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Why Duke University freshmen refuse to read graphic novel Fun Home Some Duke freshmen have decided to boycott a book required of all incoming students, a move that reflects a growing sentiment about the right to not be offended.
The Christian Science Monitor | Aug 26, 2015 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Self-control saps memory, study says You're about to switch lanes on a busy road when you realize there's a car in your blind spot. You have to put a stop to your lane change -- and quickly. A new study by Duke University researchers in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that this type of
EurekAlert! | Aug 26, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Monkeys can work out complex maths to get food Researchers at Duke University said that if monkeys can reason about ratios and maybe even analogies, our minds are likely to have been set up with these skills as well.
Mail Online | Aug 26, 2015 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Duke Fuqua survey: Marketers will increase mobile ad spend by 160% Chief marketing officers seem to increasingly buy into the benefits of social media, according to the latest research from Duke University. Marketers expect social media spending to make up nearly a full quarter of their overall budgets in the next five y | Aug 25, 2015 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Duke sets record fundraising year, but did it best UNC's? Duke University set a fundraising record last school year, pulling in $478 million in philanthropic gifts and contributions during the 2014-15 year. This marks a third consecutive record year for Duke. It also bests UNC-Chapel Hill, which also set a recor
Triangle Business Journal | Aug 25, 2015 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
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EBA students participate in TIP Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to identify verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. This program is designed for seventh graders and offers them a unique challenge—to tak
The Millen News | Aug 25, 2015 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Millen, Georgia
College Freshmen Refuse to Read “Fun Home” Novel Citing Christian Beliefs and “Pornography” Incoming freshmen at Duke University, the highly regarded private research university located in Durham, NC, are refusing to read a title on their summer reading list — Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home," which inspired this year's To | Aug 25, 2015 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Duke licensing office with $37M in revenue bids adieu to director Rose Ritts, executive director of the Duke University Office of Licensing and Ventures, will leave Duke for Philadelphia. She took a position as executive vice president of Innovation at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System Through the
Triangle Business Journal | Aug 25, 2015 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Duke, UNC researchers: This smartphone app knows if you'll get the flu this year A group of Triangle researchers say theyve developed a flu-prediction app just in time for flu season. Statistician Katherine Heller of Duke University teamed up with a different shade of blue, UNC-Chapel Hill epidemiologist Allison Aiello, to develop a m
Triangle Business Journal | Aug 24, 2015 1:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
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Duke police arrest 45-year-old man in connection with reported sex assault Duke University police have arrested a 45-year-old man in connection with a sexual assault that was reported early Thursday morning on campus in a taxi. | Aug 21, 2015 12:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina