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Published: November 17, 2017 in Carolinas News Notes Updated: November 17, 2017 at 12:54 am ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor the 2017 Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students. The new ranking highlights colleges and universities that create an inclusive educational environment and serves as a launching point for LGBTQ students to find a school that fits their needs, the partners shared.
Are you envious of your friends who seem to eat whatever they want without gaining a pound, while a single slice of pizza causes you to gain several? Genetics may be related to the difference , according to a new report. Researchers from Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently conducted an experiment, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, to target mutations in a gene called ankyrin-B, which is associated with weight gain among heavier people.
Award-winning soprano Julia Rolwing will perform with pianist/organist Daniel Steinert at Cherry Hill on Nov. 19. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature songs by Liszt, Poulenc and Gershwin as well as compositions by J.S. Bach and Robert Schumman. Rolwing has been praised for her lyricism and dramatic presentations.
Steep Canyon Rangers aren't afraid to experiment with the tried-and-true forms of bluegrass, but on their latest song "Going Midwest," due to be included on their upcoming LP Out in the Open , the Grammy-winning group keeps things as spare as possible. Written by banjo player Graham Sharp, "Going Midwest" was inspired by the closing scenes of The Great Gatsby when narrator Nick Carraway's plans to head home from New York City.
A Cessna takes off to the east, heading out over the town of Chapel Hill, from Horace Williams Airport in this file photo. UNC-Chapel Hill trustees said Thursday they want to close the airport regardless of whether the university develops a satellite campus called Carolina North on the property.
In the face of headwinds from the White House, Cuba's embassy in the U.S. is trying to build support from the ground up for an improvement in ties between its country and the U.S. The embassy's first secretary, Miguel Fraga, is on a three-day visit to the Triangle meeting with senior administrators at both N.C. Central University and UNC-Chapel Hill. He's also making a number of public appearances; the first came Wednesday at Duke University.
While the exact source on a given day is debated, it's related to the South Durham Water Reclamation Facility off Farrington Road. It doesn't smell every day, but when it does, you know it, say residents who are occasionally in the direction the wind blows the smell of sewage by their homes.
Miguel Fraga, First Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba, gave a presentation on current US-Cuban relations at Duke University on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Meetings senior administrators at both N.C. Central University and UNC-Chapel Hill are planned in the following two days. Miguel Fraga, First Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba, gave a presentation on current US-Cuban relations at Duke University on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Meetings senior administrators at both N.C. Central University and UNC-Chapel Hill are planned in the following two days.
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