Harvard professor discusses solutions to education gap
The United States cannot continue to be competitive internationally unless improvements are made to its public school system, a Harvard professor said.
American Invents Act will spur innovation, patent reformer says
Getting the next big product on the market may just have gotten a little easier for inventors nationwide.
Bulliet illuminates Islamic contributions
Western society should value the connections and similarities it has to Islamic society instead of approaching it with hostility, Bullet said.
Fraternity recruitment to see reform
New fraternity recruitment rules will go into effect this Spring.
Archivist notes importance of South African history
Recording the past should primarily serve to question the present and look into the future, archivist Verne Harris said.
Panel criticizes DOM amendment
If passed in the upcoming May referendum, the North Carolina Defense of Marriage amendment may have far-reaching effects on all couples.
Eureka Symposium calls for responsible social practices
Ensuring social justice abroad could be in the hands of undergraduate students.
Nobel Prize winner shares love for bacteria
A Nobel Prize-winning scientist discussed his lifelong passion for microorganisms yesterday.
Author Dorfman to place collection in Rubenstein Library
An internationally acclaimed Chilean author and political activist is leaving a written legacy at Duke.
Sands explains role of DHS in external relations
The Department of Homeland Security is working to assure the safety of the U.S. at home—while affecting relations abroad.
Feminism extends reach from Vietnam to US, expert says
Reanalyzing the movements of the 1970s provides a new perspective on feminism today.
Ambassador has hope for Iraq’s future
Despite nearly a decade of American military presence, a functioning democracy has still not manifested itself in Iraq, at least in the opinion of the Iraqi ambassador to the United States.
Greek community issued challenge at convocation
The greek community was called to reconsider the values motivating its engagement in community service Tuesday night.
Johnson issues a ‘call to action’ to students
Journalist and social activist Jeff Johnson sought to empower the black community at Duke Wednesday night.
Founder’s Day Convocation honors University contributors
Founder’s Day Convocation honored the achievements of students, faculty members and alumni of the University community at the Chapel Thursday.
Students retrace Wiesel’s steps
An audience gathered to follow in the footsteps of a prominent Holocaust survivor Wednesday night.
US college graduation rate lags, speaker says
America is falling behind in college graduation rates, which may impact its ability to stay competitive globally.
Duke to Host Interfaith Panels on Religious Response to 9/11
Faith groups at Duke are joining hands to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.
South African justice promotes diversity
A judge from South Africa’s highest court promoted diversity as the backbone for social and legal change.
Heat Wave doesn’t faze first-year students
Despite administrators’ attempt to promote official campus activities at the start of this academic year—and the reinvention of the annual Joe College Day—freshmen still made their way to...
Football Gameday sees tamer behavior, dispersed student groups
Like Duke football’s final attempt at a game winner Saturday, some said Football Gameday just came up short.
Students question if 'Football Gameday' can replicate inclusivity
Football Gameday strives to foster safer behavior than did Tailgate, but some students fear it will not foster the same sense of community.
Q&A with Edwin Black
Before speaking at the Freeman Center for Jewish Life Tuesday night, author Edwin Black sat down with The Chronicle’s Caroline Fairchild to discuss his book.
Q&A with Mark Chaves
According to Duke professor Mark Chaves, Americans have less confidence in religious leaders and waning interest in worship.
Famed author criticizes NC eugenics past
Edwin Black, author of “War Against the Weak,” spoke at the Freeman Center for Jewish Life Tuesday about eugenics.