As Duke master's programs expand, Academic Council debates role of degree

As the number of master's programs offered by the University has increased, so have questions about the purpose and value of a Duke master's degree.

Angel network to help Duke entrepreneurs find start-up funding

For members of the Duke community interested in entrepreneurship, access to start-up funding and networking support is now a little easier.

University aims to maintain high student-athlete academic performance

Lee Baker, dean of academic affairs for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, outlined "mitigation strategies for academic irregularities" of student-athletes to the Arts and Sciences Council...

Rasheed Sulaimon at center of sexual assault allegations prior to dismissal

Multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed that members of the athletic department were made aware of the allegations as early as March 2014.

Board of Trustees approves 4 percent tuition increase

Undergraduate tuition will increase to $47,650 next year—bringing the total cost of attendance to $63,273, the highest in the University's history and a 3.8 percent increase from this year.

Anatomy of a snow day

Who makes the decision to cancel classes?

Snow leads to canceled classes

The heaviest snowfall of the year so far led to canceled classes for the third time in two weeks.

Weather leads to canceled class for second time in February

Little more than a week after the University's first snow day of the year, winter weather has caused more canceled classes.

ECU renames its own Aycock Residence Hall

The decision comes eight months after Duke's Trustees decided to rename freshman dormitory Aycock as East Residence Hall—following years of student advocacy against using the name of the former...

More wintry weather in store for Durham

After Duke saw its first snowfall of the year this week, more could be on the way—though likely not enough to see classes canceled again.

DKU discussed in private Academic Council session

"It was decided it would be better if the comments were not reported out in a way that could be misunderstood."

Video: Cameron Crazies celebrate victory with burning benches

Despite single-digit temperatures Wednesday night, Cameron Crazies did not have to worry about the cold.

Snow day melts away, low temps remain

The "Snowpocalypse" of 2014 will apparently not see a repeat—after canceled classes Monday evening and all day Tuesday, a normal schedule will return on Wednesday.

'Duke for Dean' shirts to commemorate Smith at UNC game

One Duke alumnus hopes the Crazies will use the UNC game to pay their respects to a Carolina legend.

Classes canceled Tuesday, weather policy in effect until 5 p.m.

Duke has canceled classes for the remainder of the day Tuesday, with the Severe Weather and Emergency Conditions policy extended until 5 p.m.

During First Take, Penn serves up breakfast and a show

On Wednesday, students will be able to enjoy their meals at Penn Pavilion with a side of sports entertainment.

UPDATED: Winter weather cancels class Monday evening, Tuesday morning

As winter weather closes in on the Triangle, Duke has announced the Severe Weather policy will go into effect as of 7 p.m. Monday—with all classes beginning after 5 p.m. canceled.

Arts and Sciences Council continues Curriculum 2000 revamp

An Arts and Sciences Council committee is centering on the question of what a Duke education promises students and how the curriculum could better fill that promise.

In wake of shootings, community asks questions

Following Tuesday's tragic triple-homicide and subsequent media attention, community members mourned the loss of three local college students.

Duke Police release sketch of suspect in armed robbery

Duke University Police Department has released a sketch of a person of interest in last week's armed robbery on Central Campus.

University flags at half-staff to honor Dean Smith

Duke regularly lowers its University flags for the deaths of faculty and Trustees—but this week, they will be lowered for the death of an icon from down Tobacco Road.

McLeod trial slated to start Feb. 2016

Approximately a year after Lewis McLeod was first found responsible for sexual misconduct by an undergraduate conduct board hearing, a date has been set for his trial against the University—and his...

Duke Police continue to look for suspect in Central Campus armed robbery

Duke University Police Department is continuing to search for leads in Wednesday's armed robbery on Central Campus.

911 call in ADPhi case: alleged victim had 'bruises and scratches'

As the Durham Police Department continues to investigate members of Alpha Delta Phi for an alleged sexual assault, the fraternity remains suspended by the University.

DKU executive vice chancellor Bullock to retire

Mary Brown Bullock, executive vice chancellor of Duke Kunshan University, will retire this summer.

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