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East Campus has been quiet for a few weeks now, empty of its usual bustle of freshmen since their final exams ended and summer vacation began. In their place, members of the American Dance Festival are filling Wilson Dormitory and gearing up for a whirlwind summer of dance workshops and performances.
Sometimes, change is good.
About seven months ago, four engineers sat in the lounge area between the Armadillo Grill and McDonald's, penning down ideas on napkins--ideas they hoped would blossom into proposals they could submit to NASA's Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program.
It's "Weeks" season at Duke.
The sun is out, birds are chirping, the bees are humming--students are more restless in class and midterms are soon to be over. Spring Break 2004 is here.
The swelling melody from Handel's "Messiah" soon hushed to a whisper as Director of University Choral Music Rodney Wynkoop gestured his baton at the Duke Chapel Choir, signaling them to halt. A few stray notes from the orchestra struck the ceiling of the Duke Chapel and echoed throughout the cavernous edifice, then all turned to quiet.
Debbie Chen was absolutely spent.
Chairs scraped across the floor as they were dragged to the perimeters of the room. A few stage lights shone brightly amid the dark theater.
It's a great story, that one about Sun Dance, law student Bradley Zimmer said.
Right outside Von Cannon Hall in the Bryan Center, junior Justin Darkoch approached Abigail Pachon, '97, smiled and introduced himself.
Tim Johnson crinkled his forehead as he tried his best to think of his personal pet peeves. It was only 7:30 a.m. on a Friday morning, and the heat of the late summer day had not quite crept in, but he was already sweating--the 46-year-old man had, so far, replaced a dozen trash bags.
OUR FIRST DESTINATION: NORTH AMERICA
When sophomore Andrew Fazekas arrived at Duke as a freshman in the summer of 2001, he attended a documentary shoot and discovered a passion for filming and directing. Meanwhile, his older brother Chris chose a different path - Duke Law.
With a thoughtful expression on her face, Associate Professor of History Sucheta Mazumdar recalls that this is the third year that Women's History Month was celebrated with a week-long series of events at Duke University.
Sexual assault is, in general, a silent crime.
The low rumble of thunder seemed to be only a soothing murmur for those beginning a thoughtful and meditative walk inside the Duke Chapel. One by one, participants untied their shoes and stepped solemnly onto the expansive labyrinth canvas which contained a single, convoluted pathway for them to follow.
Food service worker Tenal Alston has been employed at Duke since 1993, practically a decade now. A typical day for Alston includes a 13-hour work shift-Alpine Bagels, and then, in the evening, the Perk.
Twenty-five years ago, Elwyn Simons was already a full professor at Yale, but Duke's offer of a James B. Duke professorship in biological anthropology and anatomy was one of several incentives that lured him South in an effort to rescue the Primate Center from financial difficulties.
Pre-medicine students: hyper-competitive biology majors who exhibit frighteningly rigid workaholic tendencies? Not quite, but their presence in the biology department may have a large impact in the climate of biology classes.