Group approves gender-neutral and coed housing
The glass ceiling has finally been broken, at least in terms of Duke’s residential life.
Duke grad encourages start-ups
For students who have a concept for a business but no idea how to start it, a recent Duke alum has some advice.
Woodward to speak in Sanford next week
Bob Woodward, the legendary journalist whose reporting on the Watergate scandal won him a Pulitzer Prize and ended a presidency, will speak at Duke next week.
Shea details experiences in disaster relief
Relief efforts for the recent floods in Pakistan were hindered by cultural barriers, according to a disaster response specialist.
New committees to look at intellectual climate
In an attempt to redefine the University’s academic environment, Duke Student Government established two student-led committees to examine Duke’s intellectual climate and curriculum.
Lawyer: Irons will fight rape allegations
Eric Irons, a former Trinity sophomore, claims he is innocent of rape charges and plans to face the allegations in district court Nov. 9, his attorney said.
Group ups funding for Last Day of Classes
The Duke University Union approved a $25,000 contribution toward the Last Day of Classes celebration Tuesday night—a $10,000 increase over last year.
Israeli scholar tells father’s story of passport, identity
Now often thought of as simply documents permitting travel, passports were once rare and vital components of a person’s national identity.
Business leader speaks on social action
The scope of “social action” is widening, according to Jonathan Tisch, who discussed the need for engagement and corporate responsibility Tuesday afternoon.
Grad students share LaSalle robbery stories
Two months later—in separate incidents but on consecutive days—friends, Ke Xu and Li Kan, were robbed on or near LaSalle Street.
Duke Police Meet and Greet
Dinner was served with a side of safety in the Marketplace Monday night. The Duke University Police Department sponsored Tips n’ Treats—an informal meet and greet where students could pick up some...
Group discusses dining changes, renovations
Despite recent budget cuts and changes, Duke Dining is off to an optimistic start.
Finance VP to take Wake Forest post
Duke’s top finance man is trading Devils for Demons. Hof Milam, vice president for finance and treasurer, will step down in December to become senior vice president for finance and administration...
LaSalle patrols increase after recent crimes
In response to recent robberies of students on LaSalle Street, Duke and Durham police departments are taking collaborative measures to improve off-campus safety.
Students celebrate Coming Out Day
More than 20 campus organizations set up tables Friday in support of the LGBT community among the rainbow balloons and flags on the West Campus Plaza.
Grad student robbed on LaSalle St.
A male graduate student was robbed near LaSalle Street at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday night “very close” to the location of the robbery Wednesday, said Duke Police Chief John Dailey.
Committee looks for ways to improve Last Day of Classes
After it received less-than-stellar reviews last year, the committee responsible for managing the LDOC celebration announced Thursday that it is committed to pursuing new strategies for improvement.
Duke ‘singled out’ for audit of research
With increased government efforts to monitor federal research projects, the University has been enforcing federal standards more strictly, Arts and Sciences Council members heard Thursday.
Q & A with Tim Tyson
The Chronicle’s Yeshwanth Kandimalla sat down with Tyson to discuss the implications of the Wake County schools busing policy that promoted diversity in the school system and his activism efforts.
New policies aim to foster tent community
New tenting policies will separate the Cameron Crazies from the fair-weather fans.
Alcohol policy changes at ‘Duke’s pace’
University leaders dream of a day when Duke and drinking are not mentioned in the same breath. But shifting the alcohol-centered social culture is no easy task.
Female student robbed on LaSalle Street
A female student was robbed on LaSalle Street around 9:25 a.m. Wednesday. The incident was the second robbery of a student on or near campus in the past five days.
Senate endorses Taxi on Demand
Working with a brief agenda Wednesday night, Duke Student Government senators unanimously passed several minor budgetary measures and endorsed the Taxi on Demand service.
OUE changes titles to reflect broader duties
Administrators announced changes to the structure of the Office of Undergraduate Education last week to account for the fact that undergraduates are involved in more than just Trinity or Pratt.
Mediation date set for lawsuit over legal fees
Duke and AIG have set a mediation date in an effort to settle a lawsuit regarding the University’s expenses linked to the lacrosse case.