Homecoming celebrations draw largest crowd in years

Turnout for Homecoming 2014 was in record numbers—between 4,000 and 5,000 alumni returned to campus.

New first-year reunion boosts Homecoming attendance

This weekend's annual homecoming celebrations are expected to be bigger than ever. More than 1,700 alumni have registered for Homecoming activities— a 64 percent increase from last year.

Kenyan photojournalist challenges students to engage at home

Kenyan photojournalist Boniface Mwangi used his work to frame a discussion on activism and race relations in the Friedl Building Wednesday.

Fix My Campus proposed to become DSG affiliate

FMC affiliation would allow them to streamline operations and pass/fail changes would allow students to take two classes counting towards their Trinity or Pratt requirements

'Peace Car' rolls onto campus to recruit for Peace Corps

The car's stops enable the Peace Corps to increase their social media presence and raise awareness about the opportunities they provide.

DKU officially opens first campus building

More than a month after Duke Kunshan University began classes, the school is finaly opening a new set of doors—transitioning from its current headquarters at a nearby hotel to the physical campus.

Bostock renovations set to wrap up in November

The first floor of Bostock's transformation into an interdisciplinary research space called "The Edge" is in full force and on schedule.

Arts and Sciences Council reviews Kunshan launch, planning for curriculum

The Arts and Sciences Council received updates on Duke Kunshan University and the review of Curriculum 2000 at their monthly meeting Thursday.

The new members of the Duke Student Government Research Unit were confirmed at the DSG Senate meeting Wednesday.

Greek diversity, residence equality among initial DSGRU topics

The inaugural set of semester-long focus questions for the Duke Student Government Research Unit were set Wednesday—drawing from six areas of campus and academic life at Duke.

In wake of student deaths, University operates on "daily basis" to help those in grief

After the deaths of Alexander Rickabaugh and Kaila Brown Sept. 21, the University has reached out to those potentially affected by the tragedy while deferring a campus-wide discussion of the issues...

Video: PhD students hunger strike for Kobani

The students deplore the lack of awareness about this issue in the U.S and wish to inform the student population about the matter.

Duke Support fosters safe space for sexual assault survivors

With a national spotlight focused on addressing sexual assault on college campus, senior Ashley Pollard is helping introduce a support group for survivors to Duke's campus this Fall.

West Duke reopens following ceiling collapse, renovations

The West Duke building on East Campus reopened in mid-September after initial project delays, and the departments formerly housed in the building have been moving back in over the past several weeks.

CAPS reports increase in referrals

Data given to The Chronicle by Counseling and Psychological Services shows a rise in the number of students served by CAPS.

Under new structure, ACIR looks to guide socially responsible investment

The Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility—a group of faculty, trustees, alumni and students who assess the social impact of Duke's investments—is finalizing the transition to a new...

Although Sushi Love is still the top choice for many, the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee discussed other possible vendors for Merchants on Points at their Monday meeting.

Pizza vendor contemplated for Merchants-on-Points

The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee met Monday to discuss the possibility of adding another pizza option to the Merchants-on-Points program.

Parking and transportation within both the University and the Health System will now be led by new director Carl DePinto

Duke hires new parking and transportation director

After a months-long national search, Carl DePinto was selected as the new director for parking and transportation services.

As NIH funding drops, faculty head to Capitol Hill

As researchers find themselves feeling the National Institutes for Health funding cuts more deeply, some are turning directly to Congress—including four Duke professors who met with lawmakers two...

Mental Health Awareness Week aims to spark conversation among students

This year, Duke will participate through the efforts of student groups, with the support of CAPS—an effort to place students at the center of the conversation.

Bryan Center entrance to close in the spring

Another student traffic route will be blocked due to construction, as work is set to begin on renovations to the Bryan Center entrance.

The 2014 Annual International Week—which began Sept. 29—featured events that celebrated the numerous international students and scholars that make up its diverse student body.

Duke Law celebrates International Week

As the international opportunities in the School of Law continue to expand, the law student body enjoyed a celebration of its international composition this week.

The Greek Devil cart is closed while owner Gus Megaloudis deals with a family emergency, with plans to reopen soon.

Plaza food carts go empty this semester

Students may have been mystified by the lack of food carts on the Bryan Center Plaza this Fall—but the missing carts result from coincidentally timed closures, rather than action by Duke Dining or...

Although the Pizzeria has been removed as a MOP vendor, Sushi Love, Monuts, Heavenly Buffaloes and Chubby's Tacos are being considered as new options.

MOP vendor The Pizzeria closed for business

The Pizzeria, a popular Merchants-on-Points vendor, has recently closed for business—leaving one fewer option for students to spend food points.

William O'Barr, a professor of cultural anthropology, English and sociology, will begin offering his popular "Advertising and Society" course on Consera after Oct. 27.

Popular 'Advertising and Society' lecture turned into MOOC

Students around the world will soon have online access to one of Duke's most popular courses.

President Lavanya Sunder's goals include devoting a wall in the West Union to student art and creating a "Duke Encyclopedia."

DSG sets 2014-15 Executive Agenda

Agenda passes unanimously containing goals concerning everything from an LGBTQ Focus group to a Duke Encyclopedia.