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EDUCATION Duke University was identified as a part of Reformed Judaism's "Top 7 Hillels You Haven't Heard Of." Reformed Judaism 2014 September
EDUCATION Durham was recognized among the "Cheapest Cities You Will Want to Live In" for 2014. Kiplinger 2014 September
EDUCATION Duke University was recognized as having the 18th happiest freshmen out of 50 colleges and universities. College Choice 2014 August
EDUCATION Duke University has been recognized with a #23 ranking among "America's Top Colleges 2014." Forbes 2014 August
EDUCATION Duke University is the number 1 best landscaped college on the East Coast. LawnStarter 2014 August
EDUCATION Duke University earned the number one spot a list of The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges - East Coast. Lawnstarter 2014 July
EDUCATION Durham County Library received recognition as one of its 2014 Top Innovators during the Next Libraries Conference. The Urban Libraries Counci 2014 July
EDUCATION Duke University was recognized in a ranking of most entrepreneurial schools. FounderDating 2014 July
EDUCATION Duke University's music program was recognized as the eighth top music program the nation. College Factual 2014 July
EDUCATION A list of most-cited scientists for 2014 features 32 researchers affiliated with Duke University. Thomson Reuters 2014 June
EDUCATION Duke University ranked first in the South on a list of 50 best-rated and most affordable colleges for international students. Great Value Colleges 2014 June
EDUCATION Two Durham schools received a “silver medal,” ranking in the top 2,000 nationally on the 2014 Best High Schools list. Kestrel Heights School in Durham was ranked at 1,744 and Hillside New Tech High in Durham at 1,997. US News & World Report 2014 April
EDUCATION Duke University has been ranked at #30 on the world reputation rankings 2014, which measures reputations among the world’s universities. The Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings 2014 2014 March
EDUCATION Duke University and architect Ray Walker have received a National Excellence in Construction Award. This award is the first national award of its kind given for a Duke University building. Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. 2014 February
EDUCATION Duke University freshman and Angier B. Duke Scholar Brittany Wenger was listed on Time's "Thirty under Thirty" feature for her work in developing a computer program that detects 99% of malignant breast tumors in a test site. Time 2014 February
EDUCATION William Logan, principal of Hillside High School, was recognized as the 2014 Outstanding Young Educato. North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 2014 February
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education, according to the 7 November rankings released. BusinessWeek 2013 November
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business was ranked 14th of the top 33 part-time MBA programs in the world. Bloomberg Busineessweek 2013 November
EDUCATION Duke University earned a #5 ranking on the "10 Best Values in Private Universities, 2014." Kiplinger 2013 October
EDUCATION Duke University was ranked 17th in the 2013-2014 annual rankings of universities worldwide. Times Higher Education 2013 October
EDUCATION Durham Technical Community College was named one of "100 Colleges Where Graduates Save Lives" Fire Science Online 2013 September
EDUCATION Durham resident and Duke University Nobel Laureate, Robert J. Lefkowitz has been named #11 on the "100 Most Trusted People in America." Reader's Digest 2013 August
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business was named #5 of the "World's Best Business Schools." Business Insider 2013 July
EDUCATION Duke University was ranked the 25th university in the world in 2013. Center for World University Rankings. 2013 July
EDUCATION Andrew Weiss, band director of Jordan High School, was recognized by his peers as Band Director of the Year. The award is given to one middle or high school director within a 14-county area from Guilford to Wake. Central District Bandmasters Association 2013 May
EDUCATION Duke ranks eighth among colleges and universities that provide special fellowships and support for graduate students who served in the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps 2013 May
EDUCATION Club Boulevard Elementary School Child Nutrition Manager and staff won the Award for Excellence for outstanding nutrition education, marketing and customer service, management, professional development, environmental management, and food production. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2013 May
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business was ranked #18 in the world by the Global MBA 2013 rankings. Financial Times 2013 May
EDUCATION The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University was ranked #1 out of the "5 Best Southern Grad Schools for an MBA" Say Campus Life 2013 May
EDUCATION The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics was ranked #2 in North Carolina and #23 in the nation on "America’s Best High Schools” top 100 list. Newsweek 2013 May
EDUCATION Durham School of the Arts was ranked #1 in North Carolina Public High Schools U.S. News & World Report 2013 April
EDUCATION Duke University Ranked #8 on 2013 National University Rankings U.S. News & World Report 2012 September
EDUCATION Duke University Named 'One of the Best Colleges to Work For' The Chronicle of Higher Education 2012 August
EDUCATION North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Ranked America's 29th Best High School Newsweek 2012 May
EDUCATION R.N. Harris Elementary School Received the 2012 National Excellence in Urban Education Award National Center for Urban School Transformation 2012 May
EDUCATION Duke Ranked the Nation's Fifth-Largest Research University National Science Foundation 2012 April
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business Ranked the 12th Best Business School U.S. News & World Report 2012 March
EDUCATION Duke University Library Ranked #5 in Higher Education Princeton Review 2012 January
EDUCATION The Duke University Fuqua School of Business ranked No. 10 among elite business schools Poets & Quants Composite Rankings 2011 December
EDUCATION Duke University ranked the most selective college in North Carolina and the second most selective in the South. American City Business Journals 2011 December
EDUCATION NCCU Law Named as a “Best School for Public Service” The National Jurist 2011 December
EDUCATION Duke University Ranked the 7th 'Best Value in Private University' Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine 2011 October
EDUCATION Duke University Ranked 19th Among the 'World's Best Universities: Top 400' U.S. News & World Report 2011 October
EDUCATION Duke University was ranked #1 on Triangle Business Journal's list of the top NC colleges by salary potential Triangle Business Journal 2011 October
EDUCATION Duke University Ranked 10th among the nation's best universities U.S. News & World Report 2011 September
EDUCATION N.C. Central University School of Law ranked fourth nationally in clinical opportunities for students preLaw Magazine 2011 September
EDUCATION Duke Mathematics Department Ranked 10th in the World Times Higher Education 2011 June
EDUCATION NC School of Science & Mathematics and Durham School of the Arts ranked on list of America's Best High Schools Newsweek 2011 June
EDUCATION Duke Law Ranked #11 on List of Best Graduate & Professional Schools U.S. News & World Report 2011 March
EDUCATION Duke Medical School Ranked #5 on List of Best Graduate & Professional Schools U.S. News & World Report 2011 March
EDUCATION Duke Nursing School Ranked #7 on List of Best Graduate & Professional Schools U.S. News & World Report 2011 March
EDUCATION Fuqua School of Business Ranked #12 on List of Best Graduate & Professional Schools U.S. News & World Report 2011 March
EDUCATION Sue Anne Lewis, a student life instructor at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and the key figure behind its food drive, placed third in the national Subway High School Heroes Contest. Subway High School Heroes Contest 2010 December
EDUCATION Duke University was named the #9 College That Brings the Highest Paycheck. CNBC 2010 December
EDUCATION Sixty-two Durham Public School teachers have been designated National Board Certified Teachers ranking DPS among the top 10 districts in the nation in its number of new nationally certified teachers. National Board Certified Teachers 2010 December
EDUCATION Durham, NC was ranked the #4 Brainiest Bastion in America. Portfolio.com 2010 December
EDUCATION Duke University was ranked the 5th Best College in the South. Forbes.com 2010 November
EDUCATION The Duke University Fuqua School of Business was ranked the 6th best business school in 2010. Bloomberg Businessweek 2010 November
EDUCATION Duke University was named the 22nd most desirable urban school, 14th among brainiac schools, the 8th most diverse schools, 17th among the best gay-friendly schools, and the 7th best school for future power brokers. Newsweek 2010 September
EDUCATION The Durham, NC MSA has the ninth highest projected creative class job growth in the country The Atlantic Monthly 2010 September
EDUCATION The Durham, NC MSA ranked #2 on the list of America’s Brainiest Cities The Daily Beast 2010 September
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #41 on the list of America’s Best Colleges; the best public and private colleges and universities, from the student’s point of view Forbes 2010 August
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University ranked #11 among America's Best Historically Black Colleges and remained the top public HBCU in the nation U.S. News & World Report 2010 August
EDUCATION Duke University tied for 9th in the 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges U.S. News & World Report 2010 August
EDUCATION Duke University's medical school remained tied for sixth place for research, its law school tied for 11th and its business school was ranked 14th and the Pratt School of Engineering rose two places to tie for 33rd U.S. News & World Report 2010 April
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #6 for 50 Best Values in Private Universities for 2009-2010 Kiplinger 2009 November
EDUCATION Duke University 23rd in the nation for the most "super lawyers" in the state Super Lawyers Magazine 2009 November
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education the world's top provider of custom executive education Business Week 2009 November
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua-Global Business School #10 of The Best Business Schools Business Week 2009 November
EDUCATION Duke University 13th for graduate programs and 14th for undergraduate programs in list of World's Best Universities U.S. News & World Report 2009 October
EDUCATION Durham metro area 4th on national ranking of the Intelligence Density Quotient (IDQ) that assesses the talent and capacity for innovation, creativity, and problem solving of an MSA's workforce. Intelligence Density Quotient (IDQ) 2009 October
EDUCATION Duke University School of Law #7 Best Classroom Experience Princeton Review 2009 October
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University School of Law #3 most diverse faculty Princeton Review 2009 October
EDUCATION Durham, NC #6 best small MSA for college students AIER College Destination Index 2009 September
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University School of Law was ranked the #1 Best Value in Law Schools National Jurist Magazine 2009 September
EDUCATION Duke #10 on list of the Best Colleges for 2010 U.S News and World Report 2009 August
EDUCATION Duke University 26th for undergraduate engineering among doctoral universities U.S. News and World Report 2009 August
EDUCATION Duke University 2nd for biomedical/biomedical engineering programs U.S. News and World Report 2009 August
EDUCATION N.C. Central University 10th among Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide U.S. News and World Report 2009 August
EDUCATION #18 Jock Schools Princeton Review Book 2009 July
EDUCATION #17 More to do on Campus Princeton Review Book 2009 July
EDUCATION #19 on the Happiness Meter Princeton Review Book 2009 July
EDUCATION #4 Best College Library Princeton Review Book 2009 July
EDUCATION #7 Students Pack the Stadium Princeton Review Book 2009 July
EDUCATION #9 Best College Newspaper Princeton Review Book 2009 July
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University was #15 on list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities U.S. News and World Report 2009 July
EDUCATION Jordan High School (356), Durham School of the Arts (412), Riverside (737), and Northern (1,155) High School among nation's best high schools Newsweek 2009 June
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education was ranked the world's No. 1 provider of custom executive education. The Financial Times 2009 May
EDUCATION Duke Engineering: biomedical and bioengineering 4th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke History: tied 14th African-American History 1st, Latin American History 5th, Women's History tied 10th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Political Science Program tied for 9th Political Theory 6th, American Politics 9th, Comparative Politics 10th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Economics: tied 19th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke English: 10th Literary Criticism and Theory 2nd, Gender and Literature 2nd, African-American Literature 6th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Law School: 10th Environmental Law 8th, Intellectual Property law 10th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Pratt School of Engineering: tied for 35th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Psychology: tied 23rd U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Social Psychology tied 6th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Sociology: tied 14th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Medical School: tied for 6th for research (and was the only Southeastern school in the top 10) U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke Medicine: geriatrics 4th, internal medicine 5th, AIDS 6th, family medicine tied for 9th, and women's health tied for 9th, Primary Care 45th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION The Fuqua School of Business: 12th Marketing 3rd, Executive MBA Program 4th, International 6th, Management 7th U.S. News & World Report 2009 April
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business ranks #2 in the Top 100 North American Business Schools based on research contributions between 2004-2008. University of Texas 2009 February
EDUCATION Duke University Law School ranked #27 in the 10th annual Judging the Law Schools Thomas M. Cooley Law School 2009 January
EDUCATION Duke ranked #5 on list of 100 Best Values in Private Colleges for 2008-2009 Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine 2009 January
EDUCATION Durham MSA ranked #8 best educated city on Forbes' list of America's Best Educated Cities. Forbes 2008 November
EDUCATION Duke University - #13 best university on the planet U.S. News and World Report 2008 November
EDUCATION Duke ranked 9th in private gifts received among U.S. colleges by the Council for Aid to Education. Council for Aid to Education 2008 March
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua School of Business was ranked 28th in the world for its master of business administration program. The newspaper also ranked Fuqua 14th on the list of top MBA programs in the US. Financial Times 2008 January
EDUCATION Top 20 MSA in the nation (only one in N.C.) ranked as Best Places to Educate Your Child. Forbes.com 2007 December
EDUCATION Duke, the 13th overall best university in the world. Times Higher Education Supplement and Quacquarelli Symonds 2007 November
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business ranked #26 in the Beyond Gray Pinstripes table, the 'alternative' MBA top 100. Aspen Institute Center for Business Education (CBE) in Colorado 2007 October
EDUCATION Duke ranks high as one of America's Best Colleges For Entrepreneurs. Fortune Small Business magazine 2007 August
EDUCATION Duke, #10, America's Best Colleges, Best Value 2008. U.S. Newsand World Report 2007 August
EDUCATION Duke, #8, America's Best Colleges 2008. U.S. Newsand World Report 2007 August
EDUCATION Duke Law,#10, America's Best Graduate Schools. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #12, America's Best Graduate Schools-Biological Sciences. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #15, America's Best Graduate Schools-Nursing. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #2, America's Best Graduate Schools-Physician Assistant. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #20, America's Best Graduate Schools-Health Care Management. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #30, America's Best Graduate Schools-Engineering. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #34, America's Best Graduate Schools-Medicine (Primary Care). U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #43, America's Best Graduate Schools-Chemistry. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #8, America's Best Graduate Schools-Medicine (Research). U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University,#12, America's Best Graduate Schools-Business. U.S. News and World Report 2007 March
EDUCATION Durham, one of the 100 Best Communities for Music Education. American Music Conference 2007 March
EDUCATION Duke University, #8 Best Business School for Getting Hired. Forbes 2007 February
EDUCATION Durham School of the Arts, R.N. Harris integrated Arts & Core Knowledge, and Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet, recognized for excellence in instructional programs. Magnet Schools of America 2007 February
EDUCATION Duke University, #9 in alumni donations nationally, 2005-06. Council for Aid to Education 2007 February
EDUCATION Duke University, one of 26 campus leaders in environmental sustainability. Sustainable Endowments Institute 2007 January
EDUCATION Dr. Ken Harewood, director of N.C. Central University's Biomedical/Biotech Research Institute, Gold Crown of Merit. Government of Barbados 2007 January
EDUCATION Dr. Anil Potti, Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, listed in the "top six genetics stories of 2006." Discover magazine 2007 January
EDUCATION Durham, #6, America's 10 Smartest Cities. Forbes.com 2006 December
EDUCATION Duke University professors David Smith and David Schurig, named to the "Scientific American 50" list for their work on the invisibility cloak. Scientific American 2006 December
EDUCATION Durham-based Shodor Educational Foundation, 2006 Undergraduate Computational Engineering and Science Award for national education excellence . Krell Institute, U.S. Department of Energy 2006 November
EDUCATION Duke University, #1 nationally for student athlete graduation rate (91%). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 2006 November
EDUCATION Duke University, #3 among the nation's top schools for percentage of incoming black freshmen (9.5%). Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 2006 November
EDUCATION Durham Technical Community College, one of the top 10 passing rates for students North Carolina Real Estate Commission's prelicensing exam. N.C. Real Estate Educators Association 2006 October
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua School of Business, #Best Business School in the U.S. Business Week 2006 October
EDUCATION Duke Chronicle, #2, Best in Show, Four-Year College Dailies. National College Media Convention 2006 October
EDUCATION Duke University, #1 in the world, THES' Faculty/student category. Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) 2006 October
EDUCATION Duke University, #13 on list of world's top universities. Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) 2006 October
EDUCATION Fuqua School of Business, #10, List of Schools with the Best Professors. Princeton Review 2006 October
EDUCATION Fuqua School of Business, #5, Ten Most Family-Friendly Business Schools. Princeton Review 2006 October
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University,#13 out of 50 schools nationwide for increasing students' knowledge of history. Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) 2006 October
EDUCATION Pratt School of Engineering, #2 in first-ever ranking of the nation's top graduate engineering programs. Princeton Review 2006 October
EDUCATION Duke University, 8th-most sexually healthy campus among 100 universities and colleges nationwide. Trojan 2006 September
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua School of Business, #12 among nation's top business schools. Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive Survey 2006 September
EDUCATION Duke University's Dr. Erich Jarvis, one of science's "Brilliant Ten". USA Today 2006 September
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, #8, Top Ten MBA programs for Hispanics. Hispanic Business Magazine 2006 September
EDUCATION Duke University, #5, U.S. medical schools receiving the most NIH grant money, 2005. National Institutes of Health 2006 September
EDUCATION Duke University, #14 on list of the "Top 15 Colleges and Universities in the Nation for African-American Students". Black Enterprise Magazine 2006 September
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University, #30 on list of the Top 50 Colleges for African-Americans. Black Enterprise Magazine 2006 September
EDUCATION Duke University, one of the Top 20 Best of the Best for LGBT students. The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students 2006 August
EDUCATION Duke University, #15 on list of colleges with the highest four-year graduation rates (87%) U.S. News and World Report 2006 August
EDUCATION Duke University, #8 Top national University in the magazine's list of America's Best Colleges. U.S. News and World Report 2006 August
EDUCATION Durham Technical Community College, rated "superior" in North Carolina's annual report card of the state's community colleges. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2006 June
EDUCATION Durham, #8 on list of America's Brainiest Medium-Sized Cities. Bizjournals.com 2006 June
EDUCATION Durham's Jordan, Riverside, and Northern high schools, ranked among the nation's Top 1,200 High Schools. Newsweek 2006 May
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education, #1 in survey of international executive education programs for the fourth consecutive year. Financial Times 2006 May
EDUCATION Riverside High School, one of the nation's top 1,000 high schools. Newsweek 2006 May
EDUCATION The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), based in Durham's Research Triangle Park, rated among the top five places in the country for conducting postdoctoral research. The Scientist 2006 April
EDUCATION In annual ranking of America's best graduate and professional schools, Duke University ranked #5 ecology, biology, and biomedical engineering. U.S. News and World Report 2006 April
EDUCATION In annual ranking of America's best graduate and professional schools, Duke University's medical school ranked #6 in research and tied for #6 in primary care. U.S. News and World Report 2006 April
EDUCATION In annual ranking of America's best graduate and professional schools, Duke's doctoral mathematics program tied for #21, its computer sciences program tied for #25, its physics program tied for #29, and the school's chemistry program ranked 38th. U.S. News and World Report 2006 April
EDUCATION In annual ranking of America's best graduate and professional schools, Duke's law school ranked #11 and the Fuqua School of Business tied for 11th. U.S. News and World Report 2006 April
EDUCATION In annual ranking of America's best graduate and professional schools, Duke's Pratt School of Engineering ranked 30th. U.S. News and World Report 2006 April
EDUCATION In annual ranking of America's best graduate and professional schools, Duke's sciences program tied for #12. U.S. News and World Report 2006 April
EDUCATION NC Central University's All Star Challenge Team, second place during the 17th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge academic tournament in Orlando, Florida. Honda Campus All-Star Challenge 2006 April
EDUCATION NC Central University, first among historically black colleges and universities and third among all universities in North Carolina in recruiting National Achievement Scholars. NCCU tied for fourth place among HBCUs nationwide. National Merit Scholarship Corp. 2006 April
EDUCATION Duke University students William Hwang and Jacqueline Ou, among 20 students named to All-USA College Academic Team. USA Today 2006 February
EDUCATION Durham Technical Community College's Developmental Studies Program, named the "Most outstanding in the nation" National Association of Developmental Education 2006 February
EDUCATION Durham Public Schools, 10 Blue Ribbons, the most ever by one school system. NC Schools Public Relations Association 2006 February
EDUCATION NC Central University's student newspaper, "The Campus Echo", won first place in six categories: Best Use of Photography, Best Special Section, Best Overall Sports Coverage, Best Headline, Best Individual Page Design and Best Designed Newspaper. Historically Black Colleges and Universities Newspaper Conference 2006 February
EDUCATION Durham Academy, among the top five private schools in the Southeast for diversity. The News and Observer 2006 February
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business ranked 27th among MBA programs worldwide. Financial Times 2006 January
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, #8 for research among North America's universities. Financial Times 2006 January
EDUCATION Duke University, #5 on the first annual Top Ten List of the Largest College and University Purchasers of Renewable Energy. Environmental Protection Agency 2006 January
EDUCATION Duke University, tied for 11th place with London School of Economics as one of the world's Top 20 Universities. The (London) Times Higher Education Supplement 2005 October
EDUCATION Durham Technical Community College, #2, passing rate for students North Carolina Real Estate Commission's prelicensing exam. N.C. Real Estate Educators Association 2005 October
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua's Global Executive program was ranked fifth for the second year in a row in the newspaper's list of the top 75 executive MBA programs in the world. Financial Times 2005 October
EDUCATION The culinary class at Durham's Lakeview School won 23 awards, more than any culinary program in North Carolina. N.C. State Fair 2005 October
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua School of Business, #11 in BusinessWeek's Top 25 Executive MBA Programs. BusinessWeek 2005 October
EDUCATION The Durham-based North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics produced 42 semi-finalists for the 2006 National Merit Scholarship, the most of any school in the state. National Merit Scholarship Program 2005 October
EDUCATION "Express to Success", Durham Public Schools' Transportation Services newsletter, best public sector newsletter for 2005. School Transportation News 2005 September
EDUCATION Duke University, #21 on The Washington Monthly College Rankings' Top 30 National Universities. Washington Monthly 2005 September
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua Business School, #17 in WSJ's 2006 World's Best Business Schools. The Wall Street Journal 2005 September
