Durham celebrates first same-sex marriages
More than a dozen couples wed in downtown's Old Courthouse Monday—the first full day that North Carolina issued same-sex marriage licenses.
DKU officially opens first campus building
More than a month after Duke Kunshan University began classes, the school is finaly opening a new set of doors—transitioning from its current headquarters at a nearby hotel to the physical campus.
Editor's Note: Witness to a new set of wedding bells
Downtown Durham's Old Courthouse was a place of unity Monday—not only for couples joining one another in marriage, but also for bystanders cheering at the weddings of strangers and clergy...
Arts and Sciences Council reviews Kunshan launch, planning for curriculum
The Arts and Sciences Council received updates on Duke Kunshan University and the review of Curriculum 2000 at their monthly meeting Thursday.
Under new structure, ACIR looks to guide socially responsible investment
The Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility—a group of faculty, trustees, alumni and students who assess the social impact of Duke's investments—is finalizing the transition to a new...
Duke endowment reaches record high of $7 billion
The endowment's previous peak came before the economic downturn, reaching $6.1 billion in 2008 before dropping more than 25 percent.
Board of Trustees to hear financial report
The Board of Trustees will be briefed on the status of the University's endowment this weekend.
Duke embarks on new strategic planning process
In her first address to the Academic Council as provost, Sally Kornbluth introduced the process that will lead to the University's next strategic plan.
Trinity announces plan to revamp Curriculum 2000
Over the next three years, the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences faculty will work to revise the curriculum, bringing it into the digital age and clarifying the logic behind the guidelines
Duke drops to eighth in U.S. News and World Report ranking
After spending a year at number seven, Duke has returned to number eight in the annual U.S. News and World Report ranking of research universities.
#DukeTalks: Adichie gives speech on "Americanah"
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie—author of "Americanah," the summer reading novel for the Class of 2018—spoke to a packed Baldwin Auditorium Friday.
Updated: Duke students' home on Chapel Hill Rd. catches fire
Four Duke undergraduates suddenly found themselves without a home Wednesday night when their Chapel Hill Road house caught on fire.
Updated: Individual assaulted at Devine's Friday morning
An assault at Devine's Grill and Sports Bar put an individual in the hospital early Friday morning.
DKU holds first day of classes
Duke Kunshan University held its first day of classes Monday—opening its doors to students after years of planning, construction and controversy.
Trustees' Executive Committee opens Board business for 2014-15
The committee heard updates on several University projects, including Duke Kunshan University, campus construction and NCAA reforms.
Kunshan prepares to hold first classes
Nearly five years after it was first introduced to faculty—and three years after its initial planned opening—Duke Kunshan University will hold its first classes Monday.
Alumnus returns to U.S. from Guinea days before Ebola outbreak closes borders
The Ebola virus outbreak's effect on the Duke community has been minimal, but for one young alumnus, the outbreak hit close to home.
Admissions yield hits highest point since 1979
The incoming freshmen are also responsible for another milestone—more than half of them are students of color, a first for Duke.
McLeod trial to begin in 2015
The next step in the Lewis McLeod sexual assault case will be months away.
Duke receives $3 million for Islamic Studies directorship
Duke has received $3 million to create a directorship for Islamic Studies.
At a glance: construction projects past, present and future
Everything you need to know at your fingertips about what is getting torn apart and put back together on West Campus.
Administrative transitions: a year in review
The 2014-2015 academic year will see a number of administrators stepping into new roles on campus.
Gender gap persists in alumni leadership, donations
The DukeForward capital campaign may be more than halfway to its goal, but recent research shows that women make up significantly less than half of of alumni leadership positions and high-level...
Law Refectory Café to be replaced by Café de Novo
Café de Novo has been announced as the replacement vendor for the space that will be left vacant by the soon-to-depart Law Refectory Café.