Friday, July 25, 2014
Anne Firor Scott, the W.K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita at Duke University, has been awarded a 2013 National Humanities Medal for pioneering the study of southern women.
American Underground in Downtown Durham will double its space on Main Street in Downtown Durham by January, 2015, making room for an additional 50 companies.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Bull Craft Bottle Shop will open in Hope Valley Commons shopping center on highway 54.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
Duke University School of Medicine has merged the Physical Therapy Division into the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport's $14 million ramp project has just received $1.29 million to help fund the project that would serve as a parking area for aircraft arriving and departing the terminal..
Friday, July 18, 2014
The Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) will pilot a shuttle bus running between Durham Station and the Durham Farmers' Market on Saturday mornings from 7:30am until 11:45 am through August 23.
The Triangle Business Journal has revealed its 2014 Best Places to Work list and it includes several Durham companies.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club won a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014, the Expedia Insiders’ Select™ for 2014 and the TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence awards.
Brigs at the Park, Scratch, and Piedmont are all participating in the Got to Be NC Dig Into Local Restaurant Week July 14-23.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Durham's South Court Building off of Shannon Rd. whose tenants include G2B and Doolin's Irish Pub and Cafe has been sold to a New York-based investment firm for $12.8 million.
The Heights at South LaSalle, A luxury, gated apartment community that opened just over a year ago near Duke University Medical Center in Durham has been sold to a new investor group for $53.3 million.
Durham-based Self-Help Credit Union will get a traditional retail banking branch in Durham with the acquisition of Generations Community Credit union.
Monday, July 7, 2014
The Duke University Health System in Durham generated more revenue than all but 20 nonprofit hospitals in the nation, ranking it as the highest-grossing nonprofit hospital in the state.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Biopharmaceutical research-giant Quintiles completed the acquisition of Encore Health Resources, a move that adds 300 workers and further expands the company’s services beyond strictly clinical work.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Duke University has added three new members to the Duke University Board of Trustees on July 1, including alumna Ann Pelham, recent graduate Neil Kondamuri and graduate and professional student Sharon O'Conner.
Duke University is one of six new clinical sites in the country that will participate in a recently formed Undiagnosed Diseases Network established by the National Institutes of Health.
The Scrap Exchange, a material reuse store, will close August 11 and move from its current location at 923 Franklin St. and reopen at its new space at 2050 Chapel Hill Rd on August 16.
Duke Athletics has announced several administrative staff changes, including promotions and new hires.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Jay Lewis, director of emerging electronics technologies at RTI International, was named a fellow of the American Vacuum Society for his contributions to the development of nanostructured optoelectronic devices.
The Durham-based antiviral drug development firm Chimerix Inc. has added new directors to its board. Dr. M. Michelle Berrey, James M. Daly, Catherine L. Gilliss, Dr. John M. Leonard, and C. Patrick Machado will all serve in new roles.
Bayer CropScience, a maker of crop pesticides and genetic traits to improve soybean, corn and other crop seeds, is building a new, $29.6 million greenhouse at its Research Triangle Park campus.
N.C. Central University and Durham Technical Community College are among the first universities and colleges in the state to offer a dual enrollment residential academic transfer program.