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iMas Pronto!

Men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski raves about it. Two of his seasoned players are currently engrossed in it. Academic administrators beam with pride over it.


Sororities Pack It Up

As sororities say good-bye this summer to their storage homes of about 10 years, the future looks bright for the organizations, but grim for their former establishments.


Pratt, Law 1st schools to hit goal

The School of Law and the Pratt School of Engineering became the first two schools to surpass their individual goals in The Campaign for Duke, almost 18 months before the end of the campaign.


Scientists offer new AIDS treatments

Two new drug therapies can significantly slow the advance of HIV in both the early and late stages of infection, giving new hope to patients with the virus that causes AIDS, according to two Duke...


University news, while you were gone...

Gates Foundation gift to fund sciences The University announced a $35 million gift from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at an Academic Council meeting in early May. Thirty million dollars of...


Duke copes with drought limits

In the midst of the region's worst drought in a century, the sight of sprinklers' operating at mid-day in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens has become a point of discontent for some Durham residents. Duke...


Dirt lots, buses top parking plan

Plans for a new remote parking lot on Maxwell Street, a central component of the University's restructuring of the parking system, have been scrapped in favor of two gravel-topped dirt lots on Duke...


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Duke students build, race car

Who said Engineering students spend all their time solving problems in a remote corner of Teer library? To get their blue racing machine ready for the May national competition last spring, seven...