President Vincent Price publicly condemned the pro-Trump riots that occurred in Washington Wednesday in a message to the Duke community.
The Biden administration selected 80 professors to serve on the 600-person transition team, two of whom are from Duke.
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Survivors of the 1979 Greensboro Massacre spoke about their experiences at Duke as inspiration for their activism during a Tuesday event hosted by the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine. Rosalyn Pelles, former executive director of the North Carolina NAACP, moderated the talk, titled “Remembering a 1979 Moral Moment: Medical Activists, Racial Justice and Confronting the KKK”.
Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL), Trinity ‘75, says he plans to challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election. In an interview with Politico, he cited widespread voter fraud, for which there is no evidence, as the basis of his opposition.
Numerous Duke professors have publicly shared their thoughts on the election, both before and after Election Day.
At 26 years old, Daniel Cox has accomplished more than most. A Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering scholar studying both medicine and engineering at Duke, Cox is a triathlete who recently finished his first full Ironman and raised tens of thousands for cancer donor matching.
President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office in January, and he has pledged to promote progressive policies while walking back many of President Donald Trump's domestic and foreign policy actions.
As of Tuesday evening, Durham had reported 177,892 votes to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, or 72.75% of the county’s 244,534 registered voters.
Just over a decade after graduating from Duke, Navy Lt. Commander Cary Rickoff, Trinity ‘09, was zooming across the skies as the #6 pilot for the Blue Angels.
Election excitement in North Carolina isn’t over yet.
Gathered at the intersection of West Main Street and Corcoran Street, waving American flags and Biden-Harris signs, Durham residents did what people do after the conclusion of a harrowing election whose result meant the end of a divisive presidency: They celebrated.
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the next president of the United States on Saturday.
In a virtual talk hosted by Duke’s Latin American Student Organization, Enrique Peñalosa, Trinity ‘77 and former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, discussed his work as the mayor of Bogota, his views on democracy and his time as an undergraduate at Duke. Peñalosa is known for his urban planning efforts, which have been recognized and used as a model worldwide.
Faculty from across disciplines came together Wednesday afternoon to recap a strange Election Day.
North Carolina’s presidential and U.S. Senate races remain too close to call as of early Tuesday morning.