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.
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.
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...
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 Mark Chaves
According to Duke professor Mark Chaves, Americans have less confidence in religious leaders and waning interest in worship.
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.
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.
Angelou inspires freshman class
Instead of entering a poem into a time capsule at the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial dedication with the families of King and President Barack Obama, Maya Angelou delivered a heartfelt address to...
Night at the Nasher Soundoff
Since lugging their belongings into East Campus residence halls Tuesday, students of the Class of 2015 have enjoyed numerous orientation events, one of which was the annual Night at the Nasher.
Q & A with Jonathan Safran Foer
Duke’s summer reading book for the Class of 2015,“Eating Animals,” takes a hard look into factory farming and challenges readers to make informed decisions about their eating habits.
Foer sparks discussion on factory farming
The Class of 2015 was urged Thursday to ask tough questions, especially as they pertain to food.
Looking Back: Senior Year 2010-2011
The Class of 2011’s senior year was characterized by periods of positive global attention on the University mired by episodes of tragedy and negative scrutiny.
Mike Lefevre: Student Commencement Speaker
Former Duke Student Government President Mike Lefevre will step up to the soapbox one last time.
Looking Back: Junior Year 2009-2010
During their junior year, the Class of 2011 experienced a series of ups and downs.
Looking Back: Freshman Year 2007-2008
The Class of 2011, arriving as freshmen in August 2007, were the first group of students to start their undergraduate experience somewhat detached from the lacrosse case.
Looking Back: Sophomore Year 2008-2009
Sophomore year brought many critical events to the attention of the Class of 2011.