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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Biden, Kasich talk about the political divide at UD event

The University of Delaware’s National Agenda speaker series continued on Tuesday with a  conversation between former Vice President and UD alumnus Joe Biden and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. The event, entitled “Bridging the Divides,” was...

Christiana Care scientists discover possible breakthrough breast cancer blood test

Scientists  at the Center for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR) at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute of Christiana Care Health System have developed a  new blood test to diagnose breast cancer. Plans call for applying...

Midnight Oil Brewing plans to open in Glasgow late this year

The state’s newest craft brewery is slated to open late this year. Midnight Oil Brewing Co. is finishing up work at its location in the Pencader complex south of Newark in the Glasgow area. The...

UD Professor DeMicco wins hospitality award

Fred DeMicco, professor and ARAMARK Chair in the Department of Hospitality Business Management at the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware  was recently awarded the Howard B. Meek Award for...

Gore sells medical products operation in New Jersey

Vance Street Capital LLC, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm,  announced the acquisition of two manufacturing facilities and related operations located in Wall Township, NJ from W. L. Gore & Associates. Financial terms were not...

Corporate governance group partners with UD’s Weinberg Center

The Investor Stewardship Group (ISG), a collective of some of the largest U.S.-based institutional investors and global asset managers, along with several of their international counterparts  has partnered with the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate...

Effort under way to name Newark school in honor of filmmaker Ken Burns

A Christina School District committee will study a proposal tonight on naming a Newark elementary school in honor of filmmaker Ken Burns. The proposal that will go before a committee that studies school name...

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...

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...

Barclays donates $125,000 to support Food Bank’s culinary program

As part of the graduation celebration of the 49th and 50th classes of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware, Barclays presented a check for $125,000 to help support the Food Bank’s...