Duke enters partnership with Say Yes to Education
On Monday, Duke was announced as a partner school of Say Yes to Education, Inc., a non-profit group that helps underprivileged children apply and pay for college.
Alum publishes memoir on van-dwelling days at Duke
After leading an unconventional lifestyle for over two years, a Duke graduate student chose to emulate philosopher Henry David Thoreau with an experimental experience.
Gross Hall ready to debut
After years of renovation, Paul M. Gross Hall is nearly ready to debut a brighter and more modern space.
Duke School of Law receives $5 million grant
The Duke School of Law received a $5 million grant from the Charlotte-based Duke Endowment, President Richard Brodhead announced Wednesday.
High school students join summer classes
High school students will be joining undergraduates in the classroom during Duke’s second summer session.
Divinity School receives $5.74 million from endowment
The Duke Divinity School received $5.74 million to continue its work with the Clergy Health Initiative as part of the Duke Forward campaign.
Track and field programs receive $5 million
Duke athletics received a $5 million donation from University trustee emeritus Morris Williams, Trinity ’63 and his wife Ruth, Women’s College ’63.
Chinese government bans topics in classrooms
Chinese leaders have reportedly banned seven topics of discussion from university classrooms.
Duke finalizes Central Campus upgrades
Originally built as temporary housing in the 1970s, the Central Campus apartments are receiving their last upgrades for the next decade.
Duke cuts 40 percent of DCCE budget
The DCCE will receive approximately 60 percent of its initial budget request, said Bob Korstad, interim director of the DCCE. The future of the DCCE remains uncertain.
Donations insufficient for remodel
Even after receiving the largest donation in Duke’s history, the University is struggling to carry out a major renovation project.
DU Press to publish transgender quarterly
Duke University Press will begin publishing a transgender studies journal in 2014.
Scholarship yields reflect competition
Of the 22 A.B. Duke Memorial Scholarships offered this year to incoming freshmen, eight were accepted. This yield is a decrease from the 15 students who accepted the 23 scholarships offered in 2012.
Budget cuts raise questions about University ideals
Budget cuts to the Duke Center for Civic Engagement have raised questions about the direction of “knowledge in the service of society” at the University.
Q & A with Melinda Gates
The Chronicle’s Raisa Chowdhury talked to Melinda Gates before commencement to discuss her relationship with Duke, her philanthropy and her daily life.
Mobility limited by construction
Construction on Campus Drive and West Main Street is complicating transportation routes around campus.
BOT elects Rubenstein as chair
Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of private equity firm The Carlyle Group, is well known for his philanthropic support of the University.
Gates encourages graduates to connect at commencement
Commencement speaker Melinda Gates, Trinity ’86 and Fuqua ’87, discussed the importance of connection for this year’s graduating class.
Board to touch base on several University projects
Reconvening since their last meeting in February, the Trustees will look into the status of several projects both on campus and abroad.
Melinda Gates to deliver commencement speech Sunday
Melinda Gates will return to her alma mater to address the Class of 2013 Sunday.
Senior Year '12-'13
Senior year concludes after a series of immense campus policy changes and historic athletic feats.
Andrew Barnhill to deliver student speech at commencement
Barnhill will deliver the student commencement speech Sunday.