranks best college town in Florida

    Study: Gainesville ranks best college town in Florida
    The football season for the University of Florida might not have gone to plan this year, but the capital of Gator Nation has been rated the top college town in the Sunshine State. Personal finance website WalletHub.com conducted a study to find the best...
  • North Carolina to push biomedical frontiers

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's two largest universities are planning to meld some of their main strengths medicine from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and engineering from North Carolina State University to create a joint undergraduate...
  • Philadelphia a vivid example of what happens to underfunded schools

    As I watch what is happening in Philadelphia's public education system, I can only conclude that until some glaring funding injustices are fixed, in Philadelphia and in many school systems around the country, we will never live up to our nation's...
  • McAuliffe: Let's look at out-of-state University levels

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe sympathized with a radio caller this morning who hoped to see Virginia implement a cap on out-of-state students at the University of Virginia and other state schools. McAuliffe didn't voice support for such a cap per se, but...
  • Judge preserves media's lawsuit seeking discipline records tied to UNC scandal

    RALEIGH, N.C. A Wake County judge on Friday denied a request by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to dismiss a lawsuit filed by media groups seeking disciplinary action records related to the athletic and academic scandals. Donald Stephens,...
  • Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood

    Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood
    In 2004, a team of scientists in my research lab, then at the University of North Carolina, used DNA sequencing to show that at least 60% of fish sold as red snapper in markets across the U.S. were mislabeled and were other species. The seafood industry...
  • Campus program for sexual-assault victims praised at Senate hearing

    WASHINGTON As Congress and higher education institutions look at how to reduce sexual violence on campuses, a program pioneered in Oregon is being held up as a model for helping victims and increasing the likelihood that they'll report such attacks....
  • Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home

    Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home
    An executive jet crashed into a Maryland house on Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a mother and two children inside the house, a fire official said. The pilot of the jet who died in the crash had previously crashed a plane...
  • Life is a highway with a hairpin happiness curve

    We all want to be happy, don't we? Well, if you're dissatisfied, frustrated or downright miserable, cheer up. There's apparently a cure for you. Even better, it will materialize automatically. Just sit and wait; the very anticipation of its arrival...