Month: July 2016

At risk of overworking an overworked topic, an additional perspective on Brexit – the UK vote to exit the EU over the next two years – deserves some elaboration for U.S. policy, the international economy and American politics. Having followed European economy and politics since graduate school, I followed the UK vote with a great…

Repurposed Materials will sell you a bridge or the Wildcats’ home court

By Kathy Canavan Damon Carson says he has the most interesting in-box in the world. A recent e-mail: Somebody wanted to sell him 5 million brand new hazmat suits leftover from the BP oil spill. He bought them. Carson’s business — Repurposed Materials — is sort of an industrial Pinterest. He emails a newsletter of…

To accelerate breakthrough cancer research in the human genome, the Gene Editing Institute at Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute has entered into an agreement with The Wistar Institute. The agreement expands the historic partnership between the Graham Cancer Center, one of the nation’s largest community cancer centers, and Wistar, the…

Families spent less out of pocket for college in the 2015-2016 academic year as they took advantage of more scholarships and grants to foot the bill, according to “How America Pays for College 2016,” the national study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos—a global independent market research company. The report, now in its ninth year, found…

The Delaware State Housing Authority has awarded low-income housing tax credits to four of the nine nonprofits and for-profit companies that applied for help building their projects — Severn Development Company building Jefferson Estate II in Lewes, Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans for Pearl Center in Wilmington, Green Street Housing for Halls Heritage in Millsboro…