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Blue Devil of the Week: Making Duke’s Home of Music Shine

February 4, 2019

Gloria Biddings’ commitment is appreciated by those who pass through the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building

From Old House to Office

January 30, 2019

In repurposed campus houses, work and class spaces have quirky touches of home

Duke Named Tree Campus USA For 11th Year

January 28, 2019

Arbor Day Foundation recognition highlights Duke’s promotion of healthy trees and conservation

Every Art Piece Has a Story

January 27, 2019

The tales behind some pieces of art that dot Duke’s campus

Waterline Project to Affect Traffic Near Duke

January 16, 2019

Durham will begin a nine-month Buchanan Boulevard waterline replacement along West Chapel Hill Street and Buchanan Boulevard on Jan. 21

Getting Prepared for a Winter Storm

December 19, 2018

The first official day of winter is Dec. 21, and wetter-than-average conditions are predicted for North Carolina

Officials Monitoring Forecast for Winter Storm

December 7, 2018

Several inches of snow, ice expected over the weekend

Finding a Creative Outlet

December 4, 2018

Employees use art to help move them down a path to wellness

On-Call Heroes

November 13, 2018

Across Duke, employees use empathy and resourcefulness to solve problems

Duke’s New Roadmap to Climate Neutrality

November 13, 2018

Climate Action Plan update shows Duke is on track toward 2024 goal

Work for New Chilled Water Facility Begins

October 19, 2018

Construction of Chilled Water Plant #3 will serve future needs of campus

Aiming Higher with ‘Zero Waste’ Football Games

October 17, 2018

With sustainability taking root at Duke football games, Zero Waste organizers increase goals

Officials Monitoring Hurricane Michael

October 10, 2018

Severe weather policy not expected to be activated

Bracing for the Worst

September 18, 2018

Although Durham escaped the brunt of Hurricane Florence, Duke was ready for flooding, downed trees and more

Duke Wins Award for Best Landscape Architecture

September 10, 2018

West Campus receives national praise for overall design and commitment to sustainability

Blue Devil of the Week: Keeping Tabs on What's Powering Duke

September 4, 2018

When Wendy Lesesne is not examining how Duke uses resources, she loves being in the sky

Duke in Pics: Prepping Campus for the Class of 2022

August 21, 2018

Some scenes of the work that’s gone into getting Duke ready for student move in

Duke Earns National Architecture Awards

August 15, 2018

Rubenstein Arts Center design and West Campus landscape architecture are recognized

Science Drive Reopens after Crews Clear Fallen Tree

August 13, 2018

A large tree fell Monday in front of the Fuqua School of Business

Following the Flow of Water

July 30, 2018

Duke is making the most of campus storm water

A Decade Later, Drought Lessons Endure

July 23, 2018

Duke’s commitment to water conservation continues after 2007-08 historic drought

Duke Stone: From Quarry to Campus

June 18, 2018

A special stone serves as Duke’s common thread

Closeup of stone detail on a gothic style building

Shop Talk Newsletter - May 2018

May 1, 2018

Read the latest Facilities Management Shop Talk newsletter.

Lounge space in Trinity House residence hall

Not Your Mother's Dorm

April 19, 2018

It only takes a quick glance to see that Trinity House is not your average residence hall.

Flipping the Switch on LED Lights

April 4, 2018

Duke is using LED lights in 14 campus buildings, creating energy savings

Crafting a Safe Solution

March 29, 2018

By helping develop a new tool, Duke Facilities Management staff solves a messy problem

Closeup of stone detail on a gothic style building

Shop Talk Newsletter - March 2018

March 1, 2018

Read the latest Facilities Management Shop Talk newsletter.