Hannah Wiseman, a professor at Florida State University, speaks about the legal regulations surrounding fracking.

Experts dispute implications of hydrofracking

Despite its contribution to economic growth, the controversial process of “fracking” poses serious environmental risks, nationally acclaimed experts said Monday.

In the past three academic years, the number of citations for off-campus alcohol-related issues has dropped from 115 to 81 in the previous year.

Media ride-alongs with ALE a standard practice

When ALE comes to crash a party, the media may not be far behind.

Raymond Vickery discusses the relationship between the United States and India in a speech Thursday.

Former Clinton admin discusses US-India relations

The United States needs to put more emphasis on economic engagement in order to enhance its relationship with India, a former Clinton administration official said.

Students discuss relevant campus issues at  “Culture Clash,” an event at the Center for Multicultural Affairs.

Students gather to discuss ‘culture clash’

A Pi Kappa Phi party has sparked controversy after a contentious theme and language in an email invitation raised questions about the culture climate at Duke.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson speaks at Reynolds Industries Theater to a crowd of more than 500 people Tuesday afternoon.

Jackson urges consideration of environmental issues

A leader in environmental policy highlighted pressing concerns facing the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday.

Paul Farmer has written several books on health and human rights.

Q&A with Paul Farmer

Medical anthropologist, physician and the author of numerous books on health and human rights Paul Farmer spoke at Duke Saturday about his book “Haiti After the Earthquake.”

Administrators reinforce sexual misconduct policies

In the wake of sexual abuse scandals at Pennsylvania State University and Syracuse University, administrators are reminding Duke employees about existing policies governing various types of sexual...

Global health expert Dr. Paul Farmer addresses students and faculty in Reynolds Industries Theater Saturday.

Farmer recounts Haitian quake recovery, promotes health equity

Dr. Paul Farmer addressed a packed Reynolds Industries Theater Saturday.

Touré discusses self-definition Thursday in the Duke Divinity School.

Author Touré discusses post-blackness

People have the right to form their own identities, free of pressure from others, a social critic told students.

‘Gameday’ replacement in the works

Tailgate’s replacement may soon be replaced.

Mahato evidence to be presented in Lovette trial

Evidence surrounding the alleged murder of Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato will be admissible in the trial of Laurence Lovette, who is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of...

Zakaria to communicate optimism, opportunity in globalized ‘new world’

More than two years following his first visit to Duke, renowned journalist and author Fareed Zakaria will return to encourage Duke’s graduating seniors in an interconnected world.

Stephanie Jones, sophomore, unpacks her car after Thanksgiving break.

Thanksgiving Soundoff

Although many students fled home to enjoy the Thanksgiving break with their families, an assortment of athletes, international students and others remained at Duke.

Chris Seiple, president of the Institute for Global Engagement, speaks about military and NGO culture.

Panelists address NGO-military relations in post-conflict situations

Collaboration between civilian organizations and the military is crucial in providing support to fragile and post-conflict areas, panelists said Thursday evening.

Nobel Prize winner John Sulston speaks Monday at the Sanford School of Public Policy.

Nobel Prize winner lauds data sharing

Sharing data publicly is a practice that advances scientific discovery and benefits society at large, two leading geneticists said in a lecture Monday.

Kilner explains the overlooked beauty of war

War can be beautiful, a U.S. Army officer said Friday.

Zakaria to speak at May commencement

International journalist Fareed Zakaria will return to Duke to address the Class of 2012 this Spring.

George Mason University professor Don Boudreaux speaks on the prospects of the middle class Thursday.

Expert refutes notion of middle class stagnation

The state of the middle class isn’t as hopeless as public opinion sometimes indicates, one expert said.

DSB launches free and legal movie streaming

Cable might be gone, but a student group is filling that void by offering free movie streaming online.

Rana discusses consequences of Islamophobia

Risk and danger for labor migrants have intensified under the regimes of terror control in the post-9/11 period, one expert said Monday.

Ben Grumbles, president of the Clean Water America Alliance, discusses possible solutions to a growing national water problem. The event was hosted by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

Expert debates possible water policies

The United States needs to adopt an integrated water policy in order to confront the long-term water crisis, a leader in water sustainability said Monday.

Growth in China could affect health care in the US

The rapidly expanding health care systems in China and the United States present both challenges and opportunities for reform.

Lawyer Philip Howard speaks Thursday evening at the Sanford School of Public Policy. Howard argues that the legal system should be altered to rely on individuals’ “own judgment.”

Lawyer Howard calls for overhaul of legal system

A total overhaul of the United States legal system is necessary to reduce the burden of regulation, an activist said.

Edward Girardet, a journalist with extensive experience in Afghanistan, speaks Wednesday.

Girardet offers unique insight into Afghanistan’s prospects

After decades of turmoil, Afghanistan still has a long road to recovery, an experienced war correspondent said Wednesday.

Slaughter outlines international policy goals

A national conversation redefining the United State’s foreign policy goals is essential for the future of American grand strategy, Anne-Marie Slaughter, former director of policy planning for the...