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
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.
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.
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.