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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – The Kindest Lie: A Novel by Nancy Johnson

The Kindest Lie: A Novel by Nancy Johnson Named a Most Anticipated book by O Magazine * GMA * Elle * Marie Claire * Good Housekeeping * NBC News * Shondaland * Chicago Tribune * Woman’s Day * Refinery 29 * Bustle * The Millions * New York Post * Parade * Hello! Magazine * PopSugar * and more! “The Kindest Lie is a deep dive into how we define family, what it means to be a mother, and what it means to grow up Black…beautifully crafted.” —JODI PICOULT “A fantastic story…well-written, tim...
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Scientists find evidence that novel coronavirus invades the mouth's cells

Study led by the NIH and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides the first extensive evidence in humans that the coronavirus can infect cells in the mouth, including salivary glands. The findings may help explain COVID-19 symptoms such as taste loss and dry mouth and the potential role of the mouth in symptomatic and asymptomatic coronavirus transmission.
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12 public health courses you can take online for free, offered by schools like Yale, Johns Hopkins, Duke, Emory, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Coursera has thousands of affordable online courses and certificate programs, and currently offers 12 public health courses for free.Below are 12 of Coursera's best public health courses - including one that's CME eligible - that offer optional paid certificates to add to your resume or LinkedIn.Read more: Coursera Plus gives you unlimited access to over 90% of the site...
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Duke, Johns Hopkins, US Air Force, Coursera, Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, The University of North Carolina, Global Health, CME, Second Avenue, David Boyd, IMPA, Neil Ferguson, Emory Rollins School of Public Health


Some masks offer far less coronavirus protection than others. Bandanas, scarves, and shields do an especially bad job.

A good mask should be tightly sealed around the nose and mouth. Boston Globe/Getty Images Any face mask is better than none, but some face coverings — especially bandanas, scarves, and shields —aren't very good at filtering coronavirus particles. Masks with one-way valves also do a poor job of protecting others. The ranking below reveals the best and worst face masks based on the findings of scientific studies. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Wearing a face mask has nev...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Switzerland, World Health Organization, Fda, Scarf, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Boston Globe, Chapel Hill, Valencia Spain, The University of North Carolina, Gottlieb, The Lancet


It's too late to trace infections at the White House Rose Garden ceremony, experts say: 'I bet you we'll never find out'

President Donald Trump and Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the Rose Garden at the White House on September 26. Alex Brandon/AP Photo President Donald Trump and at least 34 White House staffers and contacts have been infected with the coronavirus following Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on September 26. The White House accepted the CDC's offer to help with contact tracing on Wednesday, The Washington Post reported. Epidemiologists say those efforts m...
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A UK model suggests school closures could lead to more deaths after lockdowns lift — but experts are wary of the prediction

A woman disinfects a school hallway. Getty A new peer-reviewed report suggests that closing UK schools may have led to more COVID-19 deaths than if schools had stayed open. But the model is based on an "unrealistic" scenario, experts say. It assumes that lockdown measures are completely lifted after three months, before a vaccine is available. Other studies show that school closures lower coronavirus transmission — potentially resulting in fewer deaths. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
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2 renderings show how college dorm rooms and bathrooms could change to meet coronavirus-era guidelines

Jody Woodman, foreground, a resident advisor at the Stearns West dormitory in Williams Village, watches television with Erin Thorpe, top, and Julie Kesler in their room. The city has asked the University of Colorado to make changes to their expansion project for the off-campus dorms. Marty Caivano/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera/Getty Images At the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, colleges shifted to remote coursework.Some universities, like Yale and Princeton, have pro...
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Legal settlement will keep Confederate statue off UNC campus

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina announced Wednesday that a torn-down Confederate monument won’t return to campus under a legal agreement that hands over the “Silent Sam” statue to a group of Confederate descendants. The University of North Carolina System said in a news release that a judge approved a settlement giving […]
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Deadline postponed for dealing with UNC Confederate statue

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The board governing North Carolina’s public universities has again pushed back its deadline for deciding what to do with a Confederate monument at its flagship campus. The University of North Carolina system issued a news release Tuesday saying it would not be discussing the statue known as Silent Sam at […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, North Carolina, Sam, The University of North Carolina, UNC Confederate


Mass shooting at UNC Charlotte leaves 2 killed, 4 injured [DEVELOPING]

