Duke University Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital were recognized as top performers in the 2013 assessment.
Source: Joint Commission
Durham was recognized at #9 of "10 Best Small Cities to Retire Happily In"
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.
Source: The European Journal of Clinical Investigation
Rochelle Johnson, co-owner of Durham's culinary incubator, The Cookery, was listed among "10 Female Stars in the Food Industry"
Duke Corporate Education has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education, according to the 7 November rankings released.
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.
Duke University's Fuqua School of Business was ranked 14th of the top 33 part-time MBA programs in the world.
Source: Bloomberg Busineessweek
The City of Durham has been recognized for the 25th consecutive year for its excellence in budget reporting.
Source: Government Finance Officers Association
Watt's Grocerywas awarded the People's Choice Winner of the 2013 Nature's Plate Award for green practices.