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How to Overcome Nerves and Master Public Speaking

November 15, 2022
Colleagues share tips that helped them get comfortable talking to large audiences

Duke Officials Monitoring Path and Effects of Tropical Storm Nicole

November 10, 2022
Rain and wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph are possible across central NC on Friday

Keeping Campus Safe: How the Duke Police Department Can Help You

October 18, 2022
During Crime Prevention Month in October, get familiar with the resources that keep the campus community safe

Heavy Traffic Expected for Duke-UNC Home Football Game

October 12, 2022
Blue Devils welcome UNC-Chapel Hill to Wallace Wade Stadium on Oct. 15

DukeALERT System Test on Wednesday, Oct. 19

October 11, 2022
Know what to do during an evacuation

Phishing Attack Underscores Value of Digital Security

October 10, 2022
Heading into Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, an encounter with hackers offers reminder of threats

Officials Monitoring Path of Tropical Storm Ian

September 29, 2022
In-person classes canceled Friday afternoon due to high winds

Strong-armed robbery reported near Documentary Studies

September 27, 2022

A Duke graduate student reported to the Durham Police Department being the victim of a strong-armed robbery around on Monday afternoon on Pettigrew Street near the Center for Documentary Studies.

The suspect is described as a male, medium-dark skin tone, late 20’s, dreadlocks with a black bandana, black hoodie and blue jeans. He did not display a weapon and took the victim’s car.

If anyone saw the individual described yesterday around this location / time, you are encouraged to contact the Duke Police at 919-684-2444 or Durham CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

Heavy Traffic Expected For Sept. 2 Home Football Game

August 29, 2022
Congestion is expected on campus the afternoon of Sept. 2 for the season opener against Temple

Congestion Expected for Student Move-In, Block Party Event

August 16, 2022
Allow extra travel time around campus due to move-in on Aug. 20 and a block party event on evening of Aug. 22

DukeALERT System Test on Wednesday, July 20

July 8, 2022
Register for free LiveSafe app to report concerns and more

Duke’s Team Approach to Keeping Campus Safe

June 29, 2022
Behavioral assessment teams work to identify, address potential concerns

Design a Sign Showing How You Stay Safe at Work

June 1, 2022
Create a sign capturing how you practice safety and prevent workplace injuries for National Safety Month

Tornado Watch Issued for Central North Carolina

May 27, 2022
A line of storms is expected to pass through Triangle area Friday

Tornado Watch Issued for Central North Carolina

May 6, 2022
A line of strong storms is expected to pass through the Triangle area late Friday afternoon

Tornado Watch Issued Until 9 p.m. Thursday

April 7, 2022

[Update: Thursday, April 7, 2022: 6:10 p.m.]

The tornado watch has been canceled for Durham and the surrounding area.

[Original post]

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Durham and Wake counties until 9 p.m. on Thursday.

A watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area.

Blue Devil of the Week: From Security Officer to Community Builder

April 4, 2022
With a selfless approach, Ruby Thompkins helps Duke Police and Durham community move forward

Plans for Final Four Weekend

March 29, 2022
Watch party on campus for students and spouse only

Q&A: What’s Next for the Pandemic?

March 23, 2022
Duke leaders offer insights about safety and the road ahead with COVID-19

Man Arrested for Multiple Off-Campus Robberies Near Campus

March 18, 2022

Durham Police arrested 25-year-old Jaquan Marquise Smith on Friday for a string of home invasions and robberies in apartments near Duke University’s campus.

Two of the incidents involved Duke students and occurred on February 6 and March 2 of this year. In each incident, the victims were forced into their apartment and held at gunpoint while individuals robbed them of phones, electronics, money, and other valuables. None of the victims were injured during the crimes.

In the Event of an Emergency: DukeALERT Test Is March 16

March 8, 2022
Download LiveSafe Safety App, Register for Emergency Text Notifications

Crime Alert: Robbery Reported Near Gattis Street

February 15, 2022
The incident occurred Tuesday on Gattis Street near the old Laundry Building

Get an Inside Look at Safety in the Duke Citizens' Police Academy

February 9, 2022
Registration for various classes of the 15th Duke University Police Department Citizens' Police Academy is underway

Cyber Drills Keep Duke Safe

December 1, 2021
Managers across the University and Health System can request a simulated attack to train teams to spot hacking

Death Reported on Campus

November 7, 2021

[Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021]

Authorities have identified the man found dead on Duke’s campus on Sunday, and the family has been notified. The deceased had no known affiliation with Duke, and no foul play was suspected.

“We have been in touch with the family and want to express our deep sympathies for their loss,” said Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president for Administration. “Out of respect for the family, we will not be releasing any other details regarding this case.”

[Original Post: Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021]

Ways Duke Colleagues Beat Stress with Hobbies

November 1, 2021
Pastimes fight burnout and bring relief from pandemic challenges