Caltech's Kristen Brown to replace David Jarmul as head of Duke News

Brown will coordinate Duke's media relations and communications efforts starting Sept. 1.

Duke University Police Department has released sketches of the two suspects in Friday morning's armed robbery near the 301 Swift Ave. apartments. | Special to The Chronicle

Sketches of robbery suspects released

Duke Police has released sketches of the two suspects in Friday morning's armed robbery near the 301 Swift Ave. apartments.

Developing: Armed robbery reported near 301 Swift Ave. apartments Friday morning

A DukeAlert was sent to all students, faculty and staff at 2:18 a.m. informing them of the situation.

Apple CEO Cook, NBA commissioner Silver among 8 new trustees

The University announced its eight newest members of the Board of Trustees Tuesday morning.

Alum launches The Campus Market, 'Craigslist for students'

The Campus Market—an online platform for students to buy and sell used items—has gained traction at universities across North Carolina and launched at Duke in February.

No charges filed in ADPhi case

No charges will be filed in the sexual assault case involving Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.

Courtesy of Duke Medicine

$45 million Hudson Building transforms Eye Center

The Duke Eye Center was transformed Monday when the Hudson Building—a four-story, 116,000-square-foot pavilion—was unveiled.

Peggy Krendl takes over as Chronicle Board Chair

In recent years, the Duke Student Publishing Company board of directors has worked with student staff to usher in a digital-first model.

ASU's Denis Simon named next DKU executive vice chancellor

Arizona State University's Denis Simon will replace Mary Brown Bullock as executive vice chancellor of Duke Kunshan University starting August 1.

Courtesy of the Fuqua School of Business

Fuqua's Thomas Center to add new 5-story guest tower

The R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center is undergoing major renovations and expansion and will reopen in January 2017.

Katsouleas to become vice president and provost at UVA

Tom Katsouleas, dean of the Pratt School of Engineering, will leave his position at Duke to become executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia.

New medical sociology minor exposes students to patient perspectives

The sociology department will offer pre-health students a more holistic understanding of medicine in the new minor.

Sendhome content overview

Our annual sendhome publication hit stands today and was mailed to every student, and links to all of the content online can also be viewed here.

Female faculty react to the salary gap predominantly caused by lower numbers in high-paying departments.

Female faculty sound off on salary gap

The underrepresentation of female faculty in STEM fields is a national issue, not just a Duke problem.

Dan Ariely examines 'Dishonesty: The Truth About Lies' in new documentary

Ariely's research blurs the lines between right and wrong in the recently released documentary “(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies”.

Top summer headlines

As June reaches its halfway point, The Chronicle takes a look back at its top headlines from May and June in what has already been an eventful summer.

Despite lowering wait times last year, CAPS is hoping to treat students even more efficiently in 2015-16. | Chronicle File Photo

CAPS works to address ongoing challenges

With mental health an increasing focus on college campuses nationwide, the University aims to augment overall support in the coming year, and to address Duke-specific challenges.

Student engagement with DSG has been declining in recent years, a trend incoming President Keizra Mecklai and incoming Executive Vice President John Guarco aim to reverse.

Incoming DSG leadership addresses lack of student involvement

Incoming DSG President Keizra Mecklai and Executive Vice President John Guarco plan to engage the student body in campus projects this Fall.

Despite concerns from students that Duke's alcohol policy is pushing more students off campus, administration says the policy is unlikely to change. | Chronicle File Photo

'Open door' alcohol policy unlikely for Duke, admins say

Duke administrators stand by the University's alcohol policies even as students suggest they have created a less open environment on campus.

With participation in summer study abroad programs increasing, the University has added a new Neuroeconomics program through Duke Kunshan University.

Summer study abroad programs grow in popularity

Summer study abroad programs sponsored by the Global Education Office for Undergraduates are increasingly becoming a part of Duke students’ summer experiences.

The Social Justice Fellowship pushed for by BSA and DSG is set to launch, with progress still needed on pre-orientation and orientation programs that the groups hope to implement in the future.

Social Justice Fellowship set to launch

After a year marked by high-profile, racially-charged incidents, the Duke Student Government is planning to collaborate with the Black Student Alliance on several projects during the 2015-16...

After remaining relatively constant from 2008-2011, parking prices have soared in recent years.

Parking rates continue to rise

The prices of parking permits at Duke has increased recently to support the costs of new parking construction and environmental concerns.

Created in 1968, Program II continues to offer a personalized academic experience for students each year.

Students design personalized majors through Program II

Although most students choose traditional single-subject majors, Program II is a lesser-known option for those who desire a more personalized area of study.

The transition to the University's independent housing model continued in 2014-15, with more independent students exercising their right of return than ever before.

Independent housing model continues growth in 2014-15

Duke administrators are working to narrow the gap between the housing experience of independent and affiliated students.

The pioneer of digital initiatives such as Duke Today, David Jarmul is leaving the University's Office of News and Communications after 14 years. | Special to The Chronicle

David Jarmul leaving Duke News after 14 years

After 14 years at Duke’s Office of News and Communications, David Jarmul is stepping down and looking to explore the world.