Student News Archive (2014-2015)


April 21: Summer Awaits

Final exams, final grades, course evaluations, Summer Session registration, summer at Duke Marine Lab, AAC summer hours, reader survey

April 14: Winding Down

Drop/add, course evaluations, alumni profiles, reader survey

April 7: Registration Time

Registration, house courses, course-browsing tools, AAC Peer Advising office hours

March 31: Spring Into Fall

Exam rescheduling, bookbagging, prehealth advising sessions, peer advising hours, DukeJourneys, Transcripts and Lifescripts Monologues, Finding your Question, LeaderShape, Story Lab, Visible Thinking

March 24: Bookbagging, DukeJourneys

Withdrawal deadline, satisfactory/unsatisfactory-to-letter deadline, bookbagging, course-browsing options, AAC Peer Advising office hours, DukeJourneys with Manjusha Kulkarni ’91, statistics placement exam, dates and deadlines

March 17: Welcome Back

Bookbagging, withdrawal and S/U-to-letter deadlines, DukeImmerse, DukeJourneys with Manjusha Kulkarni ’91, AAC Peer Advising forum on medical school, career events and services

March 3: Declaration Deadline

Major declaration and next steps, marine science and conservation concentrations, the Visible Spectrum series, AAC Peer Advising forum on medical school, internship writing course, Spotlight awards

Feb. 24: "Spring" Semester Progresses

Major declaration, Chronicle articles on major selection, proposal-writing workshops, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship, intensive summer Spanish

Feb. 17: Finding Your Global/Civic Fit

Major declaration, midterm support, AAC Peer Advising dinner with global/civic DAEs, summer registration, study abroad deadlines and signatures, funding for research in Asia, funding for research on human rights, Global Engagement Program

Feb. 10: Global/Civic DAE Dinner

Major declaration, incomplete course work, summer bookbagging, peer advising, dinner with global/civic DAEs, DAE website and video, DukeJourneys with Balduin Hesse ’00, midterm support, Data+

Feb. 3: DukeJourneys with Balduin Hesse

Major declaration, incomplete course work, spring DukeJourneys schedule, Forever Duke dinners, innovation and entrepreneurship certificate, I&E Academy, proposal-writing workshops, BioCoRE, Center for Documentary Studies awards and fellows, lunch with Marine Lab faculty, student contests, Global Education summer deadline extensions

Jan. 27: Settling In

S/U declaration, schedule correction, major declaration, AAC Peer Advisors, political science lunch, study away deadlines and signatures, language conversation practice, Internship Funding Program, projected summer course list

Jan. 20: Researching Research Options

Drop/add, S/U declaration, schedule correction, Getting Started in Research info sessions, Senior Thesis Symposium, Summer Research Programs and Funding Fair, Career and Summer Opportunities Fair, Global Education Summer Expo, Brazil exchange grants

Jan. 13: Summer Opportunities

Drop/add, the Edge open house, Africa-related project funding, Global Education information sessions and deadlines, Marine Lab office hours, Stanback internships, Intensive Spanish Summer Institute, Kenan Summer Fellows, Duke-UNC Initiative on Poverty and Inequality fellowships

Jan. 6: Starting Spring Semester

Drop/add, waitlists, course-browsing tools, Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs, Duke Engage Week, Bass Connections, LAUNCH Career Development SeriesRobertson Scholars

Dec. 2: Classes to Exams

Final exams, final grades and incomplete course work, AAC hours over break, course evaluations, puppies at Perkins, School Research Partnership

Nov. 25: Course Evaluations, Summer Research

Drop/add, course evaluations, summer research funding information session, DAE appointments, prehealth appointments, data visualization contest

Nov. 18: Global Education, Local Engagement

Registration, drop/add, Global Education applications, Stanback internship info session, Connecting Undergraduates to Biology Research, Project Reflect, Alternative Spring Break

Nov. 11: All About Registration

Rescheduled registration windows, review of registration information, AAC Peer Advising office hours, exam-rescheduling deadline

Nov. 4: Closing in on Registration

Withdrawal deadline, S/U-to-letter deadline, bookbagging and preregistration meetings, registration blocks, AAC Peer Advising office hours, Service-Learning courses, Trinity course-browsing tools, prehealth info session, Hyderabad internships

