News

April 29, 2015
Evoking the energetic spirit of industry and entrepreneurship, the new “maker space” in the lower level of Gross Hall has been named The Foundry: The Design Foundry @ Duke. The name was selected from 174 naming ideas submitted by 121 students, faculty and staff during a campus-wide contest.
April 29, 2015
Duke University plans to build a $100 million, 85,000-square-foot facility to expand education and research programs in engineering and physics. Scheduled to open in 2018, the building will create a hub where engineering and physics faculty work together with graduate and undergraduate students to...
April 27, 2015
Duke University has received $9.75 million in gifts and matching funds to support an initiative that focuses on harnessing massive amounts of information to tackle society’s biggest challenges, President Richard H. Brodhead said Monday.
March 31, 2015
Population growth could cause global demand for water to outpace supply by mid-century if current levels of consumption continue. But it wouldn't be the first time this has happened, a Duke University study finds.
March 27, 2015
Mark Wiesner has been named chair of Duke’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, effective July 1, 2015.
March 23, 2015
In a letter of commitment presented to President Barack Obama today, Duke and more than 120 other U.S. engineering schools announced plans to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century.