While the Class of 2023’s first year at Duke will forever be infamous for the University’s transition to empty quads and online courses, the year was also remarkable thanks to student activism, campus renovations and basketball games for the ages.
Branford Marsalis, Deborah Rutter, Susan Solomon and Darren Walker will be recognized at the May 14 commencement ceremony held in Wallace Wade Stadium.
With commencement just around the corner, members of the Class of 2023 reflect on four years of community, personal growth and school spirit, even after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly two years of their college experience.
Duke will confer degrees to about 1,784 undergraduates and 4,833 graduate and professional students who finished their coursework in September 2022, December 2022 or spring 2023. Beginning Friday, May 12, a series of events will be held to celebrate the Class of 2023.
Silver learned the news during a call with Price in the fall of last year. When Price said the purpose of the call was to gauge his interest in being the commencement speaker, Silver took “all of three seconds” to say yes.
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Following its discussion from its April meeting, the Council voted unanimously to approve the new journalism and media minor through the Dewitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, a branch of the Sanford School of Public Policy.
The Loop will cease on-campus operations on May 5 after its contract with Duke for its Bryan Center location expires at the end of the school year, per a release from Duke Dining. Thrive Kitchen and Catering will open a new dining venue in its place next fall.
A Duke staple for 15 years, Panda Express will close its doors after the contract with Duke for its Bryan Center location expires at the end of the school year. In its place will be a new dining venue called It’s Thyme, specializing in allergen-free options.
The 2023 cohort saw recipients across 48 scholarly disciplines and artistic fields and 72 different academic institutions. With four faculty recipients, Duke tied for second with the University of Pennsylvania for the most awardees per university.
The history department is the first department at Duke to issue public support for the union.
Goel believes that one-on-one tutoring for all students is not scalable, considering the limited resources available in the education system. However, he hopes artificial intelligence can analyze and respond to individual students to replicate tutoring.
The Chronicle has compiled a list of resources and events available to students through reading period and finals week before final exams officially start Monday.
Duke Student Government senators swore in new DSG members and recognized senators and members of the University community for their contributions this year at their last Wednesday meeting of the 2023-24 academic year.
One student said that the success of the Quad Arches in building quad identities “depends on how excited students get about QuadEx.”
On Thursday evening, nearly 150 students gathered at the West Campus bus stop as the afternoon light gave way to dusk. Buses passed by, but no one got on. Here, they stood ready to walk for the next hour in the humid air.
The office received 676 reports with an average of 56 reports per month, including a peak of 82 reports received in February 2022.
This change is effective May 11, when the federal Public Health Emergency ends, and is consistent with Duke’s peer universities, according to the email. Duke will continue to offer the primary and booster vaccinations free of charge to all students, faculty and staff.