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Student Speaker Selected for Duke's Commencement

April 10, 2014

Jennifer Sherman to describe how "extraordinary and ordinary moments" come together to transform student lives

A Time Capsule to Mars

April 9, 2014

Duke junior is leading a cohort of students from across the nation on a mission to Mars

Topics for this story: Engineering, Natural Sciences, Research, Students

Duke Team Wins Atlanta Hedge Fund Challenge

April 9, 2014
Students present idea to buy out student loans for percentage of future earnings
Topics for this story: Students

Adopt-a-Book Breathes Life into Old Pages

April 9, 2014

Community members donate to Duke Libraries and pick books for conservation

The Rich Are Running Latin America

the Washington Post
April 8, 2014

Nick Carnes, co-author: We should care that Latin America has white-collar governments

Topics for this story: Global, Opinion

In Chicago, Your Neighborhood May Make You Sick

April 8, 2014

A new Duke study draws links between bad neighborhoods, bad life events and bad health.

Aaron’s Home Run Record Still Means Everything

The Root
April 8, 2014

Mark Anthony Neal on why Hank Aaron's record still matters 40 years later

Topics for this story: Opinion

The Modern Politics of ‘Game of Thrones’

The Daily Beast
April 8, 2014

Jed Purdy sees similarities between the show and our own political system

Topics for this story: Opinion

Accident Insurance for Less than $1 a Month

April 8, 2014

Financial assistance in the event of accidental death or major injury

Topics for this story: Benefits, Staff

Junkyard Physics

Duke Research
April 7, 2014

Duke physicists build a neutrino detector with scraps and ingenuity

Topics for this story: Faculty, Natural Sciences, Research