HIGHER EDUCATION


2/8/2017 8:23pm

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Ida Friday dies at 97

Ida Friday, an advocate for women’s rights, social justice, and public health and the wife of former UNC-system President Bill Friday, died on Monday.


2/6/2017 9:34pm

From left: Colin, Christopher, and Marty Long protest the nomination of Betsy DeVos for United States' Secretary of Education on January 1. 

GoFundMe page criticizes Burr and DeVos

A GoFundMe campaign criticizing Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., for his support of Betsy DeVos — President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education — has received over $6,300 in donations in five days, with the Senate voting on her confirmation Tuesday.


1/23/2017 1:05am

Researchers at UNC, NC State develop artificial stem cell

A newly developed artificial cardiac stem cell might provide new opportunities for pharmaceutical engineering — thanks to a collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University in China.