Senators sworn into DSG
The first meeting of the Duke Student Government Senate began with the traditional inauguration of senators Wednesday evening.
Divinity dean's remarks contested following demonstration
Dozens gathered before the Divinity School’s convocation Tuesday in a show of support for the LGBTQ community, following the circulation of a statement allegedly made by Dean Richard Hays that some...
Imam Adeel Zeb to replace Antepli as Muslim chaplain
Beginning Sept. 20, Imam Adeel Zeb will take on the role of Muslim chaplain at Duke.
University finishes roadwork, Campus Drive pipes
While construction continues on high-profile, long-term campus projects such as Perkins Library and the West Union, a number of smaller projects were completed over the summer.
BSA hosts candlelight vigil for Ferguson
In honor of Michael Brown's funeral Monday, the Black Student Alliance hosted a candlelight vigil and open session for the community to express themselves through poetry and spoken word, among...
DKU holds first day of classes
Duke Kunshan University held its first day of classes Monday—opening its doors to students after years of planning, construction and controversy.
Unlimited free printing ended in name of sustainability
Duke’s Office of Information Technology recently announced these changes in an effort to reduce students’ impact on the environment.
Trustees' Executive Committee opens Board business for 2014-15
The committee heard updates on several University projects, including Duke Kunshan University, campus construction and NCAA reforms.
Duke's Fulbright total holds steady
The University's number of Fulbright Scholarship recipients this year matched last year's total of 18.
Freshman by day, music mogul by night
"We really want to empower the labels and kind of galvanize their dying reputation."
Cafe de Novo replaces student favorite Law Refectory
The new restaurant, called Cafe de Novo, is operated by the same partnership behind Bella Union and Pitchfork Provisions.
20 EMS phone calls made during freshmen O-Week
The number of Orientation Week calls to Duke Emergency Medical Services increased from last year—20 phone calls, compared to last year's 13.
At Convocation, freshmen told to push outside comfort zones
More than 1,700 freshmen filled Duke Chapel at Wednesday’s Convocation ceremony and listened to imperatives to fervently seek out their purpose at Duke.
Kunshan prepares to hold first classes
Nearly five years after it was first introduced to faculty—and three years after its initial planned opening—Duke Kunshan University will hold its first classes Monday.
East Campus benches removed due to size restrictions
The Class of 2018 arrived on East Campus missing a traditional component of the campus landscape: house benches.
Admissions yield hits highest point since 1979
The incoming freshmen are also responsible for another milestone—more than half of them are students of color, a first for Duke.
FAC co-chair shares how to make the most out of freshman year
"Whether you're introverted or extroverted, be brave and start a conversation, ask questions, listen and tell your story."
DSG uses summer for project preparation
As the academic year approaches, members of Duke Student Government say work they did over the summer means a number of projects will hit the ground running.
McLeod trial to begin in 2015
The next step in the Lewis McLeod sexual assault case will be months away.
Grant Hill gives $1.25 million to Duke
Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, have donated $1.25 million to Duke.
Duke professor to receive National Humanities Medal
Anne Firor Scott, W.K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita, will receive a National Humanities Medal today.
Duke receives $3 million for Islamic Studies directorship
Duke has received $3 million to create a directorship for Islamic Studies.
Final lacrosse case lawsuit reaches settlement
The last lawsuit related to the 2006 lacrosse case has concluded—more than eight years after an exotic dancer first filed false claims of sexual assault by Duke lacrosse players.
Hurricane Arthur temporarily shuts down Marine Lab
The Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort closed Thursday at noon due to the impending threat of Hurricane Arthur.
Former Chronicle Editor joins Board, along with Young Trustees
Three new members joined Duke's Board of Trustees July 1.