The Durham Bulls and Bull City Hospitality announced a partnership with Durham Catering Co., who will provide food and service in the PNC Triangle Club and suite level at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Durham Catering Co. owner Tom Ferguson will also bring his popular Rise Biscuits & Donuts concept to the DBAP in the form of a donut kiosk.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded Duke University a $6 million grant to support leadership education at Duke Divinity School focused on professional development opportunities for leaders in church and nonprofit ministries.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Duke University will make $20 million improvements to Cameron Indoor Stadium and will create an indoor entry space, memorabilia space 6,000 square feet of hospitality space on the second floor and first floor game-day ticketing space. No renovations are planned for the stadium itself.
More than 2,700 high school seniors from around the world have been accepted to Duke University's class of 2019.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Durham County, Durham Public Schools and Duke University have partnered to create the Durham Children’s Data Center, a hub for research into vital policy and practice questions.
Duke University School of Nursing will partner with TROSA, a multi-year residential substance abuse treatment program in Durham, to provide medical care to its more than 500 residents.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The Durham Police Department has named Wil Glenn as its new public affairs manager.
Sheila D. Ryba, formerly of the Boys & Girls Club in Durham, has been named Trailways Transportation System president and CEO.
Monday, March 16, 2015
The Brothers Vilgalys, a Durham distillery producing the Lithuanian spirit Krupnikas is now expanding distribution into South Carolina.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The Duke University School of Medicine has named Edward Buckley, MD the permanent chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, effective immediately.
Three Durham Public Schools Montessori programs were recognized among the best magnet programs in the country this week with the announcement of the 2015 Magnet Schools of America national awards. Lakewood Montessori Middle School and Morehead Montessori Magnet Elementary School were named Schools of Excellence and George Watts Montessori Magnet Elementary School was named a School of Distinction by the National Association of Magnet and Theme-based Schools
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Duke University announced that they will set up an angel-investment system to help faculty members, Duke University and other people tied to the school launch start-up businesses. Duke is seeding the innovation fund with $2 million of its own money. Officials hope to secure enough outside donations to give the fund $20 million to work with.
To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University has announced plans to commission a mural by abstract painter Odili Donald Odita in downtown Durham and a large-scale wall painting inside the museum. An outdoor mural location has not yet been selected.
Tomika R. Altman-Lewis, a Fayetteville Street Elementary School teacher is one of six public school teachers from across the state who has received a $175,000 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers for professional development, salary supplement and equipment and supplies for the school.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The King's Daughter's Inn has partnered with Stash Hotel Rewards to offer a points-based loyalty program to guests.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The City of Durham Human Relations Commission has recognized five award winners who have distinguished themselves by contributing their time and talents to promoting good human relations in Durham. The 2015 honorees are Wanda Boone for her efforts to make Durham a safer, healthier and better community; Brenda Howerton, for her advocacy and work in support of human relations; Genesis Home for its efforts to help families to successfully reunite, get off the streets and live independently; and Vernondo Garcia-Carroll and Sary Lili Martinez for youth Human Rights.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Community Alternative for Supportive Abodes (CASA) has received $100,000 from The Home Depot Foundation to support construction of Phase Two of The Denson Apartments for Veterans in Durham. The first phase of 11 apartments was completed in late 2014. Phase Two will include 12 apartments for veterans living with disabilities.
Monday, March 2, 2015
The staff of Durham's Herald-Sun newspaper won eight awards in the N. C Press Association’s News, Editorial and Photojournalism Awards judging.The Herald-Sun’s awards were sports news reporting, first place, Harold Guttman; sports news reporting, second place, Steve Wiseman; general news photography, third place, Christine Nguyen; feature photography, second place, Christine Nguyen; feature photography, third place, Bernard Thomas; sports photography, first place, Bernard Thomas; best video, third place, Christine Nguyen and John McCann.