Two people were killed and four others were injured at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the Mecklenburg Emergency Medical Services Agency confirmed in a post on Twitter on Tuesday evening. WASHINGTON POST: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte warned the campus on Tuesday evening of shots being fired and urged people to “Run, Hide, Fight.” Campus buildings were locked down. A university spokeswoman could not immediately confirm what had happened Tuesday, but on social med...
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UNC removes Confederate pedestal from campus overnight

Crews removed remnants of a Confederate statue from North Carolina’s flagship public university early Tuesday, hours after the school’s outgoing chancellor ordered that the empty pedestal be put into storage because of safety concerns. The University of North Carolina sent a statement around 1 a.m. Tuesday confirming that removal of the pedestal was under way […]
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Hurricane Florence Upgraded To A Category 4 Storm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week. The first effects were already being seen on barrier islands Monday as dangerous rip currents and seawater flowed over the state highway. People were told to prepare to evacuate communities up and down a stretch of coastline ...
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Hurricane Florence Intensifies Into A Category 3 Storm

Florence rapidly intensified into a fearsome category 3 hurricane on Monday and could strike a direct and dangerous blow to the Carolinas later this week, possibly as a category 4, forecasters said. The first impacts were already being seen on barrier islands as dangerous rip currents and seawater flowing over a coastal road. A hurricane hunter plane found Florence strengthening quickly after it became a hurricane on Sunday. By 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, Florence became a major hurricane, with top...
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Intensifying Hurricane Florence Could Strike Dangerous Blow In Southeast

Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike a direct and dangerous blow anywhere from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic region later this week, possibly as a fearsome category 4. A hurricane hunter plane found Florence strengthening quickly, reaching top winds of 85 mph (140 kph) Sunday evening after crossing the 74 mph threshold from tropical storm to a hurricane earlier in the day. Forecasters said Florence was expected to become an extremely dangerous major hurricane sometime Monday,...
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UNC boards have special meetings in aftermath of statue fall

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The boards that govern North Carolina’s flagship university are holding special meetings a week after protesters tore down a century-old Confederate statue on campus. The University of North Carolina declined to confirm the purpose of the specially convened meetings Tuesday, a week after the fall of the statue known as […]
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Acorn Growth appoints Ritchie as M&A MD

Acorn Growth Companies has named Matthew Ritchie as managing director, mergers and acquisitions for the Washington, D.C. team. Previously, he worked at Northrop Grumman Technology Services. PRESS RELEASE OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Acorn Growth Companies, a private equity firm investing exclusively in aerospace and defense, announced the hiring of Matthew Ritchie. Ritchie will serve as Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions for the firm’s Washington, D.C. team. In this new role, Ritchie w...
Tags: Washington, Trends, Matthew, Oklahoma City, Chapel Hill, Washington D C, Ritchie, The University of North Carolina, ACORN, PE Deals, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Northrop Grumman Technology Services, Acorn Growth Companies, Rick Nagel, Robert Hinaman, Matthew Ritchie


North Carolina school doesn’t know statue protection cost

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina says it doesn’t know how much it spends to protect the Silent Sam Confederate statue. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported the school’s police chief said last summer it would cost about $620,000 annually to watch the statue full time. The newspaper reported UNC […]
Tags: News, North Carolina, Raleigh, The University of North Carolina, Sam Confederate, Nation & World


UNC president supports admissions program at 3 schools

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system president says she supports extending a program that allows admissions flexibility for three historically black universities. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports Margaret Spellings said Saturday she plans to recommend that the UNC Board of Governors extend the program. It’s been in effect […]
Tags: News, UNC, The University of North Carolina, UNC Board of Governors, Margaret Spellings, Elizabeth City, Daily Advance of Elizabeth City, Nation & World


VC-backed Gritstone Oncology appoints EVP of technical operations

Emeryville, California-based Gritstone Oncology, a personalized cancer immunotherapy company, has named Dr. Jayant Aphale as executive vice president of technical operations. Previously, he was vice president of technical operations at Sarepta Therapeutics. Gritstone Oncology’s backers include Versant Ventures, The Column Group, Clarus Funds, Frazier Healthcare Partners, RedMile, Casdin Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures, Trinitas Capital, GV, Alexandria Venture Investments and Bay City Capital. PRESS...
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UNC tops Kiplinger list of best value in public universities

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops a list of best values in public universities, and N.C. State University also made the top 10. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranked the flagship UNC campus as its No. 1 list of affordable public universities because of its combination of financial aid […]
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UNC performing arts receives largest art donation with $12M

