DSG raises Student Activities Fee, supports Women's Studies name change
At a meeting Wednesday night, the Student Activities Fee was raised from $126.50 to $128.65 for the 2015-16 academic year.
Duke, UNC establish center to promote healthy eating
A new research center—which will develop strategies for promoting healthy eating—is being established by Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sushi Love demand 'unlike anything we had ever seen'
A flood of student orders caused a severe delay in Sushi Love delivery Monday night, but adjustments were made to make the process more efficient for the second night of delivery.
After delays, reclamation pond to open May 2015
After a series of delays caused by "one of the wettest winters in history," the water reclamation pond is on track to open May 2015.
'Leadership is not easy': Janet Hill talks career, success, family
Although Janet Hill is perhaps best known as the mother of former Blue Devil basketball star Grant Hill, her success story is all her own.
Satisfaction vies for last Merchants-on-Points spot
On the same night that Sushi Love debuted its campus delivery service, local sports bar Satisfaction was introduced as another candidate for Merchants-on-Points delivery.
Duke aims to bridge gaps in disability access
Following student advocacy beginning in 2011, the Disability Management System instituted a series of goals—attempting to implement policies and programs related to building accessibility, housing,...
Duke upgrades campus cell service
The Office of Information Technology is currently in the middle of an 18-month, $14 million project to upgrade cellular networks on campus.
Curriculum review process begins with call for input
The current review of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences' curriculum will focus on what it means for students to receive an interdisciplinary education in the 21st century,
DSG partners with CAPS to increase mental health awareness
DSG—in the inaugural semester of its partnership with CAPS—will launch a series of initiatives to increase student awareness of mental health resources on campus.
Advisory program aiding students in civic engagement made permanent
After four years as a pilot program, previously known as Global Advising, the Directors for Academic Engagement has now gained stable status and will be available to students year-round.
NCAA changes' impact uncertain for Duke athletics
"I've been directly involved with college athletics since the Fall of 1967, and I can honestly say I've never been so uncertain about the future."
Demonstration shows solidarity for Ayotzinapa deaths and disappearances
The demonstration aimed to share solidarity with demands for justice following recent events Iguala, Mexico, including the murder of six people and the disappearance of another 43 students.
DukeEngage launches four new programs
With 39 total programs in addition to the independent options, DukeEngage 2015 will be the largest it has been since its 2007 inception.
K-Ville policy, rides to early voting set by DSG
A budgetary statute allocated $2,500 to provide shuttles to polling locations for Duke students.
Amid criticism, Duke Dining expands vegetarian and vegan fare
Venues around campus have used the month of October to launch Meatless Mondays—a celebration of National Vegetarian Month aimed to highlight the meat-free dishes around campus.
Endowment's short-term growth is significant but not sustainable
Though Duke's endowment reached a record high of $7 billion at the end of the 2014 fiscal year, its high rate of growth will be difficult to maintain in the long-term.
The Chapel's caretaker: a conversation with Oscar Dantzler
"Every night, I go and get in my bed, and I tell myself that Duke can’t run if they didn’t have us housekeepers.”
New grant focuses on graduate student paths outside academia
The new Professional Development Grant will give graduate students or departments up to $2,000 for programming related to professional growth.
$1 million donation made for NCSSM scholarships
A gift to the University will support scholarships for local high school students invested in STEM disciplines.
Sushi Love added to Merchants-on-Points
Students will soon be able to order sushi on food points, as popular restaurant Sushi Love has become a Merchants-on-Points vendor. The restaurant will begin delivery within the next few weeks.
Duke pushes toward carbon neutrality
Duke has shifted from lowering emissions through campus-level cuts to promoting environmentally-friendly choices for individuals since 2007.
As peers end student loans, Duke keeps its aid policy
Although offering loans places Duke in a minority among elite universities, the University stands behind its financial aid policies.
Homecoming celebrations draw largest crowd in years
Turnout for Homecoming 2014 was in record numbers—between 4,000 and 5,000 alumni returned to campus.