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Bomb in Suitcase?

Is There a Bomb in Your Suitcase?

Omid Safi on how to respond to a blatantly prejudicial question

Let the 'Grand Strategy' Debate Begin

Bruce Jentleson: Base U.S. foreign policy on what solves problems, not what resonates rhetorically

from The Conversation

Brains Transform Remote Threats Into Anxiety

Kevin LaBar: A balance between precaution and heedless communication is important in trying times

from The Conversation

How to Fix America’s Crumbling Bridges

Henry Petroski: About one in four U.S. bridges is classified as functionally obsolete or structurally deficient

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Credit Score Can Also Describe Health Status

Longitudinal study suggests the same behaviors that ruin credit ruin health too

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Laurie Patton on Public Scholarship

The dean of Duke's Trinity Arts & Sciences discusses public scholarship at a Forum for Publics and Scholars panel on open access. 

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Environment & Sustainability

The Future of Transportation

Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute, discusses the future of transportation in this Rational Middle Energy Series film.


Civil Rights, Duke, and Durham in the 1960s

A conversation with Professor Joseph Blocher and Wade Penny, '60, about the historic 1966 civil rights case, Klopfer v. North Carolina.

Duke Leadership

Brodhead at Notre Dame: The Once and Future Liberal Arts

At Notre Dame, President Brodhead has a message: Don't abandon the liberal arts