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A female teacher helps a young boy learn to read.

Helping more local students graduate from high school starts with ensuring that they become good readers by third grade. Wingate education students and local teachers armed themselves with new approaches to literacy during the Wingates United Summer Reading Academy.

A female college student cuts corn from a cob and puts it in a beaker.

Shoppers often pay 30 to 60 percent more for produce that is labeled USDA-certified organic. A Wingate research team is hard at work this summer determining just how much of two popular pesticides wind up in conventionally grown vegetables.

Two male and one female college student stand in a media booth over a football field. One is holding a microphone.

Wingate students can earn a master of arts in sport management in just three semesters, from wherever they are. The new online program will retain its hands-on focus and offer concentrations in sport marketing and in athletic administration and compliance.

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Buddy Knotts displaying his Master Pilot award

From guiding Army attack helicopters into enemy territory to filming landscapes for The Hunger Games, Buddy Knotts’ career as a pilot has always been interesting. His technical skill and passion for flying were recognized last week with a special award from the FAA.