Quantcast

Latest University of North Carolina Stories

2009-06-02 11:26:00

Carolina Performing Arts, Chapel Hill community on the map as arts hub of the Southeast CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Performing Arts, founded in 2005 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, welcomes the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet to Memorial Hall June 10-14.

2009-05-26 14:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at eight Wake County Public Schools now have the ability to request their official high school transcript be sent electronically to any of the 110 North Carolina public, private, and community colleges and universities through the College Foundation of North Carolina's college access web portal, CFNC.org.

2009-05-15 13:13:00

Institute will be headquartered at HBOI and co-managed with UNCW to address NOAA's research and development priorities.

2009-05-11 07:20:07

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina have discovered in mice how a single disrupted gene can cause a form of severe mental retardation known as Angelman syndrome.

2009-05-05 09:21:12

A new UNC study published online in the journal Genome Research describes a new, more effective and less costly method for testing drugs for potential toxicity and one that could also result in more people benefiting from existing drugs.

2009-04-30 12:16:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In early April, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team earned its fifth national championship, proving again the success of the leadership principles known collectively as "The Carolina Way." Less than two months later, business leaders from across the United States will be in Chapel Hill to learn how to build their own championship teams.

2009-04-14 13:40:47

An international team of scientists from the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego, the University of North Carolina and several institutions in China have explained how a gene alteration can lead to the development of a type of brain cancer, and they have identified a compound that could staunch the cancer's growth.

129ddbcda7b284aa86d241e98d85d5e91
2009-04-10 06:55:00

Persistent scientists using high-speed film have revealed one of the secrets of flight in birds and bees.

2009-03-16 14:53:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) is an executive development program for commanders and senior civilian leaders of the United States Military Depots and Arsenals. Established in 2003 by the U.S.

f1a2aa2fd158e762ed5fbe9b2949ac8b1
2009-03-13 12:10:00

A new report shows that community health workers who act as asthma coaches are able to reduce the need for re-hospitalization for asthma episodes among children in low-income families


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.