Lange to discuss University deficit in closed sessions
Provost Peter Lange will discuss the University’s financial situation with Arts and Sciences faculty in a closed special meeting today.
14 profs to retire in incentive program
Fourteen professors have accepted the faculty retirement incentive, Provost Peter Lange said Tuesday.
Juniors win national science scholarship
Two Duke students are among the 278 students nationwide to receive the 2010 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in science, mathematics and engineering.
Concert will celebrate K4 groundbreaking
Campus Council will soon throw parties to celebrate the end of one campus construction project and the beginning of another.
Tifft remembered for passion, grit
Journalist and former professor Susan Tifft passed away Thursday morning at her home in Cambridge, Mass. after a two-and-a-half-year battle with uterine cancer. She was 59 years old.
Pipe work nears completion on East
Bulldozers, displaced dirt, jack hammering and orange mesh fencing have attracted attention on East Campus this semester.
N.E.R.D., Kid Cudi rock Cameron
With the men’s basketball team already in Indianapolis gearing up for the Final Four, Kid Cudi and N.E.R.D. brought a different kind of crazy to Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Duke settles lax dispute with Pressler
The University has settled with former men’s lacrosse coach Mike Pressler over the coach’s claim that a Duke official slandered him.
DSG questions SOFC’s authority
Questions arose regarding Duke Student Government’s interaction with the Student Organization Finance Committee at the DSG meeting Wednesday night.
New Union leadership prepares to take over
Duke University Union finalized its three new committees and will welcome new executive board members next week.
Duke draws ‘rich kids of all colors’
When looking at the racial and ethnic composition of the student body, Duke has changed dramatically over the years. But when factoring in socioeconomic status, Duke’s increase in diversity—as...
Duke settles with former lacrosse coach Pressler
The University has settled with former men's lacrosse coach Mike Pressler over claims that a Duke official slandered him. Michael Schoenfeld, vice president for public affairs and government...
Giuliani’s suit against Duke dismissed again
A federal judge dismissed former Duke golfer Andrew Giuliani’s breach of contract lawsuit against the University. Giuliani, Trinity ’09, claimed in his suit that by suspending him indefinitely from...
Mike Lefevre wins DSG presidency
Junior Mike Lefevre was elected president of Duke Student Government for the 2010-2011 academic year Tuesday night. Lefevre, who ran unsuccessfully for president last year, received 1,663 votes in...
Panel seeks increased gov’t spending on children
Panelists and keynote speaker James Heckman, a Nobel prize-winning economist, addressed such issues pertaining to education in the conference “Investing in Children” in the Sanford School of Public...
Duke invites 3,372 to join Class of 2014
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions accepted 3,372 high school seniors Monday evening, bringing the total acceptance rate to roughly 14.8 percent.
Class of ’14 to read Currie’s ‘Everything’
In preparation for their first semester at Duke this Fall, the fresh-faced Class of 2014 will be reading Ron Currie, Jr.’s “Everything Matters” this summer.
Duke balances competing goals in admissions
To Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Christoph Guttentag, there are ultimately two factors that determine the size of the envelope an applicant receives: what Duke can do for the individual and what...
Application increase overwhelms review system
Nearly two decades ago, before Duke had become an internationally renowned research institution, the University crafted a personalized admissions process to evaluate prospective students. Now, with...
Q&A with Amartya Sen
Economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was at Duke this weekend as part of a two-day series of events honoring the work of Craufurd Goodwin, James B. Duke professor of economics.
New committee would evaluate, assign residential space
Students may soon have a say in the addition or removal of residential groups.
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen will speak today
Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen will speak Friday at 4 p.m. in the Goodson Chapel on “The Uses and Abuses of Adam Smith.”
MythBusters’ Adam Savage speech nixed
An April 7 speech by “MythBusters” co-host Adam Savage has been canceled due to a scheduling error.
DSG rejects reviving keg fund
Alcohol was the main topic of discussion at the Duke Student Government meeting Wednesday night.
Rivals state their cases in debate
Students were given some food for thought Wednesday night when the three candidates for Duke Student Government president faced off in a pre-election debate in the Great Hall.