Duke professor to receive National Humanities Medal
Anne Firor Scott, W.K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita, will receive a National Humanities Medal today.
Duke receives $3 million for Islamic Studies directorship
Duke has received $3 million to create a directorship for Islamic Studies.
Duke Forward fundraising ahead of schedule
Four years into its seven-year campaign, Duke Forward has raised approximately 66 percent of its $3.25 billion goal.
Administrative transitions: a year in review
The 2014-2015 academic year will see a number of administrators stepping into new roles on campus.
32 Duke researchers among the most-cited in the world
Thomson Reuters’ list of most-cited scientists for 2014 featured 32 researchers affiliated with Duke.
Interdisciplinarity: the next frontier
In a race where its opponents have a head start of a few hundred years and several billion dollars, Duke has pushed the boundaries of education in an effort to catch up.
Carin named next vice provost for research
Lawrence Carin, chair of electrical and computer engineering, has been selected as the next vice provost for research.
Duke Marine Lab gains first new research space in 50 years
The Nicholas School of the Environment has officially opened the Orrin Pilkey research laboratory.
Sanford dean lends expertise to film on nation's food industry
Kelly Brownell, the dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, is featured in Fed Up—a documentary coproduced by Katie Couric attacking the American food industry.
New deans announced for Nursing, Nicholas Schools
Alan Townsend has been appointed dean of the Nicholas School for the Environment and Marion Broome dean of the School of Nursing.
Dempsey tells graduates to find a way to 'make it matter'
At Sunday's Commencement ceremony, the Class of 2014 was urged to remember their humanity after they toss off their mortarboards.
Duke women encouraged to pursue science and math
White House numbers from 2011 said women comprise just 24 percent of the STEM workforce. Some women at Duke are taking efforts to increase this figure.
Resume fabrication incidents on the rise at Duke
Administrators have noted an increase in incidents of resume fabrication at Duke in the past several years.
DukeImmerse Students Tell Refugee Stories
Refugees living as far as Syria had their stories of struggle heard Saturday evening at the Nasher Museum of Art.
Two juniors announced as Truman Scholars
Juniors Dominique Beaudry and Jamie Bergstrom were selected as 2014 Truman Scholars today.
Academic Council hears proposal to add senior lecturer title
The Academic Council considered the addition of a new faculty rank during its meeting Thursday.
Five honored with the Presidential Award for outstanding service in 2013
One of the highest honors given to Duke faculty and staff each year, the awards were presented by President Richard Brodhead at a ceremony at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club Wednesday afternoon.
Education professor sparks conversation on representation of Latino faculty
Duke professor says the department of education’s leadership is not committed to recruiting or retaining diverse faculty and has failed to provide minority students with the support that they need...
In light of MOOCs, intellectual property policy remains flexible
When Cathy Davidson announced her move to City University of New York, a question was raised as to who would retain the rights to the MOOC that she created while at Duke.
Arts and Sciences Council passes innovation and entrepreneurship certificate proposal
Arts and Sciences Council members approved a new innovation and entrepreneurship certificate Thursday.
University round-up: new appointments
Tommy Sowers has been appointed to a professorship at the Sanford School and Steven Cohn has been reappointed as director of Duke University Press.
Applied physics institute will bridge Trinity and Pratt innovation
Duke faculty in physics and engineering departments are developing an applied physics institute to turn fundamental physics into viable technological prototypes.
Faculty propose to team-teach with research partners across institutions
Trinity College of Arts and Sciences will introduce new and redesigned classes in 2015 in which Duke professors team-teach with research partners at other universities.
Class of 2018 summer reading book "Americanah" brings diversity to summer books of the past
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel "Americanah" has been chosen as the summer reading book for the Class of 2018—the first time that Duke has chosen a book written by a woman of color.
Eugene Rabinovich wins Goldwater
Duke junior Eugene Rabinovich was announced as a recipient of the Goldwater Scholarship Tuesday.