Our program touches every single undergraduate student at Duke. It is too important to jeopardize.
We, faculty from 19 colleges and universities across North Carolina, are writing to strongly condemn Israeli attacks on historic Palestine.
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At the end of the day, we want the same thing: reasoned discussion on issues that matter.
The Duke Chronicle published a letter to the editor from the Sunrise Movement Durham and signed in solidarity by three Duke professors that called on the Center for the History of Political Economy to cancel a scheduled talk by Bjorn Lomborg. As the Director of the Center and the person who invited Dr. Lomborg to speak, I feel compelled to reply.
We must remember that Duke was built on the backs of Black and Brown people and continues to rely on these communities to operate today.
The undersigned call on the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke to end its conflicts of interest by denying platforms to Koch-funded diffusers of misinformation.
The Duke Catholic Center (DCC) has a history of marginalizing Black students, failing to uphold its mission to create a welcoming community grounded in social justice.
We ask the Duke administration to take additional steps to secure and protect the voting rights of every member of the Duke community.
We will hold up our end of the compact. Will the university’s leadership hold up theirs?
Just as the auto industry of the 1960s resisted making safety improvements such as seat belts, but eventually was instrumental in developing technologies to improve auto safety, so must tobacco companies now play an active role in developing technologies that reduce the harms of cigarette smoking.
It feels nearly impossible to find a sense of belonging in a place that negatively highlights your differences and denies your entry.