Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Durham area along with Raleigh is one of the top five markets for investments in office properties in 2015, according to a report by the National Real Estate Investor.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
James Dobbins, a professor of radiology, biomedical engineering and physics, and director of Duke’s graduate program in medical physics, has been named associate vice provost and director of what will now be known as the Duke Kunshan University Program Office at Duke.
Duke Sports Medicine opened an expanded clinic at the Duke Sports Science Institute at 3475 Erwin Road. Relocated from the Finch-Yeager Building on the Duke campus, the expanded clinic integrates orthopaedic surgery, physical therapy, primary care, cardiology, sports performance, fitness, sports medicine and research science and education in one location.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The Duke Clinical Research Institute will become one of three national sites to run early clinical trials of new anti-infection therapies under a contract announced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Willie James Jennings, associate professor of theology and black church studies at Duke Divinity School, has won the prestigious 2015 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion for his book, “The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race.”
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Smallcakes, a cupcake store, has opened in the Woodcroft Shopping Center at 4711 Hope Valley Road, Durham.
Three Duke faculty members were ranked among the most influential scholars in the nation’s dialogue on education in a list released by Education Week today. Two Sanford School of Public Policy professors, Helen Ladd and Charles Clotfelter, were in the top 40 on the list of 200. Peter Arcidiacono, professor of economics, also was included.
Duke professor Blake Wilson has been recognized with the 2015 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, the nation's top bioengineering prize, for his work with cochlear implants.
Construction began on Duke University's Bryan Student Center to improve the inside environment and to add a glass facade.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will begin construction on the long-discussed East End Connector in Durham. The 3.9-mile highway, which is scheduled to be finished in 2019, will connect the Durham Freeway and the U.S. Highway 70/N.C. Highway 98 intersection. It will also upgrade U.S. 70 to a freeway between Pleasant Drive and N.C. 98.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Duke University researchers have used software they developed to predict a constantly-evolving infectious bacterium’s countermoves to new drugs ahead of time, before the drug is even tested on patients.
Duke University researchers have discovered that humans and sparrows make sense of sound in similar ways.