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Sixty-three years after the Greensboro Sit-In, the International Civil Rights Museum Center & Museum blueprints an equitable future

(02/25/23 5:00am)

Built on the site of the 1960 Woolworth’s lunch counter sit-in, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum stands at the heart of Greensboro, N.C.  as a testimony to the arduous fight for civil rights. It shows a lengthy history of how a seed of bravery spurred a nationwide movement and made breakthroughs in the progress of democracy that continues to this day.

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship recruits a new cohort

(02/25/23 5:00am)

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program centers on increasing representation from minority groups in arts, humanities and social science faculty of higher education institutions through “undergraduate research funding, mentorship, peer support and loan repayment for Ph.D. programs.” The program seeks applications from intellectually-engaged juniors and seniors pursuing research in one of the Mellon Mays-eligible fields. 

Defensive-minded Duke women's basketball flexes offensive muscle against N.C. State for key win

(02/24/23 12:51pm)

For much of this season, Duke has been known as a defensive team. The Blue Devils are ranked third in the country for scoring defense, behind only Norfolk State, a squad that is yet to beat a Power Five team, and No. 1 South Carolina. Duke has been suffocating all year, using its above-average length and size to dominate in the paint and lock down the midrange game. 

Duke men's golf 2023 season preview

(02/24/23 12:26pm)

A trip to sunny Dorado Puerto Rico to open an action-packed spring season at the Dorado Beach Collegiate begins Sunday, setting the tone for what should be a bright season for the Duke. The Blue Devils are currently ranked 32nd in the country, but given their potential, there is no reason why head coach Jamie Green’s squad cannot climb the ranks. Freshmen Daniel Choi, Ethan Evans and William Love add young talent to a strong, senior-less Duke team. Junior Ian Siebers still remains the Blue Devil number one, but as the team showed in its two fall tournament victories, every player has the ability to score low in any given round. 

‘If it's not broke, don't fix it’: Pratt faculty and students disagree over changes to senior capstone design course

(02/24/23 5:44am)

Pratt School of Engineering faculty this year introduced significant changes to the required senior design class for mechanical engineering students, an update many seniors say they’re unsatisfied with. 

DSG senators hear from interim Vice Provost Candis Watts Smith about goals, future of Duke's undergraduate education

(02/24/23 4:17am)

Duke Student Government senators heard from Candis Watts Smith, interim vice provost for undergraduate education and associate professor of political science, about her vision for academic community and access to resources at their Wednesday meeting.

Balogun, Taylor help No. 11 Duke women's basketball pull away to down N.C. State, stay within reach of ACC title

(02/24/23 4:00am)

N.C. State has been the measuring stick in ACC women’s basketball for much of recent memory, winning the last three conference tournaments. With the way Duke has played this year, it is only fitting that this game represented a changing of the guard. 

Spirit in the Land opens at the Nasher Museum

(02/23/23 5:01am)

In the Nasher Museum of Art’s newly opened “Spirit in the Land” exhibition, artworks by 30 artists question the belief that humanity and nature are distinct entities. The exhibition invites viewers to see nature encapsulating and nurturing humanity. Through a variety of mediums, including but not limited to painting, sculpture, installation and film, it creates a dialogue between cultural practices and traditions and their roots in nature. 

X-Factor: Mitchell's defensive tenacity, crunch-time scoring can push Duke men's basketball past Virginia Tech

(02/23/23 4:03am)

On Saturday evening, Duke will play host to its second-to-last home game of the season in a rematch against Virginia Tech. As the Blue Devils look for revenge against the Hokies, the Blue Zone is here with a player on both teams that can make the difference: