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Progress on diversity

Next week, a new task force appointed by Provost Peter Lange will begin the daunting challenge of shaping a vision for faculty diversity after the Black Faculty Strategic Initiative expires in fall...


Can't rush perfection

Well, maybe you can. Duke's trying pretty hard. But so far things have run smoothly, sans the typical catastrophe (cough, housing) or catch-22 (cough, housing).


Focusing on domestic issues

Commencement speeches should be given on the first day of college, when their inspiration would exert more influence than as the last words before receiving one's diploma.


Commuter woes

For the commuting student, a 2:20 p.m. class requires more than parking one's butt in a classroom seat. First, you have to figure out how to park your car, which goes something like this?|.


Honoring the 11th

One week from today is the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, and like the rest of the nation, the University will commemorate the anniversary in its own way.