New card readers will allow drivers more efficient access to campus parking lots.

Hands-free entry comes to Blue Zone

Tuesday morning, Duke Parking and Transportation launched a hands-free access system for the Blue Zone.

The freshman class will elect 12 students to the Duke Student Government Senate's seven committees, listed above, Tuesday.

Election: freshmen to choose DSG Senate representatives

Weeks of campaigning, flyer-hanging and speech-making will end Thursday, when the freshman class will elect 12 students to Duke Student Government’s Senate.

Global Brazil Lab will study up-and-coming country in interdisciplinary light

With Brazil growing more and more prominent on the international stage, the Duke Global Brazil Lab aims to offer students and faculty a chance to study the country in an interdisciplinary setting.

A cappella group Rhythm and Blue, pictured above, performed at Sophomore Convocation Monday evening.

Sophomores gather in Chapel for convocation

Approximately 120 sophomores gathered in Duke Chapel Monday for the fourth-ever Sophomore Convocation ceremony, listening as speakers encouraged them to take advantage of the coming year.

DUSDAC discussed options for a new Merchants-on-Points vendor at their meeting Monday.

DUSDAC addresses next MOP vendor, late-night dining options

The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee discussed options for a new Merchants-on-Points vendor at their Monday meeting, along with other concerns including late-night options and...

"The path to parity nationally lies in reframing engineering in human terms—making clear that it’s more than just playing with gadgets.”

Women in STEM: still bridging the gap

With the national spotlight focused on encouraging women to pursue science, technology, engineering and math, Duke is examining its own policies.

#DukeTalks: Adichie gives speech on "Americanah"

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie—author of "Americanah," the summer reading novel for the Class of 2018—spoke to a packed Baldwin Auditorium Friday.

New bike sharing program to debut this month

Students waiting for the bus will soon have an alternative set of wheels at their convenience.

The construction of a temporary wooden smokehouse outside the entrance of the Allen Building is part of the interdisciplinary Subnature and Culinary Culture project.

Cuisine and culture mesh in interdisciplinary smokehouse project

Foodies with a taste for the freakish are bringing a unique culinary experience to campus.

Law School clinic helps exonerate man after 22 years in prison

Michael Parker spent 22 years in jail for crimes he did not commit—and now, thanks to work by Duke's Wrongful Convictions Clinic, he is finally free.

Executive Vice President Abhi Sanka presents on a resolution to create a research unit to help solve campus issues.

DSG asks for evaluation of LGBTQ-related application question

The Duke Student Government Senate passed a resolution to encourage evaluation of Duke's new LGBTQ-inclusive application question—a different one than DSG had previously proposed—at their meeting...

Roundup: New faculty appointments and transfers

From faculty receiving national recognition to recruiting an acclaimed filmmaker, the Duke community has announced several changes in the past week.

Professor of Art and Art History Richard Powell poses in the Archibald Motley exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art.

Powell brings spirit of collaboration to role as new humanities dean

In his new role as Dean of the Humanities, Richard Powell hopes to encourage all students to appreciate the value of a broad education.

Former Franklin Institute Director Ian Baucom stepped down to take a position at the University of Virginia in July.

Search for new Franklin Humanities Institute director underway

The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute is currently searching for a permanent replacement for former director Ian Baucom.

A panel addresses the Duke community at a town hall forum on the shooting of Michael Borwn in Ferguson, hosted by the African and African American Studies department.

Faculty gather for town hall discussion on Ferguson

Students, faculty and members of the Durham community gathered in a packed East Duke auditorium Monday night for a town hall discussion in light of the recent events in Ferguson, Mo.

You@Duke survey gathers freshmen insights to study student life

A study of the Class of 2018 has the potential to change the way Duke thinks about the adjustment to college life.

A student performs at the 2013 Me Too Monologues performance, a yearly show featuring anonymously submitted stories about Duke life.

Me Too Monologues attract freshmen audience with Mini Show

Dozens gathered Sunday in the East Campus Coffeehouse for the Me Too Monologues Mini Show, where four students performed monologues submitted anonymously by fellow Duke students.

Foodie site Spoon University starts Duke branch

As the staples of the college diet evolve from ramen and Lucky Charms to more artful creations, Spoon University is documenting the feeding frenzy.

The West Duke building will open in September, more than six months after a classroom ceiling collapsed.

After initial delay, West Duke set to open in September

More than six months after a ceiling collapse, crews are finishing construction on the West Duke building as it prepares to reopen next month.

The BetaBox, a mobile creativity lab, contains a range of tools such as #D printers and laster cutters, designed to encourage students to turn their ideas into reality.

Duke rents BetaBox to jumpstart innovation

Duke students have access to a box full of idea-generating technology this weekend.

The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity provides support for the Duke LGBTQ community.

Duke adds LGBTQ-inclusive question to application

A new LGBTQ-inclusive question on Duke’s admissions supplement puts the University among the first to explicitly mention sexual orientation and gender identity on its application.

Duke Kunshan University: A Retrospective

View the interactive timeline of DKU events over the past five years. Click through to see important points in the development process, photos, graphics and quotes from key voices.

Beginning this May, the Housing, Dining and Residence Life staff will undertake a project to improve Edens dorms, like the one pictured above, and their sense of community.

Edens to undergo "beautification" to increase desirability

Edens Quadrangle has traditionally been one of the least popular housing options on West Campus.

Following a blood shortage that spanned the summer months, Duke Hospital and the American Red Cross hosted a blood drive Wednesday.

Duke Hospital hosts blood drive after decrease in donations

Following a blood shortage that spanned the summer months, Duke Hospital and the American Red Cross hosted a blood drive Wednesday to contribute their part to saving lives.

At DSG's weekly meeting Wednesday evening, senators, pictured above, swore to "preserve, protect and defend" the DSG constitution.

Senators sworn into DSG

The first meeting of the Duke Student Government Senate began with the traditional inauguration of senators Wednesday evening.