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2013-11-04 23:02:17

Awards recognize leaders who personify School's core values. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School honored eight award winners at its 15th annual Alumni Association Awards ceremony Nov. 1, 2013. The awards recognize members of the UNC Kenan-Flagler community who personify the core values of excellence, leadership, integrity, community, and teamwork – qualities for which the School is known. “The success of our...

2013-10-25 23:04:20

Businesses and residents can receive Internet speeds of up to 15 Mbps. Shelbyville, TN (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Athena Broadband, one of Middle Tennessee's’ most dynamic fixed wireless network operators, today announced the availability of High Speed Internet Service to the community of Chapel Hill, TN. Engineering and design phases are finalized and system testing has been successfully completed. Athena Broadband's service now enables residents and businesses of Chapel Hill...

2013-07-12 23:30:43

Strong student-faculty connections, high retention and career success are hallmarks of MBA@UNC. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School will graduate its first class of the innovative online MBA program, MBA@UNC, July 13, 2013, in Chapel Hill. UNC Kenan-Flagler created MBA@UNC to provide the flexibility and access working professionals need to earn their MBA from wherever they are in the world. Among the first graduating...

2013-07-11 12:06:05

A recent U.S. Geological Survey report confirmed that the nation's amphibians, including frogs, toads and salamanders, are disappearing "at an alarming and rapid rate." A biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that North Carolina's Southern Cricket Frog populations mirror this disturbing national trend. "It's a steady flow of bad news for amphibians," said Jonathan Perry Micancin [mih-CAN-sin], a visiting lecturer and recent Ph.D. graduate in UNC's Biology...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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