The city of Durham is part of the Research Triangle Park Region, known for its nexus for learning, creativity, research, and industry. It’s also the home of Duke and North Carolina Central Universities, and many City of Medicine health centers and to the Durham Bulls, the minor league baseball team.
On the Duke University campus are the neo-Gothic Duke Chapel and the Nasher Museum of Art, with work by contemporary artists like Christian Marclay and Ai Weiwei. The Museum of Life + Science has hands-on exhibits, a butterfly house and wildlife habitats for bears and lemurs.
To no one’s surprise, Duke Football and Basketball are major staples of what makes the city so special and are really the backbone of the city. Duke University is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation and is made up of a multi-cultural student, teachers, and staff population. As a matter of fact, Forbes ranked Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill as three of the most educated cities in the nation. One of the many reasons top companies have moved to North Carolina and the RTP region. These universities are a source of educated talent in the area.
To learn more about Durham, visit discoverdurham.com.
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