Thursday, September 30, 2010
Jane Wettach, director of the Children's Education Law Clinic at Duke University School of Law, is being honored by the North Carolina Justice Center with their 2010 Defenders of Justice Award.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Duke University's Continuing Medical Education Office in the School of Medicine received two major grants from GlaxoSmithKline's Center for Medical Education totalling nearly $1.5 million to help physicians fill important gaps in care for patients with breast cancer or HIV/AIDS.
Monday, September 27, 2010
Former Duke basketball standouts and national championship winners Shane Battier and Grant Hill were named two of Sporting News 20 Smartest Athletes. Duke was one of three institutions to have more than one athlete on the list.
Durham was selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as one of 12 cities across the nation to promote and discuss the film "Waiting for 'Superman,' " which focuses on issues surrounding public education.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Duke senior center Bryan Morgan is one of 11 Football Bowl Subdivision players honored for his off-the-field work by being named to the Allstate/American Football Coaches Association's Good Works team.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Durham is one of only four communities in the state selected by America’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for its outstanding, innovative efforts that benefit children and youth.
Monday, September 20, 2010
The N.C. Central University School of Law received a grant of nearly $2 million in federal stimulus funds to upgrade broadband service while expanding access to its legal education programs.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Duke University was named the 22nd most desirable urban school, 14th among brainiac schools, the 8th most diverse schools, 17th among the best gay-friendly schools, and the 7th best school for future power brokers according to Newsweek.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
At the close of voting, it appears Only Burger, a mobile food vendor in Durham, won the popular vote for The Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. The win would mean $10,000 for the company and a chance to compete live in the next season's show.
The Durham Center was awarded a six-year, $5.9 million grant by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to implement the BECOMING (Building Every Chance Of Making It Now and Grown-up) project in Durham County.
Friday, September 10, 2010
The Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau was recognized with the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility by the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce. This is the second year DCVB has won the award, the other in 2005. In 2009 DCVB was a runner up.
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Baseball America announced Bulls pitcher Jeremy Hellickson as their 2010 Minor League Player of the Year. He becomes the fourth Durham Bull to win the award, following Andruw Jones (1996), Rocco Baldelli (2002) and Delmon Young (2005).