Lecturer contends slavery concerned power, not property
The categorization of slaves as property may have been more of a convenience than an accurate reflection of slaves' status.
Surveys evaluate levels of college student involvement
The National Survey for Student Engagement published its newest findings last week, with participation from 568 colleges and universities across the country—Duke and many of its peer institutions,...
Nowicki discusses changing role of higher education at DSG meeting
The speech focused on the changing role of higher education as much of the media concentrates on the rising costs and online alternatives.
Duke Dining works to expand vegan repertoire
Duke Dining is continuing to expand its vegan options on campus in light of student concern over accessibility.
Fuqua grad discusses recent book on the business school
Naresh Vissa, Fuqua '12, recently published a book titled "Everything You Need to Know About the Duke Fuqua MMS: A Guide of Memoirs for Applicants and Students."
DUSDAC considers Chai’s Noodle Bar and Bistro food truck
Members of the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee sampled options from the Chai’s Noodle Bar and Bistro food truck as they consider adding it to the food truck line up for the...
Duke students remember victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Gathered beneath the rain in front of the chapel, a group of students participated in a candlelit vigil Sunday night to honor those devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
DSG brings back Duke-Durham Discount Program starting 2014
Duke students can look forward to an incentive to exploring different dining venues in Durham.
Duke Hackathon attracts more than 500 students to work on real-world projects
Over 530 tech-minds, united by their ideas and a barista from Joe Vaughn Goh, spent 22 hours applying their skills to create real-world solutions at the DukeHack hackathon.
Faculty panel discusses for-credit online courses
The forum was a response to an April meeting of the Arts and Sciences Council that voted against a motion to adopt online courses for credit.
Duke researcher charged with sexual exploitation of a minor
Ebenstein is charged with seven accounts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and one account of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
College Board report shows steady rise in post-secondary tuition
College tuition is increasing more slowly now than it has in decades—but because of cutbacks in grants and aid, the net price of college education is not holding steady.
"Infiltrators" portrays walls between Palestine and Israel through film
Barriers between Palestine and Israel serve not to separate people physically, but rather to degrade the personage of Palestinians, said Nick Denes—co-director of the Palestine Film Foundation.
Duke alumnus integrates music into everyday life
Since graduating in 2000 from the Pratt School of Engineering, Ge Wang has been involved in the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, developed an audio programming language called ChucK and founded the...
Arts and Sciences Council presents DKU courses, discusses online education
The 17 Duke Kunshan University courses fall under the categories of physical and natural sciences, global health, social sciences and humanities.
Search committee to select new dean for the Nicholas School of the Environment
The current dean, William Chameides, announced in August that he would be stepping down at the end of the academic year.
Students sound off on registration process
Registering for classes was not without its hiccups this year.
Professors speculate on al Qaeda's online comeback and African breeding ground
Professors discussed the past, present and future of al Qaeda's presence in Africa during a panel Wednesday evening.
DSG to receive higher portion of student activities fee
The portion of the student activities fee that Duke Student Government receives for the 2014-15 school year will increase by $1.50 from this year’s $114.50.
Manela discusses FDR's vision for China as a global power
Erez Manela, a professor of history at Harvard University, discussed Franklin D. Roosevelt’s vision for China’s global role Wednesday.
Duke Culture Initiative presidents share vision for campus
Seniors Cara Peterson and Brianna Welch created the Duke Culture Initiative, a campus organization intended to increase dialogue and advocacy, at the end of last Spring and currently serve as its...
Duke Kunshan board has routine first meeting
The Duke Kunshan University Board of Trustees met in China for their inaugural meeting this week.
DSG prepares to reintroduce bike sharing program
Just months after the University disbanded the Duke Bikes loaner program, Duke Student Government is preparing to introduce a bike sharing program to campus.
The original Redditor discusses the Internet to students
The man who invented reddit wants everybody to follow their dreams.
Law students apply knowledge to help low-resource areas in the south
The School of Law encourages students to spring break in Miami and New Orleans.