Doctor with Duke ties fatally shot

A doctor who died Tuesday following a shooting at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston had ties to Duke.

DPD investigates ADPhi sexual assault claim

Durham Police are investigating the possibility that a female student was drugged and raped at the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity house earlier this month, according to a search warrant filed during...

DukeCard swipes into new system

Most members of the University community likely have not noticed anything different about their DukeCards this semester, but the technology behind the cards is running on an entirely new system.

Duke ADPhi suspended as Durham Police investigates sexual assault claim

The Durham Police Department is investigating a claim of sexual assault at a party held off-campus by Alpha Delta Phi, and the University has suspended the fraternity in the interim.

Adhan decision sparks nationwide dialogue

Duke's decision to relocate last week's Muslim call-to-prayer has put the University at the center of a national conversation—garnering a range of reactions from across political and religious...

Three named Duke undergraduate Young Trustee finalists

Nikolai Doytchinov, Anna Knight and David Robertson have been named finalists for undergraduate Young Trustee.

Eight seniors chosen as Young Trustee semifinalists

The Young Trustee Nominating Committee has selected eight semifinalists, all of who are seniors.

Duke reverses decision to hold Muslim call-to-prayer from Chapel bell tower

Two days after Duke announced it would begin a weekly call-to-prayer from the Duke Chapel for Muslim members of the community, the University has reversed its decision.

Paul Farmer chosen as Duke's 2015 commencement speaker

Humanitarian Dr. Paul Farmer will speak at this year's commencement ceremony.

New report resurrects Potti scandal

More than four years after former Duke researcher Dr. Anil Potti resigned in a scandal that made national headlines, the case has resurfaced—this time for the manner in which Duke handled concerns...

A new chancellor: Washington to fill Dzau's shoes after nationwide search

Dr. A. Eugene Washington has been selected as the next chancellor for health affairs and president and CEO of Duke University Health System after a nine-month search to fill the position.

Upgraded Health and Fitness Center reopens

After eight months of renovations totaling $4 million, the Duke Health and Fitness Center will reopen today.

Faculty proposal increases Duke course credits required to graduate

A year after the Arts and Sciences Council first debated a proposal to alter the course credit system, faculty revisited the topic Thursday.

Search committee formed to find Patton's successor

Duke has taken the next step in finding a successor for Laurie Patton, dean of the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Steven Scott fills Board vacancy

Scott, chairman of medical investment company Scott Holdings LLC, will fill the spot until the end of the fiscal year, when he will be put forward for election for a six-year term to begin July 1.

Bryan Center construction kicks off

Crews spent the last several weeks doing demolition work—tearing down the first set of double doors in the building's main entrance.

Winter Forum takes on murder mystery

While most students spent their last days of winter break preparing for classes or moving back to campus, about 100 students chose a different path—investigating a murder.

Early acceptance numbers unlikely to continue upward trend

Although the number of students admitted early has increased steadily in recent years, it may have reached a plateau for the time being.

Developing: Bus driver dies in crash

Duke bus driver Vincent Davis was killed Monday in a crash at the intersection of Erwin and Morreene roads, near the University's West Campus.

Duke Schools of Medicine, Law hold die-ins

Continuing the student activism seen across campus this month, both the School of Law and the School of Medicine held die-in demonstrations Wednesday.

Rubenstein talks vision for University

"I would like ultimately to make sure that we have a student body that's as good as any student body. I'd like also to make sure that the faculty's as good as any faculty."

Rubenstein talks University's future with Academic Council

Duke cannot allow itself to grow complacent if it wishes to compete with its peers, David Rubenstein, chair of the Board of Trustees, told the Academic Council Thursday.

Freshman registration windows delayed due to glitch

The majority of the freshmen class has had their registration window pushed back to accommodate a glitch in the system.

Proposed expansion of master's degrees provokes faculty debate

The proliferation of master's degrees continues to be a hot topic among faculty.

'An excruciating choice': Patton reflects on decision to depart for Middlebury

When Laurie Patton leaves Duke this summer to become president of Middlebury College, her departure will be bittersweet.

Emma Baccellieri