Ruckelshaus advocates for student disability support
After founding a nonprofit called Ramp Less Traveled to make higher education accessible to others with disabilities, junior Jay Ruckelshaus is now bringing a national disability conference to Duke.
DukeMakers club innovates with 3-D printing
A new student group is working towards more accessible and flexible 3-D printing for innovators across campus.
UN adviser examines effects of poverty
Duke's Human Rights Center and the University of Oxford joined forces Tuesday to search for the answer to a critical global question of whether extreme poverty is acceptable.
'Real' slums of Bangalore surveyed by Bass Connections team
The Bass Connections project team “Where are the ‘Real’ Slums in Bangalore” presented their work Tuesday, showing the variance of low-income slums in Bangalore.
Wilson family donates $3 million to athletics and Nasher
Duke announced a $3 million gift to support athletics and the Nasher Museum of Art Tuesday morning.
Sushi Love considered for Merchants-on-Points program
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee met Monday with representatives from Sushi Love and Campus Enterprises to consider bringing the restaurant on Merchants on Points.
Bike sharing program up and running
After a year's hiatus, bike sharing is officially back on Duke's campus—albeit taking a different form than it once did.
'Dating at Duke' tackles relationships, hookup culture
“If you’re not dating or in a committed relationship, why not?”
Grad students pack Blue Zone for season ticket line
In the largest gathering of graduate and professional students of the year concluded this weekend, as more than 2,000 students participated in the annual basketball campout.
Gender-neutral housing comes to East Campus
For the first time in Duke's history, all undergraduate students have access to gender-neutral housing—but freshmen have not yet taken advantage of it.
New ethics fellow to research transparency in health care
"I can already say it’s been a fantastic program choice."
Duke tackles sexual assault outside of White House awareness campaign
The launch of the White House's “It’s On Us” campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses received considerable attention last week, but Duke is pursuing its own methods to...
Queer history at Duke celebrated in new exhibit
The opening of the exhibit marks the beginning of a semester-long set of activities focused on LGBTQ history at Duke.
Statistics enthusiast named DSG Research Unit director
"We can put numbers on the issues that affect students instead of believing the myths that circulate through campus."
New "signature courses" teach analysis of real-world problems
Duke introduced a selection of new "signature courses" this Fall that hit on a number of University buzzwords—including interdisciplinary studies, real-world applications and classroom innovation.
Kornbluth presents vision for University in strategic plan
New Provost Sally Kornbluth took the DSG meeting floor to speak about the areas she plans to work on as she begins to lead academic planning and organization.
Rickabaugh treasured for kind heart and infectious passion
When asked to describe Alexander Rickabaugh, even his closest friends are unable to explain just what it was that made him so unique.
Brown remembered as "pure, honest soul"
Kaila Brown touched those she met with her curiosity, honesty and compassion.
Search for parking director continues
As the office of parking and transportation nears its sixth month with an interim director, the search for a permanent leader continues.
Au Bon Pain struggles during late-night hours
Au Bon Pain is facing a lack of business during nights and weekends that could potentially lead to a cut back on hours.
Changes to post office system cause long waits
Students attempting to pick up packages from the West Campus mailboxes found themselves waiting in line longer than usual this year.
Women's Mentoring Network revamped with DSG help
Women on campus have access to a new peer-mentoring system in the revamped Women's Mentoring Network.
Activist commemorates Argentine human rights landmark
Human rights lawyer, activist and scholar Juan Mendez reflected on the 30th anniversary of Argentina’s Nunca Mas report in Smith Warehouse Friday.
Pratt honored by Founders' Day speaker
Students, faculty, administrators and alumni convened in the Chapel Friday for the annual Founders' Day Convocation—featuring, for the first time, a keynote speaker from the Pratt School of...