UNC researchers find better long-term health linked to early education
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that children who receive quality educational enrichment very early in their lives may have better health decades later.
Medical leave policies for mental health criticized at Duke and peer schools
A number of college students suffering from mental illnesses have spoken out against their respective schools' medical leave policies.
Students encouraged to consider insurance abroad
Students studying abroad with Duke-affiliated programs this summer should keep in mind the benefits and restrictions of their respective insurance plans.
James Balog given LEAF award
James Balog was awarded the Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts by the Nicholas School of the Environment Saturday.
Dismantling the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
Duke is disbanding the umbrella institution—Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy—in favor of three independent units.
James Balog to be awarded LEAF Award
Nature photographer James Balog has been announced as the 2014 winner of Duke's LEAF Award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in Fine Arts.
Duke biomedical engineers implant advanced muscle in mice
Duke University scientists have engineered lab-grown muscle that acts, looks and heals like the real thing.
Studying with psychological principles improves class performance
Collaborating researchers at Duke and Rice University have discovered that simple changes to homework assignments based on psychological principles can increase students’ performance in a class.
Dzau replacement search committee formed
A committee tasked with finding a replacement for Victor Dzau, the outgoing Chancellor for Health Affairs and Duke University Health System CEO, has been formed, according to an announcement by...
Pratt grad student talks men's fashion app
Brad Rubin, a first-year Pratt graduate student, runs the mobile app “Stylehand,” an app designed to help young professionals and color blind men avoid fashion mishaps.
DUhatch showcases budding student businesses
DUhatch, Duke’s student business incubator, held its biannual company showcase Wednesday in Teer Hall.
French Family Science Center hall to commemorate late Professor Bonk
French Family Science Center room 2231 will be named the James S. Bonk Lecture Hall in memory of Duke chemistry professor James Bonk.
DHVI finds lupus antibodies may hold key to HIV cure
Researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute recently found that a patient diagnosed with both lupus and HIV produced antibodies that limited the effects of the latter.
New guidelines recommend 13 million more Americans use statins
New guidelines will recommend that approximately thirteen million more Americans use cholesterol-reducing drugs.
Duke scientists identify antibodies in HIV immune response
A research team led by Duke scientists has identified a subclass of antibodies that could help find an effective HIV vaccine.
Duke faculty tackle the illicit tobacco trade
A joint effort between researchers in the United States and Southeast Asia is tracking the illicit tobacco trade within the region.
Pratt plans renovations, increase in faculty hirings
The Pratt School of Engineering has planned a number of significant changes to guide the school’s progress over the next five years.
Duke engineers create first 3D acoustic cloaking device
Duke engineers have created the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device, an innovation that distorts sound waves to give the impression an object is not present.
Students work to increase Bitcoin awareness
As Bitcoin expands into the Durham area, students are examining the currency's impact on campus.
Duke Energy spill illustrates need for renewable energy innovation
Coal is dirty. That became clear when a pipe broke under a Duke Energy coal ash pond and leaked ash into the Dan River in February.
Climate Resilience Fund could support Duke initiatives
Obama's recently proposed Climate Resilience Fund can bring much needed funding to environmental agencies, and may trickle down to unexpected sectors.
10-year old raises money for new basketball court at Children's Hospital
For his 10th birthday, Max Bonnstetter wants something more than presents.
Duke becomes affiliated with first substance abuse recovery center
Bluefield Recovery Center—a Durham residential program for university students recovering from substance abuse—has become the first recovery house of its kind to be associated with Duke.
North Carolina ranked 7th for LEED
North Carolina has been recognized as one of the foremost states in the ongoing movement toward more sustainable building design.
Medical student's GudNeSs bars fight anemia in India
Medical student Rajvi Mehta’s GudNeSs bars for fighting anemia continues to be a successful entrepreneurial venture as she currently works on expanding distribution to South India.