Student who was denied, admitted, denied at Johns Hopkins clears the bar at U-Va. | The Washington Post

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Jun 262015
 
Student who was denied, admitted, denied at Johns Hopkins clears the bar at U-Va. | The Washington Post

The student from Virginia’s Culpeper County was denied early admission last fall to Johns Hopkins University, his first choice. Then he received a welcome-to-Hopkins e-mail that urged him to “Embrace the YES!” Then, like 293 others, he received a follow-up e-mail from the elite university in Baltimore telling him to please disregard that mistaken missive of good news.

U-Mich. president: It’s time we talk openly about sexual misconduct | The Washington Post

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Jun 262015
 
U-Mich. president: It’s time we talk openly about sexual misconduct | The Washington Post

I am a university president, a physician-scientist, an educator and a father. The issue of sexual misconduct at the University of Michigan, and at all of our nation’s campuses, keeps me awake at night.

Brunswick Town excavations uncover more waterfront features, tar kilns |State Port Pilot

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Jun 252015
 
Brunswick Town excavations uncover more waterfront features, tar kilns |State Port Pilot

Recently completed archaeological investigations at Brunswick Town-Fort Anderson State Historic Site, conducted by students from East Carolina University, have revealed new details about important structures on the grounds spanning multiple time periods.

In Memoriam: Fenner Samuel Corbett | The Daily Reflector

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Jun 252015
 
In Memoriam: Fenner Samuel Corbett | The Daily Reflector

Fenner Samuel Corbett, 91, died Thursday, June 18, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer. Born January 4, 1924, Fenner was the adopted son of Eva Vincent and Fenner Stickney Corbett. Fenner gave his body to the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University for anatomical study.

New dentist has year of life ‘firsts’ | Carteret County News-Times

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Jun 252015
 
New dentist has year of life ‘firsts’ | Carteret County News-Times

Shannon Holcomb is experiencing a lot of “firsts” in her life this year. She is a recent graduate of the inaugural class of the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, and starting in July, she will be the first female dentist at Coastal Dentistry, 405 N. 35th St., since the practice opened in 1980.