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Duke names Vincent Price its 10th president
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been elected Duke University’s 10th president. In addition to being the chief academic officer at Penn, Price is the Steven H. Chaffee Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication and professor of political science in the School of Arts and
 
Charles Jenkins hosts Christmas special
Friday, December 2, 2016
Recording artist Charles Jenkins, who is currently riding the Billboard Adult R&B and Gospel Airplay charts with his urban inspirational smash “Winning,” is not slowing down. Now, he has undertaken his biggest project yet by producing the hourlong musical television special “Holiday Praise.” Shot before an enthusiastic audience
 
Science camp receives support from Duke Energy
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – A $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will help get more kids outdoors and excited about protecting the river in their own backyard. The grant was awarded to the Eno River Association, which will use the funds to provide a science-based summer camp experience to 120 rising fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. The next iWalk the Eno
 
Legislators shift gears from pay plan for school administrators
Friday, December 2, 2016
Weeks after a legislative plan to scrap North Carolina’s school principal pay schedule drew a swift rebuke from educators, top state Republicans are seemingly backing off on the controversial proposal while pushing forward with at least modest raises for the state’s underpaid administrators. Senator Jerry Tillman, an influential state
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Friday, December 2, 2016
RALEIGH CHAMBER Dec. 8, 7:30 to 9 a.m. – Meet the Purchasers, Ruggero Piano, 4720 Hargrove Road, #120. Contact: Candice Coffey at 664-7034. CHAMBER Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m. – Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber will host its annual Salute to Community Heroes at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. Contact: Nicholas Johnson at
 
BOOK: Separating body image from self-worth
Friday, December 2, 2016
CHANGERS BOOK THREE: KIM By T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper Akashic Books, $11.95 PB When we last saw Oryon Small, he was kidnapped and locked in a basement; his best friend, Chase, dying in his arms. In Book Three of the groundbreaking Changers series, Oryon awakens as Kim Cruz, an Asian American girl whose body looks nothing like she expected or
 
Internship unveils possibility for Shaw student
Friday, December 2, 2016
RALEIGH – Natavia Ray came to Shaw University with a few of life’s milestones already under her belt. Now 32, Ray is a non-traditional student. She is married and the mother of two daughters, ages 11 and 8. She has also already earned an associate’s degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College, and has logged quite a bit of work
 
NCCU softball adds 8 recruits
Friday, December 2, 2016
WOMEN N.C. Central New softball coach Vashion Johnson recently signed eight recruits to a National Letter of Intent for the 2017-18 season. “Our signing class brings an aggressive style of base running to our program,” Johnson said. “Each recruit has played for coaches that focus on pushing the envelope and putting pressure on the
 
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Duke names Vincent Price its 10th president

DURHAM – Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been

Charles Jenkins hosts Christmas special

Recording artist Charles Jenkins, who is currently riding the Billboard Adult R&B and Gospel

Science camp receives support from Duke Energy

DURHAM – A $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will help get more kids outdoors