Activist commemorates Argentine human rights landmark

Human rights lawyer, activist and scholar Juan Mendez reflected on the 30th anniversary of Argentina’s Nunca Mas report in Smith Warehouse Friday.

Pratt honored by Founders' Day speaker

Students, faculty, administrators and alumni convened in the Chapel Friday for the annual Founders' Day Convocation—featuring, for the first time, a keynote speaker from the Pratt School of...

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.

The Nicholas School's Environment Hall, pictured above, was completed and opened for use within the past year.

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.

President Richard Brodhead presented biomedical engineering professor Warren Grill with the University Scholar/Teacher of Year Award.

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 senators were officially sworn in at DSG's meeting Wednesday evening, where they were introduced to the legislative process and campus issues.

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.

Students are now provided access to police assistance via text messages.

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 has grown its partnerships with student groups in the past eight years.

CAPS promotes mental health through student group partnerships

Counseling and Psychological Services has seen a large expansion in its partnerships with student organizations.

Alumna Kimberly Jenkins delivers the keynote speech at the Greek Convocation ceremony Tuesday evening in Duke Chapel.

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.

Tom Falcon from the DukeCard office works on DukeCard hardware at House H on West Campus.

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.

Thomas Thekkekandam discussed his entrepreneurship experience at the Innovation Co-Lab Studio Night event Tuesday evening.

Take risks in entrepreneurship, alumnus urges Co-Lab students

"Eventually, if you're meant to be an entrepreneur then you’ll become one."

Executive Vice President Abhi Sanka presented on a resolution to create the research unit at DSG's weekly meeting Sept. 3.

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.

DUSDAC members suggested a number of potential MOP vendors throughout their meeting, including Cosmic Cantina, Q Shack, Tijuana Flats and Harris Teeter.

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.

In addition to providing a cleaning service for students, Madison Bradshaw, director of outreach for Campus Enterprises, said she hopes to enhance the Durham community through the service.

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.

The Blue Devil poses nearby Wallace Wade  Stadium, where about 250 students gathered for DevilsGate before the football game against Kansas on Saturday.

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.

Thursday's Duke Student Government freshman election brought 12 new senators to seven different committees.

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.

The Arts and Sciences Council announced a review and modernization of the Trinity College curriculum to take place over the next three years.

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 Daniel Benjamin and Frances Townsend, far right and center, debate terrorist threats at a debate held at the Sanford School of Public Policy Wednesday evening.

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...

Alix Kates Shulman—who is featured throughout Duke's library's collection of the women's liberation movement—shares her experiences as one of the leaders of second-wave feminism.

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.

President Lavanya Sunder, center, speaks at the third DSG meeting of the year.

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.

Hank Greely, director of the Stanford Center for Law, predicts that the majority of births in developed countries will feature in-vitro fertilization and whole genome sequencing within the next 20 to 40 years.

"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.

Justin Clapp, pictured, is a former assistant director of financial aid and the new director of outreach and access.

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.