Were one in five college women sexually assaulted? The debate over numbers continues | The Washington Post

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Jun 232015
 
Were one in five college women sexually assaulted? The debate over numbers continues | The Washington Post

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.

Editorial: Budget threat to region | The Daily Reflector

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Jun 222015
 
Editorial: Budget threat to region | The Daily Reflector

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.

Workweek: Medical school names first female surgery chair in Southeast | The Daily Reflector

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Jun 222015
 
Workweek: Medical school names first female surgery chair in Southeast | The Daily Reflector

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University has named a new chairwoman for its Department of Surgery, making Brody the first medical school in the Southeast to have a female in that position.

Hearing-impaired children activate senses through various activities | WNCT

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Jun 222015
 
Hearing-impaired children activate senses through various activities | WNCT

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 Aycock dies | The News & Observer

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Jun 222015
 
Former UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor William Aycock dies | The News & Observer

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.

Harvard-Stanford admissions hoax becomes international scandal | The Washington Post

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Jun 222015
 
Harvard-Stanford admissions hoax becomes international scandal | The Washington Post

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.