First black Ph.D. student recalls time at Duke
When Ida Owens entered college, she never guessed she would become a trailblazer in the field of biochemistry.
Duke Student Government candidates debate advocacy, track record
Duke Student Government presidential candidates disagree on the role student advocacy plays in the office.
Duke dance conference uses art for personal, social change
Duke Dance turned art into social change this weekend.
Live: DSG presidential debate 2013
The two candidates vying to become next year's Duke Student Government president are engaging in a public debate at 6 p.m. in the Great Hall.
Brown professor criticizes 'inclusive racism'
Tricia Rose challenged students to get uncomfortable during her Reggie Day keynote speech Thursday.
Duke Student Government debate nixed upon low attendance
The Duke Student Government presidential town hall debate, hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society, was canceled due to low student attendance.
Former lacrosse players settle suit against Duke
The 38 unindicted men’s lacrosse players from the 2005-2006 team have settled their lawsuit with the University.
International comparative studies marks 40 years at Duke
A two-day conference celebrating the 40th anniversary is set to begin Thursday.
New plaza to bridge Duke's Bryan Center, Towerview Road
The renovated Bryan Center Plaza, on track for an Aug. 2013 completion, will link student social hubs with academic buildings.
Duke to start using softer two-ply toilet paper
The era of one-ply toilet paper in Duke restrooms is coming to the end of its roll.
Duke aims to change pattern of controversial theme parties
In recent years, Duke parties have grabbed national media attention with themes playing on racial and gender stereotypes.
Duke Panhel will vet 3 sororities to decide 10th chapter
Three sororities have officially been invited by the Duke Panhellenic Association to present themselves as candidates.
Duke students, faculty probe effect of identity slurs
The Women’s Studies Program hosted a discussion Tuesday titled “Identity Slurs.”
Fallen tree blocks traffic on Chapel Drive
A tree fell on Chapel Drive around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, blocking one lane.
Duke vigil calls for Medicaid expansion
Students and community activists met Monday night to protest the state legislature's rejection of Medicaid expansion.
Duke libraries publicly offer book digitalization service
Duke Libraries can now digitize books in the public domain upon request.
Roe v. Wade lawyer 'shocked' abortion is still an issue
When Sarah Weddington successfully argued Roe v. Wade before the Supreme Court 40 years ago, she thought an end to legal battles over abortion was in sight.
Senior Jocelyn Streid bridges theology, medicine in Duke Chapel sermon
Senior Jocelyn Streid found inspiration among her fellow Cameron Crazies at 4 a.m.
Duke Trustees discuss value of higher education
The Board of Trustees continued conversations on the state of the University during a Saturday retreat.
Duke students share thoughts on Lunar New Year celebration
The Asian Students Association hosted the annual Lunar New Year celebration in Page Auditorium Saturday
Duke Board approves tuition increase for 2013-2014
The Board of Trustees approved a 4 percent tuition increase, bringing academic year 2013-2014 tuition to $44,020.
Duke Board of Trustees to consider value of higher education
The University announced a major gift to athletics on the eve of the latest Board of Trustees meeting.
Duke Academic Council debates MOOCs
Council members added their input to an increasingly prominent debate over the role of online technology in education.
Chesapeake board clears McClendon of 'intentional' wrongdoing
An independent investigation of Aubrey McClendon initiated by Chesapeake Energy Corp. absolved the CEO of any “intentional” wrongdoing.