Valerie Ashby to Become Arts & Sciences Dean

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Valerie Sheares Ashby, a professor and chair of the chemistry department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), will be the next dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University beginning July 1, Duke President Richard H. Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth... Read More »

Duke Inducts New Members into Phi Beta Kappa

Saturday, May 9, 2015
The nation’s oldest academic honor society inducted 166 Duke University juniors, seniors and alumni in Reynolds Theater on Thursday, May 7. The Phi Beta Kappa initiation launched the class of 2015 graduation events for family and friends. Initiates too the stage to sign their names into the Beta... Read More »

Committee Selected to Lead Search for New Arts & Sciences Dean

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Sociology Professor Angela O'Rand will lead a committee tasked with conducting a national search for a new dean of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Provost Sally Kornbluth announced this week. The 18-member committee is comprised of faculty, administrators, a student representative, and an... Read More »

A One-Woman Band in Academics, Music

Monday, December 8, 2014
Name: Edna AndrewsPosition: Linguistics and cultural anthropology professor; Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies; Chair of the Linguistics Program; Director of Duke Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European StudiesYears at Duke: 30 What I do at Duke: I’m chair of... Read More »

Trinity College Awards: Teaching Excellence Built Upon Risk-Taking

Friday, May 2, 2014
Caption: The 2014 Trinity College and Alumni teaching award winners: Erdag Goknar, Rebecca Bach, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Lewis Blake and James Roberts. Photo by Megan Morr/Duke University PhotographyOn an afternoon meant to celebrate teaching excellence at Duke, several of the honorees were open... Read More »

Slavic Studies Professor Wins Book Award

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Beth Holmgren, chair of Duke's Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, has been honored once again for her 2011 book chronicling the life and travels of 19th century Polish stage actress Helena Modjeska.The Polish American Historical Association honored Holmgren Jan. 3 for "Starring Madame... Read More »

Slavic Studies Professor Wins Book Award

Monday, October 21, 2013
Beth Holmgren, chair of Duke's Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, has received the Kulczycki Book Prize for Polish Studies.The prize is given for the best book in any discipline on any aspect of Polish affairs. Holmgren was honored for her 2011 book "Starring Madame Modjeska: On Tour in... Read More »

Language & the Brain, in Research and the Classroom

Friday, September 20, 2013
When Professor Edna Andrews decided she needed to become a student again, it made all the difference in the world for her teaching.Trained as a linguist but interested in learning more about how advances in neuroscience were affecting her field, Andrews felt she needed to brush up on some brain... Read More »

Roundtable on Global Security in the Age of Donald Trump - Monday, February 27th at 5:00 pm

February 27 th at 5:00 PM - 107 White Lecture Hall Roundtable panel and discussion with three scholars from the Duke community. There will be presentations from each followed by lively discussion and questions from the audience. Presenters - Ambassador Jack F. Matlock, former Ambassador to the... Read More »