US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients
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US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. The Abilify pill was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 to treat schizophrenia, and the sensor technology was approved for marketing in 2012. The FDA said in a statement … Continue reading

Howell, King, Moriarty, Beard top winners at annual Athletics Awards Ceremony
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Howell, King, Moriarty, Beard top winners at annual Athletics Awards Ceremony

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State seniors Kiara Howell and Deon King were named the University’s Female Athlete and Male Athlete of the Year, respectively, as the athletics department’s annual all-sports awards ceremony on Monday evening at the NSU Student Center. Howell, a senior from Chesapeake, Va., is in her fourth year on the Spartan … Continue reading

Howell ties for top MEAC field athlete honor at conference indoor championship
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Howell ties for top MEAC field athlete honor at conference indoor championship

LANDOVER, Md. – Senior Kiara Howell earned MEAC Indoor Championship Co-Most Outstanding Field Athlete honors on Saturday, Feb 13, as the Spartan women’s track and field team capped its indoor season at the 2016 conference championship at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex. Howell placed second on Saturday in the shot put with a … Continue reading

“Bird” and wrongful imprisonment discussion on Norfolk State campus Oct. 22
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“Bird” and wrongful imprisonment discussion on Norfolk State campus Oct. 22

The Department of Mass Communications and Journalism and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will present a screening of the short film “Bird,” written and directed by NSU alumnus Booker T. Mattison (’95) on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Bozeman Education Building, Room 231.  Following the film will be a panel discussion on wrongful … Continue reading

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Hines wins long jump title as Spartan Men cap indoor season at CNU

  NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Freshman Romero Hines set a new personal-best in winning the long jump title at the Vince Brown Invitational hosted by Christopher Newport Invitational on Sunday, the final meet of the indoor season for the Spartan men’s track and field team. Hines capped indoor season like he started it, with a long jump victory … Continue reading

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Collins, Coles, Kibet Win Events at UNC Open

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Norfolk State men’s track and field team claimed three first-place finishes on Saturday at the University of North Carolina Open. Freshman Xavier Collins (22.80) sprinted to victory in the 200 meters and junior Steve Coles (49.74) did likewise in the 400 meters to lead the Spartan sprinters. Collins, Coles, De’Von Booker and Andre Pickett capped a solid day for … Continue reading