Tuesday, September 23, 2014
North Carolina Central University has been awarded a three-year $897,840 grant to develop ways to reduce rates of drug and alcohol abuse and HIV transmission in 18-24 year olds from the juvenile Justice Institute by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014
Durham's Durham’s BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. received another $2 million to continue development of a possible Ebola virus treatment from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
More than 500 Durham Tech students have picked up a GoPass in the first week of its distribution. GoPass is a free bus pass from Triangle Transit that allows eligible Durham Tech students to ride city and regional buses via Triangle Transit to get to and from the college.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
In Spring 2015, N.C. Central University is planning to offer a combined bachelor’s of science degree in computer science and business.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Justin Clapp has been appointed the Director of Outreach and access for Duke University office of admissions who will assist low-income and first-generation applicants. Clapp is a former assistant director of financial aid and was a first-generation college student.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A new bar named Criterion will open at the previous location of Whiskey at 347 W. Main St. It will be a concept by Rhys Botica, who has opened four Durham bars, Whiskey, The Federal, Bull McCabe's and Kotuku Surf Club.
Nimble Storage has leased 47,986 square feet of flex space in the previously vacant Newcastle South building at 1015 Swabia Court, an 86,895-square-foot building in the Imperial Center office park.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The NC state Department of Transportation will award a contract to build the East End Connector, an 8-mile small freeway that will connect interstate 85 with the Durham Freeway. The construction is estimated to cost $141 million and take 4.5 years with a completion slated for July 2019.
Bayer CropScience has broken ground on a new greenhouse in Durham. The 29,500 square foot facility called Greenhouse 1 will be used for research on seed traits, plant diseases and insect testing.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Hashim Al-Hashimi, PhD, assumed the role as director for the Center for RNA Biology at the Duke University School of Medicine.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The Durham Bulls extended their contract with the Tampa Bay Rays through 2018 and broke a single-season paid attendance record, surpassing 533,000 viewers this year.
Durham-based A.M. Pappas & Associates announced Tuesday that it has partnered with The Chiesi Group and will manage the Italian pharmaceutical company's new corporate venture fund.