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Duke recently ended its scholarship program for Black students. What have other universities done?

(04/22/24 1:44am)

Following the Supreme Court's decision to end race-based affirmative action in college admissions, colleges across the nation, including Duke, have begun to sunset race-based scholarship programs under additional pressure from state governments and advocacy organizations. 

'Shock and disbelief': Meet the two Duke professors recently banned from Russia

(04/08/24 2:06am)

On the morning of March 14, Erik Zitser, librarian for Slavic, Eurasian and East European studies and adjunct assistant professor in the department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, received a phone call from a reporter asking what he thought about his inclusion on a list of U.S. citizens sanctioned by the Russian government. 

Duke community reflects on King’s legacy in MLK Day service of commemoration

(01/15/24 7:40pm)

Grant Hill, former men’s basketball star and Trinity ‘94, gave the keynote address at Sunday’s service of commemoration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event brought together leaders from across Duke and Durham, who offered words of commitment and hope to an audience that filled the Chapel. 

A look into Duke’s emergency response to the UNC shooting

(09/04/23 3:10am)

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series unpacking Duke’s response to the Aug. 28 shooting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The second part, which follows Robertson Scholars who were either on or about to go on UNC’s campus as the situation unfolded, will be published later this week. 

Three Durham City Council seats are up for grabs. Here’s who’s running for them

(07/24/23 1:46am)

Three at-large seats on the Durham City Council are up for election. An October primary election will narrow the field to the top six choices.

NC’s 12-week abortion ban went into effect after last-minute changes. Here’s what the law will actually do

(07/02/23 11:22pm)

A new North Carolina abortion law went into effect Saturday, banning most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy, restricting abortion-related medications and creating new regulatory requirements for abortion clinics.