DSG Research Unit will harness data to solve campus issues
DSG recently announced the creation of the Duke Student Government Research Unit, a project designed to quantitatively review different facets of student life.
Monuts, Sushi Love potential options for Merchants-on-Points
Heavenly Buffaloes—the recently opened chicken wings joint off of Ninth Street—is the also a latest candidate for the Merchants-on-Points vendor list.
Academic coalition seeks to tackle social inequality
A group of Duke scholars are uniting across disciplines to investigate social inequality through the power of research.
New service cleans student apartments
Campus Enterprises, a student entrepreneurial group, has recently launched Maid My Day, a cleaning service for Duke students living in apartments.
After DevilsGate crowd shrinks, DSG looks ahead
Attendance at tailgate event DevilsGate dropped from the first week to the second, but Duke Student Government is optimistic about the program.
Twelve freshmen elected to DSG Senate
Weeks of frenzied campaigning on East Campus concluded Thursday night as polls closed in the Duke Student Government freshman elections.
Trinity announces plan to revamp Curriculum 2000
Over the next three years, the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences faculty will work to revise the curriculum, bringing it into the digital age and clarifying the logic behind the guidelines
Counterterrorism experts debate ISIS threat, foreign policy
Counterterrorism experts Daniel Benjamin and Frances Townsend called for increased antiterrorism measures in the Middle East—without new military commitment—at a talk in the Sanford School of...
Digitally documenting the Women's Liberation Movement
Digital archiving and feminism came together in Perkins Library Wednesday, as librarians discussed Duke's collection on the women's liberation movement with renowned activist Alix Kates Shulman.
Third DSG meeting doles out $1,100 to DevilsGate, voter registration
The Duke Student Government Senate used its last meeting before first-year senator elections to appropriate more funding to DevilsGate and set up student voting registration options.
"The End of Sex" talk predicts future with artificial birth conceptions
Imagine a society, in the not too distant future, where sex is no longer the main method for reproduction.
New position created to support first-generation students
In an effort to ramp up support for first-generation college students, Duke has created a new university-level financial aid position—director of outreach and access.
Hands-free entry comes to Blue Zone
Tuesday morning, Duke Parking and Transportation launched a hands-free access system for the Blue Zone.
Election: freshmen to choose DSG Senate representatives
Weeks of campaigning, flyer-hanging and speech-making will end Thursday, when the freshman class will elect 12 students to Duke Student Government’s Senate.
Global Brazil Lab will study up-and-coming country in interdisciplinary light
With Brazil growing more and more prominent on the international stage, the Duke Global Brazil Lab aims to offer students and faculty a chance to study the country in an interdisciplinary setting.
Sophomores gather in Chapel for convocation
Approximately 120 sophomores gathered in Duke Chapel Monday for the fourth-ever Sophomore Convocation ceremony, listening as speakers encouraged them to take advantage of the coming year.
DUSDAC addresses next MOP vendor, late-night dining options
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee discussed options for a new Merchants-on-Points vendor at their Monday meeting, along with other concerns including late-night options and...
Women in STEM: still bridging the gap
With the national spotlight focused on encouraging women to pursue science, technology, engineering and math, Duke is examining its own policies.
#DukeTalks: Adichie gives speech on "Americanah"
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie—author of "Americanah," the summer reading novel for the Class of 2018—spoke to a packed Baldwin Auditorium Friday.
New bike sharing program to debut this month
Students waiting for the bus will soon have an alternative set of wheels at their convenience.
Cuisine and culture mesh in interdisciplinary smokehouse project
Foodies with a taste for the freakish are bringing a unique culinary experience to campus.
Law School clinic helps exonerate man after 22 years in prison
Michael Parker spent 22 years in jail for crimes he did not commit—and now, thanks to work by Duke's Wrongful Convictions Clinic, he is finally free.
DSG asks for evaluation of LGBTQ-related application question
The Duke Student Government Senate passed a resolution to encourage evaluation of Duke's new LGBTQ-inclusive application question—a different one than DSG had previously proposed—at their meeting...
Roundup: New faculty appointments and transfers
From faculty receiving national recognition to recruiting an acclaimed filmmaker, the Duke community has announced several changes in the past week.
Powell brings spirit of collaboration to role as new humanities dean
In his new role as Dean of the Humanities, Richard Powell hopes to encourage all students to appreciate the value of a broad education.