Townsend tapped as new Nicholas School dean
Alan Townsend, an ecosystem ecologist and professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been named dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment.
Grad School receives $7.5 million from Duke Endowment
The Graduate School received a $7.5 million donation from the Charlotte-based Duke Endowment Tuesday.
Graduate students pool money in Duke Collective
Seven graduate students from different departments have chosen to deposit their entire stipends into a shared account from which they pay for bills, groceries and other expenses.
New representatives, renovation and resolutions at final GPSC meeting
The Graduate and Professional Student Council elected the remaining half of council positions, received updates on renovations to Duke University Libraries and approved new resolutions at their...
Friendship Houses welcome Divinity students and individuals with disabilities
As its first year comes to a close, residents of the Friendship House—which unites Duke Divinity students and individuals with developmental and learning disabilities under one roof—reflect on the...
GPSC confirms new leaders and learns of Provost role
The GPSC meeting Tuesday focused on electing new leadership as well as the Provost's role in shaping the future of the University.
Veteran student enrollment surges over past five years
The number of veteran students at Duke has increased significantly over the last few years, but some say their veteran identity has not differentiated them from other average Duke students.
GPSC learns about University governance and decision-making
The Executive Committee of the Academic Council presented on the faculty governance structure and the decision-making process for major University changes at a meeting of the Graduate and...
Graduate parking moved to Blue Zone
Some students at the School of Law, Sanford School of Public Policy and Fuqua Business School now have to walk a little further from their parking spots.
Making matches a route to happiness
A match made in heaven may be more heavenly for the matchmaker than those matched, according to a Duke study.
Grad students pick O'Connor as Young Trustee
Shannon O’Connor was elected as the next Graduate Young Trustee by the general assembly of the Graduate and Professional Student Council Tuesday evening.
GPSC mulls graduate Young Trustee role
The Graduate and Professional Student Council discussed the role and impact of the Young Trustee among other agenda items at its meeting Tuesday.
Grad Young Trustee selection a "gentlewoman's agreement"
The Graduate and Professional Student Council has heavy influence over the election of the graduate Young Trustee.
Divinity School professor to lead five-year dialogue between Baptists and Methodists
Starting in Alabama, a professor from the Divinity School will kick off a five-year series of talks between Baptists and Methodists.
Three grad Young Trustee finalists selected
Three graduate student young trustee finalists were selected from a pool of 20-30 applicants.
Div and med schools ask tough questions with TMC initiative
Duke’s Theology, Medicine and Culture initiative pursues previously ignored questions, linking the divinity and medical schools.
GPSC reviews graduate resources and representation
The University should take a “hard look” at its resource allocation, given that graduate students outnumber undergraduates, said Graduate Young Trustee Dr. Malik Burnett.
Duke Law students work on Guantanamo prisoner defense
This semester, 10 students from the Duke School of Law are getting hands-on practice with the rule of law by working to develop arguments for the defense of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, alleged to be...
GPSC leaders reflect on semester and future goals
GPSC president Amol Yadav and vice-president Shannon O'Connor reflect on this semester and preview the upcoming year.
Law expert disinters mysteries of pet inheritance
More and more people are choosing to leave their fortunes to pets.
Grad student discusses experience living with pirates for 18 months
After 18 months living among fishermen and pirates in eastern Africa, Jatin Dua returned to the United States prepared to dispel many myths surrounding maritime piracy.
Lecturer contends slavery concerned power, not property
The categorization of slaves as property may have been more of a convenience than an accurate reflection of slaves' status.
Fuqua grad discusses recent book on the business school
Naresh Vissa, Fuqua '12, recently published a book titled "Everything You Need to Know About the Duke Fuqua MMS: A Guide of Memoirs for Applicants and Students."
Law students apply knowledge to help low-resource areas in the south
The School of Law encourages students to spring break in Miami and New Orleans.