Four Duke seniors to pursue research as Hart Fellows
Four seniors have been named Hart Fellows for 2014—an increase from the fellowship's traditional three recipients due to the outstanding nature of this year's applicants.
Interfaith dialogue explores reflection on catastrophes
A rabbi and a reverend engaged in an interfaith dialogue Monday about the causes and implications of historical catastrophes.
DUSDAC reviews food truck survey, West Union plans
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee is continuing its work to identify students' favorite—and least favorite—food trucks.
Duke acceptance a windfall for prospective students
Last Thursday, Khalouk Shahbander was at a gas station in Scottsdale, Ariz. filling up his car when his watch beeped, signaling it was 4 p.m.
DSG Senate wrestles with participation, attendance
More than half of the Duke Student Government Senate this year was appointed by the DSG Executive Board, rather than being elected by the student body.
Duke hackers 'code for good'
Student hackers from across the country gathered in Gross Hall this weekend to explore the intersection between technology and social good.
Brodhead addresses Academic Council about Duke Forward, staff changes
Fundraising for the Duke Forward Campaign has reached the $2 billion mark, President Richard Brodhead announced in his annual address to the Academic Council Thursday.
Duke accepts 2,697 applicants for Class of 2018
The Duke University regular decision acceptance rate for the Class of 2018 is a record low 9 percent.
AccessDuke presented undocumented students initiative to senate
AccessDuke, a coalition of students with the goal of supporting undocumented students in the undergraduate admissions process, spoke to the Duke Student Government senate Wednesday night about...
CollegiateACB founder to sell site following negative media attention
After more than 1,500 topics that span 103 pages on the Duke section alone, the founder of CollegiateACB has decided to sell the university gossip forum due to recent negative attention the website...
$10 million donation given to help fund West Union project
The University received a $10 million donation to help fund the ongoing renovations to West Union Wednesday.
Incoming DUU president hopes to see more consistent programming
Perhaps best known for its Last Day of Classes committee, the Duke University Union has a much wider impact on the student experience than most realize. The new president of DUU—which is composed...
Lisker takes history of women's advocacy, diverse involvement to Smith
When Donna Lisker leaves Duke to become dean of the college and vice president for campus life at Smith College this summer, she will continue to establish a legacy of encouraging female leadership.
Veteran student enrollment surges over past five years
The number of veteran students at Duke has increased significantly over the last few years, but some say their veteran identity has not differentiated them from other average Duke students.
Common Ground, a mixed legacy 11 years in the making
More than a decade after its inception in 2003, Common Ground has come to be regarded as one of the University’s more popular, transformative—and controversial—programs.
Greek Ally Week lauds LGBTQ members and allies
The first annual Greek Ally Week kicked off Monday with an LGBTQ Panel of members of the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Panhellenic Association.
DUSDAC reviews preliminary food truck survey results
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee is seeking student input on present and future dining preferences.
AccessDuke petitions Uni for undocumented student equality
Duke students have sparked on-campus dialogue by forming a coalition dedicated to making the University more accessible to undocumented applicants.
Loved ones gather for memorial service to honor Becky DeNardis
A memorial service for Becky DeNardis was held on the Chapel Quadrangle Friday evening.
TEDxDuke urges full house to accept the challenge
The 2014 TEDxDuke audience was asked to challenge themselves at the fourth annual event in Reynolds Theater Saturday.
Donna Lisker to leave Duke for Smith College
Donna Lisker, associate vice provost for undergraduate education, will be leaving to become the dean of the college at Smith College in Northhampton, Mass.
Pratt graduate co-founded 500 Startups company offering movie ticket deals
A startup co-founded by a Pratt graduate is partnering with hundreds of movie theaters to sell discount tickets.
2nd Annual Academic Homecoming welcomes sophomores to new depts
Sophomores, faculty members, administrators and junior peer advisors gathered on the main quad of West Campus for the annual Academic Homecoming on Thursday afternoon.
Miss America encourages students to pursue passions
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri urged students to fight societal and familial pressures and follow their passions during her visit to the University Thursday.
Neknomination, social media drinking game, arrives at Duke
Neknomination, a social media drinking game, is spreading on the internet with potentially dangerous consequences.