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.
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.
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.
Board expands investment advisory group, creates social choice fund
The Board of Trustees made several endowment policy changes at their meeting this weekend.
Downtown Durham police standoff turns fatal
A police officer fatally shot an apparently suicidal man in Downtown Durham Tuesday afternoon.
Psychic spies bring their talents to Durham
Government spies do more than just wire tapping to gather information—they’re tapping into the paranormal.
$830 million later, DUHS campus becomes cohesive
Just five years ago, to walk across Duke’s medical campus, patients, doctors and students had to cross a railroad track.
Lefkowitz reminisces about his accidental path to research
Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Lefkowitz leans back in his chair, propping his feet up on his desk and listening thoughtfully as his graduate students gave presentations on their latest research.
Duke aids Durham's downtown revitalization effort
Duke’s expansion and reinvention is not limited to the campus. In recent years, the University has also taken steps to acquire space in downtown Durham.
Karsh mulls Tribune sale to Kochs
University trustee Bruce Karsh, Trinity ’77 and president of Oaktree Capital Management, is being pressured to stop Oaktree from selling Tribune Company newspapers to the Koch brothers.
'Mega Moral Monday' results in mass arrests
Hundreds of people get arrested at the North Carolina legislature Monday evening, as they protest the agenda of the General Assembly.
Duke professors arrested for civil protest
Duke professors who teach civil rights and civil disobedience have chosen to lead by example.
Duke track and field set to compete in NCAA preliminaries
For some, this weekend’s meet could mark the final races of their Duke career. For others, it could be a stepping stone to the NCAA Championships.
Oklahoma tornado strikes Duke community
It is currently estimated that the Oklahoma tornado has killed at least 91 people and injured 145.
BOT elects Rubenstein as chair
Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of private equity firm The Carlyle Group, is well known for his philanthropic support of the University.
Humanities faculty criticize lack of admin support
Faculty members gathered Thursday evening to voice concerns about the state of the humanities at Duke.
Duke Clinical Research Institute cuts 56 jobs
DCRI eliminated 56 positions to address its "specific business needs" in the wake of the federal sequester.
Duke researchers hone in on HIV vaccine
A vaccine for HIV has eluded scientists for decades, but Duke researchers are closer to it than ever.
Duke freshman directs media for new Presidential Youth Council
Freshman engineering student Grant Jirka represents young adults’ voices in politics as director of media on the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council.
DUHS sees decrease in patients and revenue
Overall patient volume and revenue at DUHS have fallen in the past fiscal year.
Duke seminar teaches chemistry through cooking
A chemistry professor took the concept of applied science to make chocolate lava cakes, parmesan noodles and ice cream.
Duke medical school now under one roof
After 73 years scattered throughout the Duke Medicine campus, medical students finally have a home.
Duke Lemur Center adds office in Madagascar
The Duke Lemur Center recently acquired office space in Sambava, Madagascar, to house their latest conservation project.