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Graduate Young Trustee finalist Warren Lattimore, a doctoral candidate in theology at the Divinity School, hopes to use his experience in working across boundaries to take an interdisciplinary approach to supporting the University’s priorities. Lattimore hopes to sustain the University’s momentum on priorities such as the Racial Equity Advisory Council and the Climate Commitment.  “A […]

The persistent digital divide highlights the limits of privately owned broadband networks. SB 156 aims to overcome these limitations. Major SB 156 implementation activities are currently underway across the state. At the federal level, the newly passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provided additional funding to support state, local, and regional efforts. At the state […]

TOPEKA —  House lawmakers passed a flat tax proposal with bipartisan support, following weeks of debate on the topic and criticism that the policy would mostly benefit corporations and the state’s wealthiest residents.  The Republican-engineered tax proposal would get rid of Kansas’ tiered tax system and implement a 5.25% income tax rate for all individuals […]

This is the inaugural release of FORTUNE’s Most Innovative list shining a spotlight on the top companies in the U.S. that have made the biggest impact in innovation. CHAPEL HILL, N.C., – FORTUNE has named UNC Health one of “America’s Most Innovative Companies.” This is the inaugural release of FORTUNE’s Most Innovative list shining a […]

Duke in DC’s New Event Series Highlights How Duke Faculty, Students and Staff are Making a Difference in Their Local Communities From left to right, Chris Simmons, Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, Brad Thie, Liz DeMattia and Aaron Kyle For Liz DeMattia, Duke’s work to improve communities across North Carolina is about empowering them. “I think the common […]

“Sydney is very humble, always willing to help others in need,” said Chen Zhou, associate chair of undergraduate studies in the Stewart School. “She is an outstanding student academically and has demonstrated great leadership in her tenure at Georgia Tech and in ISyE.” Mudd has maintained a 4.0 and is a Stamps President’s Scholar. She’s […]

This Easter Australians will be hunting for a different kind of egg as CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, urges citizen scientists to venture out and discover egg cases washed up on Australia’s shores. What are egg cases? Well, also known as mermaid’s purses, they’re the tough leathery capsule that protects the developing foetuses of oviparous […]

Gupta with Interim Dean of the School of Communications Kenn Gaither during the 2023 Baird Lecture on March 28, 2023. It was obvious to the hundreds in attendance for the annual Baird Lecture at Elon University that Dr. Sanjay Gupta — a practicing neurosurgeon, Emmy Award-winning journalist and best-selling author — wears many hats and […]

ROCKVILLE, Md. — For the college class he teaches on inequality, Richard D. Kahlenberg likes to ask his students about a popular yard sign. “In This House We Believe: Black Lives Matter, Women’s Rights Are Human Rights, No Human Is Illegal, Science Is Real,” it says. His students usually dismiss the sign as performative. But […]

In the run-up to the Summit for Democracy, the U.S. government issued a 

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