Duke receives $3 million for Islamic Studies directorship
Duke has received $3 million to create a directorship for Islamic Studies.
Final lacrosse case lawsuit reaches settlement
The last lawsuit related to the 2006 lacrosse case has concluded—more than eight years after an exotic dancer first filed false claims of sexual assault by Duke lacrosse players.
Hurricane Arthur temporarily shuts down Marine Lab
The Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort closed Thursday at noon due to the impending threat of Hurricane Arthur.
Former Chronicle Editor joins Board, along with Young Trustees
Three new members joined Duke's Board of Trustees July 1.
At a glance: construction projects past, present and future
Everything you need to know at your fingertips about what is getting torn apart and put back together on West Campus.
Duke Kunshan officially set to open next month
Construction delays in China mean students and faculty will be housed in a conference center—the only standing building on campus.
Duke Forward fundraising ahead of schedule
Four years into its seven-year campaign, Duke Forward has raised approximately 66 percent of its $3.25 billion goal.
Administrative transitions: a year in review
The 2014-2015 academic year will see a number of administrators stepping into new roles on campus.
Construction projects' overlap not deliberate
Although such limited mobility might cause frustration for students and professors, the projects were not originally planned to be concurrent.
New dining options arrive on campus
Dining changes come in response to the campus-wide dining survey conducted by the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee and Duke Student Government.
DSG executive vice president Sanka doles out advice for freshmen
"Student government is home to all types of campus leaders, and if you’re a first-year looking to make an impact on campus, definitely consider running."
DSG President Sunder maps out yearlong ambitions
"DSG is definitely committed to making the student experience this year as fulfilling as it was in years past, but it will be a challenge to make everyone happy."
Gender gap persists in alumni leadership, donations
The DukeForward capital campaign may be more than halfway to its goal, but recent research shows that women make up significantly less than half of of alumni leadership positions and high-level...
7 key things to know about the Aycock debate
This week's announcement that Aycock Dormitory would be renamed East Residence Hall came after years of protest concerning the building's namesake— take a look at some of its history.
32 Duke researchers among the most-cited in the world
Thomson Reuters’ list of most-cited scientists for 2014 featured 32 researchers affiliated with Duke.
Law Refectory Café to be replaced by Café de Novo
Café de Novo has been announced as the replacement vendor for the space that will be left vacant by the soon-to-depart Law Refectory Café.
Aycock renamed following student leaders' call for action
Duke University freshman dormitory Aycock will be renamed East Residence Hall, following years of protest over the building's namesake.
Interdisciplinarity: the next frontier
In a race where its opponents have a head start of a few hundred years and several billion dollars, Duke has pushed the boundaries of education in an effort to catch up.
Carin named next vice provost for research
Lawrence Carin, chair of electrical and computer engineering, has been selected as the next vice provost for research.
Long talks plans for the future of undergraduate education
Janie Long, currently the director of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, was recently appointed associate vice provost of undergraduate education
Parking garage to be built on on Science Drive
Responding to increased demand for parking spaces, the Board of Trustees approved plans to build a new parking garage in their meeting last month—the improvements, however, will not address...
Pearsons give $30 million to Pratt
J. Michael and Christine Pearson have given $30 million to Pratt in order to advance science and engineering education.
Preliminary injunction ruling for McLeod brings mixed news
Duke does not have to give Lewis McLeod his degree but cannot make his expulsion official.
Kunshan will begin Fall semester with limited space
With the opening of Duke Kunshan University a few months away, administrators are focusing on logistics—including the fact that only one of the six buildings will be ready when the campus welcomes...