Duke University Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 10 Banned Books That Found Their Way to BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Playbill

    ... book out of classrooms and libraries as recently as this past August, when a group of freshmen students at Duke University refused to read the book , citing its "pornographic" content. In April 2014, a similar controversy at the College of ...


  2. A close Obama ally is leaving the Education Department - here are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... called Race to the Top (RTTT) , would become one of the seminal policies initiatives of his career. Duke University's Johnny Dawkins, left, shoots despite the efforts of Harvard's Arne Duncan, during first half action on February 8, 1984 at Harvard. ...


  3. Study: Chemo Unnecessary In Many Cases Of Early-Stage Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... certain cancers. Here & Now' s Robin Young talks to Dr. Shelley Hwang , chief of breast surgery at Duke University, about the shift in how the medical community is talking about and treating breast cancer. "The types of cancers the studies are ...


  4. Millennium Hotel Durham Announces Renovation PlanRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Hotel Interactive

    ... and furniture. In a nod to the city's most notable institution, new wall artwork will depict scenes from Duke University campus. In addition to its location nearby Research Triangle Park - one of the world's largest research parks - Millennium Hotel ...


  5. Nationally Acclaimed Oncologist Victoria Seewaldt Joins City of HopeRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Newswise

    ... also serve as the associate director of the comprehensive cancer center. Seewaldt comes to City of Hope from Duke University, where she was a professor of medicine and leader of the Comprehensive Cancer Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program. She also ...


  6. Why the West hopes Russia will avoid another AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... that exceed what the law of armed conflict might require," says Mr. Dunlap, now a law professor at Duke University in Durham, N.C. "I doubt the Russians will be constrained in the same way," he adds, "though I don't expect them to be indifferent to ...


  7. Tire Discounters hires exec VP of talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Tire Business

    ... Management at Northwestern University, and also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and history from Duke University. Tire Discounters noted that it is "following in the footsteps of Fortune 500 companies, like Pure Genius and Google, as it ...


  8. What Pushes Us To Work Hard - Even When We Don't Have To?Read the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... we need to feel motivated to work. Dan Ariely is a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. He is the author of the bestsellers Predictably Irrational , The ...


  9. Federal judge blocks Obama fracking regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | RedState

    ... Academy of Sciences, fracking is safe. End of discussion. Funded by the National Science Foundation and Duke University, a team of scientists at Ohio State and other universities conducted extensive research into the purported link between ...


  10. How Does Nose Twitching Affect a Horse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Horse

    ... own successfully on the national hunter/jumper circuit and dabbled in hunter breeding. After graduating from Duke University, she joined Blood-Horse Publications as Assistant Editor of its book division, Eclipse Press, before joining The Horse.


  11. Whitfield to receive GSA's 2015 Minority Mentorship AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | EurekAlert!

    The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Keith Whitfield, PhD, of Duke University as the 2015 recipient of the Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee Outstanding Mentorship Award. This distinguished honor is given annually to an individual who has exemplified outstanding commitment and dedication to mentoring minority researchers in the field of aging.


  12. Bradley KeounRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | TheStreet.com

    ... in mass communications from the University of Florida and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Duke University. Caterpillar's job cuts mark just the beginning of an emerging-market sales downturn for U.S. exporters of construction ...


  13. Is there a doctor in the house? Yep. Ken Jeong as 'Dr. Ken'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... significance of landing a sitcom with minority leads on a broadcast network is not lost on the graduate of Duke University who grew up in Greensboro, N.C., a city with a very small Asian presence. His show contributes to an historic high-water mark ...


  14. Keeping the body tickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Medical News Today

    ... Virshup, Director of the Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Programme at Duke-NUS and Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University. "By using both biochemical analysis and mathematical modelling we demonstrated how the core circadian clock keeps to a ...


  15. On The Importance of Liking StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Savage Minds

    ... thropology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. His book Leviathans at The Gold Mine has been published by Duke University Press. You can contact him at [email protected] View all posts by Rex


  16. It is better to give: Generosity pays dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... happy. But that's not the case, according to Dan Ariely, professor of behavioral economics and psychology at Duke University. "If you are a recipient of a good deed, you may have momentary happiness, but your long-term happiness is higher if you are ...


  17. STX Signs Three-Time National Champion DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Sporting Goods Business

    STX, LLC has signed a multi-year agreement with Duke University to be the official equipment supplier of the men's lacrosse program. As the exclusive equipment provider, Baltimore-based STX will supply custom heads, handles and other equipment to the men's lacrosse program.


  18. Nets forced to relive college nightmares - and triumphsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | New York Post

    ... Jacket, he wasn't thrilled. "This is not my first rodeo coming here," Young said of spending the week at Duke University for training camp. "I came with [former Sixers coach] Doug [Collins], because his son Chris was on staff here, so we came here ...


  19. Trigger warnings are necessary but should not lead to censorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Daily Texan

    ... a number of instances recently in which trigger warnings have been misused that have sparked controversy. At Duke University, a student refused to read an assigned book because it depicted lesbian sex. This instance is not a true trigger warning ...


  20. Interactions with pets shown to lower people's blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... between people and pets, particularly dogs. Most recently, Brian Hare , evolutionary anthropologist at Duke University, has found that when we lock eyes with our dogs, the "love hormone" oxytocin is released. So, is your dog greeting you at the door ...