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Features Archive

Gun Control Movement Two Years After Sandy Hook

the Washington Post
December 16, 2014

Kristin Goss: Gun-control movement has new momentum, but also faces significant challenges

Topics for this story: Opinion, Politics & Public Policy

Duke Outlines Plan for Severe Winter Weather

December 16, 2014

Faculty, staff encouraged to avoid campus shortcuts during winter storms

Ban Plastic Bags, Save the Leatherback Turtle

the Sacramento Bee
December 15, 2014

Claire Gonzales: Plastic debris in the world's oceans not only pollutes, but also entangles marine animals

Topics for this story: Environment & Sustainability, Opinion

A Q&A with Duke's New Provost

December 15, 2014

Sally Kornbluth goes from Duke lab leader to provost in 20 years

Person of the Year: Tim Cook MBA'88

Financial Times
December 12, 2014

The Financial Times says the Fuqua grad is taking Apple to a new level

Topics for this story: Alumni, Business, Diversity

Winter Reads

December 12, 2014

New faculty books explore our beaches, the Neandertals and Iran’s 'Green Movement'


Genes Tell Story of Birdsong and Human Speech

December 11, 2014

Duke lab co-led massive international gene sequencing effort

Topics for this story: Global, Natural Sciences, News Releases, Research

A Sin-Sick Soul in Need of Redemption

On Being
December 11, 2014

Omid Safi: We are called to seek God among the broken and violated

Topics for this story: Opinion, Religion

Driving the Future

December 11, 2014

Andrew Chatham '02 is behind the wheel of Google's Self-Driving Car Project


Topics for this story: Alumni, Engineering

The Centuries-Old Effort to Abolish Torture

December 11, 2014

Historian John Jeffries Martin on Montaigne's question that changed the debate