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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Facebook CEO holds disaster discussion with UD faculty, civic leaders

(University of Delaware)  Mark Zuckerberg’s personal challenge for 2017 is to travel to and meet with people in the 30 states he has yet to visit and Monday, was the First State’s moment in the...

Christiana Care, Del Tech develop gene editing education program

A cutting-edge gene editing technology is coming to college classrooms in Delaware, thanks to a $1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to Delaware Technical Community College in partnership with the Gene Editing...

Goldey-Beacom College event to offer salary negotiation strategies for women students

On Thursday,  Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) will host the first of a series of American Association of University Women (AAUW) Start Smart workshops. The workshops are specifically designed for GBC women who are graduating seniors...

Chesapeake subsidiary buys Florida propane assets

Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced today that its propane subsidiary, Flo-Gas Corporation, has purchased the propane operating assets of Chipola Propane Gas Company in Marianna,  FL. “We are...

Contractors at Experimental Station evaluated after exposure to materials

Contractors working at the DuPont Experimental Station near Wilmington were evaluated at local hospitals after exposure to a material. According to DuPont spokesman Dan Turner, at about 11 a.m. on Saturday,  contractors conducting work in...

(Video) Carney, Purzycki announce $20 million transit center

https://youtu.be/pndH9XbT0sM (Video courtesy of WHYY Newsworks) Government  officials were on hand late last week to highlight infrastructure investments in the city of Wilmington that include a new transit/parking center  Twenty projects underway or in planning stages by...

Perryville Outlets on its way to becoming warehouse site

The Perryville Outlet Center site may be on its way to becoming a warehouse complex. The Cecil Whig reported that New York-based SK Realty is expected to close on the sale of the site...

The Struts to perform as part of NASCAR weekend in Dover

The Struts, an English rock band,  will perform a free concert on the AAA Stage at Victory Plaza on Sunday, Oct. 1 before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International...

Delaware State University announces plans to build large residence hall, raze two others

Delaware State University’s Board of Trustees announced plans to enhance the University’s capacity to meet its growing residential enrollment with a new 200,000-square- foot residence hall, slated to open in the fall of 2019.  The facility...

University of Delaware provost to step down

University of Delaware Provost Domenico Grasso has decided to step down effective next month. UD President Dennis Assanis announced Grasso’s departure in a message to the university community. The provost is the university's chief academic...