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The Fixers of Anything at Duke

August 1, 2022

Across campus, staff experts bring creativity and craftiness to repair shops

Work on GC Parking Lot Lighting Begins July 18

July 14, 2022

Upgrades to lighting in a parking lot at Flowers Drive and Erwin Road will make some spaces temporarily unavailable during the project

Legacy in a Landscape

May 31, 2022

Work of iconic landscape architecture firm remains in historic campus design

Campus Road and Utility Projects for Summer 2022

May 9, 2022

Renovations and repairs will temporarily affect the flow of vehicle and pedestrian traffic on campus

Duke Presidential Award Winners for 2021-22 Maintain Mission Amid Steep Challenges

March 29, 2022

Hard work and ingenuity of teams and individuals keep Duke moving forward during the pandemic

Duke Earns Tree Campus Honor for 14th-Straight Year

March 14, 2022

Duke receives Tree Campus Higher Education designation for conserving trees and including them in research

Duke in Pics: A Day in the Life of a Game in Cameron

January 24, 2022

As they bring the iconic basketball venue to life, staff ensures fans get a bucket-list experience

Leaving a Mark in Stone and Steel

December 8, 2021

As retirement approaches, Paul Manning reflects on some construction projects that defined his 17 years at Duke

A Front-Line Leadership Path for Duke Staff Member

November 15, 2021

LaShawnda Harris charts her trajectory in University Environmental Services

Duke Pond Earns National Landscape Design Honor

October 18, 2021

American Society of Landscape Architects lauds six-year old pond for function and beauty

Celebrating Staff and Faculty Career Milestones at Duke

September 29, 2021

Upon reaching milestones of 10, 15, 20 or more years, staff and faculty reflect on their paths

New Building Plaques Boost Wayfinding on Campus

September 20, 2021

Modern signs on buildings around Abele Quad make it easier to navigate between West Campus buildings

New Thermal Water Storage Tank to Open in April 2022

August 31, 2021

5-million-gallon chilled water tank on Central Campus will save an annual $550,000 in energy costs

A Duke Workday: Mansa Chennuri Watches Over the Electrical Grid

August 23, 2021

In this video, watch how Mansa Chennuri keeps power operational

Nearly 800 Books Go Home to Children of Duke Employees

August 23, 2021

A partnership with Book Harvest enriches summer reading for children of staff

For 32 Years, ‘It Has Been a Good Ride’

August 18, 2021

Duke control room operator Paul Schuler to retire Aug. 25

It’s No Accident: These Selfies are Winners

August 10, 2021

Safety photos demonstrate how Duke employees keep the workspace safe

Novel Renewable Natural Gas Partnership Will Move Duke Toward Carbon Neutrality

July 7, 2021

Duke University has taken another step toward its goal of achieving carbon neutrality by entering into a partnership to receive renewable natural gas beginning in early 2022.

The partnership with South Carolina-based renewable natural gas developer GreenGasUSA will involve vegetable waste that is currently decomposing in lagoons and is emitting gaseous methane directly into the atmosphere.

A Passion for Service

June 28, 2021

Master Plumber Dennis Kennedy serves as a volunteer firefighter

Campus Road and Utility Projects for Summer 2021

May 11, 2021

Traffic on major thoroughfares and some parking spaces will be affected through August

Duke Earns Tree Campus Honor for 13th Straight Year

May 10, 2021

By embracing new ideas, Duke shows commitment to its campus canopy

Duke in Pics: Plantings Continue to Beautify Campus

March 30, 2021

On a grey morning, Facilities staff brings color to a part of West Campus

Next Wave of Frontline Employees Get COVID-19 Vaccination

March 8, 2021

Newly-eligible Duke staff and faculty started receiving the vaccine last week

Final Steps to Climate Neutrality

March 3, 2021
As Duke nears a 2024 deadline, what carbon footprint reductions remain?

Amid a Pandemic, New and Renovated Buildings Open

March 3, 2021

Projects that were started before COVID-19 still moved forward, giving opening of buildings a different feel

Saving Energy While Spreading Warmth

February 24, 2021

New hot water plant helps make Duke’s campus more efficient

Remote Shout-Outs for a Job Well Done

January 13, 2021

COVID-19 changed many routines, including how to recognize employees

Lessons from Experts: How to Clean Your House In COVID-19

January 5, 2021

Duke’s housekeepers offer tips on keeping coronavirus out of your household

Duke Canopy

Caring for Duke's Canopy

November 30, 2020

Protecting trees requires keeping a close watch on their health