Weekend classes scheduled to make up snow days
Students excited about the recent snow days will have to hit the ground running this week: not only with regular classes, but the possibility of upcoming make-up sessions.
Benning pursues running despite DSG bylaw preventing write-ins
Under Duke Student Government bylaws, however, write-in candidates are not allowed.
Foundation donates Alexander Calder mobile to Duke Children's Hospital
A mobile by famous sculptor Alexander Calder has been donated to Duke Medicine, according to a Duke Health press release.
"You Don't Say" organizers explain campaign motivations
The Chronicle takes a behind-the-scenes look at the "You Don't Say" campaign launched Monday.
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.
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.
Arts and Sciences proposal could alter Duke course graduation requirement
If passed, a new proposal will increase the amount of Duke courses students must take to graduate.
As more apply early, class spots for early admits rise
Duke’s number of early applicants has more than doubled in the past decade. Because the overall class size has stayed at about 1,705, early admits now make up a greater proportion of each incoming...
Ben Ward's legacy as mentor and friend to extend throughout Duke and Durham
Ward died Saturday at the age of 65, after a three-year battle with colon cancer.
Duke Class of 2018 will be 47% early decision
After receiving a record high 3,180 early decision applications, Duke admitted 797 students Thursday night.
The hardest job on campus: a history of Duke's provosts
The hardest job on campus: A history of Duke's top academic position
Updated: Duke student and alumna selected for George J. Mitchell Scholarship
Senior Daniel Strunk and Sanette Tanaka, Trinity '12, have been awarded the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.
Fuqua grad discusses recent book on the business school
Naresh Vissa, Fuqua '12, recently published a book titled "Everything You Need to Know About the Duke Fuqua MMS: A Guide of Memoirs for Applicants and Students."
Professors speculate on al Qaeda's online comeback and African breeding ground
Professors discussed the past, present and future of al Qaeda's presence in Africa during a panel Wednesday evening.
Lisker steps in temporarily for Bynum as vice provost for DKU and China initiatives
Nora Bynum is taking a personal leave of absence until February.
Marketing efforts in full swing for DKU
Administrators have hit the ground running with marketing and recruitment efforts for Duke Kunshan University.
Cathy Davidson pursues innovation in education through nationwide initiative
Cathy Davidson is embracing the possibilities of technology in higher education through her work with a new, nation-wide initiative titled "The History and Future of Higher Education."
Revised West Union plans unveiled: Costs lowered for new collective spaces
Blueprints for the West Union renovations were unveiled to students Wednesday, presenting the results of a redesign done after the Board of Trustees’ rejection of the original plans in May.
Chapel crypt acts as multipurpose space, study spot to quiet-seekers
The Chapel crypt has served as a multipurpose location over the years.
Journalist Judy Woodruff speaks on women in the workplace
Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff, Women’s College ’68, spoke about the changing role of women in the workplace at the Campus Club Centennial Luncheon Monday.
Duke eliminates class rankings for Trinity and Pratt
Students need not dread the academic history section of their ACES account—class ranking will no longer be displayed.
Review: Aaron Carter
There was something disconcerting about the realization that he was living in nostalgia every night.
Duke extends early decision deadline due to Common App technological issues
Duke has extended its deadline for early decision applicants by one week as a result of technological issues with the Common Application.
New system efficiently matches students to advisors
Students are now being matched to academic advisors through a more accurate and efficient system.
Engineering prof's physical law questions college ranking system
Although Duke's upgrade from eighth to seventh in U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of universities last month was met with student fanfare, there are questions as to the significance of...