Donations insufficient for remodel
Even after receiving the largest donation in Duke’s history, the University is struggling to carry out a major renovation project.
DU Press to publish transgender quarterly
Duke University Press will begin publishing a transgender studies journal in 2014.
Scholarship yields reflect competition
Of the 22 A.B. Duke Memorial Scholarships offered this year to incoming freshmen, eight were accepted. This yield is a decrease from the 15 students who accepted the 23 scholarships offered in 2012.
Budget cuts raise questions about University ideals
Budget cuts to the Duke Center for Civic Engagement have raised questions about the direction of “knowledge in the service of society” at the University.
Q & A with Melinda Gates
The Chronicle’s Raisa Chowdhury talked to Melinda Gates before commencement to discuss her relationship with Duke, her philanthropy and her daily life.
Mobility limited by construction
Construction on Campus Drive and West Main Street is complicating transportation routes around campus.
BOT elects Rubenstein as chair
Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of private equity firm The Carlyle Group, is well known for his philanthropic support of the University.
Gates encourages graduates to connect at commencement
Commencement speaker Melinda Gates, Trinity ’86 and Fuqua ’87, discussed the importance of connection for this year’s graduating class.
Board to touch base on several University projects
Reconvening since their last meeting in February, the Trustees will look into the status of several projects both on campus and abroad.
Melinda Gates to deliver commencement speech Sunday
Melinda Gates will return to her alma mater to address the Class of 2013 Sunday.
Senior Year '12-'13
Senior year concludes after a series of immense campus policy changes and historic athletic feats.
Andrew Barnhill to deliver student speech at commencement
Barnhill will deliver the student commencement speech Sunday.
Sophomore Year '10-'11
Sophomore year was characterized by periods of positive global attention on the University.
Rubenstein donates $10 million to the Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke trustee David Rubenstein, Trinity ’70, will gift $10 million to the Sanford School of Public Policy. This is the largest donation ever given to Sanford.
CAPS gives tips on how to relieve stress
To help students prepare for their finals, The Chronicle’s Anthony Hagouel spoke with Gary Glass, assistant director for outreach and developmental programming at CAPS, on how to alleviate stress.
Alpha Delta Phi to join Interfraternity Council
Alpha Delta Phi will join the Interfraternity Council in the Fall after being denied admittance in March.
Continued LDOC policies create safer event
At this year's LDOC, the number of emergency medical calls increased, but there were fewer transports to the hospital, a reversal of 2012 statistics.
Arts and Sciences Council vote breaks contract with 2U
When the Arts and Sciences Council voted against for-credit online courses Thursday afternoon, it broke an existing contract between Duke and 2U, an internet education company.
Humanities faculty criticize lack of admin support
Faculty members gathered Thursday evening to voice concerns about the state of the humanities at Duke.
Duke Arts and Sciences Council votes down for-credit online courses
After more than an hour of debate Thursday afternoon, the Arts and Sciences Council voted against a motion to adopt online courses for credit.
Duke LDOC starts with daytime focus
Steve Aoki and Kendrick Lamar will take Duke by storm during today’s Last Day of Classes celebration.
Duke faculty raises concern about administrator's 2U transparency
Faculty have yet to vote on whether or not Duke should offer online courses for credit, but administrators have already signed a contract to do so in the Fall.