Utilities upgrades add construction detours on Towerview

The project is a seven-month process to upgrade and relocate gas and hot water lines and centralizing Duke's power system affected portions of Towerview Road.

Dean of Admissions Christoph Guttentag / Special to The Chronicle

Duke joins initiative facilitating community college transfers

As part of the American Honors program, Duke will encourage transfer candidates who have successfully completed the program’s honors curriculum to apply to Duke.

Waffle truck pitches Belgian tastes to DUSDAC

A taste of Belgium may soon be coming to campus.

DataFest draws hundreds to solve stats challenges

More than 200 students scrutinized, analyzed and visualized data during this weekend’s DataFest.

FERPA request gives inside look at Duke admissions process

With admissions decisions for the Class of 2019 just around the corner, a look at a Duke admissions file shows an attempt to summarize applicants efficiently while still evaluating them holistically.

Graduate School Dean Paula McClain spoke to Academic Council Thursday about the role of the Duke master's degree.

As Duke master's programs expand, Academic Council debates role of degree

As the number of master's programs offered by the University has increased, so have questions about the purpose and value of a Duke master's degree.

Junior Keizra Mecklai was elected to be the next DSG president, the fourth woman in four years to hold the position.

Trend of female DSG presidents sparks conversation on gender and leadership

Junior Keizra Mecklai’s recent victory in the Duke Student Government presidential election will make her the fourth consecutive female student body president—a promising sign for female leadership...

DSG sponsors weekend bus service to Southpoint

Duke Student Government will soon be starting a bimonthly bus service to Southpoint Mall and Target on Saturdays.

A "fiesta"-themed PowerPoint produced by the Program in Education for welcome parties at the start of the 2008-2009 academic year underscored Mendez' concerns.

Former professor returns to campus, starts dialogue on Latino faculty representation

The departure of visiting Latino professor Jason Mendez raised concerns last year about the representation and treatment of Latino/a faculty at Duke.

Tony Kushner discussed art and politics at the Sanford School of Public Policy Wednesday.

Pulitzer-winning dramatist Kushner addresses modern political gridlock

Drawing parallels between Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama, "Lincoln" screenwriter Tony Kushner tackled the modern state of politics with an eye on the past.

Duke has announced the relocation of many events that normally take place in the Duke Chapel while it undergoes renovation until Spring 2016.

University announces relocation of Chapel services during renovations

The Duke Chapel will be closing for renovations immediately following Commencement activities this year.

Dean of Academic Advising Elizabeth Fox addressed the Senate about the state of the advising program.

Duke Student Government rejects restructuring plan

The Duke Student Government Senate failed to pass legislation lowering the number of senators and committees.

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Marketplace to undergo renovations in Summer

The Class of 2019 will have to ask each other two questions about where to sit at Marketplace: right or left and top or bottom.

Hoping to attract members of the Duke, Divinity School and Durham communities, the labyrinth is a modern take on an ancient religious symbol used to help people find inner peace.

Chapel labyrinth offers place for solace, inner peace

Hoping to attract members of the Duke, Divinity School and Durham communities, the labyrinth is a modern take on an ancient religious symbol used to help people find inner peace when confronted...

Angel network to help Duke entrepreneurs find start-up funding

For members of the Duke community interested in entrepreneurship, access to start-up funding and networking support is now a little easier.

Bryan Center main entrance to reopen in Summer

The new entrance—scheduled to reopen by July 14—will feature a single set of doors and a glass entry mimicking the design of Penn Pavilion.

Bull City Street Food could be the next on-campus food truck.

Bull City Street Food vying for spot on food truck rotation

A new food truck with a rotating themed menu is a candidate for the campus lineup.

After battle with cancer, Sun remembered for love of biology

Memorial services for Jerry Sun—an undergraduate who lost his battle with cancer earlier this month—were held in Durham Saturday.

Genomics studies continue to thrive after IGSP dismantling

The study of genomics is at an all time high for the University.

Duke Vans to support weekend trips to pharmacy

A new service—supported by Duke Student Government—will drive students to the CVS Pharmacy on Hillsborough Road each Saturday for the remainder of the semester.

The Schwartz-Butters Athletic Center / Chronicle File Photo

University aims to maintain high student-athlete academic performance

Lee Baker, dean of academic affairs for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, outlined "mitigation strategies for academic irregularities" of student-athletes to the Arts and Sciences Council...

During its Wednesday meeting, the Senate passed a resolution stating that DSG supports
housing requirements based on the number of group executives living in section.

Duke Student Government offers compromise to housing quota guidelines

The resolution states that groups should be able to avoid the housing requirements by having three out of seven members of a group’s executive board live in section.

Mecklai, Guarco and Gavai victorious in DSG, SOFC elections

Junior Keizra Mecklai has been elected Duke Student Government President after a race against fellow junior Tucker Albert, with 60.67 percent of the total votes.

Future young trustees to alternate two- and three-year terms

Following a resolution passed by the Graduate and Professional Student Council, the Board of Trustees voted to change the structure of the Young Trustee position.

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'One Person, One Vote' website details grassroots fight for civil rights

Its launch took place the week before the March 7 anniversary of the 1965 “Bloody Sunday,” when state troopers attacked the peaceful voting rights march of 600 local demonstrators in Selma, Ala.