Duke admins prepare for Bass Connections
Bass Connections, a major interdisciplinary initiative funded by a recent $50 million gift, is recruiting participants for its first class.
Students protest Travis Porter pick for LDOC, citing sexist lyrics
Travis Porter’s controversial lyrics have caused some students to challenge the selection criteria for performers at the Last Day of Classes concerts.
Most schools make progress toward Duke Forward goals
Six months into the Duke Forward capital campaign’s public phase, several of the University’s schools are nearing the halfway points of their fundraising goals.
Duke freshman directs media for new Presidential Youth Council
Freshman engineering student Grant Jirka represents young adults’ voices in politics as director of media on the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council.
Duke undergraduates have an edge in admission to Duke professional schools
Admissions deans note that there are factors of a Duke undergraduate’s application that appeal to admissions officers.
Duke BSAI 'elevated' for 50th anniversary of integration
Black Student Alliance Invitational aimed for a more elevated tone in honor of the 50th anniversary of Duke’s integration.
Some Duke students find broader dating pool online
Although largely stigmatized by younger populations in the past, some Duke students are increasingly turning to online dating.
Former Duke student Julie Wangombe writes speeches for Kenyan president-elect
Wangombe is using her experience with spoken word poetry as she serves as a speechwriter for Uhuru Kenyatta.
Duke LDOC committee announces remaining 2013 lineup
Bad Rabbits, 5 & a Dime and Blank 281 will be joining Kendrick Lamar, Steve Aoki and Travis Porter.
Admins to submit establishment proposal for Duke Kunshan University next week
Considerable progress is being made on the campus of DKU, Provost Peter Lange said.
Jon Huntsman to speak at Duke in April
The ambassador and former Utah governor will engage in a dialogue about U.S.-China relations at the Sanford School.
Duke accepts 2,897 applicants for Class of 2017
This afternoon, Duke will offer of admission to 2,897 students for the Class of 2017.
GRE gap between US, international applicants has little impact on Duke grad admissions
Although U.S. citizens and non-citizens tend to score differently on sections of standardized exams, this discrepancy does alter admissions.
Junior Steven Blaser develops nonprofits to encourage financial savvy
Calling Steven Blaser driven would be an understatement.
'Let the Great World Spin' chosen as Duke's Class of 2017 summer reading
The Class of 2017 will read Colum McCann’s novel “Let the Great World Spin,” as their official summer reading book.
9-year-old, inspired by Blue Devils, raises money for Duke Children's Hospital
Nine-year-old Max Bonnstetter’s dream is to follow in the footsteps of men’s basketball players Ryan Kelly and Seth Curry, though not necessarily on the basketball court.
Duke Law helps overturn wrongful life sentence
LaMonte Armstrong, a Greensboro native, was released last June with the help of Duke’s Wrongful Convictions Clinic.
Duke coffee drinkers look for alternatives to Joe Van Gogh
Some Joe Van Gogh coffee shop fans have struggled to find a complete replacement for their favorite on-campus coffee spot.
Katherine Fraile discusses goals as new Duke Partnership for Service president
Although Fraile has not had past experience on the dPS Executive Board, she has volunteered for various organizations.
Dan Kiehart aims to connect the natural sciences as dean
When Kiehart takes over as dean of the natural sciences, he plans to promote interdisciplinary collaboration.
Duke blocks students from parking in Bryan Center garage
Officials are cracking down on students parking in the Bryan Center garage.
Duke, UVa partner to teach Creole, Tibetan
Duke will partner with University of Virginia to broaden language opportunities for students.
Duke Academic Council considers background checks for faculty candidates
Vice President of Administration Kyle Cavanaugh attended the meeting to answer questions about the proposed background checks.
Experts explore who controls government
Experts and students gathered to talk about political accountability and answer the question—who runs Washington.