UNC search panel debates how to identify next leader | The News & Observer

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May 212015
 
UNC search panel debates how to identify next leader | The News & Observer

The University of North Carolina is arguably the best public higher education system in the nation, but finding a superb president to lead it will be like looking for a needle in a haystack, consultants told a UNC search committee Wednesday.

ECU’s Brody School of Medicine a Worthy Investment in Primary Care | Higher Education Works Foundation

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May 202015
 
ECU’s Brody School of Medicine a Worthy Investment in Primary Care | Higher Education Works Foundation

There is not much use debating the value of preventive health care. Science and data show us that it’s better for our physical, emotional and financial health to live a healthy lifestyle than to treat conditions once we are sick.

Wisconsin governor sued for withholding records on bid to change university’s mission | The Washington Post

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May 202015
 
Wisconsin governor sued for withholding records on bid to change university’s mission | The Washington Post

A nonprofit watchdog group filed a lawsuit in a Wisconsin circuit court against Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday, alleging that he is refusing to make public documents relating to an effort by his office to change the mission of the University of Wisconsin that is embedded in state law.

Mattress Protest at Columbia University Continues Into Graduation Event | The New York Times

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May 202015
 
Mattress Protest at Columbia University Continues Into Graduation Event | The New York Times

Aided by four friends, and to the cheers of some of her classmates, the student who protested Columbia University’s handling of her sexual assault complaint by carrying a mattress around campus all year hoisted it for the last time on Tuesday as she crossed the stage at a graduation ceremony.

He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going? | The Washington Post

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May 202015
 
He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going? | The Washington Post

He turned down Harvard, Yale and Princeton universities, and, for that matter, every other school in the Ivy League school. He said “no” to Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt too, as well as Washington University in St. Louis and New York University. So who he is and where is he going?

Wake Forest sophomore Will Craig is ACC Baseball Player of the Year | The News & Observer

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May 192015
 
Wake Forest sophomore Will Craig is ACC Baseball Player of the Year | The News & Observer

First-year coach Cliff Godwin, who has guided East Carolina to a 36-20 record and a second place finish in the American Athletic Conference, has been named the 2015 AAC Baseball Coach-of-the-Year, according to an announcement by the league office Monday.