Episcopal Center chaplain to depart in January

Rev. Nils Chittenden—who has served as Chaplain of the Duke Episcopal Center since 2010—will depart to assume a position as Rector of St Stephen's Episcopal Church in Armonk,

DSG president reflects on semester highs and lows

"We’ve really done a lot this semester in terms of focusing our efforts on a number of projects expanding student life."

Students on campus during break find alternative Thanksgiving options

With most campus eateries closed, buses running on reduced schedules and the majority of students at home, the students who were on campus made the best of Thanksgiving at Duke.

AAAS recognizes five Duke faculty with Fellow distinction

AAAS Fellow—an award presented to top scientists based on peer nominations—was awarded to 401 members this year.

Updated: Wallace Wade renovations move 2015 Commencement to DBAP

The upcoming renovations to Wallace Wade Stadium mean that this year's commencement ceremony will get some local flavor—held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Trashy: A Photo Essay

Today's digital photo essay features an infrequently-noticed problem settled over the gothic wonderland—a big, trashy one.

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FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver tackles election predictions, website goals

"Every job is hard, but if you have the choice between taking a job that fulfilling and one that’s not, then take the job that’s fulfilling."

A portion of the Anderson Woods, pictured above, is the site of the new Health and Wellness Center scheduled to break ground in Spring 2015.

New Student Health location raises environmental concern

Since the announcement of the University's plans to develop the area, concerns over the research and teaching values of the Anderson Woods have been raised among Duke faculty and Anderson's family...

Two-thirds of juniors abroad denied off-campus housing

The off-campus housing lottery for juniors studying abroad gave less than one-third of applicants the chance to leave campus in the Spring.

Freshman registration windows delayed due to glitch

The majority of the freshmen class has had their registration window pushed back to accommodate a glitch in the system.

Dr. Kathryn Andolsek, assistant dean for premedical education, presents a proposal for a master's degree in biomedical science.

Proposed expansion of master's degrees provokes faculty debate

The proliferation of master's degrees continues to be a hot topic among faculty.

Following a vote by its Board of Trustees Tuesday, Middlebury College announced that Trinity Dean Laurie Patton would become its 17th president.

'An excruciating choice': Patton reflects on decision to depart for Middlebury

When Laurie Patton leaves Duke this summer to become president of Middlebury College, her departure will be bittersweet.

Students in line for the UNC football game caused chaos as a mob rushed forward for limited spots through the entry gates.

Student line turns chaotic as Wallace Wade reaches capacity

Some students in line for Thursday night's football game against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill experienced chaos, and some were turned away from entering Wallace Wade Stadium when...

Where in the world is DKU?

The grand opening of Duke Kunshan University this week marked the official culmination of the five years that have been spent on planning, preparation and debate for the school

Students report additional registration glitches, with windows open early

Reports of glitches in the registration process began rolling in from students shortly after midnight Thursday morning.

Aer performs at the End Zone concert Wednesday night in Keohane Amphitheater.

Pre-game festivities aim to ramp up football attendance

Game attendance has seen a decline since 3,100 students filled Wallace Wade Stadium to watch the Aug. 30 game against Elon University.

The thesis process: varied and growing

As the number of Graduation with Distinction students has increased, so has the variety of GWD programs across majors.

The Fuqua School of Business is now ranked first by Bloomberg.

Fuqua jumps to number one in Bloomberg rankings

The highest Fuqua ranked before this year in Bloomberg’s biennial MBA rankings was number five in 2000.

New life as a Blue Devil, Part III

This study of freshman life combines visual scenes from East Campus as well as the purest forms of social media expression: excerpts from the infamous "anonymous Twitter," Yik Yak.

DSG passes resolution in support of DSGRU study methods

The Duke Student Government Research Unit will tackle questions regarding academics, residential life, social culture and more in their first year.

For semi-pro basketball team, 'sky is the limit'

If someone watched them practice, they might be mistaken for a Division I basketball team.

For semi-pro basketball team, 'sky is the limit'

If someone watched them practice, they might be mistaken for a Division I basketball team.

Although unfinished, DKU offers positive first semester

Students studying at Duke Kunshan University in its inaugural semester have largely reported a positive classroom and residential experience, though the incomplete nature of the campus has limited...

Divest Duke held a rally in front of the Allen Building to call on the University to divest from fossil fuels last year.

Faculty, students talk merits of fossil fuel divestment

As Duke continues in its efforts toward sustainability, some members of the community are raising questions surrounding University investments in fossil fuels.

Patton to become president of Middlebury College

Laurie Patton, dean of the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, is leaving Duke to become president of Middlebury College.