The tsunamis have subsided and the continent-sized forest fires have burned out. Gone are the giant dinosaurs and three-quarters of all the other... Read more
The eleven witness statements, written in black ink on white paper, all told different stories of the night Jeremy Rankin was killed in the fall of... Read more
Shadow a Duke admissions tour, and you’ll soon join a ragged circle on the Chapel Quad. On this St. Patrick’s Day in mid-March, the green-shirted... Read more
THE VIEW FROM CAMERONIn the future, we’ll see a merging between the virtual and the actual. Are we players in the real world? Or are we players who... Read more

Summer 2015

There’s no single blueprint to creating a song; each composer has his own approach. From finding a new way to adapt a classic to working within time constraints, there are many things at play when...
Toomey is the cartoonist behind Sherman’s Lagoon, a comic strip that follows the lives of ocean characters addressing environmental topics such as shark finning, ocean pollution, and threats to the...
From the time he performed in an abridged version of Cinderella when he was eight years old, Andrew Jacobs has been a theater kid. He acted in plays all through elementary, middle, and high schools...
Kailey Johnson, Julia Donnell, and Jasmine Hill live in Brown Residence Hall.
You had to break barriers as one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy. Is it easier to work in an academic setting?Engineering is still a primarily male environment. My research can...
THE CATALYST: Melody Jue believes that deep water can make a fascinating setting for science fiction and other literature. A literature Ph.D. student and scuba diver, Jue traveled to Mexico to study...
America’s history is written into its music. These sheets of feel-good summertime music for voice and piano are artifacts of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. They’re part of the...
In the past five years, MOOCs—massive open online courses—have lived up to at least one part of their name. With hundreds of thousands of people enrolling in the most popular listings on sites like...
Most universities are located where they were founded: Harvard is in Cambridge, Stanford is in Palo Alto, UNC is in Chapel Hill. But one of Duke’s peculiarities is that it chose to be in Durham....
Each spring, seniors are given the opportunity to climb to the top of the chapel tower and take in the stunning views. Within the tower are the carillon bells that ring each day at 5 p.m., as well...
Greg Brandeau M.B.A. ’92 returned to Duke to talk about his book, Collective GeniusThis past spring Greg Brandeau M.B.A. ’92, former chief technology officer at The Walt Disney Studios and the...
FEATURED BOOKMy Generation: Collected Nonfiction features thirty-three pieces by William Styron ’47, some previously unpublished and several taken from Styron’s papers in the David M. Rubenstein...