Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual concerts have become almost as commonplace as the phrase “these unprecedented times,” but Duke Performances is still finding new ways to innovate.
When the Nasher Museum of Art announced that it would remain closed to visitors throughout the fall semester, students and Durham residents alike braced themselves for a year without the museum’s beautifully-curated exhibits. The Nasher, however, had no such plans.
Each year, the english department is host to a number of events that invite students to hear from faculty members about their interests or latest research endeavors.
Duke is no stranger to recruitment season, with each fall marked by visits from major banks, tech companies and consulting firms. But for students interested in the creative and entertainment industries, the traditional recruitment offerings give little opportunity to establish solid connections.
In years past, humanities and arts departments held catered speaker events to help generate community between faculty, students and the Durham community.
For the first time in Duke’s history, the annual Heatwave concert was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic last Friday, Aug. 28. This year, rapper Denzel Curry headlined the concert.
How do we remember our history?
A year ago today, arts organizations around campus were buzzing with anticipation.
This past March, the student filmmakers of Anytown, USA, a continuing education class at the Center for Documentary Studies, were scheduled to travel to the small eastern North Carolina town of Windsor.
This time last year, I entered my freshman dorm and met the initially intimidating group of girls living on my hall.
In June, Duke announced that John Brown, Duke’s Jazz Program director and longtime professor would be Lindroth’s successor.
Duke students may be apart physically, but they’re still connecting in the kitchen. For many, quarantine comes with extended free time, and some students have devoted it to recreating the dishes they miss most from Duke’s eateries.
Duke University Jazz Program director and professor of the practice of music, John Brown, has been named Duke’s vice provost for the arts, Duke University Provost Sally Kornbluth announced today.
Duke alum Pratyush Buddiga, Trinity ’11, is no stranger to championship culture. As an Economics major, former professional poker player and the 2002 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion, Buddiga might just call competition his drug of choice.
What exactly is expressive writing? Evans described it as a simple opportunity to express your most significant feelings about what is currently affecting your life.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students are scrambling to find new summer plans after their original arrangements were canceled. To help students in this struggle, Duke has expanded its normal catalogue of summer classes.
The interdisciplinary narratives of Duke's Story+ will continue to be told in spite of — and even because of — the current circumstances.