Trustees' Executive Committee opens Board business for 2014-15
The committee heard updates on several University projects, including Duke Kunshan University, campus construction and NCAA reforms.
Duke's Fulbright total holds steady
The University's number of Fulbright Scholarship recipients this year matched last year's total of 18.
Freshman by day, music mogul by night
"We really want to empower the labels and kind of galvanize their dying reputation."
Cafe de Novo replaces student favorite Law Refectory
The new restaurant, called Cafe de Novo, is operated by the same partnership behind Bella Union and Pitchfork Provisions.
20 EMS phone calls made during freshmen O-Week
The number of Orientation Week calls to Duke Emergency Medical Services increased from last year—20 phone calls, compared to last year's 13.
At Convocation, freshmen told to push outside comfort zones
More than 1,700 freshmen filled Duke Chapel at Wednesday’s Convocation ceremony and listened to imperatives to fervently seek out their purpose at Duke.
First Kunshan classes to begin Monday
Nearly five years after it was first introduced to faculty—and three years after its initial planned opening—Duke Kunshan University will hold its first classes Monday.
East Campus benches removed due to size restrictions
The Class of 2018 arrived on East Campus missing a traditional component of the campus landscape: house benches.
Admissions yield hits highest point since 1979
The incoming freshmen are also responsible for another milestone—more than half of them are students of color, a first for Duke.
FAC co-chair shares how to make the most out of freshman year
"Whether you're introverted or extroverted, be brave and start a conversation, ask questions, listen and tell your story."
DSG uses summer for project preparation
As the academic year approaches, members of Duke Student Government say work they did over the summer means a number of projects will hit the ground running.
McLeod trial to begin in 2015
The next step in the Lewis McLeod sexual assault case will be months away.
Grant Hill gives $1.25 million to Duke
Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, have donated $1.25 million to Duke.
Duke professor to receive National Humanities Medal
Anne Firor Scott, W.K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita, will receive a National Humanities Medal today.
Duke receives $3 million for Islamic Studies directorship
Duke has received $3 million to create a directorship for Islamic Studies.
Final lacrosse case lawsuit reaches settlement
The last lawsuit related to the 2006 lacrosse case has concluded—more than eight years after an exotic dancer first filed false claims of sexual assault by Duke lacrosse players.
Hurricane Arthur temporarily shuts down Marine Lab
The Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort closed Thursday at noon due to the impending threat of Hurricane Arthur.
Former Chronicle Editor joins Board, along with Young Trustees
Three new members joined Duke's Board of Trustees July 1.
At a glance: construction projects past, present and future
Everything you need to know at your fingertips about what is getting torn apart and put back together on West Campus.
Duke Kunshan officially set to open next month
Construction delays in China mean students and faculty will be housed in a conference center—the only standing building on campus.
Duke Forward fundraising ahead of schedule
Four years into its seven-year campaign, Duke Forward has raised approximately 66 percent of its $3.25 billion goal.
Administrative transitions: a year in review
The 2014-2015 academic year will see a number of administrators stepping into new roles on campus.
Construction projects' overlap not deliberate
Although such limited mobility might cause frustration for students and professors, the projects were not originally planned to be concurrent.
New dining options arrive on campus
Dining changes come in response to the campus-wide dining survey conducted by the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee and Duke Student Government.
DSG executive vice president Sanka doles out advice for freshmen
"Student government is home to all types of campus leaders, and if you’re a first-year looking to make an impact on campus, definitely consider running."