The independent news organization of Duke University

News

NEWS

Longtime A&S dean to return to teaching

William Chafe, dean of the faculty of arts and sciences and vice provost for undergraduate education, will step down from his positions June 30, 2004, to resume teaching and research, The Chronicle...


NEWS

Tenters sound off on proposed changes

With Head Line Monitor Jeremy Morgan expected to hold a town meeting in April to discuss changes to the tenting policy, many residents of Krzyzewskiville are agreeing that next year's policy could...


NEWS

Noise halts Perkins construction

After several days of construction noise that one visiting professor said sent her home with her eardrums reverberating, Executive Vice President Tallman Trask decided last week to pause drilling...


NEWS

Vitarelli takes CC presidency

Sophomore Anthony Vitarelli, currently treasurer of Campus Council, was elected president of the organization for the 2003-2004 academic year at its general body meeting Thursday night.


NEWS

Report finds DUH deficiencies

In an investigation stemming from Duke University Hospital's treatment of Jésica Santillán, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a report Wednesday citing multiple...


NEWS

Law school eyes U.S. News ranks

Having fallen out of the top 10 rankings last year for the first time in recent memory, the School of Law hopes to return to the upper echelon next Friday, when U.S.


NEWS

AIDS drug uses new mechanism

The recent Food and Drug Administration approval of Fuzeon, the first in a new class of AIDS drugs, shows promise in helping a substantial number of HIV and AIDS sufferers who have developed...


NEWS

Devils seek to advance

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Reaching the Sweet 16 has become a pattern for the Blue Devils, who last failed to advance past the NCAA Tournament's first two rounds in 1996.


NEWS

Public policy building on schedule

The Sanford Institute of Public Policy will soon have a neighboring sister building as early as fall 2004 that resembles many of its visible features but surpasses it in technological prowess.


NEWS

Schedule task force nears plan

The provost's Task Force on Course Scheduling has met mixed reaction from faculty and students in its effort to suggest possible models to reform the academic schedule.


NEWS

DUMC plans for fierce funding market

With the fate of government funding for research currently in the hands of the 108th U.S. Congress, Medical Center officials are rethinking the way they apply for grants and "sell" their research.