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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student victim of attempted armed robbery
A female student was held up shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday on East Campus but fled the scene before the suspect could steal her belongings.
“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.
More incidents, more education
When Tom Szigethy came to Duke in 2008, alcohol seemed to dominate the social scene. Two years later, some measures suggest that little has changed—and the situation may have gotten worse.
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...
Group hears update on house model transition
As construction of the new K4 residence hall progresses, Duke’s residential experience is taking new shape.
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.
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.
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...
‘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.
Students find pride flags torn down throughout campus
Widely recognized as an emblem of acceptance, rainbow flags have not been universally welcomed on campus.
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.
Flunch returns to Faculty Commons
Students and their professors can enjoy a meal together at the Faculty Commons once again.
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.
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...