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2014-07-08 23:06:28

Timothy N. Taft, MD will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at its’ Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Timothy N. Taft, MD will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at...

2014-05-20 16:21:36

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are excerpts from Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good's speech at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School MBA graduation May 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "I'm a firm believer that courage is a learnable skill, and everyone has the capacity for it. "It's a muscle that we develop over many years and through many difficult situations. "And, as we hone our courage...

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...

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...

2014-02-21 12:20:11

Teams of innovative STEM entrepreneurs from around the world compete for $45,000 in prizes HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials with the Conrad Foundation today announced the names of 20 high school and middle school teams from the U.S., China, India, Israel and Sri Lanka to compete in the final round of the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Selected from 133 innovative semifinalist teams from around the world, these young entrepreneurs will attend the 2014...

2013-11-13 23:33:53

John Blanchard, the former UNC Chapel Hill Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development, has been named managing partner of Game Theory Group leading their College Athletic Department division. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 John Blanchard has joined the Game Theory Group to lead their college athletic department division. "Throughout John's career he has set the benchmark for innovation and leadership in student-athlete development. More than...

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...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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