Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Duke master of public policy and international development students raised $750 for victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), which hit the Philippines Nov. 8, killing thousands and displacing thousands more.
N.C. Central University and Sodexo Quality of Life Services will host “Battle of the Chefs: The Bull versus The ‘Boro Edition,” Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. in the W.G. Pearson Cafeteria on campus.
Nearly 3,200 high school seniors have applied to Duke University this year under its Early Decision program, an increase of more than 600 students (or 26 percent) over last year.
Cell phones in the future that can recharge by themselves? Duke engineering researchers have designed a breakthrough power-harvesting device.
Dr. Kimberly L. Blackwell, head of the breast cancer program at the Duke Cancer Institute, will be one of four distinguished panel members who will discuss the future of the nation's biotechnology industry as part of the opening ceremonies for a new Smithsonian exhibit about biotech.
Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College in Greensboro, will deliver the 21st annual UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture Oct. 24.
The program will include remarks from newly installed Chancellors Dr. Carol Folt of UNC-Chapel Hill and Dr. Debra Saunders-White of North Carolina Central University, the first time all three women will appear together since assuming their positions.
During Saturday's University Day ceremony to install Carol L. Folt as the 11th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, five Carolina alumni received the Distinguished Alumna/Alumnus Awards and another the Edward Kidder Graham Award.
Conservation scientist and author Ullas Karanth will present a free talk, “Recovering Nature in Emerging India: The Tiger as a Case Study,” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Duke University.
We highlight faculty and staff achievements, grant awards, power players, and more from N.C. Central, Durham Tech, Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill.
The construction of the recycled cardboard fortress is expected to take up to 3,500 cardboard boxes.
I received a call Friday from a man who said he was there during the Allen Building Takeover, the dramatic 1969 civil rights moment on Duke University campus that we wrote about this week. Except he wasn't a student guarding the doors or putting flowers on policemen's badges.
He was wearing the badge.
The North Carolina NAACP announced Thursday that its youth and college division will begin a college campus tour across North Carolina after this upcoming Moral Monday.
Benjamin Reese, who oversees diversity, equal opportunity and discrimination prevention at Duke, attended the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in D.C. Saturday.