Duke Kunshan University: A Retrospective
View the interactive timeline of DKU events over the past five years. Click through to see important points in the development process, photos, graphics and quotes from key voices.
"Artstigators" aim to promote campus arts
The project, as abstract and undefined as an artistic endeavor itself, is aiming to spread the arts around Duke through spontaneous events and social media.
At Convocation, freshmen told to push outside comfort zones
More than 1,700 freshmen filled Duke Chapel at Wednesday’s Convocation ceremony and listened to imperatives to fervently seek out their purpose at Duke.
East Campus benches removed due to size restrictions
The Class of 2018 arrived on East Campus missing a traditional component of the campus landscape: house benches.
U.S. Senate race factors into a slew of issues for Durham
The U.S. Senate election for North Carolina may have the potential to shift power on Capitol Hill, but Durham will feel aftershocks in public policy depending on the outcome.
Ninth Street's changing face: new development mixing with old-school atmosphere
“We’re going to keep seeing this story unfold over the next two years or so.”
Longtime Convocation speaker Maya Angelou passes away at 86
Author and poet Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
Dempsey tells graduates to find a way to 'make it matter'
At Sunday's Commencement ceremony, the Class of 2014 was urged to remember their humanity after they toss off their mortarboards.
Poets compete in Bull City Slam competition finals
On the third Saturday of every month, some Triangle residents carve out a little time to slam.
Recess Interviews: Kristina Wong
Kristina Wong is a comedian and writer who has traveled across the country performing shows covering topics including laundry, suicide, cats and, soon, poverty in Uganda.
Allegations of voter fraud emerge in N.C.
A report showing potential evidence of voter fraud in North Carolina is fueling new flames in the debate on mandatory voter identification.
Castro highlights importance of public service work, leadership
San Antonio mayor Julian Castro turned the conversation about public service from politics to leadership in his address at the Sanford School Tuesday.
Senior Becky DeNardis remembered for inquisitive nature and kind disposition
Senior Rebecca DeNardis leaves behind a legacy of remarkable dedication and kindness toward others.
West Duke closed for remainder of semester
Students, faculty and administrators are displaced for the rest of the semester because of the collapsed ceiling in the West Duke building.
UPDATED: Afternoon classes cancelled
For the fifth time this semester, classes were canceled Monday due to a severe weather policy.
Part of West Duke ceiling collapses
The ceiling of a room in the West Duke building collapsed on East Campus Wednesday afternoon.
Reggie Day examines racial justice through NC laws
As debate over voter identification laws persists in North Carolina, a lecture series put on by the Reginaldo Howard Scholarship Program hopes to bring racial justice to the table.
Voter ID laws debated across state lines
Actions taken in other states on voter identification laws may indirectly influence the legal outcomes on the issue in North Carolina.
Duke, Durham work to keep minors in school and out of courts
Members from both the Duke and Durham communities are working towards protecting students from a downwards spiral into the criminal justice system.
Ben Jealous asks Duke to "commit" in honor of MLK
History is perilously close to repeating itself in the struggle for civil rights in North Carolina, said Benjamin Jealous, former president of the National Association for the Advancement of...
I Love My Hair returns to Manbites, with a twist
Durham locals will soon have a second chance to experience a director’s artistic expression of her love of hair.
Obama announces innovation hub at NCSU
President Barack Obama is aiming for energy manufacturing to be the future of the U.S. economy, with Raleigh, N.C. at the center of development.
Duke responds to ASA boycott of Israeli universities
To show their support for global academic freedom Duke has come out in opposition to a boycott of Israeli universities.
Jesus Huerta's in-custody death ruled suicide
Jesus Huerta was searched by Durham Police officers before committing suicide with a hidden gun while in police custody.
Local Catholics see change in priorities due to Pope Francis
Changes in the Vatican's goals during Pope Francis' first months are calling for Catholics worldwide to evaluate their priorites, including at Duke.