Oct. 28: BOO-kbagging and Info Sessions

Bookbagging and preregistration advising meetings, AAC Peer Advising office hours, Culture Shock and Featured Courses, prehealth info sessions, department info sessions and placement exams, withdrawal deadline, satisfactory/unsatisfactory-to-letter deadline, Robertson Scholars info session

Oct. 21: Majors Fair, Faculty Dinner This Week

AAC Majors Fair, global health advising, Global Cultural Studies Symposium, AAC Peer Advising faculty dinner, bookbagging, Signature Courses, Duke Marine Lab spring courses, LEAPS Service-Learning Showcase, DukeEngage Week, Chautauqua series

Oct. 7: Considering Majors, Grad School

AAC Majors Fair, Graduate & Professional School Day, AAC Peer Advising faculty dinner, global/civic DAE appointments, DukeImmerse, Nonprofit & Government Career Fair, fall break

Sept. 30: Midterm Resources

Support at midterms, DukeJourneys, AAC Peer Advising Chapel Climbs, DukeEngage information sessions, research information sessions, Arts Festival, Chautauqua series

Sept. 23: Connect with Faculty

Incomplete spring/summer work, major declaration, AAC Peer Advising faculty dinner with Dr. Robert Thompson, Chautauqua dinner with Dean Lee D. Baker, Service Opportunities in Leadership, LAUNCH Career Development Series, Summer Internships in India

Sept. 16: Beaufort to Bangalore

Global Education events, Duke Semester in India, Duke Marine Lab, Chautauqua series, Center for Global Women's Health Technologies, language conversation practice, DukeJourneys

Sept. 9: DukeJourneys

Satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading, schedule correction, DukeJourneys fall dinners, graduate business school listserv, online writing suite for international students, Entrepreneurship Week, NeuroConnect, CAPS workshops, Duke Authenticity Project, Alternative Fall Break

Sept. 2: Fairs and More

Drop/add, Fall Career Fair, Volunteer Fair, Global Education Fair, Writing Studio, Baldwin Scholars, Alternative Fall Break, global health research recruitment, upcoming infomation sessions and open houses

Aug. 26: Classes Begin

Drop/add and permission numbers, AAC Peer Advisors, Franklin Humanities Institute open house, Prehealth Check-Up, Winter Forum applications, keeping in touch with your advisor

Aug. 19: Welcome, Class of 2018

Group advising meeting, academic open house, walk-in advising, other orientation events, online advising resources, humanities advising, waitlists, Forever Duke Block Party



April 22: Farewell for Now

Final exams, final grades, summer at the AAC, course evaluations, Perkins Library entrance closing

April 15: Final Weeks

Drop/add, course evaluations, Transcripts and Lifescripts, The Duke Colloquium

April 8: Fall Registration

Fall registration, service-learning and sustainability-focused courses, prehealth information-session video, The Duke Colloquium, deadlines and reminders

April 1: Dine with Duke Faculty

Deadline for exam rescheduling, bookbagging, DukeJourneys with Brenda Armstrong, AAC Peer Advising faculty dinner with David Rabiner, Featured Courses and Culture Shock, prehealth information session, AAC Peer Advising Office Hours, Financial Education Partnership information session, statistics placement exam

March 25: Pack Your Bookbags

Withdrawal deadline, bookbagging, Featured Courses website, Culture Shock website, Academic Homecoming, prehealth advising session, AAC Peer Advising office hours, statistics placement exam, interdisciplinary competitions, upcoming deadlines

March 18: Jumping Back In

Academic Homecoming, bookbagging, withdrawal deadline, alumni panel on gap years, Global Brazil Lab, DukeImmerse, fall at the Duke Marine Lab, BioCoRE, summer opportunities

March 4: Academic Homecoming Awaits

Major declaration, Academic Homecoming, tips for public policy studies majors, AAC Peer Advising applications, summer internship opportunity in India, spring break

Feb. 25: Sophomore Special

Major declaration, Academic Homecoming, becoming a peer advisor, AAC Peer Advising online office hours, fall study abroad application deadline, March 3 deadlines

Feb. 18: Midterms, Majors, Peer Advisors

Major declaration, becoming a peer advisor, AAC Peer Advising online office hours, support at midterms, summer registration

Feb. 11: DukeJourneys Welcomes Amy Lazarus '05

DukeJourneys with Amy Lazarus '05, support at midterms, incomplete work, major declaration, summer bookbagging, online internship course, summer funding, summer documentary awards and application reminders

