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Birthday with the President

Not many people get the chance to spend their birthday with the president, but it's a wish that will come true for former Global Youth Leaders Conference head chair LaTaunya Tillman ('12), who will celebrate her 19th birthday on Tuesday by attending Barack Obama's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C.

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NC State Researcher Uses DNA Testing to Unlock Secrets of Medieval Manuscripts

NC State Researcher Uses DNA Testing to Unlock Secrets of Medieval Manuscripts

Thousands of painstakingly handwritten books produced in medieval Europe still exist today, but scholars have long struggled with questions about when and where the majority of these works originated. Now a researcher from North Carolina State University is using modern advances in genetics to develop techniques that will shed light on the origins of these important cultural artifacts.


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