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Study by UNC professor proposes solution for lack of HIV testing for Black women

There exists an especially difficult problem in the medical world: although Black American women face a disproportionately high risk of HIV infection, they also have a fewer number of cases of the disease. Researchers are therefore unable to carry out comprehensive studies of prevention drugs tailored specifically to Black women, which would require prohibitively high sample sizes. 


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Q & A with UNC professor Claude Clegg on African-American activism today

Claude Clegg is a UNC professor focusing on how African communities outside of Africa. The Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor is currently working on a book exploring how African Americans have experienced the Obama presidency. Staff writer Taylor Buck asked him about his work and how African American activism has changed since the days of Martin Luther King Jr.


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Caroline Young, who is on UNC's women's rowing team, teaches a young girl how to row during National Girls and Women in Sports Day hosted at UNC.

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Caroline Young, who is on UNC's women's rowing team, teaches a young girl how to row during National Girls and Women in Sports Day hosted at UNC.


UNC track and field athlete Emily Godwin high fives a participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.

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UNC track and field athlete Emily Godwin high fives a participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.


Jamie Ortega (right) and Kate Kotowski of UNC Women's Lacrosse talk to a young participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.

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Jamie Ortega (right) and Kate Kotowski of UNC Women's Lacrosse talk to a young participant during National Girls and Women in Sports Day, hosted at UNC.


DTH at a Glance: Dogs, sports and girl power

Happy Friday, UNC! Congratulations on making it to the end of another week. Unfortunately, you only have two days to recover before the next one. Here's everything you need to know before we head into the weekend: