A New Approach to Mental H...

Mental illness is a healthcare problem, but Thava Mahadevan is taking an unconventional approach to treatment. He’s creating a new type of farming community in Chatham County that aims to break the cycle of homelessness, hunger, and unemployment that stand…

Supporting North Carolina ...

In 1984, the founders of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development decided to hold a conference and invite some of the investors that they knew. The founders thought the conference would draw 40 people, says Joan Siefert Rose, current president of Durham-based CED. It…

Building Bridges Between R...

University research can take different paths to the market. The university can license it to a company that can commercialize it. Alternatively, Don Rose says, the research can become the basis for a startup company that spins out of the…

A Non-Partisan Approach to...

The government’s financial obligations will reach unsustainable levels within 25 years unless political leaders take action now, argues Sara Imhof of the Concord Coalition. Sara gave the RTP Rotary Club an overview of the fiscal responsibility organization and explained why…

A Doctor’s Journey t...

Dr. Peter Johnson, adjunct professor of bioengineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Wake Forest University, visited the RTP Rotary Club to discuss his work both as a clinician and as a…

Rotarian Honored for Engin...

Rotarian Rudy Rodriguez has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions the profession can bestow on an engineer. Rudy was one of 80 new members and 22 foreign members announced by the academy,…

Alexandria Real Estate’s...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, the largest developer of laboratory space in the country, currently operates 1 million square feet of space in the Research Triangle. In coming years, the company plans to expand its RTP presence, with a particular emphasis on…