EDUCATION Duke University, #5 in magazine's annual list of America's Best Colleges. U.S. News and World Report 2005 August
EDUCATION The online course provider ranked Durham Tech 17th among participating institutions for enrollment. Ed2Go 2005 August
EDUCATION Duke University's Perkins Library, 31st-largest library in the United States. American Library Association (ALA) 2005 August
EDUCATION In ranking of 361 US Colleges/Universities, Duke University placed 8th for "Great School Newspaper", 14th for both "Jock Schools" and "The Toughest to Get Into" and 15th for "Students Pack the Stadiums". Princeton Review 2005 August
EDUCATION Duke University-#1 Best School for Athletes, Men's Basketball. University of Iowa 2005 June
EDUCATION Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business was ranked 9th among the nation's business schools by a survey of 490 CEOs. Chief Executive Magazine 2005 June
EDUCATION The online edition of "The Campus Echo", NC Central University's student newspaper, voted best all-around online student newspaper. Society of Professional Journalists 2005 June
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua School of Business, #7 in this study by economists at Central Michigan University, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and the University of Connecticut. “MBA Program Reputation: Quantitative Rankings for Students, Employers, and Program Administrators” 2005 June
EDUCATION Duke University-16th-largest endowment among the nation's colleges and universities and one of only 47 with an endowment over $1 billion. National Association of College and University Business Officers 2005 May
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education, #1 in survey of international executive education programs for the third consecutive year. Financial Times 2005 May
EDUCATION In ranking of the nation's top graduate schools, Duke tied for 4th in sociology and ranked 6th for both medicine-research and medicine-primary care. The school also tied for 8th in political science, 11th in business and law, 12th in English, 15th in his U.S. News and World Report 2005 April
EDUCATION Durham's Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet Elementary, one of 12 Magnet Schools of Excellence in the nation. Magnet Schools of America 2005 March
EDUCATION Duke University has the highest six-year graduation rate (91.9 %) among North Carolina's four-year institutions. The Education Trust 2005 January
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University ranks first among North Carolina's historically black colleges and third among all North Carolina schools in recruiting National Achievement Scholars. NCCU also tied for third place among the nation's historically black National Merit Scholarship Corporation 2005 January
EDUCATION Duke University is among five higher education institutions nationwide to receive the first Sen. Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. NAFSA: Association of International Educators 2004 December
EDUCATION Duke University - #5 top national university schools in America and #8 best value university in America America's Best Colleges, U.S. News and World Report 2005 January
EDUCATION Duke University - one of three U.S. research universities spotlighted in "Internationalizing the Campus 2004: Profiles of Success at Colleges and Universities," NAFSA Association of International Educators 2004 November
EDUCATION Duke's Fuqua School of Business - #14 best business school in America The Wall Street Journal and Harris Interactive 2004 January
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University - Third-fastest growing student body of the 16 University of North Carolina system schools University of North Carolina 2004 November
EDUCATION Duke professor Miguel A. L. Nicolelis was recognized as the new biomedical engineering leader of the latest Scientific American 50. Scientific American 2004 November
EDUCATION Durham Public Schools was one of six school districts/transit entities recognized by the National Clean Bus Recognition Program. Environmental and Energy Study Institute 2004 October
EDUCATION Duke University tied with the University of Pennsylvania for 6th place in a list of schools producing the most Fulbright Awards for students, 2004-2005. The Chronicle of Higher Education 2004 October
EDUCATION Duke University listed among the "50 Best Colleges for CosmoGirl!s" Cosmo Girl! Magazine 2004 October
EDUCATION Duke University ranked 10th place on Black Enterprise's 2004 installment of, "The Top 50 Best Colleges and Universities for African-Americans." Black Enterprise Magazine 2004 October
EDUCATION In its revealed preference ranking of American colleges and universities, Social Science Research Network ranked Duke #19 out of 105 institutions. Social Science Research Network 2004 September
EDUCATION The Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School was selected by Governor Mike Easley as one of five schools statewide to be a part of the "Learn and Earn" Program State of North Carolina 2004 September
EDUCATION In ranking of 345 US Colleges/Universities, Duke University placed 3rd under "Students Pack the Stadiums", 6th under "Jock Schools", 9th under "The Toughest to Get Into" and 13th for a "Great School Newspaper" (The Duke Chronicle). Princeton Review 2004 August
EDUCATION Duke University is ranked number 1 in the world in executive education, becoming the first U.S. business school outside the Ivy League to top the list. Financial Times of London 2004 June
EDUCATION The Fuqua School of Business has become the first U.S. business school from outside the Ivy League to rank #1 on the Financial Times annual rankings of executive education programs. Financial Times 2004 May
EDUCATION Durham's Jordan and Northern High Schools, Top 1,000 High Schools in the Nation. Newsweek 2004 May
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education, #1 in survey of international executive education programs for the second consecutive year. Financial Times 2004 May
EDUCATION Peer institutions ranked Duke fifth nationally for its entrepreneurial initiatives. Entrepoint.com 2004 April
EDUCATION Durham Academy was named one of the 10 best values in private schools in the nation. The Wall Street Journal 2004 April
EDUCATION The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics and Durham Academy were both listed among the 65 high schools with the highest "success rate". The Wall Street Journal 2004 April
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #10 in the national law school rankings. U.S. News & World Report 2004 April
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #4 in the nation in the area of Research for medical school rankings. U.S. News & World Report 2004 April
EDUCATION Duke University's environmental policy and management program ranked 2nd nationally. U.S. News & World Report 2004 April
EDUCATION Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering ranked 30th nationally. U.S. News & World Report 2004 April
EDUCATION The Herald-Sun won 2 awards in the 2003 Education Writers Association contest, a national competition for coverage of education issues. 2003 Education Writers Association Awards 2004 April
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #5 on the "Dream College" list Princeton Review survey 2004 March
EDUCATION Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet Elementary School — named a Magnet School of Excellence – one of 12 in the United States. Magnet Schools of America 2004 March
EDUCATION Duke University is the fifth top "dream" college choice in the country for more than 3,000 parents and college applicants. Princeton Review survey 2004 March
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #21 in the Top 25 in Technological Strength which measures both the number of patents and their relevence at colleges and universities. Technology Review magazine 2003 December
EDUCATION Duke University ranked number 21st in Technological Strength which measures both the number of patents and their relevance. Technology Review 2003 December
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business ranked #3 for its global executive MBA program. Financial Times 2003 October
EDUCATION Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) ranked #17 in the list of top business schools in the US and internationally. Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive Survey 2003 September
EDUCATION Duke University tied for 5th in the annual ranking of national universities that offer doctoral degrees. U.S. News& World Report 2003 August
EDUCATION Duke University tied for a #8 ranking for national universities with the highest graduation rate. U.S. News& World Report 2003 August
EDUCATION Duke University was singled out in five of eight categories of "programs to look for," which US News & World Report calls "outstanding examples of academic programs that lead to student success." U.S. News& World Report 2003 August
EDUCATION Duke University's biomedical/biomedical engineering programs ranked number 2 among doctoral universities. U.S. News& World Report 2003 August
EDUCATION Duke University's undergraduate engineering program tied for number 20 among doctoral universities. U.S. News& World Report 2003 August
EDUCATION Duke University ranked third in "best academics overall" in the 2004 edition of "The Best 351 Colleges." The Princeton Review 2003 August
EDUCATION Durham, NC ranked #6 on the list of the Ten Places with population of 100,000 or more that have the highest percentage of people 25 and over with doctoral degrees. US Census Bureau 2003 August
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center ranked 6th on the Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation. US World & News Report 2003 July
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business was placed in the top 25 list of schools offering Latino MBA candidates "a superb education, as well as outstanding support and employment opportunities." Hispanic Trends 2003 July
EDUCATION Two Durham Public Schools, Jordan High and Riverside High, ranked in the top 5% of academically rigorous high schools. Newsweek 2003 July
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education ranked #1 in the world in custom executive education. Financial Times 2003 May
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education, #1 in survey of international executive education programs. Financial Times 2003 May
EDUCATION NC Central University was ranked in the nation's top 20 institutions for the number of undergraduate degrees awarded to African-American students for the 2001-2002 school year. Black Issues in Higher Education 2003 May
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University ranked number 49 out of the "100 Best Public Colleges" for having the most reasonable price tag while providing a quality education. The ranking made NCCU the top historically black college or university on the list. Kiplinger's Magazine 2002 October
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #4 in best National Universities - Doctoral U.S. News- Best National Universities - Doctoral 2002 September
EDUCATION Duke University's Fuqua School of Business ranked in the top 25 for the world's best business schools. The Wall Street Journal 2002 September
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #1 among the nation's most prestigious schools for attracting black students and professors over the past decade. The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 2002 September
EDUCATION Duke University ranked #11 in the 50 Coolest Colleges. Seventeen Magazine 2002 September
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #2 school in executive education Financial Times - Executive Education 2002: Top 30 Schools 2002 June
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #6 best graduate school for business U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2002 April 15
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #20 top medical school for primary care U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2002 April 15
EDUCATION North Carolina Central University's website was ranked #2 in a national survey of more than 100 historically black colleges and universities. Digital Learning Lab (DLL) at Howard University, Washington, DC 2002 March
EDUCATION Durham - #10 education category Ladies' Home Journal - Best Cities for Women 2002 February
EDUCATION Duke University - #3 on "hot and trendy" scale The Unofficial, Unbiased Insider's Guide to the 320 Most Interesting Colleges 2002
EDUCATION Duke University moves to fourth place among the nation's universities sharing the ranking with Cal. Tech., MIT, Stanford University, and University of Pennsylvania. U.S. News & World Reports 2002
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #4 best executive MBA program in the world Business Week 2001 October
EDUCATION Duke University - #8 best university offering doctoral degrees U.S. News& World Report - College Rankings 2001 September
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #1 physician's assistant program U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #12 best graduate school for clinical psychology U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #21 best graduate school among primary care schools U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #27 best school of nursing U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #3 best graduate school in physical therapy U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #3 best graduate school overall U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #3 top medical school for research U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #4 best graduate school for geriatrics U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #6 best graduate school of women's health U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #9 best graduate school for pediatrics U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 July
EDUCATION Duke Corporate Education - #2 in the world for top customized executive programs The (Colorado Springs) Gazette 2001 June
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #8 business school in the country The Wall Street Journal 2001 May
EDUCATION Duke University - #10 best graduate law school U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University - #2 best graduate program in biomedical engineering U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #10 best graduate program in international business U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #2 best executive MBA program U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #4 best graduate program in marketing U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - #9 best graduate program in general management U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Medical Center - #9 best graduate school for gerontology U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Pratt School of Engineering - #30 best graduate engineering program U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools 2001 April
EDUCATION Duke University Fuqua School of Business - Among top 5 best graduate schools of business in the US Business Week 2001 March
EDUCATION Forest View Elementary School was recognized by the governor as one of the most entrepreneurial schools in the state. State of North Carolina 2000 October
EDUCATION Highest score at the International Chemical Olympiad The (Raleigh) News & Observer 1999 July 29
EDUCATION 2 of the top 50 universities for African-American students Black Enterprise Magazine 1999 March
EDUCATION Duke University - #6 university in the nation U.S. News& World Report - College Rankings 1999 January
EDUCATION Lakewood Avenue Children's School - One of ten exemplary early childhood programs in the nation High/Scope Educational Research Foundation in collaboration w/National Assoc. for the Education of Young Children (NAEYE) 1998 November
EDUCATION 5 of the top 48 public magnet schools in the nation Magnet Schools of America 1997 July
Education Duke University professor Robert Lefkowitz won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry Nobel Prize 2012 October
EDUCATION Duke University ranked ninth out of 50 universities in a national civic literacy test on U.S. history, government, economics, and international relations. University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy 2007
HEALTH Duke University Hospital has been ranked as the #1 hospital in North Carolina and the 14th best hospital in the United States on the 2014-2015 Honor Roll. US News and World Report 2014 July
HEALTH Duke University Hospital provided the top community benefit to the triangle region in 2013 by providing $256 million in charity care and uncompensated care. North Carolina Hospital Association 2014 May
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center was featured on the "100 Great Hospitals in America". 2014 Becker’s Hospital Review 2014 April
HEALTH Five Duke University researchers; Robert M Califf, Marc G. Caron, Robert J. Lefkowitz, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Eric D. Peterson; were recognized as part of a list of 400 of the world's most influential researchers in biomedicine. The European Journal of Clinical Investigation 2013 November
HEALTH Duke University Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital were recognized as top performers in the 2013 assessment. Joint Commission 2013 November
HEALTH Durham, NC was ranked lowest on the list of The Loudest Cities in America by Men's Health magazine on their website. Men's Health Magazine 2013 August
HEALTH Duke Regional Hospital was ranked as the #4 "Best Hospital" in North Carolina in the 2013-14 rankings. U.S. News & World Report 2013 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center was ranked as the #1 "Best Hospital" in North Carolina in the 2013-14 rankings. U.S. News & World Report 2013 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center was ranked nationally in 13 specialty areas in the 2013-14 rankings. U.S. News & World Report 2013 July
HEALTH Kimberly Blackwell, a Duke University oncologist, was named one of "100 Most Influential People in the World." Time Magazine 2013 April
HEALTH Duke University Hospital ranked among the nation’s Top 10 Hospitals for the 23rd consecutive year. US News & World Report 2012 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center Ranked Ninth Best Hospital in the Nation U.S. News & World Report 2011 July
