On Saturday, young entrepreneurs came together for the first Young Entrepreneur’s Expo, sponsored by the Patricia Taborn Modeling and Talent Agency, INC. (PMTA), a local non-profit.
Family and friends of the 38 members of the Class of 2014 of Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill gathered on campus on Friday with the school’s graduates, faculty, and staff to celebrate Trinity’s fifth commencement exercises.
Wendy Scott, a North Carolina Central University law school professor since 2006, will be the new dean at the Mississippi College School of Law on Aug. 11.
Scott served as NCCU's associate dean for academic affairs from 2009 to 2012. Before moving to Durham, she was a professor at Tulane University for 17 years. She's a graduate of Harvard University and New York University Law School.
She's the second woman to lead the Baptist-affiliated Mississippi College's law school.
Esther Jones, a Durham native and retired teacher, has pledged $1.4 million to UNC Children's to establish a new professorship in the soon-to-be-established N.C. Children's Center for Obesity Research and Prevention at UNC.
On Saturday, Duke University Medical Center hosts the 21st Annual Angels Among Us 5k run and family fun walk for research at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke.
Funds raised by the race support acquisition of new equipment, recruitment of top scientists and their research efforts.
At 7 a.m., race-day registration starts. The run begins at 8 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., survivors are recognized at the event. At 10:50 a.m., participants join the family walk in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
The event is at the medical center campus at the corner of Erwin Road and Flowers Drive.