Month: June 2015

DuPont has named nine young faculty members to its 2015 Class of DuPont Young Professors.  The company will provide over $400,000 during the next two years to support their research that advances basic science knowledge to address global challenges in food, energy and protection. “Cutting-edge science and engineering, innovative new technology applications and strong collaborations…

Housing Development Corporation MidAtlantic, developers of The Flats in Wilmington, is opening a new office location in Wilmington. Company President Michael R. Carper said the office at 1201 N. Orange St., Suite 7500, will serve a hub for the Lancaster, Pa. company’s expansion into Delaware. HDC MidAtlanti’s property management portfolio includes developments in Dover, Smyrna…

OperaDelaware has been awarded two years of production support totaling $450,000 from The Longwood Foundation, the largest grant to the arts organization in its 71-year history. The grant will immediately help support OperaDelaware’s next spring festival, scheduled for the weekends of May 14 and 21, 2016. The festival will feature performances of two mainstage operas…

TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer Dozens of health insurers say higher-than-expected care costs and other expenses blindsided them this year, and they’re going to have to hike premiums for individual policies well-beyond 10 percent for 2016.             The proposed double-digit hikes would apply to plans sold on the health insurance exchanges created under President Barack…

Gov. Jack Markell spoke yesterday at the ribbon-cutting of Delaware Technical and Community College’s expanded nursing wing, a 20,000 square foot addition to its 10,000 square foot program space. The new wing includes four state-of-the-art labs, clinical simulation space and additional classrooms. The number of students enrolled has nearly doubled over the last 10 years,…

Hallie Biden and the Delaware Community Foundation announced this morning the creation of a new charity to continue Beau Biden’s passion for protecting children — the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children. “I’ve known Beau since he was a child, and everyone in Delaware knows about his passion for helping and protecting innocent…