Campus briefs

Jun. 02, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Local students among graduates at several universities
Several area students graduated from colleges in North Carolina and throughout the United States in recent weeks.
Among them were:
- Kerri Ann Hoffman of Rougemont, Caitlin Riane Connelly, Jaimie Mollie Dorfman, Nicholas James Fraught, Patrick Edmund Frame, Abby Elizabeth Harris, Nathan Craig Hoffmeier, Brennen Renee Hubbard, Enrica Monique McMillan, Betsy Kapiko Morris, Benjamin Michael Morton and Zevi Geller Ryan, all of Durham, who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville
- Andrew Michael Baranosky, Anthony Leondras Keith, Darrien Lee Alston, all of Durham, Caty Ann Everhart and Raneisha Kierra Jones, both of Hillsborough and Josh Anthony Pettiford of Rougemont, who graduated from Greensboro College.
- Caitlin Boreyko of Chapel Hill, who graduated from St. Lawrence University in New York
- Jennifer Louise McMorrow of Durham, Helen Elizabeth Newton of Chapel Hill and Alexander Volney Osha of Hillsborough, who graduated from Bowdoin College in Maine
- Jad Adkins of Carrboro, who graduated from Georgia College
- Natasha Duggan of Carrboro, Lowell Dyer and Amy Mills of Durham, and Yihan Chen, Julia Freiberger and Zoe Thompson, all of Chapel Hill, who graduated from Tulane University in Louisiana
- Bryan James Waffa, Channon Patricia Conner and Caroline Scott Williams, all of Chapel Hill, who graduated from University of the South in Tennessee
- Rachel Henke of Chapel Hill and Ryan Chehanske of Durham, who graduated from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania

University dean’s lists recognize area students
Local students earned recognition on dean’s lists of several colleges across the country during the recent semester.
Among them were:
- Daniel L. Blake, Riley D. Lynch, Donal P. McVeigh, Terra G. Shepherd, Janine N. Eduljee and Erin M. Strine at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts
- Rachel Flow of Durham and Kevin Fitzsimmons of Mebane at Berry College in Georgia
- Adriane Spiro of Durham at Bates College in Maine
- Ashanta Branigan of Durham online at Berkeley College
- Mary Catherine Morrison, Channon Patricia Conner and Jack Matson Conrad, all of Chapel Hill, and Sarah Jean Moats of Durham at University of the South in Tennessee
- Patrick Avery of Mebane and Jesse Sellars, Alexandra and Katarina Barnhart, all of Durham, at Bob Jones University in South Carolina

Cookbook most popular item in Duke Digital Collections
DURHAM – “Be-Ro Home Recipes: Scones, Cakes, Pastry, Puddings” is the most persistently viewed item available online in Duke University’s digital collections.
According to a recent blog post on the university library’s website, projects coordinator Molly Bragg said the British cookbook published in the 1920s has been viewed 18,447 times since January 2010.
She investigated the popularity of the book and learned about its many devotees overseas.
“Several UK cooking blog posts swoon over the book, saying they grew up with the recipes and first learned to bake from it,” Bragg wrote. “The community aspect of the cookbook jives with our traffic as most of the users of the item on our website come from the UK.”

Duke faculty celebrate new club’s opening
DURHAM -- Duke University faculty over Memorial Day weekend celebrated the grand opening of the new Duke Faculty Club.
The new facility got started in September 2013. The old clubhouse building was demolished, replaced by more spacious amenities including a game room, snack bar, fitness room, offices and locker rooms. The pool deck was expanded for infants and toddlers, plus a family restroom accessible from the main courtyard. The club, designed by Durham-based Duda | Paine Architects, now also includes a new event lawn space and tennis courts.

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