Majoring in The Chronicle
When I think of Duke, more than anything I will think of The Chronicle and 301 Flowers.
The Man Behind the Medicine
At the opening of the Duke Cancer Institute in February, Dr. Victor Dzau, who heads Duke Medicine, stood on the second floor at the building’s ribbon cutting ceremony and looked over the glass...
Potti fired after 60 Minutes piece
Coastal Cancer Center announced Wednesday that it has cut ties with the former Duke oncologist following the airing of a 60 Minutes investigation regarding his work.
Board changes media policies
Duke receives millions of dollars in federal funding and hires more people than all but one other private organization in N.C., but a small group of leaders decide how transparent the University...
Opening the Board
President Terry Sanford announced that the governing body would continue to meet behind closed doors.
Potti letter addresses scandal: Peers question Potti’s defense of research and clinical care
Critics say Dr. Anil Potti was arguably misleading in describing the errors in his cancer research when applying for a medical license in South Carolina, where the practice he now works for is...
Potti letter addresses scandal: Former researcher calls Rhodes controversy a misunderstanding
In an application to practice medicine in South Carolina, former Duke researcher Dr. Anil Potti wrote that calling himself a Rhodes Scholar on his curriculum vitae was an honest mistake stemming...
Managing an athletics crisis
The shocking allegations revealed at Penn State last week are a reminder of the crisis management required by universities when something related to athletics goes awry.
Fact Checker: The story of the University’s unorthodox critic
Ed Rickards is not a morning person, so he prefers not to be bothered before noon. He writes late at night next to an ice-cold bottle of water on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where he lives.
Soundoff: World Beer Festival
Locals and visitors flocked to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park this Saturday for the 16th annual World Beer Festival, hosted by “All About Beer Magazine.”
University erases deficit, endowment sees growth
The University’s 2010-2011 financial statements show significant endowment growth and the elimination of the budget deficit Duke faced during the financial crisis.
I boarded a plane with the Duke basketball team Aug. 15 headed to Shanghai for an international basketball tour that would bring us completely around the world in two weeks.
Duke arrives home after 12,000-mile journey
After 13 days, four basketball games, several travel delays, and one trip to the top of the tallest building in the world, the Blue Devils arrived back in North Carolina Saturday morning.
Traveling with the Blue Devils
There isn’t one recipe for the sort of Duke fan that would shell out $13,465 and take out two weeks to accompany the Blue Devils on their round-the-world excursion to China and the United Arab...
Duke completes Friendship Games sweep with win in Dubai
Blue Devils win 86-66 behind 17 points and 15 rebounds from Mason Plumlee.
Q&A with Kyrie Irving
The Chronicle's Taylor Doherty caught up with former Duke guard and NBA Draft No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving at the Nike Sports Festival in Shanghai, China.
Duke outduels China in final matchup
With a red-hot shooting touch to begin the game, the Blue Devils jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in their 93-78 victory.
SHANGHAI, CHINA — Kofi Annan, the famed former Secretary General of the United Nations, once said in an address that “sport is a universal language.”
Friendship Games unaffected by Georgetown brawl
SHANGHAI, CHINA — As the in-game fight between Georgetown's basketball team and China's Bayi Rockets attracts international attention, Duke will continue its tour of the country unchanged by the...
Basketball team, Duke tour group visit Kunshan Campus
KUNSHAN, CHINA — As one of three tour buses arrived at the site of Duke’s new Kunshan campus, those on board grew quiet and peered over the fence to get a first glimpse of the University’s most...
Kelly leads Duke past Chinese national team
SHANGHAI, CHINA — In the second city of the Friendship Games, Duke picked up where it left off with a 78-66 victory Thursday night against the Chinese junior national team in Shanghai, China.
Blue Devils victorious over Chinese national team
KUNSHAN, CHINA — Despite more than 24 hours of travel and a 2 a.m. local time arrival in China, the Blue Devils overcame major jet lag en route to a 77-64 victory Wednesday evening.
Grant Hill, Yao Ming, Kyrie Irving and Doc Rivers to join Duke for stints in China
Two former Duke basketball stars, China’s most famous basketball player and the Boston Celtics head coach are expected to meet with the Duke basketball team in China and attend some combination of...