DSG wraps up semester by reflecting on future goals
The Duke Student Government Senate celebrated its last meeting of the semester by reflecting on their accomplishments and looking forward to the next semester.
GPSC leaders reflect on semester and future goals
GPSC president Amol Yadav and vice-president Shannon O'Connor reflect on this semester and preview the upcoming year.
Law expert disinters mysteries of pet inheritance
More and more people are choosing to leave their fortunes to pets.
Siedow's replacement to lead Duke research in shifting financial times
Hoping to fit in more time for his love of bird watching and return to his love of teaching, Jim Siedow announced his decision not to seek another reappointment as vice provost of research.
Ada Gregory leaves Women's Center
Women's Center Director Ada Gregory has moved to a new position as the executive director of the Office of Interdisciplinary Program Management.
Penn Pavilion traffic exhibits little improvement
The Penn Pavilion still faces the challenge of getting more customers, with its popularity increasing slowly throughout the semester.
DUSDAC final meeting tackles future of food truck locations
The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee held its last meeting of the semester Monday night to reflect on the changes to dining and the experiences of different vendors.
Black Men’s Union exec. seeks campus prominence
Since receiving its status as a recognized student group at the Sept. 25 meeting of Duke Student Government, the leaders of the Black Men’s Union have been working to solidify their place as...
Bass Connections meets early success, looks to increase campus presence
The opening semester of Bass Connections has been largely successful, though the program's unique format has posed a few challenges for the its first participants.
Students sound off on their Thanksgiving break
Duke students enjoyed the holiday festivities of Thanksgiving break in different ways.
Gamma Phi Beta prepares for spring recruitment
Gamma Phi Beta is preparing to recruit its first Duke pledge class in the Spring, becoming the tenth sorority on campus.
DSG reps seek to add courses that engage with Durham politics, history
Duke Student Government representatives are working to increase Duke engagement with Durham affairs.
New athletic fields to open finals week
Three new athletic practice and recreation fields–two artificial turfs and one grass–will open to all students and faculty Dec. 13.
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain closes tour at Page Auditorium
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performed Sunday evening at Paige Auditorium.
Construction a hindrance to Kilgo residents
Construction near Kilgo Quadrangle has left some residents unsatisfied.
Updated: Duke student and alumna selected for George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Senior Daniel Strunk and Sanette Tanaka, Trinity '12, have been awarded the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.
Capt. Richard Phillips speaks to students about leadership, teamwork
Captain Richard Phillips, a merchant mariner who was held hostage by Somali pirates in 2009, does not consider himself a hero.
Academic Council debates proliferation of master's programs
Faculty expressed concerns about the recent proliferation of proposals for new master's degree programs at the Academic Council meeting Thursday.
Grad student discusses experience living with pirates for 18 months
After 18 months living among fishermen and pirates in eastern Africa, Jatin Dua returned to the United States prepared to dispel many myths surrounding maritime piracy.
Campus Breakfast Delivery makes eating convenient
Campus Breakfast Delivery will bring Refectory breakfast to students’ doors on West and Central Campuses beginning next semester.
Lecturer contends slavery concerned power, not property
The categorization of slaves as property may have been more of a convenience than an accurate reflection of slaves' status.
Surveys evaluate levels of college student involvement
The National Survey for Student Engagement published its newest findings last week, with participation from 568 colleges and universities across the country—Duke and many of its peer institutions,...
Nowicki discusses changing role of higher education at DSG meeting
The speech focused on the changing role of higher education as much of the media concentrates on the rising costs and online alternatives.
Duke Dining works to expand vegan repertoire
Duke Dining is continuing to expand its vegan options on campus in light of student concern over accessibility.
Fuqua grad discusses recent book on the business school
Naresh Vissa, Fuqua '12, recently published a book titled "Everything You Need to Know About the Duke Fuqua MMS: A Guide of Memoirs for Applicants and Students."