The Chapel's caretaker: a conversation with Oscar Dantzler
"Every night, I go and get in my bed, and I tell myself that Duke can’t run if they didn’t have us housekeepers.”
New grant focuses on graduate student paths outside academia
The new Professional Development Grant will give graduate students or departments up to $2,000 for programming related to professional growth.
$1 million donation made for NCSSM scholarships
A gift to the University will support scholarships for local high school students invested in STEM disciplines.
Sushi Love added to Merchants-on-Points
Students will soon be able to order sushi on food points, as popular restaurant Sushi Love has become a Merchants-on-Points vendor. The restaurant will begin delivery within the next few weeks.
Duke pushes toward carbon neutrality
Duke has shifted from lowering emissions through campus-level cuts to promoting environmentally-friendly choices for individuals since 2007.
As peers end student loans, Duke keeps its aid policy
Although offering loans places Duke in a minority among elite universities, the University stands behind its financial aid policies.
Homecoming celebrations draw largest crowd in years
Turnout for Homecoming 2014 was in record numbers—between 4,000 and 5,000 alumni returned to campus.
New first-year reunion boosts Homecoming attendance
This weekend's annual homecoming celebrations are expected to be bigger than ever. More than 1,700 alumni have registered for Homecoming activities— a 64 percent increase from last year.
Kenyan photojournalist challenges students to engage at home
Kenyan photojournalist Boniface Mwangi used his work to frame a discussion on activism and race relations in the Friedl Building Wednesday.
Fix My Campus proposed to become DSG affiliate
FMC affiliation would allow them to streamline operations and pass/fail changes would allow students to take two classes counting towards their Trinity or Pratt requirements
'Peace Car' rolls onto campus to recruit for Peace Corps
The car's stops enable the Peace Corps to increase their social media presence and raise awareness about the opportunities they provide.
DKU officially opens first campus building
More than a month after Duke Kunshan University began classes, the school is finaly opening a new set of doors—transitioning from its current headquarters at a nearby hotel to the physical campus.
Bostock renovations set to wrap up in November
The first floor of Bostock's transformation into an interdisciplinary research space called "The Edge" is in full force and on schedule.
Arts and Sciences Council reviews Kunshan launch, planning for curriculum
The Arts and Sciences Council received updates on Duke Kunshan University and the review of Curriculum 2000 at their monthly meeting Thursday.
Greek diversity, residence equality among initial DSGRU topics
The inaugural set of semester-long focus questions for the Duke Student Government Research Unit were set Wednesday—drawing from six areas of campus and academic life at Duke.
In wake of student deaths, University operates on "daily basis" to help those in grief
After the deaths of Alexander Rickabaugh and Kaila Brown Sept. 21, the University has reached out to those potentially affected by the tragedy while deferring a campus-wide discussion of the issues...
Video: PhD students hunger strike for Kobani
The students deplore the lack of awareness about this issue in the U.S and wish to inform the student population about the matter.
Duke Support fosters safe space for sexual assault survivors
With a national spotlight focused on addressing sexual assault on college campus, senior Ashley Pollard is helping introduce a support group for survivors to Duke's campus this Fall.
West Duke reopens following ceiling collapse, renovations
The West Duke building on East Campus reopened in mid-September after initial project delays, and the departments formerly housed in the building have been moving back in over the past several weeks.
CAPS reports increase in referrals
Data given to The Chronicle by Counseling and Psychological Services shows a rise in the number of students served by CAPS.
Under new structure, ACIR looks to guide socially responsible investment
The Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility—a group of faculty, trustees, alumni and students who assess the social impact of Duke's investments—is finalizing the transition to a new...
Pizza vendor contemplated for Merchants-on-Points
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee met Monday to discuss the possibility of adding another pizza option to the Merchants-on-Points program.
Duke hires new parking and transportation director
After a months-long national search, Carl DePinto was selected as the new director for parking and transportation services.
As NIH funding drops, faculty head to Capitol Hill
As researchers find themselves feeling the National Institutes for Health funding cuts more deeply, some are turning directly to Congress—including four Duke professors who met with lawmakers two...
Mental Health Awareness Week aims to spark conversation among students
This year, Duke will participate through the efforts of student groups, with the support of CAPS—an effort to place students at the center of the conversation.