Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Durham Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The City of Durham has been recognized for the 25th consecutive year for its budget reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association, a professional association of over 17,800 members throughout North America that has served the public finance profession since 1906.

Watt's Grocery Awarded 2013 Nature's Plate Award

Watt's Grocery has been awarded the People's Choice Winner of the 2013 Nature's Plate Award by the Nature Conservancy for green practices.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Apparently Durham Needs A Little Love

The Huffington Post gave some nice coverage to the craft beer, food, and dining scene as it placed Durham at number one on the list of U.S. Cities That Could Use A Little Love.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Duke Corporate Education Ranked #1

Duke Corporate Education has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education, according to the 7 November rankings released by BusinessWeek. This is the sixth consecutive time that Duke CE has taken top honors in the biennial survey (2003 - 2013).

Duke Business School Part-time MBA Ranked #14 in the World

Duke University's Fuqua School of Business was ranked 14th of the top 33 part-time MBA programs in the world by Bloomberg Busineessweek.

Durham Named 2013 Digital Cities Survey Winner

The City of Durham has been nationally recognized for its use of technology to improve transparency with residents and operate more efficiently with taxpayer dollars. Durham tied for third place with the City of Alexandria, VA in e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities Program's top-ranked cities in the 2013 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000 – 249,999 population category.

Monday, November 11, 2013

5 Duke Researchers Recognized as Top Biomedical Scientists

The European Journal of Clinical Investigation recognized 400 of the world’s most influential researchers in biomedicine and five of them are currently at Duke University. Robert M Califf, Marc G. Caron, Robert J. Lefkowitz, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Eric D. Peterson were on the list.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Durham Recognized on 10 Best Small Cities to Retire Happily In

Durham was recognized at #9 on MarketWatch's "10 Best Small Cities to Retire Happily In" which was part of a study by The Milken Institute. The Institute analyzed 259 smaller cities and considered 78 factors that affect the quality of life of those ages 65 and older.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Three Duke Hospitals Named Top Performers

Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional and Duke Raleigh hospitals were recognized as top performers in the 2013 assessment by the Joint Commission, which accredits health organizations in the United States.