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Five Free, Fun Things at Duke in May

May 3, 2016

Attend a Mother’s Day concert, take a downtown Durham bicycle tour and more

A Baby Boom at the Kenan Institute

May 3, 2016

Five of nine Kenan Institute for Ethics staff members welcome a new baby into the family

Topics for this story: Faculty, Odds & Ends, Staff

How Duke Picks Summer Reading from 400 Books

May 2, 2016

Committee of students, employees spend hours debating nominations

Topics for this story: Campus News, Faculty, Staff, Students

Taking Air Quality Research to New Heights

April 29, 2016

Engineering team studies pollution and lung stress in the Andean Plateau

Sounds Like a Winner

Scientific American
April 29, 2016

Steve Nowicki, co-authors on why voters prefer candidates with lower-pitched voices

Why Cities Aren’t Ready for the Driverless Car

from the Wall Street Journal
April 29, 2016

Henry Petroski on the urban difficulties of adapting to self-driving cars

Topics for this story: Engineering, Opinion

President Richard Brodhead to Step Down in 2017

April 28, 2016

Brodhead will take a year’s sabbatical before returning to teaching and writing

Topics for this story: Campus News, Duke Leadership