Student sues Duke after expulsion for sexual misconduct
After being expelled due to an alleged sexual assault, Lewis McLeod—who entered Duke as part of the Class of 2014—is suing the University for his degree.
Student sues Duke after being expelled for sexual assault, reports claim
Lewis McLeod, who entered Duke as part of the Class of 2014, is suing the University after being expelled due to an alleged sexual assault, WRAL News is reporting.
Long to succeed Lisker as associate vice provost for undergraduate education
Janie Long, director of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, will replace Donna Lisker as associate vice provost for undergraduate education.
Planning begins for new building on Science Drive
A new building to house physics and engineering was among a spate of construction projects discussed by the Board of Trustees at their meeting.
Duke Marine Lab gains first new research space in 50 years
The Nicholas School of the Environment has officially opened the Orrin Pilkey research laboratory.
Sanford dean lends expertise to film on nation's food industry
Kelly Brownell, the dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, is featured in Fed Up—a documentary coproduced by Katie Couric attacking the American food industry.
Renovations of Perkins and Bostock libraries underway
Those returning to Duke for Summer Session I encounterend a number of changes to campus.
Townsend tapped as new Nicholas School dean
Alan Townsend, an ecosystem ecologist and professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been named dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment.
New deans announced for Nursing, Nicholas Schools
Alan Townsend has been appointed dean of the Nicholas School for the Environment and Marion Broome dean of the School of Nursing.
Dempsey tells graduates to find a way to 'make it matter'
At Sunday's Commencement ceremony, the Class of 2014 was urged to remember their humanity after they toss off their mortarboards.
Board of Trustees approves annual budget
The Duke University Board of Trustees approved a $2.2 billion operating budget for 2014-15 at their meeting Saturday.
Trustees to approve annual budget
The Board of Trustees will convene this weekend, and approving the budget for the 2014-15 year is at the top of their agenda.
Freshman year '10-'11
The Class of 2014’s freshman year was characterized by periods of positive global attention on the University mired by episodes of tragedy and negative scrutiny.
Junior year '12-'13
Junior year concluded after a series of immense campus policy changes and historic athletic feats.
Senior year '13-'14
Senior year saw the University in flux both physically—as Duke pushed forward with renovations—and administratively, with several key administrators stepping down.
Campus put on alert for tornado warning Wednesday morning
Shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday, Duke University Police Department issued a DukeAlert containing information about the tornado warning and activated the siren system.
Chapel to close in 2015 for renovations
The Duke Chapel will close for renovations beginning in May 2015.
Grad School receives $7.5 million from Duke Endowment
The Graduate School received a $7.5 million donation from the Charlotte-based Duke Endowment Tuesday.
Duke women encouraged to pursue science and math
White House numbers from 2011 said women comprise just 24 percent of the STEM workforce. Some women at Duke are taking efforts to increase this figure.
Resume fabrication incidents on the rise at Duke
Administrators have noted an increase in incidents of resume fabrication at Duke in the past several years.
LDOC deemed successful, but with no last-minute surprises
Some are questioning whether the Last Day of Classes really saved the best for last.
Graduate students pool money in Duke Collective
Seven graduate students from different departments have chosen to deposit their entire stipends into a shared account from which they pay for bills, groceries and other expenses.