“Don’t ask, don’t tell” debate sparks discussion on campuses
The military’s ban on openly gay service members received a significant challenge yesterday in California.
Female student robbed on East Campus Saturday morning
The suspect told the student he had a gun and demanded her purse, according to a DukeAlert sent at approximately 5 a.m. After the suspect walked the student to the side of the building closest to...
Budget cuts force chemistry dept. to hold some labs online
In an effort to cut costs, students in general chemistry and organic chemistry classes this semester are conducting half of their laboratory sessions outside of class on their computers.
Gun discharges in West Union
A revolver discharged between Chick-fil-A and the Great Hall Thursday when a part-time employee dropped his backpack to the floor in a back office.
Group hears update on house model transition
As construction of the new K4 residence hall progresses, Duke’s residential experience is taking new shape.
DSG Judiciary rules on DCR listserv removals
The Duke Student Government Judiciary heard two cases Tuesday concerning allegations that Duke College Republicans were selective in their membership, ruling in one instance in favor of the club...
Facing deficit, PTS plans for a growing Duke
Duke Parking and Transportation Services is preparing for about 3,300 additional people expected on campus by 2012 largely stemming form the addition of the planned Duke Cancer Center and Duke...
Students find pride flags torn down throughout campus
Widely recognized as an emblem of acceptance, rainbow flags have not been universally welcomed on campus.
‘DuTrack’ site delayed by glitches
A bus-tracking system conceived and designed by students has been held up this Fall due to technical glitches and other delays.
Despite gains, returns miss 10-year target
New financial documents for the 2010 fiscal year reveal that the University is somewhat back on track a year after the University’s investments dropped more than $1.5 billion.
Grad offers finance career advice
Recent graduate David Snider shared his personal insight about career choices and paths in the financial industry as part of the Career Center’s Fannie Mitchell Expert-in-Residence program in...
Bonuses lead to student-led protests
About 30 students delivered a giant check and flowers to Dr. Victor Dzau’s office yesterday to protest executive compensation at Duke.
Seven voted to Young Trustee Screening Committee
At its meeting Tuesday night, the Graduate and Professional Student Council representatives elected members to serve on two committees.
Flunch returns to Faculty Commons
Students and their professors can enjoy a meal together at the Faculty Commons once again.
Q&A with Tod Laursen
Tod Laursen, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, announced May 3 that he will leave Duke to become the president of Khalifa University of Science, Research and...
Event pushes awareness of sexual violence
Participants in a discussion about dating violence co-sponsored by the Women’s Center and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life emphasized the need for awareness of sexual violence on campus.
Q & A with Craig Mundie
Fuqua School of Business students stepped into virtual reality yesterday when Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, took the stage at Geneen Auditorium and invited them to...
Gawker founder to teach MMS class
In the age of new media, the University will welcome a new face to its faculty this Spring.
Great Hall business up 5 to 7% from last year
Minor changes to the Great Hall had business booming in September.
Purchasing essays online not worth the effort, prof finds
Students paying hundreds of dollars for academic papers online may be surprised by how little they get for their money.
Clery Report reflects increased crime
The Duke University Police Department released updated crime statistics in its annual Clery Security Report, which shows an increase in a number of reported crimes for the 2009 calendar year.
Board urges frugality, OKs Med building
Budget cuts and campus expansion were on the agenda at the first Board of Trustees meeting of the academic year this weekend.
Sound-off: GPSC Basketball Campout
More than 2,000 graduate and professional students spent the weekend camped out to enter the lottery for Duke Men’s Basketball season tickets.
DukeEngage adds programs, available spots
DukeEngage administrators announced that it will accept 50 more students and add nine new programs for summer 2011.