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.
Divinity dean's remarks contested following demonstration
Dozens gathered before the Divinity School’s convocation Tuesday in a show of support for the LGBTQ community, following the circulation of a statement allegedly made by Dean Richard Hays that some...
Imam Adeel Zeb to replace Antepli as Muslim chaplain
Beginning Sept. 20, Imam Adeel Zeb will take on the role of Muslim chaplain at Duke.
University finishes roadwork, Campus Drive pipes
While construction continues on high-profile, long-term campus projects such as Perkins Library and the West Union, a number of smaller projects were completed over the summer.
BSA hosts candlelight vigil for Ferguson
In honor of Michael Brown's funeral Monday, the Black Student Alliance hosted a candlelight vigil and open session for the community to express themselves through poetry and spoken word, among...
DKU holds first day of classes
Duke Kunshan University held its first day of classes Monday—opening its doors to students after years of planning, construction and controversy.
Unlimited free printing ended in name of sustainability
Duke’s Office of Information Technology recently announced these changes in an effort to reduce students’ impact on the environment.
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.
Kunshan prepares to hold first classes
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.