Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Bayer USA Foundation has awarded more than $70,000 to North Carolina nonprofits including the John Avery Boys & Girls Club of Durham.
The Durham Technical Community College Foundation has received a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo to use for co-op and internship scholarships enrolled in the college’s Career and Technical Education programs.
Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar restaurant will open at the Streets at Southpoint Mall on December 10.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club has appointed Jon Campbell assales manager. In his role, Campbell will be responsible for developing new corporate accounts as well as working with groups and conferences that consistently book with the Inn.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Friday, November 22, 2013
Duke University Men's Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski has announced the signings of guards Grayson Allen and Tyus Jones, forward Justise Winslow and center Jahlil Okafor to the basketball team.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The North Carolina Awards, the State's highest honor awarded to a civilian, will be awarded to Dr. John Harding Lucas of Durham in the category of public service.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The Durham-based research institute RTI International has received additional grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for work on a competitive toilet development project.
The Durham Bulls Athletic park will add three displays to the ballpark experience. One will be 25.4 feet high and 63 feet long. The mechanical scoreboard will be rebuilt and installed in a location closer to the center field berm, as seen above.The second will be an LED strip running the length of the remaining outfield wall, from center to right field. It will be 327.6 feet long and 6.5 feet high. The third piece will be 3.2 feet high and run 119.8 feet. It will be installed above the new club level within the main seating bowl.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Triangle newcomer Level Homes has plans to build in three Durham County communities. The builder has bought 214 homesites in the Brightleaf at the Park community, 144 homesites within the Cardinal Oaks community and 18 homesites at Green Gardens. Sales at Green Gardens have already started, with homes priced from the $165,000s. Level Homes’ units at Brightleaf will be priced from the $210,000s. Homes at Cardinal Oaks will be priced from the $150,000s.
Monday, November 18, 2013
United Airlines has added a second non-stop flight from RDU to San Francisco that will run from April 1- August 18
Friday, November 15, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Duke's Pratt School of Engineering has won a $15-million grant renewal from the National Science Foundation and the US Environmental Protection Agency to continue learning more about where nanoparticles accumulate, how they interact with other chemicals and how they affect the environment.
Durham food truck Chirba Chirba is teaming up with Aviator Brewing to open Brew & Skew, an Asian street food Pop Up Restaurant in Beltline Station on November 23 from 5-8pm.
Rev. C.J. Bordeaux of Gorman Baptist Church has been appointed president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Durham-based design firm The Freelon Group has been recognized by The American Institute of Architects' North Carolina Chapter recognized with a Merit Award and by the American Institute of Architects Maryland Chapter award for design excellence.
Pulley, Watson, King & Lischer announced that several partners of the firm, including Charles F. Carpenter, Pulley Watson, and Guy W. Crabtree were selected by their peers for recognition in “Best Lawyers,” a publication for the legal profession
Durham Resident, YuanYuan (Laura) Xu, a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, has won the President’s Award for Research Competition at a meeting of the N.C. Chapter of the Society of Toxicology.
Paul A. Hackmann, CEO of Skill Creation Inc. and Skill Creations of Durham was awarded the “Steve Jordan Lighthouse Award” at the N.C. Providers Council Annual Conference in Greensboro Oct. 10.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Friday, November 8, 2013
SciMetrika, a Durham-based population health consulting firm, is a partner on a $1.5 million, five-year contract from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to implement a child maltreatment prevention program.
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster has announced its second industry member: O’Brien/Atkins Associates PA, a design services firm located in Durham, near Research Triangle Park.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
American Underground, a startup hub based in the American Tobacco Campus has named Meredith Burgess director of marketing and Molly Demarest has been named director of operations.
Jonathan Katz’ book, “The Big Truck that Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster,” has receivedthe 2013 WOLA-Duke Human Rights Book Award. Katz, a Durham resident, is a former Associated Press correspondent and was the only full-time American correspondent in Haiti at the time of the 2010 earthquake
Two Duke professors, Dr. Roberto Manson and Dr. Mani Daneshmand—both assistant professors of surgery at the Duke School of Medicine—participated in the implantation of a new type of cardiac assist device in a calf in collaboration with researchers from the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.
Arrichion hot yoga studio and Banfield Pet Hospital will soon open in Southpoint Crossing, located on NC 54 near Fayetteville Rd.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Triangle Insights Group, a new consulting firm focused on the life sciences industry, will open today. The group will advice clients on strategic commercialization, portfolio design, licensing diligence, and clinical development decisions.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
AW North Carolina, a manufacturer of automatic transmissions and transmission components, will expand production at its Treyburn manufacturing facility in Durham County, adding 56 new jobs.