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The Center for Composite Materials at the University of Delaware is a leader when it comes to basic and applied research in composites. Founded in 1974, the center has an economic impact on Delaware of about $50 million a year. More than 150 Delaware companies benefit from its work, and it supports 450 jobs around the state. More…

Delaware Democrats have elected Erik Raser-Schramm as the new chairman of the state party. He succeeds John Daniello, who is retiring. Raser-Schramm has been involved with the party since 2002 and Raser-Schramm has been involved with the party since 2002 and recently led Stephanie Hansen’s special election campaign in February, a high-stakes race that garnered…

It’s been more than two years since the Delaware Tourism Office launched its new brand, “Endless Discoveries.” What’s been the feedback, and how has it contributed to the growth of tourism in Delaware?   The Endless Discoveries brand has most definitely been working. In September, FutureBrand, a mega-brand consulting firm, released a study that said…

(AP) – Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and May 1. It includes CEOs who…

Political scholar Peter Augustine Lawler died Tuesday. In January, Lawler, an influential conservative writer, took over as editor of Modern Age, the quarterly journal published by the Greenville-based Intercollegiate Studies Institute. His debut issue was published this month. Lawler, who wrote from a conservative Catholic perspective, was scheduled to appear at a panel discussion and…

An entrepreneur at heart always seeks ways to grow and evolve. It could be personal growth, expansion of markets served, improvement of product and services or increase sales conversions. If you are one of them, you know exactly what I am talking about. Even if you go back to the beginning, when all you had…

Former Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland has joined Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a Palo Alto, California-based legal firm with an expertise in technology, life sciences and other growth industries around the world. Hollard retired from the Delaware Supreme Court in March 2017, after 30 years on the court. He is now serving…

This year’s Commonwealth Award recipients are actor Charles Grodin, astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison and social activist Marlo Thomas. They will be recognized at the Common Wealth Awards ceremony hosted by The PNC Financial Services Group on Saturday night at the Hotel du Pont. The awards, a hot ticket in Wilmington, were first presented in 1979…