Duke endowment reaches record high of $7 billion
The endowment's previous peak came before the economic downturn, reaching $6.1 billion in 2008 before dropping more than 25 percent.
Nicholas School's new dean poised for international approach
Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment is poised to take an international approach after undergoing two major transitions.
Board of Trustees to hear financial report
The Board of Trustees will be briefed on the status of the University's endowment this weekend.
Duke embarks on new strategic planning process
In her first address to the Academic Council as provost, Sally Kornbluth introduced the process that will lead to the University's next strategic plan.
New DSG senators sworn in
Senators were sworn in to the Duke Student Government Senate Wednesday evening and brought up to speed on legislative processes and campus issues.
Duke and Durham police expand 911 texting
Sending emergency text messages to 911 is a possibility for more Durham residents than ever before.
Report: Campus robberies more than doubled last year, other crimes decreased
Nine reported robberies took place in 2013 compared to four in 2012, but the 2014 Annual Clery Security Report revealed an overall decline in almost every other major crime category.
CAPS promotes mental health through student group partnerships
Counseling and Psychological Services has seen a large expansion in its partnerships with student organizations.
Greek convocation centers on empowerment
The University's greek leaders and alumni celebrated achievements and challenged each other to advocate for positive change at Duke's annual greek convocation.
Control of DukeCard access to buildings expanded
The new DukeCard system will allow facility administrators to control access to their doors rather than having to go through the DukeCard office.
Take risks in entrepreneurship, alumnus urges Co-Lab students
"Eventually, if you're meant to be an entrepreneur then you’ll become one."
DSG Research Unit will harness data to solve campus issues
DSG recently announced the creation of the Duke Student Government Research Unit, a project designed to quantitatively review different facets of student life.
Monuts, Sushi Love potential options for Merchants-on-Points
Heavenly Buffaloes—the recently opened chicken wings joint off of Ninth Street—is the also a latest candidate for the Merchants-on-Points vendor list.
Academic coalition seeks to tackle social inequality
A group of Duke scholars are uniting across disciplines to investigate social inequality through the power of research.
New service cleans student apartments
Campus Enterprises, a student entrepreneurial group, has recently launched Maid My Day, a cleaning service for Duke students living in apartments.
After DevilsGate crowd shrinks, DSG looks ahead
Attendance at tailgate event DevilsGate dropped from the first week to the second, but Duke Student Government is optimistic about the program.
Twelve freshmen elected to DSG Senate
Weeks of frenzied campaigning on East Campus concluded Thursday night as polls closed in the Duke Student Government freshman elections.
Trinity announces plan to revamp Curriculum 2000
Over the next three years, the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences faculty will work to revise the curriculum, bringing it into the digital age and clarifying the logic behind the guidelines
Counterterrorism experts debate ISIS threat, foreign policy
Counterterrorism experts Daniel Benjamin and Frances Townsend called for increased antiterrorism measures in the Middle East—without new military commitment—at a talk in the Sanford School of...
Digitally documenting the Women's Liberation Movement
Digital archiving and feminism came together in Perkins Library Wednesday, as librarians discussed Duke's collection on the women's liberation movement with renowned activist Alix Kates Shulman.
Third DSG meeting doles out $1,100 to DevilsGate, voter registration
The Duke Student Government Senate used its last meeting before first-year senator elections to appropriate more funding to DevilsGate and set up student voting registration options.
"The End of Sex" talk predicts future with artificial birth conceptions
Imagine a society, in the not too distant future, where sex is no longer the main method for reproduction.
New position created to support first-generation students
In an effort to ramp up support for first-generation college students, Duke has created a new university-level financial aid position—director of outreach and access.
Hands-free entry comes to Blue Zone
Tuesday morning, Duke Parking and Transportation launched a hands-free access system for the Blue Zone.
Election: freshmen to choose DSG Senate representatives
Weeks of campaigning, flyer-hanging and speech-making will end Thursday, when the freshman class will elect 12 students to Duke Student Government’s Senate.
Student line turns chaotic as Wallace Wade reaches capacity
New center joins biology, analytics
'An excruciating choice': Patton reflects on decision to depart for Middlebury
Proposed expansion of master's degrees provokes faculty debate
Bubonic plague findings shed light on potential infection treatments