Duke Schools of Medicine, Law hold die-ins

Continuing the student activism seen across campus this month, both the School of Law and the School of Medicine held die-in demonstrations Wednesday.

Duke to admit 815 early decision applicants

Early decision applicants will make up 48 percent of the Class of 2019—continuing Duke's trend of admitting increasing proportions of the class early.

Duke to accept 815 early decision applicants

Early decision applicants will make up 48 percent of the Class of 2019—continuing Duke's trend of admitting increasing proportions of the class early in recent years.

Dr. Kathryn Andolsek, assistant dean for premedical education, presents a proposal for a master's degree in biomedical science at a meeting of the Academic Council last month.

Trustees approve two new master's programs

The two degrees—one in quantitative financial economics and the other in biomedical science—were proposed at the Nov. 20 meeting of the Academic Council.

Rubenstein talks vision for University

"I would like ultimately to make sure that we have a student body that's as good as any student body. I'd like also to make sure that the faculty's as good as any faculty."

The Edge, 'a space for exploration,' opens in Bostock

Welcome to the library of the future—you can write on the walls.

Students hold die-in protest of grand jury verdicts (Video)

More than 100 students laid down on the Chapel Quad Friday afternoon to protest the grand jury verdicts not to indict the police officers who killed Michel Brown in Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner in...

Rubenstein talks University's future with Academic Council

Duke cannot allow itself to grow complacent if it wishes to compete with its peers, David Rubenstein, chair of the Board of Trustees, told the Academic Council Thursday.

New Title IX coordinator talks sexual assault on college campuses

"We must learn from the experiences both here and elsewhere—build on what works and move past what may not."

#WeAreHereDuke campaign urges action against sexual assault

As Duke’s sexual assault policies continue to be revised, a student-run campaign is encouraging community action across campus.

Students hold vigil following Eric Garner verdict

Students gathered on the Duke Chapel steps Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil in response to the decision to not indict the New York police officer who choked Eric Garner to death this summer.

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Law School alumnus gives $1.25 million for new entrepreneurship faculty chair

The Karl W. Leo Professorship is the most recent of eight faculty positions established at the School of Law through Duke Forward, the University's seven-year, $3.25 billion capital campaign.

The Graduate and Professional Student Council passed a resolution urging the Board of Trustees add another graduate Young Trustee. (Chronicle File Photo)

GPSC urges addition of third graduate Young Trustee

To increase the representation of graduate student interests within the University, GPSC has passed a resolution urging the Board of Trustees to increase their graduate Young Trustees from two to...

Full-time Title IX coordinator begins work

Duke has appointed its first full-time director of Title IX compliance.

K-ville tenting to be monitored through new website

Krzyzewskiville tenting for the current basketball season will soon be monitored through a new, web-based platform.

University continues to update sexual assault policy

As sexual assault on college campuses continues to capture the national spotlight, Duke has tightened its policies in an attempt to increase awareness.

Chapel closing does not deter brides-to-be

A popular place for Duke alumni, faculty, staff and current students to get married, the Duke Chapel is booked solid until it closes for construction May 11, 2015.

Brown named new CSGD director

The decision was based on Brown's previous leadership and youth-oriented experiences.

Episcopal Center chaplain to depart in January

Rev. Nils Chittenden—who has served as Chaplain of the Duke Episcopal Center since 2010—will depart to assume a position as Rector of St Stephen's Episcopal Church in Armonk,

DSG president reflects on semester highs and lows

"We’ve really done a lot this semester in terms of focusing our efforts on a number of projects expanding student life."

Students on campus during break find alternative Thanksgiving options

With most campus eateries closed, buses running on reduced schedules and the majority of students at home, the students who were on campus made the best of Thanksgiving at Duke.

AAAS recognizes five Duke faculty with Fellow distinction

AAAS Fellow—an award presented to top scientists based on peer nominations—was awarded to 401 members this year.

Updated: Wallace Wade renovations move 2015 Commencement to DBAP

The upcoming renovations to Wallace Wade Stadium mean that this year's commencement ceremony will get some local flavor—held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Trashy: A Photo Essay

Today's digital photo essay features an infrequently-noticed problem settled over the gothic wonderland—a big, trashy one.

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FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver tackles election predictions, website goals

"Every job is hard, but if you have the choice between taking a job that fulfilling and one that’s not, then take the job that’s fulfilling."