Hands-free entry comes to Blue Zone
Tuesday morning, Duke Parking and Transportation launched a hands-free access system for the Blue Zone.
Election: freshmen to choose DSG Senate representatives
Weeks of campaigning, flyer-hanging and speech-making will end Thursday, when the freshman class will elect 12 students to Duke Student Government’s Senate.
Global Brazil Lab will study up-and-coming country in interdisciplinary light
With Brazil growing more and more prominent on the international stage, the Duke Global Brazil Lab aims to offer students and faculty a chance to study the country in an interdisciplinary setting.
Sophomores gather in Chapel for convocation
Approximately 120 sophomores gathered in Duke Chapel Monday for the fourth-ever Sophomore Convocation ceremony, listening as speakers encouraged them to take advantage of the coming year.
DUSDAC addresses next MOP vendor, late-night dining options
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee discussed options for a new Merchants-on-Points vendor at their Monday meeting, along with other concerns including late-night options and...
Women in STEM: still bridging the gap
With the national spotlight focused on encouraging women to pursue science, technology, engineering and math, Duke is examining its own policies.
#DukeTalks: Adichie gives speech on "Americanah"
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie—author of "Americanah," the summer reading novel for the Class of 2018—spoke to a packed Baldwin Auditorium Friday.
New bike sharing program to debut this month
Students waiting for the bus will soon have an alternative set of wheels at their convenience.
Cuisine and culture mesh in interdisciplinary smokehouse project
Foodies with a taste for the freakish are bringing a unique culinary experience to campus.
Law School clinic helps exonerate man after 22 years in prison
Michael Parker spent 22 years in jail for crimes he did not commit—and now, thanks to work by Duke's Wrongful Convictions Clinic, he is finally free.
DSG asks for evaluation of LGBTQ-related application question
The Duke Student Government Senate passed a resolution to encourage evaluation of Duke's new LGBTQ-inclusive application question—a different one than DSG had previously proposed—at their meeting...
Roundup: New faculty appointments and transfers
From faculty receiving national recognition to recruiting an acclaimed filmmaker, the Duke community has announced several changes in the past week.
Powell brings spirit of collaboration to role as new humanities dean
In his new role as Dean of the Humanities, Richard Powell hopes to encourage all students to appreciate the value of a broad education.
Search for new Franklin Humanities Institute director underway
The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute is currently searching for a permanent replacement for former director Ian Baucom.
Faculty gather for town hall discussion on Ferguson
Students, faculty and members of the Durham community gathered in a packed East Duke auditorium Monday night for a town hall discussion in light of the recent events in Ferguson, Mo.
You@Duke survey gathers freshmen insights to study student life
A study of the Class of 2018 has the potential to change the way Duke thinks about the adjustment to college life.
Me Too Monologues attract freshmen audience with Mini Show
Dozens gathered Sunday in the East Campus Coffeehouse for the Me Too Monologues Mini Show, where four students performed monologues submitted anonymously by fellow Duke students.
Foodie site Spoon University starts Duke branch
As the staples of the college diet evolve from ramen and Lucky Charms to more artful creations, Spoon University is documenting the feeding frenzy.
After initial delay, West Duke set to open in September
More than six months after a ceiling collapse, crews are finishing construction on the West Duke building as it prepares to reopen next month.
Duke rents BetaBox to jumpstart innovation
Duke students have access to a box full of idea-generating technology this weekend.
Duke adds LGBTQ-inclusive question to application
A new LGBTQ-inclusive question on Duke’s admissions supplement puts the University among the first to explicitly mention sexual orientation and gender identity on its application.
Duke Kunshan University: A Retrospective
View the interactive timeline of DKU events over the past five years. Click through to see important points in the development process, photos, graphics and quotes from key voices.
Edens to undergo "beautification" to increase desirability
Edens Quadrangle has traditionally been one of the least popular housing options on West Campus.
Duke Hospital hosts blood drive after decrease in donations
Following a blood shortage that spanned the summer months, Duke Hospital and the American Red Cross hosted a blood drive Wednesday to contribute their part to saving lives.
Senators sworn into DSG
The first meeting of the Duke Student Government Senate began with the traditional inauguration of senators Wednesday evening.