HEALTH Duke University Health System received nearly $210,000 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in a project that rewards hospitals for high quality inpatient care. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2010 December
HEALTH Duke University Hospital was ranked #10 on the U.S. News & World Report's 2010-2011 America's Best Hospitals listing and was among 14 hospitals nationally to make the magazine's Best Hospitals National Honor Roll U.S. News & World Report 2010 July
HEALTH 11th-healthiest county in North Carolina University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2010 February
HEALTH Duke University Hospital was ranked #10 on annual best hospital list U.S. News and World Report 2009 July
HEALTH "Play City USA" for a commitment to play, as well as creating and implementing programs that improve childhood wellness, public safety, and the quality of life KaBOOOM! 2009 July
HEALTH The Durham, NC MSA ranked 6th in the nation for pharmaceutical, 7th for R&D and 26th overall in the rankings of national tech hubs. Milken Institute 2009 June
HEALTH Durham ranked 6th least likely to need Viagra based on evaluating smoking, obesity, diabetes, exercise, urologists and ED drugs. Men's Health Magazine 2009 May
HEALTH Duke University Hospital ranked 10th in major teaching hospitals for national benchmarks and 11th on the 100 Top Hospitals: Everest Award for National Benchmarks Winners Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals 2009 March
HEALTH Structure House Weight Loss Plan ranked as one of the Top 10 Healthiest Diets in America Health Magazine 2008 December
HEALTH Highlighted Duke Diet & Fitness Center as the #1 facility for a fitness vacation. Arthur Frommer 2007 August
HEALTH Duke University Health System, one of the Top 100 Places to Work in IT. ComputerWorld 2007 June
HEALTH Duke University Hospital, reverified as a Level I Trauma Center, one of only 108 nationwide. American College of Surgeons 2007 May
HEALTH Durham-based Be Active North Carolina, the nation's best statewide organization for health and physical activity. National Association for Health and Fitness 2007 May
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center, a "Nursing Magnet Hospital" American Nurses Association 2006 September
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center, #7 among "America's Best Hospitals". U.S. News and World Report 2006 July
HEALTH Durham - one of seven North Carolina communities designated a 'Fit Community". North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund 2006 May
HEALTH Durham received the "Cool Cities" designation, for supporting efforts to curb global warming. The Sierra Club 2005 November
HEALTH Most participants (1,503) of any American Lung Association Walk nationwide in fiscal year 2005-06. American Lung Association 2005 October
HEALTH Duke University Health Systems, one of America's "100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems". Hospital and Health Networks Most Wired Magazine 2005 July
HEALTH Duke Medical Center, #8 Hospital in America. U.S. News and World Report 2005 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center has maintained its rank as the sixth best hospital for the fifth straight year, according to the "Nation's Best Hospitals" issue. U.S. News & World Report 2004 July
HEALTH In the annual list of top hospitals, Duke received special recognition as an Honor Roll center and maintained its rank as sixth-best U.S. hospital U.S. News & World Report 2004 July
HEALTH 152 Duke physicians were named by their colleagues around the statefor inclusion in the annual list of "North Carolina's Best Doctors". Business North Carolina 2004 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center received a top, five-star rating for coronary bypass surgery. Health Grades, Inc. 2003 September
HEALTH Durham Regional Hospital received a top, five-star rating for excellence in women's health services. Health Grades, Inc. 2003 September
HEALTH Duke University Health System ranked #3 in the "Five Communicators We Listened To" in 2003. PR News 2003 June
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #11 best hospital for respiratory disorders U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #20 best hospital for hormonal disorders U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #27 best hospital for ear, nose, & throat U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #5 best hospital for geriatrics U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #5 best hospital for heart & heart surgery U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #6 best hospital for gynecology U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #6 best hospital for orthopedics U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #7 best hospital for cancer U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #8 best hospital for eyes U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #8 best hospital for kidney disease U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #9 best hospital for rheumatology U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2002 2002 July 22
HEALTH Duke University School of Medicine - #8 best-funded doctor-training facility (fiscal year 2001) National Institutes of Health - Awards to Medical Schools 2002 April 17
HEALTH Durham - #13 health category Ladies' Home Journal - Best Cities for Women 2002 February
HEALTH #15 best-funded US city (fiscal year 2001) National Institutes of Health - Support to the Top 100 Cities 2002
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #17 best hospital for pediatrics U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2001 2001 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #7 best hospital for digestive disorders U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2001 2001 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #7 best hospital for psychiatry U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2001 2001 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #7 best hospital for urology U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2001 2001 July
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #9 best hospital for neurology and neurosurgery U.S. News - Health - Best Hospitals 2001 2001 July
HEALTH Durham - One of the top 10 great places to work off weight USA Today 2001 March
HEALTH Duke University Medical Center - #5 medical center in the nation U.S. News& World Report 1999 September
HEALTH Diet capital of America Elle magazine 1999 July
HEALTH #2 healthiest for women American Health for Women Magazine 1997 March
Health Duke Hospital earned the #3 spot on an annual ranking of Triangle hospitals.  Health Grades Inc. 2013 January
Health Durham Regional Hospital earned a #4 on an annual ranking of Triangle hospitals. Health Grades Inc. 2013 January
Health Durham was recognized as 2nd best place in North Carolina for clinical care America's Health Rankings 2012 December
Health Durham was recognized as 8th healthiest county in North Carolina America's Health Rankings 2012 December
Health Hillcrest Convalescent Center earned an overall rating of five stars. US News & World Reports 2013 February
REGIONAL The City of Durham is one of only 19 communities nationwide to receive a John A. Sasso National Community Development Award. National Community Development Association 2014 July
REGIONAL The Durham-Chapel Hill MSA was ranked second in NC for overall well-being based. Durham scored highest in North Carolina for life evaluation and healthy behavior Gallup 2014 May
REGIONAL The Sarah P. Duke Gardens has earned the 28th spot on a list of 30 "Must-See U.S. Public Gardens." Active Times 2014 May
REGIONAL The City of Durham is the only municipality in North Carolina to be named as one of the Top 50 Leading Fleets for 2014. Government Fleet 2014 May
REGIONAL For the second time, Raleigh-Durham International Airport was ranked 7th in the category of best regional airports in North America. Skytrax Airline Rating and Reviews 2014 April
REGIONAL The City of Durham was recognized with a #10 ranking of U.S. cities with the highest amount of waste recycled. Earth 911 2014 February
REGIONAL The Durham Emergency Communications Center was named a partner. The project promotes best practices for responding to calls of missing, abducted, and sexually exploited children. Durham is one of only 11 centers in the state to receive this recognition. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Missing Kids Readiness Project 2014 January
REGIONAL Durham tied for third place with the City of Alexandria, VA in e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities Program's top-ranked cities in the 2013 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000 – 249,999 population category. eRepublic 2013 November
REGIONAL Durham resident, Emma Astrike-Davis, 17, was selected from a field of more than 28,000 youth volunteers from across the country and named one of America's top 10 youth volunteers of 2013 today. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards 2013 May
REGIONAL Third Fastest Growing North Carolina Cities Triangle Business Journal 2012 August
REGIONAL Durham-Chapel Hill MSA Ranked #3 Nationally for Specialty Work Visa Demand Brookings Institution 2012 July
