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Dear newest Blue Devils,
“Sorry, I’m just a little nervous. This is only my second phone interview,” I told my interviewee in October 2015. I felt my heart pounding in my chest. “Don’t worry about it, just take a deep breath and ask your next question. You’re doing fine,” he assured me.
When students head home for winter break, one board game may figure prominently into their free time: Settlers of Catan.
In the spring of 1973, an apathetic 17-year-old came home to an acceptance letter from Tufts University, after the other six schools on his wishlist had rejected him. Once a remote possibility, it was finally official—he would get a college experience of his own.
Last January, a dozen students met in the Brodhead Center to hash out their criticisms of the current West Campus housing model. They would be the first of more than 350 and counting current students and alumni to sign their names in support of change.
My facial expressions alone were enough to give my friend the giggles as I cautiously surveyed, chewed and swallowed the raw fish chunks of my salmon poke bowl, one at a time, back on Jan. 16. It would be a season of firsts. We were both tenting for the first time (we had set up shop in K-Ville just five days before). That was my first poke bowl. And that poke bowl had just become the first of many stops along one of the greatest journeys of my college career.
Arts and Sciences Council discussed expanding the origins of interdepartmental majors and the importance of introductory courses at a Thursday meeting.
The Duke University Union 2018-19 executive board was recently selected and had their first meeting this past Tuesday. The Chronicle’s Rob Palmisano communicated with incoming DUU President Brian Buhr, a junior, over email to learn more about these goals, as well as what Buhr and his fellow board members are most excited about for the upcoming school year.
President Vincent Price reflected on his hopes for the future of Duke at the Annual Faculty Meeting and monthly Academic Council meeting last Thursday.
On Feb. 15, President Vincent Price and Provost Sally Kornbluth announced that Bill Boulding, who has served since 2011 as dean of the Fuqua School of Business, will serve another five-year term through June 30, 2023. A nationally recognized scholar of marketing and management, Boulding has bolstered Fuqua’s interdisciplinary collaborations around campus, developed its international strategic partnerships and strengthened existing degree programs. The Chronicle’s Rob Palmisano communicated with Boulding over email to learn more about his thoughts on being reappointed, the position and his goals for Fuqua moving forward.
Cancel your 9 p.m. plans and get a doctor’s note for your 3:05 class—you might just win yourself $2,000 because of it.
Although the annual yearbook is expected to allow Duke students to relive their favorite memories of sporting events, theatrical productions and other staples of this school year's undergraduate experience, one part of "The Chanticleer" raises more questions than answers.
Pain from headaches can often feel overwhelming, and a new Duke study sheds light on why that may be the case.
In the spring of 1989, the interim director of chapel music invited a fifth-year faculty member named Rodney Wynkoop to conduct a concert for Duke Chapel Choir. That was his first of nearly 580 now and counting.
For many Duke students, year two can be a tough one.
Giving lower-income Durham residents more opportunities to succeed in life is the guiding force behind Sylvester Williams’ campaign to become the next mayor of Durham.
Duke University Medical Center finished first in North Carolina and 17th in the country in this year’s U.S. News and World Report annual hospital rankings.
Two studies from the Nicholas School of the Environment were among the highly read and most cited peer-reviewed papers published in American Chemical Society journals in the past five years.
College can be a stressful time, especially if you’re a Duke student.