Topics: Duke University
Location: Durham, N.C.
Type: 4-year, Private
Year founded: 1839
Total enrollment (fall 2014): 14,850
Undergraduate enrollment: 6,646
Undergraduate applicants (class of 2018): 31,523
Acceptance rate: 12.4 percent
Graduation rate (after four years, fall 2013): 87 percent
Undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-2015): $47,243
Sports nickname: Blue Devils
September 25, 2017
Renowned behavior economics professor Dan Ariely encouraged students to take risk in their education and invest in their future during his lecture at UNC Hillel on Monday.
September 13, 2017
Nail polish and other household objects could be causing fertility problems, according to a new Duke University and Harvard University study.
September 05, 2017
Duke University will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all regular University and Health System staff by 2019, according to a university statement Aug. 25.
August 29, 2017
“Everyone saw how the university pushed back against their campaign,” Abigail Lee said, referring to the legal battle between Duke and a collection of its Graduate students attempting to unionize. “That hasn't happened here; we hope that doesn't happen here,” she said with a smile.
August 19, 2017
Duke University President Vincent Price ordered the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee at the entrance of Duke Chapel — days after it was vandalized Thursday.
August 17, 2017
Duke University officials discovered a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee at Duke Chapel was defaced Thursday morning.
University officials have not said how the damage was inflicted, but most of the damage was to the statue's face.
July 24, 2017
Mike Bunting serves as UNC's Assistant Athletic Director for Facility Planning and Management, which means that he's currently very busy. UNC athletic facilities are currently undergoing a massive series of renovations this year, shuffling around and/or impacting track and field, soccer, football, field hockey and lacrosse. Summer editor Rachel Jones spoke with Bunting about the extent of the renovations and what they'll mean for the future.
July 08, 2017
On Saturday afternoon, the Senior Pastor of University United Methodist Church Justin Coleman began his New Testament reading for the memorial service of Paul Hardin III, the seventh chancellor of UNC with the following verses from the Book of Romans:
April 27, 2017
Though less than 1 percent of UNC students use non-student attorneys for Honor Court cases, outside attorneys prove more relevant in Title IX sexual assault investigations.
April 20, 2017
Inclusive globalism and a strong faith in personal values provided by equal protection and equal liberty — this is what Khizr Khan encouraged at a lecture at Duke University on Thursday.
March 08, 2017
In the 2015-16 school year, at least 11 faculty members left UNC and five offers from Duke University were made to faculty, Executive Vice Provost Ron Strauss said.
March 05, 2017
The period following a student suicide can be pivotal for a campus community.
February 22, 2017
Duke professor emeritus Sydney Nathans’s book, “A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland” chronicles the story of the Hargress family’s unlikely centuries-long ownership of a property in cotton-country Alabama.
February 21, 2017
In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration — which limits entry from seven majority-Muslim countries — there is uncertainty about the role universities should play in public discourse about political issues.
February 16, 2017
Chris Derickson, the former University Registrar, has left his position of 10 years with UNC to take on the position of assistant vice provost and director of Student Information Systems and Services Office at Duke University.
February 14, 2017
Research conducted by Duke University reported high levels of selenium in fish in lakes adjacent to Duke Energy power plants.
February 09, 2017
Researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute discovered an antibody able to target multiple strains of HIV-1.
February 01, 2017
Politicians aren’t the only ones debating President Donald Trump’s executive orders — a panel hosted by the UNC School of Law took on the topic Wednesday afternoon.
January 29, 2017
For one UNC graduate student from Iran, President Donald Trump’s executive orders last week shifted more than international policy.
January 29, 2017
Since the General Assembly lifted a 100-school cap on charter schools in 2011, the number of North Carolina charter schools has grown to 168 and student enrollment has more than doubled.