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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...

2014-02-18 23:23:54

K-12 teachers are invited to participate in the Global Educator Awards program for a chance to win travel vouchers, digital badges and recognition in the international education community. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that it is now accepting applications for the 2014 Global Educator Awards. This awards program recognizes teachers who...

2014-02-02 23:01:36

A residential facility for homeless women and children will be getting an extreme makeover by Legacy Center's NC147 leadership team. In only two days, the facility will get an upgraded kitchen, children's playroom and pamper day for the residents. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 HomeStart Residential Facility for Homeless Women and Children in Chapel Hill, NC is receiving a complete transformation of their kitchen and playroom. Legacy Center's NC 147...

2014-01-23 16:27:03

One of the Nation's largest homebuilding companies unveils its first luxury single-family model home in Chapel Hill this weekend CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, announces the grand opening of its new Regents Park ll single-family model home at Westfall in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Built by NVR's NVHomes division, Westfall offers an outstanding collection of beautiful...

2014-01-07 08:32:24

Industry veteran and oncologist strengthens management team as G1 advances lead product candidate toward IND status CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G1 Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has named Seth Rudnick, M.D. as executive chairman of its board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Rudnick has been serving as the chair of G1's Scientific Advisory Board for the past year and will continue in this role with the company. Dr. Rudnick brings to G1...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.