Thursday April 24th 2014

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UNC remembers Boston bombing

A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, several UNC students and faculty members will be in Boston for this year's race. [Read More]

UNC prof calculates how Marathon runners might have finished

Statistics professor Richard Smith estimated the likely finish times for runners who couldn't complete last year's Boston Marathon. [Read More]

UNC refutes Willingham’s findings

A review by three outside experts disputes claims of low literacy rates among UNC student athletes. [Read More]

Protesters want tuition relief

Students marched to the Board of Governors meeting to complain about debt. [Read More]

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TEACCH program helps those with autism

An UNC program that helps autism sufferers and their families has become a national model. [Read More]

Concerns grow over fitness apps

A third of people have fitness apps on their smartphones. They can be good tools, but fitness instructors also have concerns. [Read More]

UNC grad first in flight

UNC alumna Lindsey Jefferies is the first African-American female helicopter pilot in the North Carolina Army National Guard. [Read More]

UNC student flying high

While most teenagers are excited to get their drivers licenses, some also learn to fly at a young age. [Read More]

The comeback of vinyl albums

Grab your turntable and albums. Vinyl albums are returning. [Read More]

Sports

UNC lacrosse goes north for help

Canadian lacrosse players are more common. A couple have even made their way to UNC. [Read More]

Baseball team having rough year

UNC's baseball team, a perennial College World Series contender, has already lost more games than it did last season. [Read More]

Full Shows

Entire program – Apr. 19, 2014

UNC students and faculty prepare to compete in the Boston Marathon, one year after the bombing. A UNC statistics professor calculates the times of runners who never finished last year's Marathon. A UNC autism program serves as a national model. [Read More]

Entire program – Apr. 12, 2014

An outside review disputes claims of low literacy among UNC athletes. Students protest rising tuition and debt. Democrats and Republicans unite to educate students about voting law changes. Irish music happens spontaneously at local bars. [Read More]

Entire program – Apr. 5, 2014

Two months after the Dan River coal ash spill, scientists still are trying to figure out its ecological effects. UNC's class registration system causes headaches for students. Libraries struggle to stay relevant in a digital era. [Read More]

Entire program – Mar. 29, 2014

UNC officials defend the use of the campus emergency sirens, which have sounded four times in the past three months. The deadline approaches for applying for Obamacare. Students protest an ordinance that limits how many people can live in a house. [Read More]

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