The headline finding from a new national poll — that 20 percent of young women say they were sexually assaulted in college — spurred fresh debate about the question, which is a central discussion point on the nation’s campuses.
Vidant Medical Center President Brian Floyd offered an update this week on the evolving role of Vidant in a rapidly changing political and health care environment. His comments during the Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Power Luncheon underscored the hospital’s value to eastern North Carolina and the critical importance of seeing its unique mission continue.
Children with hearing loss were able to enjoy some beach-themed fun Saturday at Vidant Wellness Center. Kids rotated through language-based activities hosted by ECU graduate student clinicians. The activities included tie-dying t-shirts, decorating cookies, playing cornhole and other tasks to activate the senses.
Former UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor William Brantley Aycock, remembered for his public opposition to a state ban on Communist speakers on campus and for hiring Dean Smith as basketball coach in the wake of a point-shaving scandal, died Saturday at the Carolina Meadows retirement community in Chapel Hill. He was 99.
The Korean math prodigy at one of the nation’s top high schools had Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on the phone, personally encouraging the teenager to attend Harvard University. She received letters from Harvard professors, encouraging her to bring her brilliant abilities to Cambridge next fall instead of accepting her admission to Stanford University on the opposite coast.