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Thompson to transfer

Head men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Monday afternoon that sophomore reserve center Michael Thompson will transfer to another school after the completion of the current semester..


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Mbembe links race and war

Renowned historian and post-colonial theorist Achille Mbembe discussed the relationship between race, mass destruction and the law of warfare in a lecture Monday at the John Hope Franklin Center..


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An Affair to Remember

They pressed their ears up to the grates on the roof, squirming to hear anything from the meeting below. Finally at three a.m.


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Pratt brass try new admissions strategies

The Pratt School of Engineering is stepping up its recruitment efforts--a measure administrators said will help maintain the quality of entering classes when the school starts to expand in Fall 2005.


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Medical library experiences cutbacks

Anticipating a third round of staff layoffs, Duke University Medical Center Library is bracing itself for yet another fiscal year of budget cuts, which translates directly into a smaller library...


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Crime Briefs

Screwdriver-wielding subject arrested An employee reported at 9:49 a.m. Nov. 19 that a suspicious person was looking into vehicles in the parking lots on Research Drive. Officers responded and...


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University reacts to NSB report

University administrators said the National Science Board's latest report, which predicts a national workforce shortage in science and engineering, desribes a problem that must be addressed at all...


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Gates will step down from Board

Melinda French Gates, Trinity '86, Business '87 and perhaps the highest-profile member of the Board of Trustees, will retire from the Board after its May 2004 meetings.


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Crime Briefs

Man arrested, 23 felony warrants served Twenty-three felony warrants for burglary, breaking and entering and larceny were served on Curtis Louis Sangster (DOB Feb. 22, 1970, 3209 Spottswood Rd.,...


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Nevins takes CGT helm permanently

Joseph Nevins, chair of the department of molecular genetics and microbiology, has been named director of the Center for Genome Technology, a center within the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences...


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Early applicant numbers dip slightly

Although some of Duke's peer institutions reported significant changes in the numbers of early applicants this year, the University came out on par with its average from recent years.