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.
Four Duke seniors to pursue research as Hart Fellows
Four seniors have been named Hart Fellows for 2014—an increase from the fellowship's traditional three recipients due to the outstanding nature of this year's applicants.
Interfaith dialogue explores reflection on catastrophes
A rabbi and a reverend engaged in an interfaith dialogue Monday about the causes and implications of historical catastrophes.
Duke hackers 'code for good'
Student hackers from across the country gathered in Gross Hall this weekend to explore the intersection between technology and social good.
Brodhead addresses Academic Council about Duke Forward, staff changes
Fundraising for the Duke Forward Campaign has reached the $2 billion mark, President Richard Brodhead announced in his annual address to the Academic Council Thursday.
AccessDuke petitions Uni for undocumented student equality
Duke students have sparked on-campus dialogue by forming a coalition dedicated to making the University more accessible to undocumented applicants.
Donna Lisker to leave Duke for Smith College
Donna Lisker, associate vice provost for undergraduate education, will be leaving to become the dean of the college at Smith College in Northhampton, Mass.
2nd Annual Academic Homecoming welcomes sophomores to new depts
Sophomores, faculty members, administrators and junior peer advisors gathered on the main quad of West Campus for the annual Academic Homecoming on Thursday afternoon.
Cathy Davidson to leave Duke for public education
Cathy Davidson—a leader in digital humanities who has held various positions at Duke over 25 years—has announced that she will join the faculty of the Graduate Center at the City University of New...
Jetsetter alum Ryan Brown headed to Asia as Luce Scholar
Ryan Brown, Trinity '11, was announced as one of 18 winners of the Luce Scholarship for 2014-2015.
U.S News and World Report releases graduate school rankings
U.S. News and World Report released its 2014 Best Graduate Schools Rankings Tuesday.
Arts and Sciences Council mulls innovation and entrepreneurship certificate
If approved, a new certificate program will provide opportunities for undergraduates interested in entrepreneurship.
Sally Kornbluth to follow Peter Lange as new provost
Sally Kornbluth, James B. Duke Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, will succeed Provost Peter Lange as the new provost.
Arts and Sciences Council debates new course credit proposal
The Arts and Sciences Council is considering allowing students to fulfill their graduation course requirements with credits from online courses.