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DSU-UD neuroscience center gets $10.6 million in federal funding

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research $10.9 million over five years. It's the largest grant in Delaware State University history. This grant allows the  Center of Biomedical...

Amtrak moves closer to break-even point during fiscal year

Amtrak posted record ridership and earnings results for the fiscal year, ending Sept. 30. The government-owned passenger railroad posted revenue of $3.2 billion and cut its operating loss 15 percent to $194 million. Ridership rose...

Nickle Electrical makes donation to veterans group

Nickle Electrical Companies and its employees donated $4,260 to the Friends of Delaware Veterans, Inc. to support the organization’s trust fund, which provides financial assistance to veterans for health care needs, housing support, educational...

Four Delaware companies honored for female representation on boards

Four  Delaware companies have been honored for their board diversity by the  The Forum of Executive Women.  The award recognizes public companies in the Philadelphia region with  25 percent or more women on their boards of...

More details offered  on $45M in gifts to UD’s $750M fund-raising effort

  The University of Delaware announced major gifts to the $750 million  Delaware First fund-raising effort. At an event earlier this month, details of three gifts to the university,  totaling $45 million,  were announced. The gifts...

Czap gets four years for taking $6.1 million from Newark company

Roberta Czap, age 67, formerly of Newark, was sentenced by Chief U. S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark to four years in prison and three years of supervised release.  In addition,  Czap will be...

Medimmune asthma drug gets endorsement from European committee

AstraZeneca and its  Maryland-based biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive opinion, recommending benralizumab as...

Rotary clubs team up to provide badly needed equipment for Newark High football team

Two Rotary clubs in the Newark area, Newark Morning and Newark, presented new practice equipment and game jerseys to the members of Newark High School’s football squad. A two-man Tek sled and a pop-up tackle...
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(Video) UD Athletics raises 80 percent of $60 million fund-raising goal

The University of Delaware has reached 80 percent of its goal in upgrading Delaware Stadium and building new training facilities. The announcement of the project and the fund-raising effort was made during the Blue Hen's...

Hilton Wilmington/Christiana opens farm to market gastropub

The   Hilton Wilmington/Christiana   has opened a new gastropub under the name “Market Kitchen & Bar.” The dining spot was part of a multimillion-dollar renovation of the hotel in the Stanton-Christiana area south of Newark and...
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