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New KPC program aims to improve student experience

...He will act as a role model for good community behavior."Byrd said colleges through out the nation, such as Duke University, and the University of Texas are setting up simllar programs. When students feel more comfortable with their professors...
Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

...subsequent recession, according to research by Henry Siu, an economist at the University of British Columbia, and Duke University economist Nir Jaimovich.That leaves many workers remaining in jobs as cashiers earning an average of $9.79 an...

...tumors are harmless and which ones require treatment, said Dr. Edward Patz, Jr., lead author and a radiologist at Duke University Medical Center. He is among researchers working to do just that.Patz said patients who seek lung cancer screening...

...year to develop the app with assistance from her adviser David Johnston and the Marine Conservation Ecology Group at Duke University. Fox created The Naia Guide app in part to fulfill her master's degree in environmental management at Duke's...
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New Kenai city planner welcomes citizen input

...1981, the same time Michael Jordan played for the Tar Heels. While at Chapel Hill he met his wife, who went to Duke University.He said he had intended to visit Alaska during his trip to the Pacific Northwest 30 years ago out of graduate school...

...administration of what's really going on in the Middle East."Abdeslam Maghraoui, the director of undergraduate studies in Duke University's political science department, says the protests that have erupted in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and in other...
Ostrander seeks state cross-country title winning a 4A (the fourth largest of five categories) state title in the 3,200-meter run. Anderson went to Duke University and as a freshman helped the Blue Devils rise to No. 1 in the nation and earned freshman of the year honors in the...
Patient friendly hours at Alaska Family Medical Clinic

...was a shortage of uneven distribution of primary care physicians. To expand the delivery of quality medical care Duke University Medical Center created the first class of PA's. Today Physicians Assistants are educated in intensive accredited...
Oilers announce two more signings

The Peninsula Oilers recently announced the signings of a pair of players from Duke University. Will Currier, a right-handed pitcher from Dripping Springs, Texas, and infielder Ryan McCurdy will be joining the team for...
The world according to a dog's nose

...lain dormant for years. With its larger olfactory membranes, a dog's nose does amazing things. Researchers at Duke University found that a randomly selected fox terrier could after three weeks detect the scent of a fingerprint on a glass slide...


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