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Exploring Bass Connections at Duke University

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:15pm
A Duke University educational initiative called Bass Connections bridges the classroom and the "real world" by allowing students to collaborate with professors and outside experts to tackle complex problems. To learn more, visit https://bassconnections.duke.edu
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Sounds of Justice and Inclusion: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Concert at Duke University

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:34am
Sounds of Justice and Inclusion Saturday, January 17, 2015 Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University PRODUCED BY John V. Brown, Director of the Duke Jazz Program Luke A. Powery, Dean of Duke Chapel Benjamin D. Reese, Jr., Vice President, Office for Institutional Equity SPONSORED BY Duke Chapel Office for Institutional Equity Office of the Vice President for the Arts Video by RobUnderhill.com Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Mars Mission; Reggie Love: The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:00am
Welcome to the Week at Duke University in 60 Seconds. A 71-year-old man saw his dad on film for the first time thanks to archived footage at Duke Libraries. He was only six months old when his dad died. The footage shows his dad walking in a crowd. http://today.duke.edu/showcase/mmedia/features/finding-dad/ A new memoir by Reggie Love, a Duke alum and former Duke men’s basketball and football player, talks about his work as President Obama’s personal aide. In the book, Love says he used lessons from Coach K to help him at the White House. http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/reggielove Construction at Wallace Wade Stadium is under way. The Finch-Yeager Building was recently demolished. The old scoreboards will be re-purposed for soccer and lacrosse games. http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/fybldg http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/scoreboard Finally, Duke senior Laurel Kaye has been selected as a finalist to be one of the first colonists on Mars. Training begins soon, but in the meantime, Laurel will finish her degree at Duke. http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/mars For more Duke News every day, visit Duke Today. http://today.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Duke University, featuring Kiara Brantley-Jones '17
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The Value of a Duke Education

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:00am
At Duke University, students create their own unique paths where they can pursue their passions and make an impact on the world around them – but there is so much more to it. Explore the real value of a Duke education from those who know it best: our inspiring students and alumni. Visit http://dukeforward.duke.edu/value-of-a-duke-education for more student and alumni stories. Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke Senior is One Step Closer to Living on Mars

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:39pm
Duke University senior Laurel Kaye is one of 100 finalists in a competition to be the first humans to colonize Mars. Winners of the Mars One contest will live, work and conduct research on Mars for the rest of their lives. In this video, Kaye, a 20-year-old from New York, explains why this mission would be her dream come true.
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A Sprinkling of Snow at Duke University

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:44pm
A sprinkling of snow and ice fell at Duke University during the week of February 16, 2015, adding a brief winter sheen for students and others across the campus to enjoy. Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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‘Line Monitor’ Explains How K-Ville Works

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:12pm
Duke University student “line monitors” oversee the tenting process in “Krzyzewskiville." As students camp out to be the first in line for the Duke-UNC basketball game, the line monitors check regularly to ensure each tent has someone on site and work with campus officials to maintain safety. To tour K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com
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K-Ville Kribs: The Endeavor

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:06pm
Every winter, more than a thousand Duke University students camp out to be among the first in line for one of college basketball’s biggest rivalries: Duke versus UNC Chapel Hill. Located near Cameron Indoor Stadium, the tents in “Krzyzewskiville” are a campus tradition. Come meet some of K-Ville’s residents living in the "The Endeavor." To tour more K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com
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K-Ville Kribs: Tentagon

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:06pm
Every winter, more than a thousand Duke University students camp out to be among the first in line for one of college basketball’s biggest rivalries: Duke versus UNC Chapel Hill. Located near Cameron Indoor Stadium, the tents in “Krzyzewskiville” are a campus tradition. Come meet some of K-Ville’s residents living in "Tentagon." To tour more K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com
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K-Ville Kribs: Tent F

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:05pm
Every winter, more than a thousand Duke University students camp out to be among the first in line for one of college basketball’s biggest rivalries: Duke versus UNC Chapel Hill. Located near Cameron Indoor Stadium, the tents in “Krzyzewskiville” are a campus tradition. Come meet some of K-Ville’s residents in "Tent F." To tour more K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com
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K-Ville Kribs: Das Boot

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:04pm
Every winter, more than a thousand Duke University students camp out to be among the first in line for one of college basketball’s biggest rivalries: Duke versus UNC Chapel Hill. Located near Cameron Indoor Stadium, the tents in “Krzyzewskiville” are a campus tradition. Come meet some of K-Ville’s residents living in "Das Boot." To tour more K-Ville Kribs, visit http://kvillekribs.tumblr.com
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Stories of #BlueDevilLove at Duke University

