News from Duke
The Duke Compact: A Pledge to Keep Each Other Safe
Pledge articulates behavioral expectations for all students, faculty and staff
Update on COVID-19 Testing for Duke Student-Athletes
Duke University’s COVID-19 testing program has administered 700 tests to 309 student-athletes, coaches and staff in the first three weeks since student-athletes began returning to campus for voluntary practice.
Eddy Malesky Named Director of DCID
Smith named Dean of Academic Affairs for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
A faculty member in the Program in Education has been named the new Dean of Academic Affairs for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.
Message from President Price on Updated Reopening Plans
To the Duke Community, I am writing to provide an update on Duke’s plans for the Fall 2020 semester and to inform you of some important and necessary changes.
Duke Updates Reopening Plans
With COVID-19 numbers trending in wrong direction, Duke will reduce number of residential students in fall semester
U.S. Government Drops New International Student Visa Rules
Duke officials applauded an announcement Tuesday that the U.S government will drop proposed changes to visa policies that would have affected many international students at U.S.
University Leaders Address International Students on New Federal Visa Directives
President Vincent Price and other Duke University officials reached out to international students this week to reassure them that they would be supported in the wake of new policies that may put some international students’ visas at risk.
Duke Experts on Coronavirus, Health Care Available to Media
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News about Duke
We Have to Fix Things Massively and Quickly
Podcast interview with professor emeritus Blair Sheppard, special advisor to Duke Kunshan University
Acing the Online Job Interview
Features Emily Chang, a recent Duke graduate
Duke to Start Trial of Promising COVID Treatment
Covers news that the Duke Human Vaccine Institute was given approval for a clinical trial (with video)
Duke Testing Shows 25 Athletes Positive for COVID-19; Team Activities Continue
Covers a news release; quotes Dr. Cameron Wolfe, an associate professor of medicine at Duke and chair of the ACC’s Medical Advisory Group for COVID-19
Singapore’s Duke-NUS Is In The Race To Develop An Effective Coronavirus Vaccine
Video interview with professor Ooi Eng Eong, deputy director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme
Duke University Study Begins Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing of Participants
Reports on the testing of some participants from the existing MURDOCK health study at the N.C.
US Study: North Carolina Tried to ‘Breed Out’ Black People From 1929 to 1974
Covers a new Duke study; quotes co-author William Darity Jr.
Duke Divinity School Student Listed as Critical After Durham Shooting
Reports on an incident late Friday that injured Blaine Thomas
Duke Campus Housing Only for 1st, 2nd Year Students in Fall
Covers the university’s release of a plan designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Duke Gets NIH Grant to Track Coronavirus Transmission in Students
Interview with Dr. Daniel Kelly Benjamin Jr.