Duke tackles sexual assault outside of White House awareness campaign
The launch of the White House's “It’s On Us” campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses received considerable attention last week, but Duke is pursuing its own methods to...
Queer history at Duke celebrated in new exhibit
The opening of the exhibit marks the beginning of a semester-long set of activities focused on LGBTQ history at Duke.
Statistics enthusiast named DSG Research Unit director
"We can put numbers on the issues that affect students instead of believing the myths that circulate through campus."
New "signature courses" teach analysis of real-world problems
Duke introduced a selection of new "signature courses" this Fall that hit on a number of University buzzwords—including interdisciplinary studies, real-world applications and classroom innovation.
Kornbluth presents vision for University in strategic plan
New Provost Sally Kornbluth took the DSG meeting floor to speak about the areas she plans to work on as she begins to lead academic planning and organization.
Rickabaugh treasured for kind heart and infectious passion
When asked to describe Alexander Rickabaugh, even his closest friends are unable to explain just what it was that made him so unique.
Brown remembered as "pure, honest soul"
Kaila Brown touched those she met with her curiosity, honesty and compassion.
Search for parking director continues
As the office of parking and transportation nears its sixth month with an interim director, the search for a permanent leader continues.
Au Bon Pain struggles during late-night hours
Au Bon Pain is facing a lack of business during nights and weekends that could potentially lead to a cut back on hours.
Changes to post office system cause long waits
Students attempting to pick up packages from the West Campus mailboxes found themselves waiting in line longer than usual this year.
Women's Mentoring Network revamped with DSG help
Women on campus have access to a new peer-mentoring system in the revamped Women's Mentoring Network.
Activist commemorates Argentine human rights landmark
Human rights lawyer, activist and scholar Juan Mendez reflected on the 30th anniversary of Argentina’s Nunca Mas report in Smith Warehouse Friday.
Pratt honored by Founders' Day speaker
Students, faculty, administrators and alumni convened in the Chapel Friday for the annual Founders' Day Convocation—featuring, for the first time, a keynote speaker from the Pratt School of...
Duke endowment reaches record high of $7 billion
The endowment's previous peak came before the economic downturn, reaching $6.1 billion in 2008 before dropping more than 25 percent.
Nicholas School's new dean poised for international approach
Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment is poised to take an international approach after undergoing two major transitions.
Board of Trustees to hear financial report
The Board of Trustees will be briefed on the status of the University's endowment this weekend.
Duke embarks on new strategic planning process
In her first address to the Academic Council as provost, Sally Kornbluth introduced the process that will lead to the University's next strategic plan.
New DSG senators sworn in
Senators were sworn in to the Duke Student Government Senate Wednesday evening and brought up to speed on legislative processes and campus issues.
Duke and Durham police expand 911 texting
Sending emergency text messages to 911 is a possibility for more Durham residents than ever before.
Report: Campus robberies more than doubled last year, other crimes decreased
Nine reported robberies took place in 2013 compared to four in 2012, but the 2014 Annual Clery Security Report revealed an overall decline in almost every other major crime category.
CAPS promotes mental health through student group partnerships
Counseling and Psychological Services has seen a large expansion in its partnerships with student organizations.
Greek convocation centers on empowerment
The University's greek leaders and alumni celebrated achievements and challenged each other to advocate for positive change at Duke's annual greek convocation.
Control of DukeCard access to buildings expanded
The new DukeCard system will allow facility administrators to control access to their doors rather than having to go through the DukeCard office.
Take risks in entrepreneurship, alumnus urges Co-Lab students
"Eventually, if you're meant to be an entrepreneur then you’ll become one."