Sendhome content overview
Our annual sendhome publication hit stands today and was mailed to every student, and links to all of the content online can also be viewed here.
What to watch for
Take a look below at Towerview's annual guide to the storylines, people and ideas to watch out for in the coming school year.
Top summer headlines
As June reaches its halfway point, The Chronicle takes a look back at its top headlines from May and June in what has already been an eventful summer.
Summer remodeling: Construction update
With several of the University's icons under construction before the 2015-16 academic year, The Chronicle takes a look at the most notable renovation projects—past, present and future.
Lang earns first team All-America honors for Duke track and field at NCAA outdoor championship
Thomas Lang finished sixth in the javelin, setting a school record with a 72.5 meter throw and claiming All-America honors for the second straight year.
Robyn Horner retires as head coach of Duke rowing
After growing the rowing program from its start in 1998, head coach Robyn Horner is retiring.
Leona Maguire earns National Player of the Year honors for Duke women's golf
The Duke freshman ascended to the top of the national rankings and earned three individual victories during a standout rookie campaign.
Quartet of Blue Devils begin NCAA singles play Wednesday
Seniors Ester Goldfeld, Jason Tahir and Raphael Hemmeler will look to continue their careers past Wednesday's first-round action in Waco, Texas.
Duke rowing places seventh at ACC championship
Two Blue Devil boats placed sixth in their respective grand final races and three others finished second in the petite finals on Lake Hartwell Saturday morning.
Valerie Ashby named next Trinity Dean
The chair of the Chemistry department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will replace Laurie Patton.
Duke women's tennis dispatches Purdue, faces Georgia Sunday
The Blue Devils recovered from an early slip-up with the doubles point, reeling off four straight singles wins to win their first round match against Purdue.
Duke track and field breaks record, claims five event victories in final home meet
Duke continued to rewrite the record books in its second home meet at the new Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium.
2015 diploma distribution schedule
Senior year 2014-15
Senior year saw Duke continue to grow and evolve both physically and intellectually, as construction ramped up and controversy provoked thoughtful discussion.
Junior year: 2013-14
Junior year saw the University in flux both physically—as Duke pushed forward with renovations—and administratively, with several key administrators stepping down.
Sophomore year: 2012-13
Sophomore year featured a number of large-scale campus policy changes and historic athletic feats.
Freshman year: 2011-12
Freshman year was characterized by a series of policy changes on and off campus that drove a wave of student activism.
Duke men's golf earns No. 8 seed for NCAA regional
Duke was assigned the No. 8 seed in the Lubbock, Texas, region when the 81-team NCAA tournament field was released Monday morning.
No. 3 seed awarded to Duke women's lacrosse in 18th straight NCAA tournament
For the 18th consecutive season, the Blue Devils will be playing postseason lacrosse.
Duke men's lacrosse earns No. 5 seed in NCAA tournament, to host Ohio State in first round
The Blue Devils are aiming for their third consecutive national title.
Duke women's golf sent to Indiana for NCAA regional
When the defending national champions open up their title defense May 7, they will not have the luxury of doing so close to home.
Duke women's tennis earns double-bye in ACC tournament after weekend sweep
The Blue Devils capped a three-match, five-day stretch with a pair of victories against Wake Forest and Notre Dame to round out the regular season.
Duke women's tennis takes on top-ranked North Carolina
The Blue Devils will face their toughest match to date against a powerful North Carolina squad that will test their mettle heading into the ACC tournament.
'60 Minutes' features former Duke lacrosse coach
Former Duke men’s lacrosse coach Mike Pressler’s forced resignation was featured in a “60 Minutes” broadcast aired Sunday.
Duke baseball contest with UNC Greensboro postponed to Wednesday
The Blue Devils and Spartans are set to meet for the first time this season—just a few months later than anticipated.