Curriculum review process begins with call for input
The current review of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences' curriculum will focus on what it means for students to receive an interdisciplinary education in the 21st century,
Advisory program aiding students in civic engagement made permanent
After four years as a pilot program, previously known as Global Advising, the Directors for Academic Engagement has now gained stable status and will be available to students year-round.
NCAA changes' impact uncertain for Duke athletics
"I've been directly involved with college athletics since the Fall of 1967, and I can honestly say I've never been so uncertain about the future."
Arts and Sciences Council reviews Kunshan launch, planning for curriculum
The Arts and Sciences Council received updates on Duke Kunshan University and the review of Curriculum 2000 at their monthly meeting Thursday.
Popular 'Advertising and Society' lecture turned into MOOC
Students around the world will soon have online access to one of Duke's most popular courses.
Environment-focused DukeImmerse program partners with Paul Quinn College
DukeImmerse's next project is reaching out to another university to partner in studying urban and environmental issues.
'Real' slums of Bangalore surveyed by Bass Connections team
The Bass Connections project team “Where are the ‘Real’ Slums in Bangalore” presented their work Tuesday, showing the variance of low-income slums in Bangalore.
New "signature courses" teach analysis of real-world problems
Duke introduced a selection of new "signature courses" this Fall that hit on a number of University buzzwords—including interdisciplinary studies, real-world applications and classroom innovation.
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.
Inform your vote: a guide to the 2014 U.S. Senate election
Republicans challenge same-sex marriage, appeal Amendment One decision
With 19 candidates running, N.C. Court of Appeals ballot atypically full
Inform your vote: a guide to the 2014 U.S. House of Representatives election
Bubonic plague findings shed light on potential infection treatments