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.
Rubenstein donates $10 million to the Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke trustee David Rubenstein, Trinity ’70, will gift $10 million to the Sanford School of Public Policy. This is the largest donation ever given to Sanford.
Arts and Sciences Council vote breaks contract with 2U
When the Arts and Sciences Council voted against for-credit online courses Thursday afternoon, it broke an existing contract between Duke and 2U, an internet education company.
Humanities faculty criticize lack of admin support
Faculty members gathered Thursday evening to voice concerns about the state of the humanities at Duke.
Duke Arts and Sciences Council votes down for-credit online courses
After more than an hour of debate Thursday afternoon, the Arts and Sciences Council voted against a motion to adopt online courses for credit.
Duke faculty raises concern about administrator's 2U transparency
Faculty have yet to vote on whether or not Duke should offer online courses for credit, but administrators have already signed a contract to do so in the Fall.
Peter Lange notes uptick in faculty diversity
Although the University continually faces a challenge in balancing athletics and academics, it receives high marks for it among its peers.
Mo Cowan reflects on 50th anniversary of Duke integration
Sen. Cowan, D-Mass lauds the social progress that Duke has made since it accepted its first five black undergraduates in 1963.
Some Duke faculty question online courses for credit
Administrators and faculty discussed the University’s potential three-year pilot membership in the Semester Online consortium at the Arts and Sciences Council meeting.
Website sorts Duke courses by culture
Students looking to cross physical and academic borders have a new tool to use.
Duke juniors Patrick Oathout, Jacob Tobia win Truman Scholarship
Oathout and Tobia are two of 62 students nationwide to win the prestigious scholarship.
Goldwater scholars discuss research
Two Duke juniors, Kushal Seetharam and Yaohua Xue, have been selected to receive the 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Duke Divinity School says it answers what science cannot
Duke Divinity students and administrators are adamant that theological education is more than just blind faith.
Duke librarians aid MOOCs with technology, research
Coursera students see their professors in the online course videos, but they do not see the teams of people working behind the scenes.
Duke admins prepare for Bass Connections
Bass Connections, a major interdisciplinary initiative funded by a recent $50 million gift, is recruiting participants for its first class.
Admins to submit establishment proposal for Duke Kunshan University next week
Considerable progress is being made on the campus of DKU, Provost Peter Lange said.
Dan Kiehart aims to connect the natural sciences as dean
When Kiehart takes over as dean of the natural sciences, he plans to promote interdisciplinary collaboration.
Duke, UVa partner to teach Creole, Tibetan
Duke will partner with University of Virginia to broaden language opportunities for students.
Duke Academic Council considers background checks for faculty candidates
Vice President of Administration Kyle Cavanaugh attended the meeting to answer questions about the proposed background checks.
Jay Hamilton's choice to leave Duke came during Sanford dean search
Hamilton is leaving Sanford for Stanford during a time of transition for Duke’s public policy school.
Duke sophomores celebrate major declaration
Newly declared members of the sophomore class united on the Chapel Quadrangle Wednesday to kick off a new tradition.
Jay Hamilton to leave Duke for Stanford
Hamilton, director of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, is leaving Duke, according to an email obtained by The Chronicle.
Duke global health co-major to require interdisciplinary courses
The Duke Global Health Institute has finalized the newly authorized global health co-major and minor.
Duke summer program to combine 3 semesters of Spanish courses
Undergraduates can now knock out their language requirement in one summer.