Relevant Games, a joint venture of E.W. Scripps and Capitol Broadcasting has launched at the American Underground @Main.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Durham Parks & Recreation is launching a nature program at West Point on the Eno for homeschoolers on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The TriangleBusiness Journal has named the winners of its third annual Healthiest Employers of the Triangle awards. Several were Durham companies, including Syngenta, Biogen Idec, and Parata Systems.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Lisa Greene, director of micro-analytical sciences at RTI International, has been selected for a second term as a member of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Air Quality Task Force.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Durham's clinical stage drug development company CoLucid Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Ildong Pharmaceuticals, a South Korean company, to get its migraine headache treatment into Asian markets.
Forensic Quality Services, an international forensics accreditation agency, has officially granted accreditation to the Durham Police Department’s Forensic Services Division in the area of forensic inspection.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the top 30 preseason candidates for the 2013-14 John R. Wooden Award All-American Team, with Duke seniors Chelsea Gray and Tricia Liston and junior Elizabeth Williams among those players selected by members of the national college women’s basketball media.
Duke has launched the Global Women’s Health Technologies Center, which reflects a partnership between the Pratt School of Engineering and the Duke Global Health Institute and is led by Nimmi Ramanujam, professor of biomedical engineering and global health.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Babies who are good at telling the difference between large and small groups of items even before learning how to count are more likely to do better with numbers in the future, according to new research from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences.
Durham Public Schools will open a Short-Term Intervention Center at the Lakeview Middle School campus for suspended students with disabilities.
The Duke Translational Medicine Institute has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $47 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help speed biomedical research advances to patient care.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Student Tito Bohrt, founder of Salesource—a startup that saves money on labor costs by placing American workers in tropical locations with low costs of living—has pledged $10,000 to the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative of Duke Forward, a capital campaign to raise $3.25 billion across the University.
Oceanographers from Duke University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of Miami have received $16 million in grants from the National Science Foundation for the deployment of a new observing system in the subpolar region of the North Atlantic.
Duke University School of Medicine has established a new center for dermatological research named for the late Dr. Sheldon Pinnell.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Duke researchers have connected very rare and precise duplications and deletions in the human genome to their complex disease consequences by duplicating them in zebrafish.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
A program created by medical students, the Duke Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Program has been recognized by Alpha Omega Alpha. Duke will receive $9,000 over three years to support the new LEAD curriculum.
Duke University School of Nursing is currently accepting applications for its new HIV/AIDS specialty concentration within the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner major for the fall 2014 semester.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Bevii, a mobile application has launched and it uses location technologies to track the social life of its users and construct virtual social networks. It is available exclusively for students at Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University through iOS and Android.
Self-Help plans to break ground next month on a $12 million building project at a former city-owned parking lot property at 111 W. Chapel Hill St., a project they are calling Kent Corner.
Former Basketball Player Jason Williams has been inducted into the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Il Palio chef Adam Rose is teaming up with certified Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer to develop an ambitious dining and drinking complex that is part of Straw Valley Café. Plans include expanding the cafe to include a juice bar, a casual restaurant and lounge tentatively named Sanderson House, and Black House, a 50-seat fine dining restaurant.
Monday, October 14, 2013
To celebrate 10 years in business, Shiki Sushi Asian Bistro and Bar in Durham will be holding a celebration with live music and entertainment Saturday, Oct. 19 from Noon- 4pm.
James Abbruzzese, M.D., a leading expert in the clinical study and treatment of pancreatic cancer, has been named chief of the Division of Medical Oncology and associate director for clinical research at the Duke Cancer Institute.
Friday, October 11, 2013
The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University has announced a new partnership with Bass Connections, an interdisciplinary initiative.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Quintiles, a Durham clinical research organization has partnered with the Muscular Dystrophy Associaiton to develop and implement the U.S. Neuromuscular Disease Registry.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Durham's Full Frame Founder Nancy Buirski has won an Emmy in the category of "Outstanding Historical Programming," for her work on the documentary "The Loving Story."
California real estate investor Alexandria Real Estate Equities has purchased a building near Research Triangle Park as an extension of its relationship with Bayer CropScience, paying $19.4 million for an 82,000-square-foot laboratory office building at 407 Davis Dr. in Durham.
Durham-based Micell Technologies has entered into an agreement with Hefei Life Science Technology Park Investment and Development Co. for the clinical development, marketing and distribution of its new stent system in China
NC IDEA, a not-for-profit group that provides early funding for start-up technology companies in North Carolina, has chosen 24 semi-finalists from a list of 117 companies in its latest grant cycle, which includes seven startups from Durham.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The Public Technology Institute (PTI) has once again designated the City of Durham as one of 13 “Citizen-Engaged Communities” from throughout the United States for 2013-2015 for its use of technology to connect with residents. This is the second time PTI has selected Durham for this designation.
The Dilweg Co., a Durham-based commercial real estate company has bought the 32-story 121 West Trade building, a piece of Charlotte’s uptown skyline for $59.6 million.