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UNCW Professor to Receive Promotion and $50,000 in Anti-Discrimination Lawsuit (UPDATE)

Apr 12, 2014 AM EDT The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Wednesday ordered University of North Carolina-Wilmington to promote and pay back $50,000 to criminology professor Mike Adams for ...

E-Cigs Pose Greater Health Risk than Conventional Cigarettes, Study

Dec 14, 2013 AM EST E-cigarette smokers should now think twice before taking a puff as they are more likely to inhale nicotine and toxins than the conventional cigarette smokers, according to a New York University study.

Cold Enduring Asian Cockroach Spotted in US for the First Time

Dec 09, 2013 AM EST An Asian cockroach that can withstand bitter cold has been discovered in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.

Shanghai Outplays US, UK in Global Tests

Dec 03, 2013 AM EST The U.S. and the U.K., two of the world's leading countries in higher education, have been thwarted by global rivals in Programme in International Student Assessment (PISA) tests conducted by ...

Motor Coaches And Large Buses Required to Have Safety Belts to Reduce Fatalaties and Injuries

Nov 21, 2013 AM EST The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has made it mandatory for new motor coaches and other large buses to have safety (lap and shoulder) belts ...

Top 10 Places to Live In US

Oct 17, 2013 AM EDT Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose, Palo Alto has been the best city in the United States to lead a healthy and a happy life.

US Shutdown Affects Military Service Institutions, Academic Resources and Scientific Research

Oct 09, 2013 AM EDT As the United States' partial government shut down entered its second week, it has not only affected the tourism industry and the lives of 80,000 federal employees but also impacted the country's ...

Top 25 Universities to Work For In the US, Glassdoor Survey

Sep 23, 2013 AM EDT Two Ivy League colleges have been ranked in the Top 25 universities to work for in the US – MIT (No.7) and Stanford (No.9).

Unemployment Gap Between the Rich and Poor of US Expanding; Reach Levels of Great Depression

Sep 17, 2013 AM EDT Professionals are being advised to stick on to their jobs for now due to the ongoing financial crisis and hiring freeze in most of the job markets. This piece of advice is now further supported by the ...

US Is the 17th Happiest Country in the World, UN Survey

Sep 10, 2013 AM EDT The United States is the world's 17th happiest nation out of 156 countries surveyed, according to the second edition of the World Happiness Report released Monday by the United Nations' Sustainable ...

Five US Institutions Will Share Parts of Rare Meteorite That Exploded Over California

Aug 22, 2013 AM EDT Five lucky U.S. academic institutions will be sharing the biggest known fragments of a rare meteorite that exploded over California last year in April 2012, according to the Field Museum of Natural ...

Top 10 Costliest Countries for Foreign Students Pursuing Higher Education

Aug 20, 2013 AM EDT Australia has been rated the costliest country for overseas higher education, according to a report by HSBC. The world's sixth largest country has surpassed the United States and Britain.

Boston Sues Vyrian Over LED Patent

Aug 19, 2013 AM EDT Boston University has filed yet another LED patent lawsuit against Vyrian, Inc., in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts for distributing three Samsung products that contained a thin film ...

Top 10 Least LGBT Friendly Campuses in America

Aug 10, 2013 AM EDT The LGBT rights in the United States vary on a state-by-state basis. Currently, 13 states including Washington, D.C. allows gay marriage, while some states offer civil unions or some of the legal ...

FSU Troops to Help Military Veterans Pursue Career in Teaching

Jul 31, 2013 AM EDT Florida State University's College of Education (COE) is now offering 'Troops to Teachers (TTT),' a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program, to help veterans and military ...

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