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 8:51am
It's Valentine's Day and we're celebrating #BlueDevilLove at Duke University. See more at http://bit.ly/bluedevillove ! Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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#BlueDevilLove; New Duke Research: The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 6:00am
Welcome to the Week at Duke University in 60 Seconds. Happy Valentine’s Day, Dukies! To see stories of Blue Devil love and friendship from across campus, check out http://DukeBlueDevilLove.tumblr.com . A new Duke University study finds that investments in early childhood education result in significant cost savings over time. Third graders who received early education were less likely to be placed in costly special education than their peers. https://today.duke.edu/2015/02/prek Duke researchers have discovered a brain marker that could predict who will develop mental illnesses as a result of stress. The hope is this marker will allow intervention before the disorders become chronic in the patient. https://today.duke.edu/2015/02/amygdala Finally, senior Anna Knight was recently elected as an undergraduate Young Trustee. Knight, a biomedical engineering major, will serve on Duke’s Board of Trustees for three years. http://www.dukechronicle.com/articles/2015/02/06/anna-knight-wins-young-trustee-race#.VNpb4VPF-PV For more Duke News every day, visit Duke Today. http://today.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Duke University, featuring Kiara Brantley-Jones '17, Harmony Zhang '16
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71-year-old Sees Dad for the First Time

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:37am
A Duke University website containing digitized film clips of people in small rural towns between 1936 and 1942 allowed Furman Penland Jr. to meet his dad for the first time. Penland's father died during World War II, which made spotting him walking on film very special. To learn more about Furman Penland Jr.'s story, visit http://today.duke.edu/showcase/mmedia/features/finding-dad/ To view the H. Lee Waters digital film collection, visit http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/hleewaters/ Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Demolition of Finch-Yeager Building at Duke University

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:11am
On Monday, Feb. 9, demolition began on the Finch-Yeager Building in Duke University's Wallace Wade Stadium as a part of the Wallace Wade remodel. Read more: http://today.duke.edu/2014/11/wallacewadeconstruction Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Blue Devil Love at Duke University

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:42am
Many students have fallen in love at Duke University. Some Blue Devil couples have even gone on to get married. In honor of Valentine’s Day, a few students and alumni hit by cupid’s arrow shared their love stories in this video. Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Poetry Prize; Black History Month: The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:00am
Welcome to the Week at Duke University in 60 Seconds. Duke creative writing professor Nathaniel Mackey is the winner of Yale’s prize for American Poetry. He joins a list that includes Ezra Pound and e.e. cummings. http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/mackey Students at Duke are responding to human trafficking with J-Ville: Tenting for Justice. The program combines speakers and activities with tenting on the chapel quad. https://www.facebook.com/events/818225898215965/ Duke researchers have found that chimps with high-ranking moms do better in fights. This could explain why these females’ offspring are more likely to survive. http://today.duke.edu/2015/01/chimps The Duke Heart Center hosted a party to raise awareness for heart disease in women. The event included health screenings, games and a heart-healthy dinner. http://today.duke.edu/2015/01/partyinred Finally, Duke is celebrating Black History Month with profiles of faculty members who preserve black culture through movement, sound and words. Read about them at http://today.duke.edu/working. http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/bhm For more Duke News every day, visit Duke Today. http://today.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Duke University, featuring Harmony Zhang '16
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A Brain Marker Pinpoints Vulnerability for Future Life Stress

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:03pm
Using questionnaires and MRI scanning, Duke University researchers have identified a pattern of brain activity that may help identify people who will suffer long-term mental illnesses from exposures to stress or trauma. High responsiveness in the threat-sensing area called the amygdala can predict a person's susceptibility to lasting depression and anxiety four years later.
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Beating Heart of a Fruit Fly {Duke University Research}

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:20pm
Duke University researchers captured this video of a fruitfly's beating heart (a long chamber along its back) while performing research on how genes control the size a heart will grow to. Credit: Matthew J. Wolf, Duke University More info: http://today.duke.edu/2015/02/flyheart Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversit... Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke's College Advising Corps Impact

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:58pm
Duke University's College Advising Corps places some of the university’s recent graduates in high schools across North Carolina for up to two years. The advisors help first-generation high school students learn about and pursue higher education. Launched in Fall 2014 with seven advisors in seven schools, Duke’s College Advising Corps will expand this year to at least nine additional schools. Duke is the 24th higher education institution to partner with the College Advising Corps national program.
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