Bob Weiseman stood in left field, waiting under a darkening sky. He looked worried, but that was typical: As associate director of athletics/... Read more
Kate Bowler is told that if she goes to Amazon. com, types in “ever,” and watches the autofill, of all the products in the entire world her best-... Read more
Helin Gai ’09 ate the most memorable burger of his life at West Union’s Loop Pizza Grill on September 14, 2008.The economics and math double-major... Read more
From a curious interplay between an imagined window and a real window, Dan Mallory ’01 conceived The Woman in the Window.The debut novel, he’s happy... Read more

Spring 2018

Andrew Johnson and John Tyler: What could possibly link them together? Well, they both were U.S. presidents. And they both were—in the unanimous verdict of students who were scrutinizing their...
 ANIMALS As a result of human encroachment on habitat, Southern Africa has 11 percent fewer cheetahs than previously thought; an area the size of France contains only about 3,600 adults. * When...
Brian Hare admits he was kind of rooting for the bonobos.“You normally aren’t hoping for a result,” says Hare, associate professor of evolutionary anthropology, who with Chris Krupenye Ph.D. ’16...
One evening this past winter at an event celebrating the opening of the brandnew Rubenstein Arts Center, I watched from a few feet away as the dancers of the American Ballet Theater performed in the...
Molecule, highlighted in green, that was synthesized at the SMSF
Most research labs at Duke have clear markings. A framed sign on the wall with a professor’s name; his or her own separate space protected from peons. But on the bottom floor of the Levine Science...
Sophomore Deepti Agnihotri remembers a story one of her classmates told last year about finding her significant other, a tale that culminates in her classmate proposing over the phone. Her reactions...
A few minutes into the 2018 State of the Union speech, the president makes his first factual claim: “Since the election we have created 2.4 million new jobs.” FactCheck.org is on the case...
WE ASKEDKen Ilgunas A.M. ’11, a backcountry ranger and perpetual traveler, has a new book, This Land Is Our Land: How We Lost the Right to Roam and How to Take It Back (Plume). The notion of private...
Picture the South China Sea, east of Vietnam and west of the Philippines, dotted with made-in-China products. Those would be pseudo-islands—artificial islands or pumped-up natural islands, complete...
What sparked your interest in rivers?I went to college for physics. One day my undergraduate adviser pulled me aside and told me I would not be a good physicist. I left college and meandered around...
As she received the 2017 Liz Silverstein Agent Manager of the Year award, Pamela Green ’85 listed three gestures that came from others and that aided her journey to becoming president and CEO of her...
Fifty years ago, on Sunday, April 7, 1968, a recording of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech played over loudspeakers to 500 Duke students assembled on what is now Abele Quad....
For the season of beach trips and camping trips and, well, many hours behind the wheel, Grammy-winner Eric Oberstein ’07 shares his top road-trip tunes.“Aguanile” by Marc Anthony This 2007 remake of...