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received its largest single donation for the performing arts, with a $12 million endowment to the university’s PlayMakers Repertory Company and Department of Dramatic Art. News outlets report the university announced the gift from Chapel Hill philanthropist Joan H. Gillings on […]
Tags: News, Chapel Hill, UNC, PlayMakers Repertory Company, The University of North Carolina, Nation & World, Department of Dramatic Art News, Joan H Gillings


The Legal Landscape Of Leaks

Law professor Mary-Rose Papandrea of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the legal issues around leaking government secrets to the press.
Tags: News, Npr, Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina, Mary Rose Papandrea, Lulu Garcia Navarro


Ojai Music Festival and 2017 Music Director Vijay Iyer June 8-11, 2017

Ojai Music Festival and 2017 Music Director Vijay Iyer Announce the 71st Festival Program June 8-11, 2017 Vijay Iyer is joined by a community of artistic collaborators, including returning Ojai family members 2015 Music Director Steven Schick, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam, flutist Claire Chase, and composer/percussionist Tyshawn Sorey   Iyer introduces Ojai to master musicians from various backgrounds and communities: Brentano Quartet; violinist ...
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Wrongfully Incarcerated Artist Finished Grad School Wearing An Orange Jumpsuit

In 2012, artist  Sherrill Roland received a call from a detective with a warrant for his arrest. Roland was an art student at the time, preparing to begin graduate school at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Roland, who claimed he had not committed any crime, was in utter disbelief. He showed up for his trial in October 2013, five days after turning 29. Roland was accused of four misdemeanors and was found guilty on all counts. A D.C. judge sentenced him to 13 months in prison. (...
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Challenges of a hometown oral history performance

One of my first oral history performance experiences was watching E. Patrick Johnson perform Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales, the readers theater version of his oral history collection, Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South, at Texas A&M University. I was an undergraduate studying English and Theatre, and I was mesmerized by the histories Dr. Johnson shared. Learning about his research, the relationships he developed with interlocutors, and the performances he created wa...
Tags: Books, Texas, Johnson, Chapel Hill, Elizabeth, East Texas, The University of North Carolina, Longview, OHA, Longview Texas, Patrick Johnson, Texas Melt, Longview Negro High School, Headen Photography


Ojai Music Festival and 2017 Music Director Vijay Iyer June 8-11, 2017

Ojai Music Festival and 2017 Music Director Vijay Iyer Announce the 71st Festival Program June 8-11, 2017 Vijay Iyer is joined by a community of artistic collaborators, including returning Ojai family members 2015 Music Director Steven Schick, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam, flutist Claire Chase, and composer/percussionist Tyshawn Sorey   Iyer introduces Ojai to master musicians from various backgrounds and communities: Brentano Quartet; violinist ...
Tags: New York, News, India, US, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York Times, Jazz, Columbia University, West Coast, Smith, Berkeley, Mitchell, Mozart, Sandra Bland, Waller County Texas


680 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in April: Enroll Free Today

Heads up: This month, 680+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway, giving you the chance to take courses from top flight international universities, at no cost. With the help of Class Central, we’ve pulled together a complete list of April MOOCS. Below find a few courses that piqued our interest. You can also rummage through the complete list of MOOCs and find your own. Introduction to Psychology  – University of Toronto on Coursera – April 3  The Modern and...
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600+ MOOCs Getting Started in March: Enroll Free Today

Heads up: This month, 600+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway, giving you the chance to take courses from top flight international universities, at no cost. With the help of Class Central, we’ve pulled together a complete list of March MOOCS. Below find a few courses that piqued our interest. You can also rummage through the complete list of MOOCs and find your own. Masterpieces of World Literature  – Harvard University on edX – March 1 Healing with the ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, College, Harvard University, Online Courses, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Florida, Shakespeare, University of Warwick, Einstein, University of Toronto, Stanford University, University of Edinburgh, Flipboard, University Of Leeds


African Brings A Different Perspective On Race As College Student Body President

A young man from Nairobi has become the first African elected student body president at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He talks about the change from growing up in Kenya.
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Translating Hobson City

While we still haven’t figured out a way to reproduce all of the excitement of the OHA Annual Meeting on the blog (see our most recent attempt here), we have figured out how to bring you a sampling of some of the exciting projects oral historians are working on. Below, we bring you a short version of Margaret Holloway’s paper from the conference, “Translating Hobson City, Alabama: An Ethnographic, Rhetorical, and Technological Approach.” Holloway is using oral history to preserve the memories of...
Tags: Books, Featured, Fcc, Alabama, America, Birmingham, Oral History, University Of Alabama, Miles, Chapel Hill, American History, Anniston, Huntsville, Hobson, Washington Park, The University of North Carolina