REGIONAL 10 Best Beer [Regions] ID Cocktails 2012 June
REGIONAL 10 Best [Regions] for a Happy Marriage RealAge 2012 June
REGIONAL The Research Triangle Region Ranked the Sixth Best City for Staying Young RealAge 2012 February
REGIONAL Durham-Chapel Hill metro area ranked as No. 4 on list of '10 Most Educated Cities' U.S. News & World Report 2011 August
REGIONAL Durham was part of the 22 county Raleigh-Durham (Fayetteville) Nielsen media designated market area ranked #1 smartest in the nation The Daily Beast 2009 October
REGIONAL Durham, NC, MSA is one of four North Carolina cities ranked in the top 20 hottest housing markets by MSNBC and the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight: Durham #20, Charlotte #17, Hickory #14 and Asheville #9. MSNBC and the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight 2008 January
REGIONAL #3 Fast Cities when combined with another MSA and compared back to individual MSAs. Fast Company 2007 July
REGIONAL # 3 MSA for African-Americans to Work, Live and Play, (when combined with another MSA and compared back to individual MSA’s) Black Enterprise Magazine 2007 April
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Enhancement to Air Service award for non-stop flights to the West Coast. Regional Transportation Alliance 2006 December
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham International Airport's Law Enforcement Department, Partnership Award. Transportation Security Administration 2006 December
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham International Airport, #2 in economic impact among nation's airports in regions with 1-2 million people ($12.6 billion impact). UNC-Charlotte Center for Transportation Policy Studies 2006 October
REGIONAL North Carolina's Raleigh-Durham[-Chapel Hill] area, the nation's #1 tech hub. Silicon Valley Leadership Group 2006 September
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region, #3 Best [area] for Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Magazine 2006 August
REGIONAL Durham MSA, 103rd most-populous in the country with 456,1987 residents. U.S. Census Bureau 2006 August
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville Designated Market Area (DMA), the 29th largest in the nation with 1,006,330 TV homes and one of only 29 in the country with one million or more TV homes. Nielsen Media Research 2006 August
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill placed 12th in the list of Best Sports [Areas], 2006. Sporting News 2006 August
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 11th best [area] for singles' nightlife (6th overall). Forbes.com 2006 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 4th best [area] for singles' cost of living (6th overall). Forbes.com 2006 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 5th best [area] for singles' culture (6th overall). Forbes.com 2006 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 5th best [area] for singles' online (6th overall). Forbes.com 2006 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 6th best [area] for singles. Forbes.com 2006 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 8th best [area] for singles' job growth (6th overall). Forbes.com 2006 July
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, #30 on list of Best Regions for Relocating Families. Primacy Relocation/Worldwide ERC 2006 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville DMA®, #24 nationally for number of visits to sit-down restaurants, with 3.7 average visits per month. Scarborough Research 2006 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville DMA®, #5 nationally for number of visits to quick service restaurants, with 6.2 average visits per month. Scarborough Research 2006 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, #6 on list of the "Top 50 Fun [Regions] in the U.S." Cranium, Inc. 2006 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #8 on list of America's Most Unwired [Regions] for the second year in a row. Intel 2006 April
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region, one of the Top 30 Markets to Watch for real estate sales. The market was listed as one of ten "bubble blowers", meaning real estate appreciation should continue to grow. Bankrate.com 2006 March
REGIONAL Research Triangle Regional Partnership, ranks #2 among the nation's top five regional/metro business recruitment programs. Economic Development Futures Web Journal 2005 November
REGIONAL The Research Triangle area was noted for having the highest patent-growth rate (17.5%) and largest creative-class community (40%) among the ten U.S. regions in the magazine's 15 Hot Cities for Creative Types. Fast Company 2005 November
REGIONAL The Research Triangle area was recognized as one of 15 Hot [Regions] for Creative Types. Fast Company 2005 November
REGIONAL The Research Triangle area, #3 on list of Hot [Regions] for Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur magazine 2005 October
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, one of the Top Ten [Places] to Live and Work. Yahoo! HotJobs 2005 October
REGIONAL NPRC Press ranked the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area ranked 3rd on their list of the best large metro areas for entrepreneurs and business. National Policy Research Council 2005 October
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, #3 on list of "Hot [Regions] for Entrepreneurs". Area also placed #2 for young companies and #3 for rapid growth. Entrepreneur Magazine 2005 September
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, #29 among the nation's 210 television markets with 985,200 TV homes, 0.894% of the nation's TV households. Nielsen Media Research 2005 September
REGIONAL Research Triangle region, Best Overall Value of eight high-tech areas across the nation. Silicon Valley Leadership Group 2005 September
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, #43 among the nation's 297 measured radio markets. Arbitron 2005 September
REGIONAL The Durham MSA ( made up of Chatham, Durham, Orange and Person counties) ranked 73rd in growth among the nation's metro areas. US Census Bureau 2005 September
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill placed 23rd in the list of Best Sports [Areas], 2005. Sporting News 2005 August
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, #2 on the list of "Schools that Rock", a list of college towns ranked by their music offerings. Rolling Stone 2005 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 4th best [area] for singles. Forbes magazine 2005 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, #1 fastest-growing workforce nationally in the life sciences industries. BIO 2005 2005 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, #1 nationally for success rate in bringing biotech research ideas to market. Milken Institute 2005 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, #5 most attractive area for life science companies. Milken Institute 2005 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #8 on list of America's Most Unwired [Regions]. Intel 2005 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region, #7 in brain power nationally. bizjournals.com 2005 June
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area-#2 best place for business and careers. Forbes 2005 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 45th among the "50 Best Places to Live". The area is also recognized as 5th healthiest and 4th smartest. Men's Journal 2005 April
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 8th-most high tech area in the nation. Popular Science 2005 March
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 8th best place to find rich single women. Brian Teasley (www.teasley.net) 2005 February
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, 11th-best area for relocating singles. Primacy Relocation and Worldwide ERC 2004 December
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, 20th in spending on walking/bike trails among the nation's 50 largest metropolitan areas, 2002-03. Surface Transportation Policy Project 2004 December
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, #3 Top Online Shopping [Regions]. America Online 2004 November
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area - #10 U.S. cities for European investment Expansion Management 2004 July
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area - #13 among the nation's top metro areas Cities Ranked and Rated, Sperling and Sander 2004 January
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area - 17th-best place for singles Forbes magazine 2004 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area- #21 best place for education Outlook magazine 2004 September/October
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area- #26 best quality of life Outlook magazine 2004 September/October
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area- #30 best place for arts and culture Outlook magazine 2004 September/October
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area- 2nd Healthiest area in America Outlook magazine 2004 September/October
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area - #3 for biotech and life sciences in America. Milken Institute 2004 June
