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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...

2014-03-27 23:24:04

Recent test and study results from N.C. Department of Public Instruction and UNC’s Education Policy Initiative highlight importance of teacher training and selection. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, is proud to report that recent findings demonstrate the continuing effectiveness of its Cultural Exchange Teachers in North Carolina classrooms. Earlier this year, VIF shared inspiring...

2014-03-27 08:35:19

Robust antitumor activity of G1's novel CDK4/6 inhibitors to be highlighted in poster on April 7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G1 Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery and development of novel small molecules for use in cancer therapy and biodefense applications, today announced that it will reveal new data on its novel, potent and selective cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) inhibitors during a poster...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-02-28 23:20:53

K-12 teachers and students demonstrate global competency with VIF’s indicators. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Friday the release of its global competence indicators, a guide to integrating global awareness into classroom practices and assessing student progress in global learning. These indicators, developed by curriculum experts at VIF, are the foundation of the...

2014-02-28 14:07:10

Low-molecular-weight heparin is commonly used in surgeries to prevent dangerous blood clots. But when patients experience the other extreme – uncontrolled bleeding – in response to low-molecular-weight heparin, there is no antidote. Now researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a synthetic form of low-molecular-weight heparin that can be reversed if things go wrong and would be safer for patients with poor kidney...


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