Perdue, officials to announce entrepreneurship initiative

Officials will gather Monday for the announcement of an entrepreneurship initiative aimed at supporting high-growth companies and creating jobs.

President Richard Brodhead sat down with The Chronicle to discuss the nearly finished school year, campus culture and dealing with press coverage.

Q&A with Richard Brodhead

The Chronicle’s Julian Spector sat down with President Richard Brodhead Thursday, focusing in particular on his role in helping students shape campus culture.

Provost Peter Lange shared the results of the 2010 Faculty Survey Report at the Academic Council meeting.

Survey reveals happy faculty

Duke faculty satisfaction is relatively high compared to that of its peer institutions, Academic Council members learned at their meeting Thursday.

Record debts loom after graduation

Duke is incoming freshman Lionel Watkins’ dream school, but the debt he will incur during his four years almost kept him from attending.

21 DSG Senate seats to be decided

Come tomorrow, the Duke Student Government Senate is going to look a little different.

Hyper Crush to join LDOC musical lineup

The LDOC committee is putting the final touches on the grand finale of the school year.

Linebacker arrested on drug charges

Duke football player Tyree Glover, a sophomore, was arrested Tuesday on charges of trafficking cocaine, among other offenses. He was subsequently dismissed from the team Wednesday.

Some students, particularly incoming freshmen, have voiced concern over the lack of sufficient academic advising.

Officials look to personalize academic advising

Members of Duke Student Government and the administration are working to improve the often-criticized undergraduate advising system.

Beer Trucks will live on—at least for another year.

DSG approves plan to restore ‘Beer Trucks’

Beer Trucks will live on—at least for another year.

Gift extends Duke-Coulter partnership

An ongoing partnership is putting research conducted in Duke labs into practice for the benefit of society.

University resolves financial aid problems for online courses

Revisions to online course scheduling will allow more students to enroll and receive financial aid this summer.

Lefevre will deliver speech at graduation

Duke Student Government President Mike Lefevre will voice the student perspective one last time at graduation.

Break-ins plague Belmont

A series of break-ins at the Belmont Apartments remains under investigation, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

Campus debates merit of minority recruitment weekends

Both the Black Student Alliance Invitational and Latino Student Recruitment Weekend will likely take place in future years, but some members of the Duke community have raised questions about how...

Students plan ‘Beer Trucks’ alternative

For senior and Duke Student Government President Mike Lefevre, “Beer Trucks”—the traditional commencement week event that was canceled this year—is worth fighting for.

Duke denies wrongdoing in lax cases

Duke has denied it did anything wrong in its handling of rape accusations against members of the 2006 men’s lacrosse team.

Trustees name three to DKU board

At its most recent meeting, the executive committee of the Board of Trustees named Duke’s three representatives to the board of Duke Kunshan University and approved the University’s documentation...

Brodhead joins leaders in China

Duke University President Richard Brodhead joined corporate CEOs, university leaders and presidents of some of the world’s most influential nations April 15 and 16 in China for a conference...

Assessment group releases housing scores

Following the Friday release of RGAC scores, fraternities and selective living groups are waiting to find out how they will be affected by their grades.

LSRW soundoff

About 60 admitted high school seniors attended Latino Student Recruitment Weekend, an annual event hosted by Mi Gente that helps to recruit students to Duke.

Q&A with Barbara Kingsolver

After acceptance of the LEAF award last week, author Barbara Kingsolver sat down with The Chronicle’s Julian Spector to talk about her approach to writing, the intersection of science and art and...

Rock band Sugar Ray headlined the 2011 Old Duke concert. Duke student Edie Wellman and band Cloud 9 also performed on a stage set in the Keohane Amphitheater.

Campus Council goes out ‘with a bang’

It may be called Old Duke, but the celebrations in Keohane Amphitheater Friday also marked a new era in student government.

Blue Devil Days Soundoff

Groups of prospective freshman toured the Gothic Wonderland this weekend as a part of Blue Devil Days, which allows admitted students considering Duke to tour the campus and meet students and faculty.

Role of RGAC scores remains up in the air

The Residential Group Assessment Committee will submit its evaluations of selective living groups today to the body that will determine whether groups will be placed on probation.

Alvin Crumbliss, interim dean of the faculty of Arts and Sciences, said Trinity has been successful in balancing its budget in the past year.

Patton to push collaboration in new position

It’s time for students and faculty to get a little closer.