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$38 million financial technology building coming to UD’s STAR Campus

A new $38 million financial technology (fintech) building is slated to go up on the University of Delaware STAR Campus. UD, Delaware Technology Park (DTP) and Discover Bank will partner on the construction of the...

DuPont cautions shareholders on mini-tender stock scheme

DuPont  has been notified of an unsolicited “mini-tender" offer. The strategy is used by firms as a way to pry loose stock from shareholders at a below-market price. According to DuPont, TRC Capital Investment Corporation...

Giving back: Bank of America, Grotto Pizza, Sallie Mae, Dot Foods

(Editor’s note: We welcome news of your company’s donations.  Send items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com. We have a backlog of items. If you have not seen your submission, let us know) Bank of America announces $500,000 grant Bank...

Division of Public Health adds more detailed info to Healthy Community data...

The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced updates to its My Healthy Community data portal. DPH launched My Healthy Community earlier this year to allow Delawareans to access information about the overall health of their...

Trending: JPMorgan Chase expands commitment to hire ex offenders

JPMorgan Chase  is expanding its commitment to giving people with criminal backgrounds a second chance by supporting their reentry into the workforce, community and local economies. The change is part of a new public policy...

Scarane to make primary bid against Coons

U.S. Sen Chris Coons will have a primary opponent. Jessica Scarane,  a director at the Wilmington-based Archer Group advertising agency, is running on a platform of Medicare for All and a Green New Deal. Scarane is...

Wilmington Trust outlook sees risk of tech productivity gains spurring populist policies

Wilmington Trust  announced its 2020 Capital Markets Forecast, "Market Tug of War: The interplay of productivity, populism, and portfolios." As the title indicates, productivity gains are likely to not make their way to employees who...

Ladybug release comes during dedication of Second Chances Farm

Ten thousand ladybugs were released in a dedication ceremony for Second Chances Farm #1 in Wilmington. Second Chances is the first hydroponic, indoor vertical farm in the State of Delaware. Ladybugs provide chemical-free, pesticide-free pest control. “At...

The coal mine saga that played  out in Delaware

Good afternoon, Earlier this year tale of coal mines in Wyoming and Montana quietly played out 1,800  miles to the East in  Delaware. Earlier, Navajo Transitional Energy received the go-ahead to acquire  Cloud Peak Energy at...

OnePoint to open hospice-based pharmacy in Newark area

OnePoint Patient Care, a  local hospice pharmacy, e-prescribing technologies and Pharmacy Benefits Management solutions, announced plans to open a new hospice-dedicated pharmacy in the  Newark area. One Patient will work with Delaware Hospice. Anticipated to open in...

Trending: Boxwood developer submits plan for five-story logistics complex

A developer of the former GM Boxwood plant are proposing a high-rise 3.8 million square foot warehouse/distribution center. The five-story logistics center would be located on the northeast corner of Boxwood Road and Centerville Road...

Delaware State University enrollment hits 5,000 mark

  With a total enrollment of 5,054 students for the 2019-2020 academic year, Delaware State University has broken all prior enrollment records for the ninth time in ten years, moving above the 5,000-student mark for...