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SmartHouse to arrive summer '05

After a long day of classes, senior Joe Bluedevil approaches the door of his Central Campus house and puts his thumb up to a fingerprint scanner near the entrance.


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IGSP adds genomic medicine

The Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy kicked off the new year with the formation of the Center for Genomic Medicine, the critical link connecting scientific research with practical...


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McLendon outlines top priorities

What is it about future Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences George McLendon that makes him so appealing to Provost Peter Lange and the search committee that nominated him for the job? In part,...


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A longtime Yalie heads south

When Richard Brodhead leaves Yale University for Duke at the end of the academic year, it will be the first time in almost 40 years that the Yale College dean and English professor will be...


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McLendon named as A&S dean

George McLendon, chair of Princeton University's chemistry department, has been named by Provost Peter Lange to the position of dean of the faculty of Arts and Sciences.


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Flu season hits hard in N.C.

   Influenza claimed the lives of eight children in North Carolina last month--an amount unusually high for entering January--but officials said there are signs the flu season is past its peak.