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2014-07-24 12:25:36

University enhances, formalizes degree-completion program with greater financial and academic support for former student-athletes seeking to complete their degrees, at any time CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former student-athletes' scholarships for life. This program - Complete Carolina - provides financial support for degree completion,...

2014-06-17 20:23:58

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contract research organizations aren't what they used to be. But they are where they used to be: in North Carolina. North Carolina reigns, after more than three decades of growth and change in the industry, as the CRO epicenter of the world. It's just one of the state's successes featured at next week's BIO International Convention in San Diego. The story really got rolling in February 1982 from a trailer parked...

2014-05-19 08:31:14

Graduates Join Movement to Change the Picture of Education in America ARLINGTON, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation's largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed in life, today kicked off the world's largest interactive digital event designed to celebrate the Class of 2014 and inspire Americans to help CIS change the picture of education. The "World's Biggest Graduation Celebration" will connect...

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...

2014-04-18 16:22:01

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M. Lindsay Bierman, editor in chief of Southern Living magazine, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC President Tom Ross placed Bierman's name in nomination April 11 during the board's regular April meeting. Bierman, 48, will assume his new duties August 1, succeeding James Moeser, who has served as interim...

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...

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...

2013-10-28 23:02:41

Website users have an optimal experience with every device, screen size or operating system they use. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School has launched a responsive website to ensure that users have the best experience regardless of whether they are accessing the site with a smart phone, a tablet or a desktop computer. With responsive design, the UNC Kenan-Flagler website is easier for users of mobile devices to...

2013-10-10 23:05:01

MBA Healthcare Club brings together industry leaders to discuss issues of critical importance to the healthcare industry. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The personalization of healthcare is the focus of the third annual Healthcare Conference at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School on Nov. 15 The conference brings together students, alumni, academia and prominent industry leaders to discuss current issues of critical importance to the healthcare...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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