Students and alumni sound off on Duke's Immersive Virtual Environment
Duke’s Immersive Virtual Environment easily lends itself to Star Trek comparisons. Located in the Fitzpatrick Building, it’s a cube-shaped room with a sliding door.
Faculty members share experiences with MOOCs
A panel lead by faculty discussed their experiences in teaching courses online Friday morning.
Fuqua releases new energy finance concentration
The Fuqua School of Business recently announced the addition of a new concentration in energy finance.
Higher education leader stresses making civic engagement part of curriculum
Universities should focus on making civic engagement part of their curriculums, a leader in higher education said Thursday evening.
31 at-large senators sworn into DSG office
The 31 new at-large senators were sworn into office at the Wednesday night meeting of Duke Student Government.
Number of study abroad students reach record high
More Duke students are currently studying abroad than ever before.
Q&A with student from first study abroad program
The Chronicle’s Sasha Zients sat down with Rev. Martha Ballard, T ’75 and Divinity ’78, who went on the very first Duke-sponsored study abroad trip.
Wilson, Brodie adjust hours due to financial constraints
Gym rats can no longer stretch their workout until midnight, as the two gyms are closing their doors at 11 p.m.
Former Duke News director Al Rossiter remembered for love of media, sense of humor
Journalist Al Rossiter Jr. died Monday at the age of 77 in Washington, N.C., leaving behind a storied legacy as the former director of the Duke News Service and assistant vice president in the...
Former parking attendant to move forward with lawsuit against Duke
Last week, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that a former Duke employee can go forward with his lawsuit against the University.
Duke Dining promotes local vendors during Eat Local Challenge
Duke Dining is continuing to look at options to maximize local options.
Chinese journalists visit Durham for DKU marketing
Last week, seven Chinese journalists traveled to Durham on Duke’s dime.
HDRL changes painting and banner policy
Changes announced by Housing, Dining and Residence Life in August discouraged students from painting their rooms and limited the dimensions of banners hung outside windows.
Sacred Worth bridges LGBTQ community and church
A student-led organization is looking to dispel the viewpoint that the LGBTQ community and Christianity are incompatible.
Pre-orientation program connects Divinity School students with Durham
The Divinity School’s pre-orientation program has entered its 22nd year.
Future of DukeOpen push unclear
Student coalition DukeOpen is gradually making its way through administrative processes in its push for greater endowment transparency.
Loop to add mixed drinks to bar menu
After much anticipation, the arrival of alcohol at The Loop is certain to generate a buzz.
Revised Knock and Talks program brings student representatives to Durham doors
Duke students and police visited students' off-campus homes as part of the Knock and Talks program this fall instead of student conduct officials and Durham police.
Student YouTube video supporting Miss America gains national attention
A video featuring Duke students expressing support for newly crowned Miss America Nina Davuluri has garnered national attention—including recognition from Davuluri herself.
Fort Duke beats world record, stresses sustainability
Cardboard boxes and volunteers littered the Chapel Quad as students beat the world record for the largest structure constructed with only boxes and tape.
Student and dog struck by car on Anderson Street
A student and his dog were hit by a car on Central Campus Wednesday night.
Graduate students find community on the field
"Pitch, Please" and "Ball's Deep" may sound like the start of an inappropriate joke, but they are actually just the names of two graduate student sports teams.
Academic Council gives out University Scholar Teacher Award
Edna Andrews, professor of linguistics and cultural anthropology, received the University Scholar Teacher Award
Grand Challenge Scholars Program to spread to 35 other schools
In 2009, the Pratt School of Engineering became one of the first schools to adopt the Grand Challenge Scholars Program. Soon, it plans to spread to 35 additional schools across the country.