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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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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.


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Duke's ticket rates top peers in survey

Ever grumble that Duke's parking fines are high? Well, you're right. In a comparison of 15 leading colleges and universities, Duke comes out far above its peers in a number of parking fine categories.


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Afghanistan studies progressing

Despite facing financial challenges, the Duke-affiliated American Institute for Afghanistan Studies has hired top administrators and is well on its way to establishing a presence in Kabul.


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Keohane wins Marshall Medal

President Nan Keohane was one of seven recipients of the inaugural Marshall Medal, given at a London ceremony last week by Prince Charles, the Patron of the Association of Marshall Scholars.


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Last Day co-chairs selected

Although it seems far away, Campus Council set the ball rolling Thursday night for its Last Day of Classes celebration in the spring by selecting this year's LDOC chairs.


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Alum publishes first book

When 21-year old Natasha Hanshaw visits the Amazon.com site or stops by the essay collection section of Barnes and Noble bookstore, she will see her new book staring right back at her.