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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-30/global-warming-push-some-species-ex
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-20/savannah-schools-may-curb
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-04/immunotherapy-hot-topic-canc
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174441555
Rants & Raves

...requiring a visit to the emergency room. Oh, for the good old days when medicine was a "calling", not a "job". DUKE UNIVERSITY has brought great shame to its name by announcing a Muslim call to prayer and disregarding that our country is a Christian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-26/rants-raves
S&P paying $1.38B to settle charges over crisis-era ratings

...P "got off pretty light considering they helped bring down the world's financial system," said James Cox, a Duke University law professor and securities market expert.There's no guarantee, say critics like Cox, after the SEC changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-03/sp-paying-138b-settle-char
Charles, Nola Falcone kept connections to Augusta

...former North Augusta Mayor Vernon Maddox, became one of the nation's top investment managers after graduating from Duke University and the MBA program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was one of the first three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-05/charles-nora-falcone-k
An assault on the truth

...wasn't believed, and the women who cry rape may likewise not be believed, especially with the accusations of rape at Duke University and the University of Virginia fresh in people's minds," George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-28/assault-truth
Dorothy Chapman Fuqua

...industrialist, Georgia political leader, and philanthropist. The Fuquas endowed the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, the Fuqua Heart Center at Piedmont Hospital, the Dorothy C. Fuqua Conservatory and Orchid House at the Atlanta...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173978187
Charles and Nola Falcone

...in 1959. She received her Bachelor's degree from Duke University. Following her undergraduate studies, she became...previously served on the Board of Visitors for the Duke University Fuqua School of Business as well as on the Board of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173810459