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UPenn Provost Named Duke University's 10th President

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Duke University has named University of Pennsylvania provost, Vincent Price as their tenth president.

The announcement was made on Friday by David Rubenstein, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees. 242 more words


Why So Few Undergrad Veterans at Duke?

Ever wonder why so few veterans are enrolled as undergrads at Duke University? The New York Times has

The numbers aren’t exactly a guarded secret, but they also aren’t something the university wants the military community to know. 572 more words


What Money Can Buy

I am both a Duke student and a descendant of poor farmers.

My dad and I sat on the flat face of a large rock in a garden in front of a Tommy Hilfiger store at the Dawsonville Outlets, an outlet mall in North Georgia. 1,357 more words

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Maguire chooses education over Tour grind

With 14-year-old Guan Tianlang appearing in the Masters a few years ago and Lydia Ko winning a LPGA Tour event at 15, it seems like there’s more pressure than ever for young stars to play full-time pro golf. 160 more words

Top 40 Over 40.22: Mahmoud Ahmed

Universities can be weird places to see shows, musical or otherwise.  The setting can make it feel like whatever creative process put forward is subject for intellectual consideration from a distance, rather than communal participation.   1,832 more words

Top 40 Over 40

Kaaya Breaks School Record, Canes End Season On 4-Game Win Streak With 40-21 Victory

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On a day when Miami was honoring all of its senior players, it was junior quarterback Brad Kaaya who made the biggest impact as the Hurricanes used a 17-point third quarter burst to pull away from visiting Duke and earn a 40-21 win Saturday in front of 57,396 fans at Hard Rock Stadium. 1,252 more words


Philanthropy on Exhibit

Charles Thomas and me signing books at a recent exhibition of The Soul of Philanthropy at Duke University, which is Charles’ alma mater.

Six years ago,  426 more words