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.
Duke Trustees redirect petition for endowment transparency
A student coalition is advocating for greater transparency in the University's endowment, but they were redirected after petitioning to meet with the Board of Trustees.
Duke, UNC students unite to support Guantanamo prisoners
Students from Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stood in solidarity for those incarcerated at the United States’ Guantanamo Bay detention center.
Central campus break-in suspect arrested
A man was arrested Monday morning after entering three different unlocked Central Campus apartments over the past two weekends.
Duke culture may contribute to depression among students
Rates of depression are increasing across college campuses nationwide, and students at Duke face unique risks for mental health.
B.N. Duke scholars to work with Gullah Geechee groups
The Gullah Geechee Gala—an event hosted Monday evening—celebrated a new summer program which allows Benjamin N. Duke Scholars to live and work with Gullah Geechee groups in Conway, S.C.
Depression among Duke students reflects national trends
Although he had been a diligent student throughout the majority of high school, something shifted for Advait Ghuge, now a senior, before he arrived at Duke.
Duke Student Government drops campaign deadlines
Future Duke Student Government elections will not be bound by campaign timeline constraints or arbitrary spending limits.
DukeEngage aims to fix perceived flaws
As an international service program, DukeEngage faces the challenge of proving that it offers students more than just a free trip abroad.
Conference aims to promote Asian American dialogue, identity
TAASCON featured an entire day of activities intended to facilitate productive discourse and allow students to interact with others concerned with Asian-American issues
TEDxDuke explores innovation and globalization
Students and presenters flocked to TEDxDuke for a sampling of homegrown ideas worth spreading.
Duke receives 3rd false bomb threat this week
Another bomb threat was announced this morning on the Bryan Center, the third the University has experienced this week. UPDATED
DukeEngage designed to shift culture, bolster brand post-lacrosse
Administrators intended in part to offset branding issues presented by the lacrosse scandal through building a program that put Duke in a positive light.
Peter Lange notes uptick in faculty diversity
Although the University continually faces a challenge in balancing athletics and academics, it receives high marks for it among its peers.
Prospective freshmen share thoughts on Duke
Hundreds of prospective freshmen visit campus in April for Blue Devil Days to see if Duke is where they want to go.
Duke receives 2nd false bomb threat in 3 days
Students evacuated the Great Hall this morning after a bomb threat was made on the building.
Duke Sports Medicine receives $20 million
Sports Medicine received a $20 million donation for expanding programs.
Ideal DukeEngage experience elusive for some
The University’s signature civic engagement program is still encountering challenges as it attempts to bring its ambitious mission to fruition.
Duke Student Government members trade barbs over SOFC budget
After much deliberation, Duke Student Government finalized the Student Organization Finance Committee’s annual budget for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Main Street bridge replacement to close key routes
The planned replacement of the bridge near East Campus this summer will require vehicles to find alternate routes.
Blue Devils launch online transaction service
Some students have said goodbye to Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson and embraced the new cash-free transaction service.
Greek Culture Initiative seeks student feedback
A panel of students and administrators weighed benefits and drawbacks of greek culture on campus following the release of a report by the Greek Culture Initiative.
Fuqua faces challenges in going global
The Fuqua School of Business is working to push the limits of global education and in doing so, sets itself apart in its pursuit of establishing full degree programs abroad.
Duke's hookah culture is underrepresented
Despite the presence of three hookah lounges on or near campus, many cite Duke as still having an “underground” hookah culture.
Duke Student Government elects committee VPs
A total of 1,819 ballots were cast in the election, which was postponed due to a technological glitch. The victors included three write-in senatorial candidates.