REGIONAL The Research Triangle region was 34th among the nation's top 200 metropolitan areas in a study of the best places for creating and sustaining jobs Milken Institute 2004 November
REGIONAL In Self Magazine's annual ranking of the nation's healthiest places for women, the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area placed 23rd out of the country's 200 largest metropolitan areas. Self magazine 2004 November
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area ranked 23rd among the nation's 200 largest metropolitan areas in fifth annual "America's Healthiest (and Unhealthiest) Cities for Women". Self magazine 2004 October
REGIONAL Sperling's Best Places for Sleep named the Research Triangle region the 4th best metropolitan area for sleep. Sperling's Best Places 2004 October
REGIONAL The Research Triangle region ranks fourth nationally in the growth rate of businesses that are 50% or more women-owned . Center for Women's Business Research 2004 September
REGIONAL In their 2004 list of 60 Cheap Places to Live, Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill was recognized as one of ten "Bohemian Bargains", which are " core [regions] with lively downtowns and a reasonable cost of living. Forbes.com 2004 August
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill placed 25th in the list of Best Sports [Regions], 2004. Sporting News 2004 August
REGIONAL The Research Triangle region, one of the nine largest biotech clusters in the nation. Spaulding & Slye 2004 Summer
REGIONAL [The former 6- county] Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #2 for the Most Educated [Regions] in America. Men's Journal magazine 2004 June
REGIONAL Raleigh- Durham- Chapel Hill is mentioned as one of the top 10 least stressful areas in the US. Bestplaces.net 2004 March
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region ranked #1 for the top 20 "boom [regions]" for job markets. Business 2.0 magazine 2004 March
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region was named as one of the country's least stressful areas. Sperling's Best Places 2004 January
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region ranked as one of the top 8 locations nationwide to buy a condo. Where to Retire magazine 2004 January
REGIONAL The Triangle metro area ranked number 6 among 50 top national markets in a recent business-competitiveness study conducted by a Massachusetts research institute. The Triangle ranked No. 1 in government and fiscal policy, No. 2 in technology and No. 4 in t Triangle Business Journal 2004 January
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region ranked as the 10th best place for sleeping nationwide. Sperling's Best Places 2003 December
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region ranked as one of the top areas nationwide for Leasing & Corporate Relocation. Commercial Property News 2003 November
REGIONAL As a percentage of the region's population, software-related employment in the Triangle ranked sixth among U.S. metropolitan areas in 2001. The Software and Information Industry Association 2003 September
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area was the 10th highest among metro areas for population segment labeled "married with money -- and children." American Demographics 2003 August
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #1 on America's Best Places to Live 2003 report. MSN.com (Sperling's Best Places) 2003 July
REGIONAL North Carolina is ranked 11th nationally in number of subscribers to high-speed Internet access dBusiness.com/Federal Communications Commission Report 2003 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill ranked 9th on America's top MSA's for Singles Forbes.com 2003 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #3 on the 15 Best Places to Reinvent Your Life list. AARP, The Magazine 2003 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #3 on the 15 Best Places to Reinvent Your Life list. AARP, The Magazine 2003 June
REGIONAL The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area, known as the Triangle,was ranked as America's best place to live and work for the second year in a row. Employment Review Magazine 2003 June
REGIONAL The Triangle ranks as one of 24 "Rising Urban Stars", defined as an area most likely to attract active interest from real estate occupiers and investors in the near future. LaSalle Investment Management 2003 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked # 2 for Best Places for Education. Forbes.com 2003 May
REGIONAL Triangle rated a great bargain for biotech companies. The Boyd Company 2003 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #3 on the Best Places list. Forbes.com 2003 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill ranked 4th in the nation at top places for high-tech companies to expand operations. Business Facilities Magazine 2003 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill ranks #3 among 147 large metropolitan areas nationwide for business and career development. Forbes magazine 2003 May
REGIONAL The Triangle ranked #9 in the U.S. for Married-with-children households (growth rate/highest percentage increase) in Metropolitan areas. American Demographics 2003 March
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill scored a perfect 100 on Places Rated Almanac's education rankings, as it receives tremendous fiscal support from local sources, and it's home to a number of colleges and universities, including Duke University… Places Rated Almanac 2003 February
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #1 for The Best Place with the Best Education (scored a perfect 100). Forbes.com 2003 February
REGIONAL Poll asking Americans in which state they would choose to live, North Carolina ranks #5 The Harris Poll 2002 November
REGIONAL Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill rated as one of the Top 10 Gardening Cities in America Garden Design Magazine 2002 November/December
REGIONAL Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill #3 in its annual ranking of the Best Cities (metropolitan areas) for Entrepreneurs in the United States Entrepreneur Magazine 2002 October
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill ranked #18 among Best Sports [Regions] for 2002. Sporting News 2002 August
REGIONAL Triangle was named the No. 1 "Best Place to Live and Work" in America. Employment Review 2002 June
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked # 20 on the Best Places list. Forbes.com 2002 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #3 marquee metro for relocating businesses Plants, Sites & Parks magazine 2002 March
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #4 best metro area for singles Forbes.com 2002
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #6 among major US regions overall; fifth-largest creative class The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida 2002
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill is #2 among the annual rankings of America's 50 Hottest MSAs for Manufacturing Expansions and Relocations Expansion Management magazine 2002 January
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #4 economy of 50 largest U.S. metro areas Progressive Policy Institute 2001 September
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - best cities for music Stuff Magazine 2001 July
REGIONAL #5 area in America in number of computers hooked to the Internet Yahoo! Internet Life magazine 2001 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked #13 on the Best Places list. Forbes.com 2001 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #8 most wired "area" in the country Yahoo! Internet Life magazine 2001 April
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - 3rd highest information technology intelligence quotient (IT IQ) in the U.S. Brainbench.com 2001 April
REGIONAL One of the best places to retire The Wall Street Journal 2001 January
REGIONAL Triangle Region - 8th most affordable area for technology professionals techie.com 2001 January
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA ranked # 21 on the Best Places list. Forbes.com 2000 May
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - one of the hottest high-tech regions of America Wall Street Journal 2000 April
REGIONAL #6 area in America for web sites per capita Yahoo! Internet Life magazine 2000 March
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - #5 MSA that will lead economic growth in the coming Century Area Development Magazine 2000 March
REGIONAL Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill - Best place to live in the South Money magazine 2000 and 2001 March
REGIONAL #21 of 313 MSA's for economic productivity Sprint Business Study 1999 March
REGIONAL #6 best city for business Fortune magazine 1999 January
REGIONAL One of 25 choice areas for business expansion Outlook magazine 1999 January
REGIONAL #5 most improved for business Fortune magazine 1998 January
REGIONAL One of the largest R&D centers in the world Export Today Magazine 1997 May
REGIONAL One of the top 10 "golden markets" in the nation Hotel & Motel Management Magazine 1997 July
REGIONAL Top 15 hottest places for jobs Time magazine 1997 January
REGIONAL Best for small business Fortune magazine 1994 January