LDOC tweaks made based on past years' lessons

Students can look forward to seeing more advanced stage effects and better sound quality in the annual Last Day of Classes concert and festivities.

'Bane of my existence': a look at campus inchworms

The recent surge of inchworms on campus has left students surprised and uncomfortable.

DSG wraps up 2014-15 year, transitions to new leadership

In the final Duke Student Government Senate meeting for the 2014-15 academic year, a new election bylaw was passed and next year’s executive board was sworn in.

A closer look at course evaluations

Students can view ratings for almost 17,000 courses taught since 2004 through the Student Accessible Course Evaluation System, but they might be missing some of the most valuable information.

DUSDAC members sampled vendors at its final meeting of the semester Monday.

DUSDAC votes on Fall dining selections

Dining selections on campus may look very different next year.

Al Buehler taught one of his last classes in his office in Cameron Indoor Stadium Monday afternoon. Buehler has been at Duke for 60 years.

Al Buehler to retire after 60 years

Buehler will teach his last class, a freshman seminar entitled History and Issues of American Sport, Wednesday from his office in Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Beginning in Fall 2015, there will be a total of 42 MOOCs offered by Duke faculty through Coursera.

Despite popularity, experts remain divided on MOOCs

Duke's popularity in Massive Open Online Courses is booming, but the University remains divided on whether or not to offer course credit.

Richard Hays, pictured above, served Duke as a professor and scholar on the New Testament since 1991 before becoming Dean of the Divinity School.

Dean Hays to step down at end of next year

After serving as dean for five years, Dean of the Divinity School Richard Hays will step down at the end of the 2015-16 academic year.

After receiving a large increase in requests for admissions records over the past several months, the admissions office has deleted certain sections from unrequested admissions files.

Admissions office cuts comments from records

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has deleted certain sections from the admissions files of students who had not previously requested to review their records.

Academic Council finds no disparities in faculty salaries

In their penultimate meeting of the academic year, the Academic Council discussed the current state of salary equity at the University.

Two DSG senators chosen in special election

In a special election, freshmen Jacqueline Monetta and Jeremy Gottlieb were elected as senators for equity and outreach in next year's Duke Student Government Senate.

DSG approves budget for 2015-16 academic year

The budget—which is funded by $470,000 from student activities fees—pays for the expenditures of many student groups.

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T-Pain to perform at Virginia Tech same day as LDOC

Despite being booked for a show just hours earlier, T-Pain will still be headlining this year’s Last Day of Classes concert.

GPSC elects exec. members

After failing to meet quorum at their meeting April 7, the Graduate and Professional Student Council elected the remainder of their executive positions Tuesday.

23 percent of students vote in DSG election

A total of 1,518 students—23 percent of the student body—voted in the vice presidential portion of the election.

DUSDAC considers Fall dining options

Students might want to take the time to savor their food truck favorites before the end of the semester—the lineup could look very different in the Fall.

Brodhead, faculty and students gather for new poetry tradition

President Richard Brodhead joined English faculty and students to read poetry over cake and coffee Monday afternoon.

Following low turnout, DSG enters third election

Today undergraduates have the opportunity to vote in the third election cycle of the Spring.

Senior Robbie Florian has been giving daily readings of each of the seven Harry Potter novels under the James B. Duke statue since Nov. 3, 2014.

'All was well': Public Harry Potter readings come to a close

Most readers of the Harry Potter series faced the ending of the series when the last book was released in July 2007.

Duke students put surplus food points to use

Students with extra food points at the end of the Spring semester have the opportunity to use these points for charitable purposes.

Sign on minority labor at Duke removed from statue

A sign posted on the quadrangle in front of the Chapel addressing Duke’s dependence on the labor of people of color was removed Wednesday night.

Activists discuss future of social justice at Duke

Duke and Durham activists challenged students to assess the state of campus movements at a panel discussion Thursday evening.

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney discussed the 2016 elections and foreign policy with Peter Feaver, professor of political science and public policy, at the Fuqua School of Business Wednesday evening.

Romney talks 2016, foreign policy to sold-out crowd at Fuqua

Having correctly picked the Blue Devils to take the title and finishing in the top 0.1 percent of NCAA tournament brackets, Mitt Romney's timing could not have been better.

DSG hears first reading of 2015-16 annual budget

The budget will provide the main source of income for many student groups over the next school year.

University endowment limits financial aid growth

In the wake of Stanford University's recent modifications to its financial aid policy, Duke administrators cite its endowment as a justification for not keeping up.