Duke bridges gap between online and classroom, to mixed results

Through online education, Duke faculty have brought their classes to the farthest reaches of the world while furnishing a stronger on-campus experience.

Board of Trustees Chair David Rubenstein, President Richard Brodhead answer questions posed by students and Town Hall moderator Lavanya Sunder.

Brodhead and Rubenstein offer students advice in candid Town Hall

“Nobody won a Nobel Peace Prize, or any kind of prize, doing something they hate.”

Executive Vice President Abhi Sanka addresses the DSG Senate at their meeting Wednesday, where a resolution was passed to support changing the name of the Women's Studies department.

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.

Plans for the reclamation pond began after a severe drought in 207.  The structure of the pond is completed and is beginning to fill with water.

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.

DUSDAC met Monday with representatives of local sports var Satisfaction, which is a new contender to deliver as a Merchants-on-Points vendor.

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.

Students and their families dine at the Marketplace on East Campus.

Freshmen sound off on Family Weekend

"It was kind of like a mini vacation."

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,

Keizra Mecklai, DSG vice president for equity and outreach, second from left, leads the committee in charge of the partnership between DSG and CAPs to increase awareness of mental health resources on campus.

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.

Academic Council chair Josh Socolar, professor of physics, introduces the Athletic Council at the AC meeting Wednesday.

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.

DSG approved policies for K-Ville, pictured above, establishing that one-third of a tenting group must always be present in the area.

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.