Duke embarks on new strategic planning process
In her first address to the Academic Council as provost, Sally Kornbluth introduced the process that will lead to the University's next strategic plan.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Search for new Franklin Humanities Institute director underway
The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute is currently searching for a permanent replacement for former director Ian Baucom.
Duke's Fulbright total holds steady
The University's number of Fulbright Scholarship recipients this year matched last year's total of 18.
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.