academics Archive

Faculty Etiquette

With the start of classes being a few weeks away now, it’s a good time to share some etiquette on how students can put the best foot forward with faculty. A few years ago, a faculty friend of ...

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Categories: academicscampus life

Deacon Camp and other Pre-Orientation programs, and Global Laureates Academy

I am traveling for New Student Receptions this week (thank you Larchmont, and hello Philly!) so this is a pre-posted Daily Deac.

Today I want to share two opportunities. The first is for our ...

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Categories: academicsevents

First day of the new school year

July 1 officially marks the first day of our new year in my office. We go by the fiscal year calendar, which for us runs July 1-June 30. It always feels like a bit of a celebration.

Many thanks ...

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Categories: academicscampus lifeevents

Some thoughts on first-year course selection

Happy end-to-the-week, Deac families. Finish strong!

One of the big tasks this summer for incoming first year students is registering for classes. As an academic adviser, I want to share a couple ...

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Categories: academicsadvising

Hidden gems

Hats off to our Women’s Golf Team. Duke prevailed in yesterday’s NCAA Championships, but our ladies are always winners.

As you might imagine, campus is remarkably quiet without the students here. ...

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Categories: academics


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