$10 million donation given to help fund West Union project
The University received a $10 million donation to help fund the ongoing renovations to West Union Wednesday.
Incoming DUU president hopes to see more consistent programming
Perhaps best known for its Last Day of Classes committee, the Duke University Union has a much wider impact on the student experience than most realize. The new president of DUU—which is composed...
Lisker takes history of women's advocacy, diverse involvement to Smith
When Donna Lisker leaves Duke to become dean of the college and vice president for campus life at Smith College this summer, she will continue to establish a legacy of encouraging female leadership.
Veteran student enrollment surges over past five years
The number of veteran students at Duke has increased significantly over the last few years, but some say their veteran identity has not differentiated them from other average Duke students.
Common Ground, a mixed legacy 11 years in the making
More than a decade after its inception in 2003, Common Ground has come to be regarded as one of the University’s more popular, transformative—and controversial—programs.
Greek Ally Week lauds LGBTQ members and allies
The first annual Greek Ally Week kicked off Monday with an LGBTQ Panel of members of the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Panhellenic Association.
DUSDAC reviews preliminary food truck survey results
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee is seeking student input on present and future dining preferences.
AccessDuke petitions Uni for undocumented student equality
Duke students have sparked on-campus dialogue by forming a coalition dedicated to making the University more accessible to undocumented applicants.
Loved ones gather for memorial service to honor Becky DeNardis
A memorial service for Becky DeNardis was held on the Chapel Quadrangle Friday evening.
TEDxDuke urges full house to accept the challenge
The 2014 TEDxDuke audience was asked to challenge themselves at the fourth annual event in Reynolds Theater Saturday.
Donna Lisker to leave Duke for Smith College
Donna Lisker, associate vice provost for undergraduate education, will be leaving to become the dean of the college at Smith College in Northhampton, Mass.
Pratt graduate co-founded 500 Startups company offering movie ticket deals
A startup co-founded by a Pratt graduate is partnering with hundreds of movie theaters to sell discount tickets.
2nd Annual Academic Homecoming welcomes sophomores to new depts
Sophomores, faculty members, administrators and junior peer advisors gathered on the main quad of West Campus for the annual Academic Homecoming on Thursday afternoon.
Miss America encourages students to pursue passions
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri urged students to fight societal and familial pressures and follow their passions during her visit to the University Thursday.
Neknomination, social media drinking game, arrives at Duke
Neknomination, a social media drinking game, is spreading on the internet with potentially dangerous consequences.
Bowling for Soup, Ryan Cabrera to headline Old Duke
Bowling for Soup will bring the campus back to 1985 during this year's Old Duke Concert.
DSG hears presentations on tuition, library renovations
Provost Peter Lange and Executive Vice Provost for Finance and Administration James Roberts addressed DSG about tuition and affordability.
Cathy Davidson to leave Duke for public education
Cathy Davidson—a leader in digital humanities who has held various positions at Duke over 25 years—has announced that she will join the faculty of the Graduate Center at the City University of New...
GPSC learns about University governance and decision-making
The Executive Committee of the Academic Council presented on the faculty governance structure and the decision-making process for major University changes at a meeting of the Graduate and...
Stephanie Helms Pickett to direct Women's Center
Stephanie Helms Pickett was announced as director of Duke's Women's Center.
Students convey insecurities in What I Be project
Duke students showcased their insecurities through the What I Be project.
Students surprised at potential lack of homeowner's insurance following Brown fire
Duke is not responsible for any damage to students' personal property that occurs in on-campus housing.
Duke Law alumna Jenn Bandy chosen for Supreme Court clerkship
Jenn Bandy was chosen as a clerk for Associate Justice Clarence Thomas for the 2014-2015 Supreme Court Term.
DUSDAC tries out mac-n-cheese vendor
As the deadline for deciding next year’s food truck rotation approaches, the Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee sampled Mac-Ur-Roni, a macaroni and cheese food truck on Monday.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon bans pledging nationally
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity banned pledging rituals required of recruits, reflecting a long-standing national debate about the practice.