Gene patent ruling irks some experts
Duke professors and alumni have expressed mixed reactions about the recent Supreme Court decision to outlaw natural genome patenting.
Durham unemployment hits new low
Unemployment in Durham county and the Triangle area decreased steadily through the spring and has remained one of the lowest rates in the state since the recession.
Karsh mulls Tribune sale to Kochs
University trustee Bruce Karsh, Trinity ’77 and president of Oaktree Capital Management, is being pressured to stop Oaktree from selling Tribune Company newspapers to the Koch brothers.
Obama unveils ConnectEd initiative in Mooresville
President Barack Obama unveiled his ConnectEd initiative at Mooresville Middle School Thursday—a plan to provide high-speed broadband internet to 99 percent of American students within five years.
Duke responds to Turkey protest
With recent protests in Istanbul spreading throughout the entire nation of Turkey, members of the Duke community have expressed concern at the country’s situation.
'Mega Moral Monday' results in mass arrests
Hundreds of people get arrested at the North Carolina legislature Monday evening, as they protest the agenda of the General Assembly.
NC energy company sued by state
The state of North Carolina has filed a second lawsuit against Duke Energy regarding threats of contamination to Charlotte’s water resources.
Holocaust survivor teaches human resilience
Holocaust survivor Gene Klein and his daughter, Jill Klein, discuss how history teaches people to stand up to bigotry.
Duke professors arrested for civil protest
Duke professors who teach civil rights and civil disobedience have chosen to lead by example.
Oklahoma tornado strikes Duke community
It is currently estimated that the Oklahoma tornado has killed at least 91 people and injured 145.
Light rail may improve Duke-Durham connections
A light rail connecting Durham and Orange counties is scheduled to be completed over the next 12 years.
Jenkins elected to RTP Board
Kimberly Jenkins, former adviser to the president and provost for innovation and entrepreneurship, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina.
Duke grad student robbed at gunpoint
The individual was approached at 1:50 a.m. by three teenagers wearing white shirts.
Duke reacts to Boston Marathon explosions
When two bombs detonated near the Boston Marathon finish line, some members of the Duke community had just completed the race or were near the site of the explosion.
Duke, other private universities choose not to publicly disclose perpetrators
Two education privacy and safety laws allow private universities to disclose disciplinary proceedings and crime reports when a student is an alleged perpetrator of violating university policy.
Jon Huntsman tells students to 'enhance the lives of others' through service
Huntsman called on students to pursue public service as he outlined major domestic and foreign policy challenges.
Durham named 'tastiest town' by Southern Living
Durham foodies can take pride in their hometown’s recent win of “The Tastiest Town in the South.”
Duke employees can apply for subsidized housing in Durham neighborhood
Duke employees can soon help revitalize the Southside neighborhood, known for its high level of crime, in Durham.
Duke alum launches app to showcase artists' work
Phil Haus, Trinity ’08, is a founding team member of a new social media app that may give Twitter and Instagram a run for their money.
McCrory budget proposes closing 5 prisons
Governor Pat McCrory’s proposal to shut down five North Carolina prisons reflects a decrease in the inmate population.
Duke students opposing same-sex marriage largely stay quiet
Students who oppose same-sex marriage are conscious of being part of a student body that overwhelmingly supports it.
Duke's alcohol policies are stricter than some of its peers'
Duke's alcohol policies uphold the federal drinking age, but some peer schools have implemented more open approaches.
Duke police report 2 crimes during weekend
The first took place on Saturday night, when a student was robbed at gunpoint on Central Campus.
Duke student robbed at gunpoint on Central Campus
A male student, who was attending a party on Anderson Street, was robbed at gunpoint by two men Saturday night.
Professors from Triangle universities slam state Republican policies
Scholars from around the region gathered Thursday to discuss the negative implications of Republican control on North Carolina politics.