Duke service workers delivered a petition to Duke this month demanding hazard pay, back pay and more transparent communication from management about COVID-19 details and protocol.
The Academic Council discussed potential changes to the titles and responsibilities of non-tenure-track regular rank faculty at its Thursday meeting.
The Chronicle has compiled a list of resources available to Duke students with disabilities and allies passionate about disability advocacy.
No responsible students have been found so far in an investigation into a racist printout hung last month in Brown dorm, wrote Dean of Students John Blackshear and Jeanna McCullers, director of the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, in a Thursday email to undergraduates.
Throughout the spring semester, Duke has issued 187 COVID related sanctions to students that could be included on their disciplinary record and 11 student hearings for alleged flagrant violations of the Duke Compact, administrators wrote in a Thursday email to undergraduates.
Duke’s housing practices will largely return to normal in the fall, but a fraction as many students as normal chose to live in selective housing sections.
Out of the $927,514.59 in funding requested, SOFC approved $403,676.26.
In its application for recognition, the Pro-Life Club wrote that “members of [the] organization work to defend all lives threatened by abortion, euthanasia, and destruction of embryos.”
Senior Doha Ali and third-year law student Gerardo Párraga were chosen by nominating committees and President Vincent Price as Duke’s next undergraduate and graduate Young Trustees, respectively.
After decreasing for three weeks, Duke’s positive COVID-19 cases ticked upward this week, according to data posted Tuesday on Duke’s COVID-19 tracker.
Student volunteers got their hands dirty last week during a waste audit coordinated by Duke Student Government and the Environmental Alliance.
More than a year after the rollout of Blue Devils Care, the program continues to offer students remote mental health services, but some students gave mixed reviews of their experiences.
Nearly a year after Jay Pande’s graduation, his vision for a community center for students with disabilities is becoming reality. Duke Disability Alliance has secured a physical space in the Bryan Center for students with disabilities to connect with each other and celebrate their identity.
“I don’t feel the point of it sometimes,” first-year Emily Miller said. “Doing 13 straight weeks of school, you never have a moment to take a breath.”
Duke has paused use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, in keeping with a Tuesday move by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily stop using the vaccine after reports of rare blood clots in people who had received it.
As if writing essays for classes wasn’t enough, three Duke students spent a year of their undergraduate careers writing books. These student authors participated in the Creator Institute, a program run by Georgetown professor Eric Koester that helps to structure the book-writing process for budding authors of all ages.
Students elected new Duke Student Government senators and vice presidents in an online election Thursday and Friday.
All students will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19 before they can enroll for the fall semester, President Vincent Price announced Friday.
From a community work day at the Duke Campus Farm to plushie-making with DukeArts, Monday’s wellness day is a chance to participate in self-care activities across campus and over Zoom.