The Construction Obstruction
Duke's Gothic wonderland is quickly becoming engulfed by yellow construction tape, but what about the students that endure the inconvenience?
Kim Cates integrates herself into student social life
One of the first things freshmen learn is during orientation week—the fastest route to get to Shooters II Saloon.
Meet Sally Kornbluth: the first female provost
Sally Kornbluth may just have the most important job on campus.
It was the last week of Volume 109’s summer production schedule and my first stab at handling real sleep deprivation.
Activist Gloria Steinem says 'we are linked, not ranked'
Feminist activist Gloria Steinem came to Duke as part of the Jean Fox O'Barr distinguished speaker series.
Documentary to premiere for Durham Lemur Week
"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar," which features Duke lemurs, is intended to educate the public about the endangered status of lemurs and highlight the importance of conservation efforts in Madagascar.
Duke basketball's Shane Battier stumps for Obamacare
Former Blue Devil Shane Battier is helping White House officials push Americans to sign up for the Affordable Care Act by drawing attention to the economic costs of sports-related injuries
The Duke community experienced a tragic loss when senior Rebecca DeNardis died in a car accident Friday afternoon. The Chronicle will be accepting letters to the editor remembering Rebecca.
Board of Trustees approve tuition hike and West Union funds
The Board of Trustees convened in Palo Alto this weekend to elect a new provost, approve tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year and tour Stanford University's campus, among other items.
Sally Kornbluth to follow Peter Lange as new provost
Sally Kornbluth, James B. Duke Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, will succeed Provost Peter Lange as the new provost.
Duke shuts down C route buses and van services
There have been no accidents on campus so far, Cavanaugh said, but buses and vans shuttling students between campuses have skidded.
Updated: Severe weather policy cancels Duke's Thursday classes
Duke has canceled Thursday classes due to severe winter weather, following the cancelation of afternoon classes Wednesday
Duke research administration manager faces charges of felony child abuse
Prudence Shivers—who is listed as Charlyne Shivers in the Duke directory—was arrested for two counts of intentional child abuse inflicting serious injury Feb. 1.
Rickards' legacy lives on through 'Loyal Readers'
More than two years ago, Ed Rickards said he would continue blogging about Duke until he was no longer able.
Rickards, of Duke Check, dies Wednesday afternoon
Ed Rickards, the author of Duke Check—a blog that comments on Duke's affairs and its administrators—died at 1 p.m. Wednesday due to renal failure.
New wing in Smith Warehouse reflects changing form of Visual Arts department
Getting to the newly renovated Art, Art History and Visual Studies wing in the Smith Warehouse is no easy feat, but those who make the trek will consider stopping in more than once.
Martin Dempsey to speak at Duke's 2014 commencement ceremony
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will deliver his alma mater's commencement speech.
Torry Bend discusses her role behind the scenes of Duke theater, puppeteering
"So it becomes a live music video puppet show concert."
Resident dramaturg highlights spring seasons in Duke and Durham theater
"Every year, it’s very unique in terms of the array of voices we get."
Trustees to consider architect for new Student Health and Wellness Center
The Board of Trustees will consider the architect for a new Student Health and Wellness Center amongst other topics at their meeting this weekend.
I See Dead People
Hidden in the depths of Duke Hospital is the gross anatomy lab—a space where students and physicians can practice their craft on human cadavers.
Crafting our Gothic wonderland
How does Duke evoke an association with old New England-style Ivy League colleges on a campus built less than 100 years ago? It all starts with stone—Duke stone to be exact.
Board expands investment advisory group, creates social choice fund
The Board of Trustees made several endowment policy changes at their meeting this weekend.