Costly trips keep some students on campus over break
After dorms close Dec. 16, some students stay behind with no way of going home for the holidays.
LDOC Committee begins making offers to artists
While students finish cramming for their winter finals, the LDOC Committee of the Duke University Union are busy organizing this year’s Last Day Of Classes event.
Carnegie Corp. chooses Brodhead for Academic Leadership Award
The Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded President Richard Brodhead with the 2013 Academic Leadership Award.
Trustees approve new degrees and architect for student health center
The Board of Trustees approved six degree programs at its meeting this weekend.
Trustees to consider architect for new Student Health and Wellness Center
The Board of Trustees will consider the architect for a new Student Health and Wellness Center amongst other topics at their meeting this weekend.
Online edu still garnering mixed responses at Arts and Sciences Council
Even as online courses move forward at Duke, some faculty members still have misgivings.
Former Nigerian health minister returns to Duke
Visiting scholar Dr. Muhammad Pate, Fuqua '06 and the former Nigerian Minister of State for Heath will teach and mentor at the Duke Global Health Institute.
The hardest job on campus: a history of Duke's provosts
The hardest job on campus: A history of Duke's top academic position
DSG wraps up semester by reflecting on future goals
The Duke Student Government Senate celebrated its last meeting of the semester by reflecting on their accomplishments and looking forward to the next semester.
GPSC leaders reflect on semester and future goals
GPSC president Amol Yadav and vice-president Shannon O'Connor reflect on this semester and preview the upcoming year.
Law expert disinters mysteries of pet inheritance
More and more people are choosing to leave their fortunes to pets.
Siedow's replacement to lead Duke research in shifting financial times
Hoping to fit in more time for his love of bird watching and return to his love of teaching, Jim Siedow announced his decision not to seek another reappointment as vice provost of research.
Ada Gregory leaves Women's Center
Women's Center Director Ada Gregory has moved to a new position as the executive director of the Office of Interdisciplinary Program Management.
Penn Pavilion traffic exhibits little improvement
The Penn Pavilion still faces the challenge of getting more customers, with its popularity increasing slowly throughout the semester.
DUSDAC final meeting tackles future of food truck locations
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee held its last meeting of the semester Monday night to reflect on the changes to dining and the experiences of different vendors.
Black Men’s Union exec. seeks campus prominence
Since receiving its status as a recognized student group at the Sept. 25 meeting of Duke Student Government, the leaders of the Black Men’s Union have been working to solidify their place as...
Bass Connections meets early success, looks to increase campus presence
The opening semester of Bass Connections has been largely successful, though the program's unique format has posed a few challenges for the its first participants.
Students sound off on their Thanksgiving break
Duke students enjoyed the holiday festivities of Thanksgiving break in different ways.
Gamma Phi Beta prepares for spring recruitment
Gamma Phi Beta is preparing to recruit its first Duke pledge class in the Spring, becoming the tenth sorority on campus.
DSG reps seek to add courses that engage with Durham politics, history
Duke Student Government representatives are working to increase Duke engagement with Durham affairs.
New athletic fields to open finals week
Three new athletic practice and recreation fields–two artificial turfs and one grass–will open to all students and faculty Dec. 13.
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain closes tour at Page Auditorium
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performed Sunday evening at Paige Auditorium.
Construction a hindrance to Kilgo residents
Construction near Kilgo Quadrangle has left some residents unsatisfied.
Updated: Duke student and alumna selected for George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Senior Daniel Strunk and Sanette Tanaka, Trinity '12, have been awarded the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.
Capt. Richard Phillips speaks to students about leadership, teamwork
Captain Richard Phillips, a merchant mariner who was held hostage by Somali pirates in 2009, does not consider himself a hero.