Feb. 4: Winter, Spring, Summer

Major declaration, AAC Peer Advising forum on majors and minors, incomplete work, Leadership and Service Awards summer registration, deadline extensions and reminders

Jan. 28: Exciting Decisions Ahead

Satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading, schedule correction, AAC Peer Advising forum on majors and minors, summer fellowship info session, senior thesis symposium, peer tutoring, summer courses, Bass Connections project teams, study abroad deadlines and forms and LEAP

Jan. 21: Finalizing Your Spring Schedule

Drop/add, satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading, schedule correction, new libraries website, Intensive Spanish Summer Institute, Duke Authenticity Project, Career and Summer Opportunities Fair, Bass Connections open house

Jan. 14: Research, Career, Global Opportunities

Drop/add, Howard Hughes Research Fellows Program, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs, Career and Summer Opportunities Fair, LAUNCH Career Development Series, Global Education info sessions, DukeEngage domestic/independent deadline

Jan. 7: Back at It

AAC on Twitter, drop/add and waitlists, Global Advising appointments, DukeEngage Week, Bass Connections open house, Stanback Internship Program, major declaration for sophomores studying abroad, new financial aid website

Dec. 10: Winter Wishes

Bass Connections webcast, prehealth advising session video, final exams, final grades, AAC office hours over winter break

Dec. 3: Last Week of Classes

Course evaluations, AAC winter hours

Nov. 26: Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving wishes, course evaluations, spring Global Advising appointments

Nov. 19: Finishing Strong

Registration, drop/add period, first-year requirements, Alternative Spring Break, exam rescheduling, course resources, University Course, statistics placement exam

Nov. 12: Registration is Here

Registration, The Duke Colloquium, course resources, AAC Peer Advising Office hours, statistics placement exam, exam rescheduling deadline

Nov. 5: Exploring Course Options

Bookbagging and preregistration meetings, AAC Peer Advising office hours, prehealth info session, Featured Courses, Culture Shock, service-learning courses, University Course, course withdrawal and S/U-to-letter deadlines

Oct. 29: Time for BOO-kbagging

Bookbagging and preregistration meetings, registration questions, registration blocks, AAC Peer Advising office hours, course withdrawal and S/U-to-letter deadlines, prehealth info session, advising session for political science

Oct. 22: Majors Fair, Bookbagging and Family Weekend

AAC Majors Fair, Family Weekend, bookbagging and preregistration meetings, prehealth information session, statistics placement exam, spring courses at the Duke Marine Lab, Media Arts + Sciences grand opening, upcoming application deadlines

Oct. 8: An Invitation, a Request and Good Wishes

DukeJourneys with Rachel Cook '06, first-year advising survey, fall major declaration deadlines, AAC Majors Fair, Nonprofit and Government Career Fair, plagiarism tutorial deadline, Baldwin Scholars application deadline, happy fall break.

Oct. 1: My Advising Network

My Advising Network, AAC Peer Advising Chapel Climb, AAC Majors Fair, support at midterms, prehealth advising, session on diversity in study abroad, DukeEngage programs, Duke STEAM Challege applications, First-Year Internships, deadline reminders

Sept. 24: Leadership Lessons

Service Opportunities in Leadership, DukeJourneys dinner, incomplete work due, plagiarism tutorial, Baldwin Scholars information sessions, Winter Forum application deadline

Sept. 17: Applications and Declarations

AAC Peer Advising forums, DukeJourneys dinner, incomplete work due, major declaration for fourth-semester students, applications to be a Duke Colloquium student director, DukeEngage information sessions, International House opportunity

Sept. 10: More Early-Semester Opportunities

Deadlines for satisfactory/unsatisfactory declaration and course correction, AAC Peer Advising forums, Bass Connections events, Volunteer Fair, CAPS workshops

Sept. 3: Beyond Campus

Duke STEAM Challenge, drop/add deadline, Global Education Fair, Fall Career Fair, Prehealth Check-Up, Baldwin Scholars applications, Alternative Fall Break applications

Aug. 27: And ... We're Off

Humanities labs open house, Winter Forum applications, summer reading discussion with the author, Prehealth Check-Up, writing support for international/ESL students, waitlists and permission numbers

Aug. 20: Welcome!

Welcome, advisor group and individual meetings, new website, Academic Open House, emergency advising, waitlists, Forever Duke Block Party