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‘I’m Super Proud Of Where Our Sport Has Grown Over The Years’: Marie McCool On Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse

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What Ever Happened to IBM's Watson?

After Watson triumphed on the gameshow Jeopardy in 2011, its star scientist had to convince IBM that it wasn't a magic answer box, and "explained that Watson was engineered to identify word patterns and predict correct answers for the trivia game." The New York Times looks at what's happened in the decade since: Watson has not remade any industries. And it hasn't lifted IBM's fortunes. The company trails rivals that emerged as the leaders in cloud computing and A.I. — Amazon, Microsoft and Goo...
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In conversation with Gene Hoffman, co-creator of the internet's first ad blocker

El Reg revisits those early days of the internet and learns of the NSA tipping off Boeing about French spying Interview Gene Hoffman is one of the founders of PrivNet, which in 1996 developed Internet Fast Forward, the internet's first commercial ad blocking software. He helped found the company as a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with the help of fellow students Mark Elrod, Jeff Harrell, and James Howard.…
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Black Students, Faculty: UNC Needs Self-Examination on Race

Black students and faculty at the University of North Carolina say the handling of the Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure case is yet another example of the institution’s failure to welcome and support scholars and students of color.
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UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor 'disappointed' Nikole Hannah-Jones no longer joining faculty

The chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill issued a statement on Tuesday expressing his disappointment that...
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‘1619 Project’ Creator Rejects UNC’s Tenure Offer After Right-Wing Outrage Over Hiring

New York Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones on Tuesday announced that she rejected the University of North Carolina's offer of tenure, and has decided to join Howard University's faculty instead. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Tenure Struggle Ends With Hannah-Jones Charting New Course

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says she will not teach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following an extended fight over tenure.
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Faculty say UNC-Chapel Hill's reputation damaged by Hannah-Jones tenure saga

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty were stung Tuesday by Nikole Hannah-Jones' rejection of a tenured position at the...
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Nikole Hannah-Jones picks Howard after UNC tenure dispute

By Tom Foreman Jr. | Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — An investigative journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for her ground-breaking work on the bitter legacy of slavery in the U.S. announced Tuesday that she will not join the faculty at the University of North Carolina following an extended tenure fight, and instead will accept a chaired professorship at Howard University. The dispute over whether North Carolina’s flagship public university would grant Nikole Hannah-Jones a lifetime faculty...
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Nikole Hannah-Jones Declines UNC Tenure, Accepts Role at Howard University

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and creator of New York Times Magazine’s “1619 Project,” announced that she has turned down a tenured teaching position at the University of North Carolina and has instead accepted a faculty role at Howard University. She made the announcement Tuesday on “CBS This Morning” with Gayle King. Hannah-Jones will fill […]
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Hannah-Jones Chooses Howard After N. Carolina Tenure Fight

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says she will not teach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following an extended fight over tenure.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC's tenure offer for position at Howard University

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill trustees did not initially offer the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tenure after backlash...
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Nikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC tenure position and will join Howard University

Pultizer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has announced that she declined the University of North Carolina's offer of tenure and a teaching position with the school and has instead accepted a faculty role at Howard University.
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'1619 Project' creator Nikole Hannah-Jones turns down tenure at UNC to join Howard University's faculty with Ta-Nehisi Coates

The New York Times magazine journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones speaks at the 137th Commencement of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 16, 2021. Marcus Ingram/Getty Images See more stories on Insider's business page. '1619 Project' creator and Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has turned down a tenure offer at the University of North Carolina to join Howard University's faculty alongside Ta-Nehisi Coates.She made the announcement on "CBS This Mor...
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Nikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC tenure position, will join Howard University

Pultizer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has announced that she declined the University of North Carolina's offer of tenure and a teaching position with the school and has instead accepted a faculty role at Howard University.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC tenured position and will join Howard University

Pultizer Prize-winning-journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has announced that she declined the University of North Carolina's offer of tenure and a teaching position with the school and has instead accepted a faculty role at Howard University.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC tenured position

Pultizer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has announced that she declined the University of North Carolina's offer of tenure and a teaching position with the school and has instead accepted a faculty role at Howard University.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones Chooses Howard Over UNC-Chapel Hill

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says she will not teach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following an extended fight over tenure.
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Scientists discover genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of new neurodevelopmental syndrome

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and colleagues have demonstrated that variants in the SPTBN1 gene can alter neuronal architecture, dramatically affecting their function and leading to a rare, newly defined neurodevelopmental syndrome in children.
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56% of Employees Believe Too Many Meetings Affecting Job Performance

Did you know, meeting times have gone up from less than 10 hours in the 1960s to around 23 hours by 2017, Harvard Business Review? So, it is not that surprising for 56% of employees to say too many meetings are affecting job performance. This according to the State of Meetings Report from Doodle. Too Many Meetings Affect Job Performance The data from the Doodle report comes from more than 30 million meetings booked on its platform between January 1st and December 31st, 2020. A couple of the t...
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Scientists find genetic cause, underlying mechanisms of new neurodevelopmental syndrome

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and colleagues have demonstrated that variants in the SPTBN1 gene can alter neuronal architecture, dramatically affecting their function and leading to a rare, newly defined neurodevelopmental syndrome in children.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones Is Granted Tenure After Weekslong Dispute

During a special meeting, the University of North Carolina’s board of trustees voted 9 to 4 in favor of a tenured professorship for the...
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UNC Trustees OK Tenure for Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones

Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have approved tenure for Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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UNC Trustees OK Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones' Tenure Bid

Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have approved a plan to offer tenure to investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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UNC Trustees OK Nikole Hannah-Jones' Tenure Application

Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have voted to accept the tenure application of investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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UNC Protesters Cite Ongoing Frustrations Amid Tenure Dispute

Long-standing grievances over the treatment of Black students, faculty and staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have reemerged in light of the controversy over investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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Researchers unravel new mechanism that enables cancer development

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a new mechanism that activates specific genes, leading to the development of cancers.
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How Raleigh-Durham is prioritizing innovation and entrepreneurship to build a strong tech workforce as companies like Apple and Google move to the region

Insider Raleigh, North Carolina. Shutterstock.com Companies like Apple and Google have announced plans to build campuses in the Raleigh-Durham region. To stimulate growth, Raleigh-Durham is focused on cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship. Here are some initiatives the region is working on to build and retain a tech-savvy workforce. This article is part of a series focused on American cities building a better tomorrow called "Advancing Cities." Apple announced in April t...
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Scientists uncover new mechanism that enables development of cancer

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have uncovered a mechanism that activates specific genes, leading to the development of cancers. They showed that a mutation that fuses two unrelated genes can promote a process similar to that observed when oil and water are mixed but do not blend together. The process, called liquid-liquid phase separation, can promote cancers such as acute leukemias.
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Letter: Hannah-Jones Won't Join UNC Faculty Without Tenure

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has told the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in a letter that she will not join the faculty at its journalism school without tenure.
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