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2014-06-30 23:03:45

VIF Splash Language Immersion programs will be implemented in 47 schools during the 2014-15 school year. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday that 47 schools across North Carolina will offer its Splash Language Immersion programs during the 2014-15 school year, marking an increase of 14 schools providing VIF dual language offerings in the state. Schools initiating language...

2014-06-24 08:39:05

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Town officials ratified an agreement with AT&T* to bring ultra-fast Internet access to residents and businesses in Chapel Hill. AT&T will provide U-verse® with GigaPower(SM) over a fiber network with speeds capable of up to 1 gigabit per second. The agreement stemmed from a North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) initiative. The NCNGN is comprised of six cities, four leading universities, and local business leaders working to...

2014-06-18 23:07:45

Global Gateway resources offered to benefit international education collaborations. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced last week that it will provide access to professional development and curriculum resources in support of international education collaborations established through the North Carolina-Moldova Partnership, an initiative of the state of North Carolina. North...

2014-05-28 23:01:07

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school recognized with award and educational resources. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that Speas Global Elementary School in Winston-Salem, N.C. has been named the 2014 VIF Global School Award winner. In addition to being honored as a top international school in the region, Speas was awarded funds for global education materials to...

2014-05-12 08:27:10

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of sports has been a long time bastion for standards of American integrity, ethics and fair play. So much so that sport scandals, more than any other, have the jarring propensity to rock society to its core. Athletes, coaches, managers and agents are held to a higher bar and when that code is violated, it seems like the collective momentarily halts and takes note. From the Penn State college football nightmare to the recent...

2014-04-30 23:13:50

The 15th annual Global Educator Award winners include teachers from 5 countries. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 VIF International Education recently announced the winners of the 2014 Global Educator Awards. The winning educators come from five different schools across five North Carolina counties. In addition to being honored as top international educators in the state, all winners will receive travel vouchers and the winning Global Team will receive funds for global education...

2014-04-15 08:20:47

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) and SAS participated on a panel at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business at their 2nd Kelley Forum on Business Analytics in Bloomington, Indiana on April 4, 2014. The Forum panel, "Should We Trust Our Instincts - or the Data? The Role of Analytics in Decision Making" was moderated by IDB's Program Director Van Noah. The panel also included, IDB Executive Fellow Lt. Gen. Loren M....

2014-04-10 00:22:28

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finish line to offer more North Carolinians a fiber broadband network capable of speeds up to 1 gigabit per second is within sight. AT&T* is in advanced discussions with the North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) to deliver AT&T U-verse with GigaPower(SM) to parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions. NCNGN is a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of next generation networks to North Carolina....

Organic Solar Cells More Productive With Molecules Face-to-Face
2014-04-08 13:25:29

Tracey Peake, North Carolina State University New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on, rather than edge-on, relative to the acceptor. This finding may aid in the design and manufacture of more efficient and economically viable organic solar cell technology. Organic solar cell efficiency depends upon the ease...

2014-03-28 16:21:52

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, athletics took center stage. Six student-athletes stepped forward to share their day-in-the-life experiences, and Chancellor Carol L. Folt outlined six areas in which the University plans to better serve student-athletes moving forward. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140328/CG93409 "Shaping what it means to be a truly great research...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.