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Past articles by John:

"A game-changer": WSSU undergrads will get free textbooks this fall

The university will use a portion of its federal COVID-19 relief funding to cover the expense. → Read More

The Syllabus: June 30

Lots of things are happening on the last day of the month. → Read More

UNCSA's drama school ranked fourth in the world. Winston-Salem school praised for innovation

The Julliard School tops The Hollywood Reporter's rankings of the world's top 25 drama schools. → Read More

Elon University will require students to get COVID-19 shot before fall classes start

It's only the second area university to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for students. → Read More

The latest big-money donation to N.C. A&T: $5 million from Google

The tech giant is splitting $50 million among 10 historically black universities. → Read More

Watch now: New scholarships available for 10 high-demand training programs at N.C. community colleges

The state community college system launched its "Time for a New YOU" campaign Monday. → Read More

UNCSA to use $750,000 in donations to create a new professorship.

The distinguished professorship will be awarded to a faculty member in the Division of Liberal Arts. → Read More

N.C. A&T will use $1 million donation for engineering scholarships

The grant will help students short on cash finish their studies. → Read More

Watch now: UNCG trio will be featured on the next season of 'America's Got Talent'

The student group known as 1achord got a standing ovation for their cover of Coldplay's "Fix You." → Read More

UNCG will start a doctoral program in computer science

The first students will enter the new Ph.D. program in 2022. → Read More

UNC System extends ACT and SAT waiver for a second year

Students applying for admission to a state university in 2022 won't have to submit a standardized test score. → Read More

New dean named for UNC School of the Arts' filmmaking school

Deborah LaVine, an independent filmmaker who leads the film directing program at CalArts, will start July 1. → Read More

UNCG names new provost; Debbie Storrs is hired from North Dakota

Debbie Storrs has worked at the University of North Dakota since 2013 and currently serves as interim provost. → Read More

Dean of Elon's law school to step down in December

Luke Bierman has led the law school in downtown Greensboro since 2014. → Read More

The Syllabus: UNCG's $1,500 housing grant helps fill up its dorms

The university said applications for campus housing are up over its 2019 and 2020 numbers. → Read More

N.C. State's first woman chancellor, Marye Anne Fox, dies

Marye Anne Fox, N.C. State's 12th chancellor, served from 1998 to 2004. → Read More

High Point University plans to start a dental school

HPU's School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health will be North Carolina's third dental program. → Read More

Wake Forest will have three commencement speakers: Condoleezza Rice, Pete Buttigieg and Kendall Hinton

The university will recognize the class of 2021 at a series of events May 16. → Read More

Wake Forest changes the date and format of Yo-Yo Ma's upcoming appearance

The famed cellist will speak virtually May 4 as part of the university's Face to Face Speaker Forum. → Read More

UNC System announces its teaching excellence awards for 2021. Here are the UNCSA and WSSU winners.

Each faculty winner of the university system's annual award receives a commemorative bronze medallion and $12,500. → Read More