Posts tagged “Duke”
Asia tops all regions in the emphasis CFOs place on corporate social responsibility. Read more findings from Duke University's quarterly survey of global financial executives.
New Bull City, Day Eight: In 1988, Durham had just four total life science companies. Now the city has 92 firms and counting. Read how the life sciences took root in the "City of Medicine" as WRALTechWire's report about the rebirth of Durham continues.
The New Bull City: A former tobacco building now houses several life science related firms, and space once used to process tobacco now offers research space. The history of the Venable center reflects Durham,s transition from a tobacco town to a tech hub.
New Bull City, Day Five: The rebirth of Durham over the past two decades came through a powerful convergence of people, places, a university, and organizations. Buildings were rebuilt to accommodate new businesses, not tobacco. New structures were added. But the key ingredient is the people: The leaders and organizations who have provided the life blood to turn new and improved buildings into the sites for a new community.
Quintiles and the Duke Clinical Research Institute are very different providers of clinical trial services but pharma executives give both high marks. Learn what makes them stand out.
In graduation speeches at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill respectively, Melinda Gates and Steve Case point to technology as a tool to build a better world. Will the graduates listen?
David Murdock, the founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, is announcing another donation today to what Oprah Winfrey has described as his "gift to humanity." Will the endowment he is making secure the NCRC's future as a true hub for health research?
David Murdock, the billionaire owner of Dole Food and founder of the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, will announce another gift to the campus on Wednesday. Murdock has already invested more than $700 million of his own fortune in the project.
The Startup Blog: These days, the Triangle's three major universities all have large and robust programs that cater to today's student entrepreneur. This is the result of years of change internally, the fruits of which are now being exposed to the general public.
The Startup Blog: Chill-N, a nitrogen ice cream startup from the University of Miami , takes top honors at Startup Madness 2013, which as an event is its own sprouting success story.
Top financial executives at U.S. companies are showing more economic optimism as they expect to spend more, increase hiring and plan for acquisitions in the next year.
Software-defined networking is changing the way communications networks are being managed, maintained, and secured. It is giving network administrators more control over traffic flow than ever before, and it's just in its infancy.
The Triangle J Council of Governments in association with a consortium called the NC Next Generation Networks on Friday issued a request for proposal document that seeks private sector service providers who are interested in building a "next generation" communications network across the Triangle as well as Winston-Salem.