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A "North Carolina Venture Lab'" focusing on entrepreneurial education is one of eight projects receiving grants of as much as $93,000 through the new Kenan Creative Collaboratory across four North Carolina institutions.
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is teaming up with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in an attempt to find a cure for AIDS. The two will form a new company called Qura Therapeutics and will launch an "HIV Cure Center" in Chapel Hill. GSK is committing $20 million over the next five years to fund the project.
A $50,000 startup loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center has helped a young Chapel Hill pharmaceutical developer, Spyryx Biosciences, secure an $18 million Series A investment from a venture capital syndicate.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops the list of overall business & management graduate programs in the United States, according to the annual Spring Graduate Program Rankings based on student rankings and reviews on graduateprograms.com.
UNC's annual event paves the way for a center of sports business and analytics in the Triangle, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
AT&T's Foundation is making a $33,000 to a PC and Internet training program in Raleigh as part of the launch for ultra-fast Internet access known as the North Carolina Next Generation Network. The City of Raleigh's "Digital Connectors" program is receiving the money.
The North Carolina Next Generation Network formally launches on Saturday at a community center in Raleigh. AT&T is building the network across the Triangle and parts of the Triad in partnership with several municipalities and four universities.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took a major role in trying to find a vaccine to treat Ebola, even providing funding to Durham-based Chimerix. Now, Bill Gates is warning that the world must prepare for future epidemics. If we are smart, we will listen and learn from what's happened from an outbreak that has killed some 10,000 people.
The Broadband Report: This multi-million dollar investment by North Carolina and the UNC system will change the way businesses, government agencies and universities think about data and use data to solve problems in North Carolina.
Students at the Kenan-Flagler Business School will soon have the opportunity to expand their venture capital experience by helping launch and manage a new $250,000 fund that will focus on socially responsible principles in investing.
(Note: This story has been corrected.) Several university teams and one high school team took home $100,000 in prizes from an innovation contest put on by the Emerging Issues Forum. Top prize went to a team at Carolina.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning Yik Yak, a smartphone app that some say encourages hate speech, but other schools say free speech among students needs to be promoted.
After experiencing unprecedented enrollment over the past several years, the computer science department at the University of North Carolina has been stretched to the limit, reports Aaron Scarboro for ExitEvent.
On the fifth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we examine the vast changes seen in education technology and networking over the years and the role of the Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer in North Carolina schools.
North Carolina is on the forefront of preparation for a potential Ebola crisis as well as helping fight global outbreaks of the dreaded disease, said representatives from the state and national government, the Triangle health care profession, and Triangle private industry at Monday's Ebola Conference at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
AT&T is formally announcing deployment of its ultra-fast Internet service known as GigaPower in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Winston-Salem today as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. Durham will be added later.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Wednesday received its largest individual donation ever, a $100 million commitment to its Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Appropriately, it's coming from entrepreneur and pharmaceutical executive Fred Eshelman.