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Duke University president to step down from post in 2017

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead has announced that he will step down from his post in June 2017.

A statement from the school said Brodhead spoke to the board of trustees and the academic council on Thursday to discuss his plans. 89 more words


Duke evaluating women’s basketball program

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Duke University confirmed Tuesday it is evaluating its women’s basketball program.

The Blue Devils finished 20-12 this season and beat North Carolina by 36 points to close the regular season. 139 more words

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Duke protesters reject offer by university's president

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University students participating in a sit-in have rejected a proposed initiative by the university to raise the minimum wage for its workers and hire an outside expert to review employee grievance procedures. 97 more words

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The Latest: Duke University wants students to end sit-in

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a sit-in outside the office of Duke University President Richard Brodhead (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Officials at Duke University say they will continue to negotiate with students occupying the office of school President Richard Brodhead only after they voluntarily leave the building. 364 more words

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Former Kinston star Brandon Ingram declares for 2016 NBA Draft

GREENVILLE (WNCT) – Former Kinston high school all-american Brandon Ingram has declared for the 2016 NBA draft after just one season at Duke.

Ingram announced his intentions with a letter… 127 more words

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Oregon ends Duke's season, 82-68

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Dillon Brooks scored 22 points and Oregon advanced to the brink of its first Final Four in 77 years with an 82-68 victory over defending national champion Duke on Thursday night in the West Region semifinal of the NCAA Tournament. 120 more words

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UNC, Duke students invent lotion that attacks sweaty palms

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – The schools are normally considered rivals, but a Duke student and UNC student have teamed up to create a successful business partnership. 434 more words

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