Carolina in the
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of links and notes about Carolina people and programs cited recently
in the media:
to debate if Jesus existed
Ottawa Citizen (Canada)
Internationally recognized biblical scholars are set to launch The Jesus
Project, a new endeavour to examine the historical existence of Christ.
...James D. Tabor, chairman of the Department of Religious Studies at
the University of North Carolina, and author of The Jesus Dynasty: A
New Historical Investigation of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth
'Aerotropolis' Isn't Far-Fetched in Memphis, Expert Says
The Daily News (Memphis)
Memphis is an innovative city. In looking at airport development around
the world, anyone can see the footprint Memphis has left. ...Dr. John
Kasarda of the University of North Carolina, who coined the term, has
called Memphis the lone aerotropolis in the United States.
State and Local
Chapel Hill tops Kiplinger's 'best value' list
The Charlotte Business Journal
UNC Chapel Hill is the top-ranked "best value" public college
for the sixth year in a row, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
The school ranked first in the nation in terms of best value to in-state
UNC News Release: http://www.unc.edu/news/archives/jan07/kiplinger010807.htm
ranking of best educational values includes UNC schools
The Asheville Citizen-Times
The latest list from Kiplingers Personal Finance of the nations
100 best educational values for public colleges ranks UNC Asheville
36th in the nation as a best value for in-state students and 47th in
the nation as a best value for out-of-state students. ...UNC Chapel
Hill topped both categories on the list, which also includes N. C. State
University, UNC Wilmington and UNC Greensboro.
you plan lunch night before, you'll likely eat better (Commentary)
The Charlotte Observer
Do keyboard crumbs and desk dribbles mark your workspace? Join the club.
...Suzanne Havala Hobbs is a registered dietitian and a clinical assistant
professor in the Department of Health Policy at UNC
Hill police look for men in attacks on women
The Chapel Hill Herald
Police were looking for a man who strangled a woman walking on the trail
near the Forest Theatre on the UNC campus Tuesday afternoon.
Related link: http://www.news14charlotte.com/content/top_stories/default.asp?ArID=132793
UNC News Release: http://www.unc.edu/news/archives/jan07/assault010907.htm
assaulted on UNC campus
The Chapel Hill News
University Police are warning the community to take extra safety precautions
following a reported assault near UNC's Chapel Hill's Forest Theater
around 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9.
Related link: http://www.newsobserver.com/102/story/530721.html
finds communication vital at law school
WCHL-AM (Chapel Hill)
A survey showing increased contact between teachers and students during
law school improves job outlook and ethics is receiving agreement from
former UNC law dean Lissa Broome.
mezzo at Memorial Hall
The News & Observer (Raleigh)
Grammy-winning opera singer Susan Graham takes the stage tonight at
Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill. Graham, a mezzo-soprano who has performed
in opera houses from St. Louis to Vienna, will perform an all-French
program tonight. Pianist Malcolm Martineau will accompany.
UNC News Release: http://www.unc.edu/news/archives/dec06/graham121406.htm
center asserts own role after Edwards' exit
Yes! Weekly (Greensboro)
Four months after North Carolina Senator John Edwards lost a bruising
presidential election as Democratic nominee John Kerry's running mate
in 2004, UNC-Chapel Hill announced that the defeated candidate would
lead the new Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at the university's
memorial set for journalist Cole Campbell
The Chapel Hill News
A memorial service for Cole C. Campbell, who was dean of the journalism
school at The University of Nevada-Reno, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday
at The Alumni Center on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill, where Campbell
was a Morehead Scholar and editor of The Daily Tar Heel in the mid-1970s.
defiant on year-rounds
The News & Observer (Raleigh)
An angry Wake school board bucked county commissioners Tuesday and proceeded
with a plan to convert 22 schools to a year-round calendar this summer.
...David Lawrence, a professor in the school of government at UNC-Chapel
Hill, said state law also gives county commissioners some control over
spending county money for school projects.
Issues and Trends
Hill biotech lands distributor for military bandages
The Triangle Business Journal
Biotech company Entegrion said Tuesday it has signed a distributor for
its AlphaBandage products, which are used to treat battlefield wounds.
...Entegrion, which is based in Chapel Hill, counts a University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor as its scientific founder.
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