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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...

Neuroscientists Discover New ‘Mini-neural Computer’ In The Brain
2013-10-31 07:35:43

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain. But now researchers at UNC have shown that dendrites actively process information, multiplying the brain’s computing power. The finding could help researchers better understand neurological disorders. Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain. But now...

2013-07-19 14:38:41

Global structural properties have changed across bacterial families without putting limits on new antibiotic resistance Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have been emerging at an alarming rate. In some of the scariest of these pathogens, the mechanism responsible for the bacteria's ability to defeat antibiotics is a complex protein molecule embedded in the bacterial cell wall -- the enzyme β-lactamase. The rapid evolution of β-lactamase is the key factor responsible...

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...

2013-06-10 23:15:35

The new courses are open to students with a Bachelor's degree in any area of music. Admission to the University's graduate program is not required. Greensboro, N.C. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Today UNCG announced the launch of four new online graduate courses in music taught by nationally known leaders in the field — including former deans, researchers, musical directors and authors. The subjects range from music administration and choral practice to the relationship between music,...


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