Interdisciplinarity: the next frontier
In a race where its opponents have a head start of a few hundred years and several billion dollars, Duke has pushed the boundaries of education in an effort to catch up.
Carin named next vice provost for research
Lawrence Carin, chair of electrical and computer engineering, has been selected as the next vice provost for research.
Long talks plans for the future of undergraduate education
Janie Long, currently the director of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, was recently appointed associate vice provost of undergraduate education
Parking garage to be built on on Science Drive
Responding to increased demand for parking spaces, the Board of Trustees approved plans to build a new parking garage in their meeting last month—the improvements, however, will not address...
Pearsons give $30 million to Pratt
J. Michael and Christine Pearson have given $30 million to Pratt in order to advance science and engineering education.
Preliminary injunction ruling for McLeod brings mixed news
Duke does not have to give Lewis McLeod his degree but cannot make his expulsion official.
Kunshan will begin Fall semester with limited space
With the opening of Duke Kunshan University a few months away, administrators are focusing on logistics—including the fact that only one of the six buildings will be ready when the campus welcomes...
Student sues Duke after expulsion for sexual misconduct
After being expelled due to an alleged sexual assault, Lewis McLeod—who entered Duke as part of the Class of 2014—is suing the University for his degree.
Student sues Duke after being expelled for sexual assault, reports claim
Lewis McLeod, who entered Duke as part of the Class of 2014, is suing the University after being expelled due to an alleged sexual assault, WRAL News is reporting.
Long to succeed Lisker as associate vice provost for undergraduate education
Janie Long, director of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, will replace Donna Lisker as associate vice provost for undergraduate education.
Planning begins for new building on Science Drive
A new building to house physics and engineering was among a spate of construction projects discussed by the Board of Trustees at their meeting.
Duke Marine Lab gains first new research space in 50 years
The Nicholas School of the Environment has officially opened the Orrin Pilkey research laboratory.
Sanford dean lends expertise to film on nation's food industry
Kelly Brownell, the dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, is featured in Fed Up—a documentary coproduced by Katie Couric attacking the American food industry.
Renovations of Perkins and Bostock libraries underway
Those returning to Duke for Summer Session I encounterend a number of changes to campus.
Townsend tapped as new Nicholas School dean
Alan Townsend, an ecosystem ecologist and professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been named dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment.
New deans announced for Nursing, Nicholas Schools
Alan Townsend has been appointed dean of the Nicholas School for the Environment and Marion Broome dean of the School of Nursing.
Dempsey tells graduates to find a way to 'make it matter'
At Sunday's Commencement ceremony, the Class of 2014 was urged to remember their humanity after they toss off their mortarboards.
Board of Trustees approves annual budget
The Duke University Board of Trustees approved a $2.2 billion operating budget for 2014-15 at their meeting Saturday.
Trustees to approve annual budget
The Board of Trustees will convene this weekend, and approving the budget for the 2014-15 year is at the top of their agenda.
Freshman year '10-'11
The Class of 2014’s freshman year was characterized by periods of positive global attention on the University mired by episodes of tragedy and negative scrutiny.
Junior year '12-'13
Junior year concluded after a series of immense campus policy changes and historic athletic feats.
Senior year '13-'14
Senior year saw the University in flux both physically—as Duke pushed forward with renovations—and administratively, with several key administrators stepping down.