Alumnus returns to U.S. from Guinea days before Ebola outbreak closes borders
The Ebola virus outbreak's effect on the Duke community has been minimal, but for one young alumnus, the outbreak hit close to home.
Lovette found not guilty in Mahato murder
Laurence Lovette has been found not guilty in the 2008 murder of Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato.
Former lacrosse case detective commits suicide, reports say
Sgt. Mark Gottlieb, one of the head investigators of the 2006 Duke lacrosse case, committed suicide this weekend, WRAL News has reported.
Butterfield and Rich battle for congressional seat
The race for the congressional seat of North Carolina's 1st District is developing quickly in anticipation of the Nov. 4 election.
U.S. Senate race factors into a slew of issues for Durham
The U.S. Senate election for North Carolina may have the potential to shift power on Capitol Hill, but Durham will feel aftershocks in public policy depending on the outcome.
Ninth Street's changing face: new development mixing with old-school atmosphere
“We’re going to keep seeing this story unfold over the next two years or so.”
All-Star Game to become part of Durham's baseball tradition
Durham will build on its baseball history when the city's resident minor league team, the Bulls, hosts the annual Triple A-All-Star Game this July.
Imperiled cemeteries preserve local legacies
Maplewood and Beechwood cemeteries have become endangered over the years as a result of city government’s minimal upkeep of the cemeteries, and it is unclear how the city will be able to fund reforms.
Food Truck Rodeo makes Father's Day appearance
Durham showcased its growing mobile food culture—and lived up to its name as the Foodiest Small Town in America—during its Father's Day Food Truck Rodeo Sunday afternoon.
Bert L'Homme named Durham Public Schools superintendent
Bert L'Homme has been chosen as Durham Public Schools' next superintendent after a six-month search by the DPS Board of Education.
Downtown Durham apartments see unprecedented growth
Downtown Durham saw unprecedented growth in apartment buildings this year—and more is on the way.
Hagan heads into general Senate election with sizable funding
While Republican challenger for the U.S. Thom Tillis continues on the offensive, incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s campaign bides its time and resources.
NC Republicans look to Thom Tillis to unseat incumbent Senator Hagan
Some Durham voters are looking to Tillis to improve the economy and help small businesses by serving in the U.S. Senate.
Longtime Convocation speaker Maya Angelou passes away at 86
Author and poet Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
Same-sex couples attempt to file joint taxes in North Carolina
A number of same-sex couples in North Carolina have filed their taxes jointly to protest the state’s ban on same-sex marriages.
Duke alumni recall violent encounter with KC shooter years ago
For two Duke alumni, the shootings at Jewish community centers in Kansas City last weekend had an unusual significance.
Allegations of voter fraud emerge in N.C.
A report showing potential evidence of voter fraud in North Carolina is fueling new flames in the debate on mandatory voter identification.
2U's Semester Online consortium discontinued
Internet education consortium Semester Online was cancelled less than a year after the Arts and Sciences Council voted to block Duke's membership in the program.
North Carolina population on the rise since 2010
People are flying to the state that was first in flight.
Documentary producers explore Tibetan plight, role of Dalai Lama
A screening of the documentary "The Sun Behind the Clouds" sparked a discussion on issues facing Tibetan independence in Griffith Theater Wednesday evening.
Castro highlights importance of public service work, leadership
San Antonio mayor Julian Castro turned the conversation about public service from politics to leadership in his address at the Sanford School Tuesday.
SAT changes elicit mixed reviews from Duke education leaders
The College Board announced major changes to the SAT March 5, which have received mixed reviews from leaders in the Duke community.
Documentary to premiere for Durham Lemur Week
"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar," which features Duke lemurs, is intended to educate the public about the endangered status of lemurs and highlight the importance of conservation efforts in Madagascar.
App revolutionizes awkward STD conversations
The business of sexually transmitted disease testing has modernized with the advent of a result-sharing app.
Bernstein advises students to seek 'the best obtainable version of the truth'
Journalist Carl Bernstein urged students to undo the recent breakdown of political culture in Page Auditorium Friday.