The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs told medical students, doctors-in-training and faculty at Duke University’s School of Medicine on Friday that he was there for one reason: to try to recruit them.
Robert McDonald, the former Procter & Gamble chief executive who was confirmed as secretary July 29, spoke at a medical conference that’s held weekly at Duke. McDonald had also visited the Durham VA Medical Center on Thursday and spoke at the American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte on Tuesday along with President Obama.
The Southern Culture Movie Series, which features films on the culture and history of the U.S. South, will present three films during the fall. Films will be screened Sept. 4, Oct. 2 and Nov 20.
Charles Belk was just trying to avoid getting a parking ticket in Beverly Hills last week when he was stopped by the police.
Sanctuary Outreach Ministry tries to provide just that – a sanctuary, a safe place for women to come who are survivors of sexual abuse. Almost a year old, the nonprofit operates out of Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church on Driver Street. The Rev. Tammy White Rodman, founder and director, talked about her ministry this week at the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham’s roundtable, which also meets at Shepherd’s House.
Luke Bumm was named Thursday as incoming District Attorney Roger Echols' chief assistant prosecutor.
The offseason is over, and the Triangle’s four Division I college football teams open their seasons either at home or close to it today.
Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State play their season-opening games at home while N.C. Central makes the short trip to Greenville to face East Carolina.
Duke University has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant to improve learning for science, technology, engineering and math students, the Duke Office of News & Communications announced Thursday.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a new sexual assault and violence policy Thursday, more than a year after a task force including students, faculty and staff began working on it.
Five leaders of some of the largest healthcare insurance providers in North Carolina agreed Thursday morning that healthcare costs would go up over the next three years.
City Manager Tom Bonfield’s report on police issues gave the City Council and key political groups another one to chew on, namely whether enough of Durham’s cops actually live in the city.
Duke University faculty will participate in a town hall forum on Monday about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Firefighters boot up a campaign today to raise money for children and adults with muscle diseases throughout the Durham area.
In the first 201 days of the year, 742 crimes were committed in the Bull City with a gun present. That is almost 3.7 crimes a day.