Paine College senior named student ambassador for White House initiative on HBCUs

...Congratulations.'"After graduating from Paine in May, Okanya plans to attend business school at Harvard, Yale, Duke University or Penn State and study forensic accounting before pursuing a doctorate in accounting.

Immunotherapy hot topic for cancer

...a much-hyped 60 Minutes story on an immunotherapy trial using altered poliovirus to treat deadly brain tumors at Duke University; it provided the hopeful ending to the Ken Burns documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies; and it was the...

Augusta native to hear Supreme Court case

...her grandparents settled after immigrating from China in the early 1900s. She graduated from Westminster Schools, Duke University and the University of Georgia School of Law.She was the first Asian-American state appellate judge in the Southeast...

Global warming to push some species into extinction

...studies have been done in North America and Europe, where rates are lower, said outside biologists Stuart Pimm, of Duke University, and Terry Root, of Stanford University.The projected extinction rate changes with time and how much warming there...

Boston's Olympics bid faces several obstacles

...and Dan Doctoroff, who led New York's failed bid for the 2012 Games; Kevin White, the athletic director at Duke University; and Steve Mesler, who helped the U.S. bobsled team to its first gold medal in the four-man event in 2010...

John Derr, veteran Masters journalist, dies at 97

...National co-founders Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts that most influenced his life."I got to Augusta by way of Duke University ? not as a student but as a reporter at a Duke football game," Derr told The Augusta Chronicle in 2013.At age...

Savannah schools may curb homework

...more than a decade's worth of contradictory studies on the subject. A 2006 study by Professor Harris Cooper of Duke University called "Does Homework Improve Academic Achievement" found that homework doesn't affect test scores significantly...

Francis Vogel

...Cornell University. He served in the United States Air Force. As a professor of neuropathology, he retired from Duke University in 1991 after 30 years of teaching, research, and clinical service. President of the International Academy of Pathology...

Michael Calhoun

MT. AIRY, N.C. - Michael Shaun Calhoun, age 17, of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Duke University Hospital. Shaun was born in Surry County on October 26, 1997 to Lindsay Lawson Williamson and Michael James Calhoun...

W. Bruce Salter

...commission into the U.S. Navy to serve his country in WWII. After his military service, he resumed his education at Duke University where he became a Tau Beta Pi honor graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. Salter returned to his home...