Duke fraternities bring in bigger pledge class
Although the number of potential new members was almost the same last year, Duke Interfraternity Council groups extended more nearly 70 more bids in 2014 than 2013.
Panhel offers 339 bids, down from last year
Duke’s nine Panhellenic Association sororities gave out 339 bids on Sunday’s Bid Day, concluding a two-week recruitment process.
DUSDAC considers putting lunchtime food trucks in Allen lot
Despite efforts from Duke Dining, the fate of lunchtime food trucks remains uncertain.
Three finalists chosen for undergraduate Young Trustee
The Young Trustee Nominating Committee has named three students as finalists for the position—seniors Neil Kondamuri, Jacob Tobia and Katherine Zhang.
Financial aid office launches new website
Duke’s Financial Aid office debuted their new website Dec. 16, which they hope will make financial aid information more accessible for students and parents.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship program to launch DukeEngage in Detroit, new certificate
A new initiative is looking to expand Duke's commitment to social entrepreneurship.
Romance studies adds Brazilian and Portuguese major
A new Brazilian and global Portuguese studies major will be available to undergraduates starting Fall 2014.
Academic Council reenergizes conversation on faculty diversity
Faculty called for an administration plan to improve campus diversity at the Academic Council meeting Thursday.
Martin Dempsey to speak at Duke's 2014 commencement ceremony
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the chief military adviser to President Barack Obama, will speak at this year's commencement ceremony.
DSG debates Strunk's new plan for student activities fee allocation
A heated debate ensued Wednesday night at the first Duke Student Government meeting of the semester as senior Daniel Strunk proposed a new plan for student activities fee allocation.
Students battle stress in scramble to find post-grad jobs
The beginning of Spring semester kicks off the summer internship and post-graduation job search, and the stress can take quite a toll on the student body.
The Young Trustee Nominating Committee selects 10 semifinalists
Eight of the 10 are seniors, with the exceptions being Barclay—who graduated in Winter 2013—and Zionce, who is a junior.
DSG Judiciary reaches verdict on Daniel Strunk v. DSG case
Duke Student Government must now accept electronic signatures on petitions in addition to hard copies.
Duke Law students work on Guantanamo prisoner defense
This semester, 10 students from the Duke School of Law are getting hands-on practice with the rule of law by working to develop arguments for the defense of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, alleged to be...
Lunch food trucks on hold due to low traffic and fire safety
Food trucks are not currently on the dining schedule for this semester due to ongoing negotiations for a new location.
Policy change allows third-semester study away without declaring major
Students in the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences no longer have to declare a major before studying away in their third semester.
Duke athletes strong on and off the field, admins say
Duke students and administration remain confident about the academic performance of the University's athletes in light of the recent controversy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
DSG judiciary hear $100 Plan v. DSG case
The case Monday centered around the burden placed on students when they wish to have a referendum question placed on an election ballot.
Workers complete second phase of Campus Drive construction
Over Winter Break, Facilities Management restarted a scheduled project on Campus Drive to install piping from West Campus to assist in the cooling of buildings on East Campus.
Former Board chair to lead Duke Kunshan advisory group
Duke Kunshan University's new advisory board has 19 members from China and the United States.
Gender neutral housing to be added to East Campus
Beginning with the Class of 2018, freshmen will have access to gender-neutral housing on East Campus.
Students sound off on recruitment process for selective living groups
Students sound off on the recruitment process for joining a selective social group.
Duke responds to ASA boycott of Israeli universities
To show their support for global academic freedom Duke has come out in opposition to a boycott of Israeli universities.
Frothingham talks gender neutral housing
Senior Sunny Frothingham, co-president of Duke Students for Gender Neutrality, worked closely with administrators to help facilitate the policy changes to gender neutral housing.
Duke Arts Annex expands offerings
By late February, students will be able to use new ceramics, photography and printmaking studios at the remodeled Arts Annex.
Activist Gloria Steinem says 'we are linked, not ranked'
Medical leave policies for mental health criticized at Duke and peer schools
Duke alumni recall violent encounter with KC shooter years ago
New center joins biology, analytics
UNC researchers find better long-term health linked to early education