UNC faculty call for athletic improvements
A group of faculty at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is trying to ensure that the university’s grade A athletes have the resources to make A grades.
Lynne O’Brien discusses the role of academic technology on campus
Lynne O’Brien was announced this summer as Duke’s first ever associate vice provost for digital and online education initiatives.
Hindu and Jewish students connect over food and faith
Students from the Jewish Student Union and the Hindu Students Association talked religion over latkes and raita Sunday.
Duke EMS has not 'sworn off' alcohol, despite nature of calls
Student emergency medical technicians in Duke Emergency Medical Services handle serious cases of binge drinking while balancing their social and professional lives.
Eid festival-goers pack lunches for charity
To observe Eid Al-Adha, the Muslim Student Association made 100 sandwiches for Urban Ministries Saturday afternoon.
Experts discuss Islamic studies in Africa
The significance of West African institutions is often overlooked when studying Islam, said Rudolph Ware, assistant professor of history at the University of Michigan, Thursday evening.
Duke extends early decision deadline due to Common App technological issues
Duke has extended its deadline for early decision applicants by one week as a result of technological issues with the Common Application.
Oscar Hijuelos leaves behind storied career as writer and mentor
The first Latino winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1990 for his novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," Hijuelos brought his talent for writing to Duke in 2008.
Karsh International Scholarship Program still strong in third year
Prior to the creation of the Karsh International Scholarship, the University provided no opportunities for need-blind aid to international students.
Duke discusses merits of liberal arts education
When preparing for a career, a career-specific major might not be the best option, some administrators say.
Duke secures $5 million for language arts and media program
The University received a $5 million donation Tuesday from the Bacca Foundation to start a program focused on teaching communication skills.
Social app Bevii launches exclusively for local universities
A new social media app aims to bridge the gap between online and offline social interactions.
Divinity school graduate presents memoir on interfaith marriage
An alumni of the Divinity School presented her memoir on marrying a former Hindu Monk on Tuesday.
New system efficiently matches students to advisors
Students are now being matched to academic advisors through a more accurate and efficient system.
Pre-major advisors compare new matching system to old
Academic advisors sound off on their experiences with guiding first and second year undergraduates.
Students share experiences with pre-major advising
Advisees sound off on their experiences with consulting their assigned academic advisors.
Former English professor, Pulitzer Prize winner for tale of migration, dies at 62
Oscar Hijuelos—professor of the practice of English and the Blackburn writer in residence—passed away this weekend at the age of 62, according to the New York Times.
DKU research will have sluggish start
As faculty and administrators prepare for research opportunities at Duke Kunshan University, they are exploring options for funding from Chinese and American sources.
Bryan Center depression screenings aim to raise awareness
Members of the Duke community came together to provide free depression screenings for students on National Depression Screening Day.
Engineering prof's physical law questions college ranking system
Although Duke's upgrade from eighth to seventh in U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of universities last month was met with student fanfare, there are questions as to the significance of...
Admins update faculty on DKU academic freedom, other issues
Following several recent instances of government crackdown on Chinese universities, administrators outlined their expectations for academic freedom at Duke Kunshan University Thursday.
DSG leadership presents yearlong strategic planning
The Executive Board of Duke Student Government presented their year-long agendas at the Senate meeting Wednesday evening.
Student group demands divestment from fossil fuel companies
Divest Duke rallied on the Allen Building lawn calling for Duke University to divest itself of investments in the top-200 fossil fuel companies.
Rise in "flipped classroom" model, improvements apparent
As the use of the “flipped classroom” model rises on campus, students and faculty are taking time to adjust to the idea.