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BRITE Homecoming Open House and Reception

October 4, 2017
Join us at NCCU-BRITE for our Homecoming Reception Friday, October 27th from 2-5 pm in the BRITE 1st Floor Lobby. We will hear from our BRITE graduates about their successes and what they are doing after their experience at BRITE. Please RSVP to lwoodar2@nccu.edu by Oct. 13th.

NCCU Receives Grant to Develop Obesity-Fighting Drug

November 1, 2016
North Carolina Central University researchers will be moving forward with a potential new drug to treat obesity, Type II diabetes and other metabolic diseases with help from a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases...

A Fresh Start For Tobacco

November 1, 2016
North Carolina’s Cash Crop Could Be A Surprising Source of Life-Saving Medicine Tobacco is not exactly known for its health benefits. The plant contains dozens of chemicals that cause cancer, hundreds of other poisons that damage the heart and lungs, and a substance called nicotine that is one of the most...
 
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