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The Office of Learning Environment and Well-Being (LE WELL) has partnered with Duke Arts Create and the School of Medicine to offer free workshops twice a month from January through April on the sixth floor of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education. On Feb. 14, attendees learned the basics of weaving. They were provided with a mini loom and selection of yarns. Together they worked through some simple weaving stitches and created something decorative. Additional Duke Arts classes read more about Duke Arts & School of Medicine Offer Beginner Weaving as Stress Relief »

Curated by students in Hunt Family Associate Professor Cecilia Márquez’s Latinx Social Movements class, "Our History, Our Voice: Latiné at Duke" is a collaboration of current and former cohorts of Márquez’s students from the past four years, each class building on the work of their predecessors’ research and insights. The exhibit will remain on display through December 2025 in the Classroom Building on Duke's East Campus. A virtual version of the exhibit is available at read more about Undergraduates Share their Thrill of Researching Latiné History at Duke »

Duke professor Hans Van Miegroet’s office in Smith Warehouse was rarely empty and seldom quiet.Van Miegroet considered it a gathering place.“He shared his space with his lab and encouraged students to collaborate there,” said Paul Jaskot, chair of Duke’s department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies (AAHVS). “They might be just doing email or engaged in their own research, but passing the door, you also saw the frequent conversations and dynamic interaction happening across the read more about Art Historian Professor Hans Van Miegroet Dies »

Duke professor Hans Van Miegroet’s office in Smith Warehouse was seldom empty and rarely quiet.Van Miegroet considered it a gathering place.“He shared his space with his lab and encouraged students to collaborate there,” said Paul Jaskot, chair of Duke’s department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies (AAHVS). “They might be just doing email or engaged in their own research, but passing the door, you also saw the frequent conversations and dynamic interaction happening across the read more about Art History Professor Hans J. Van Miegroet Dies »

Duke professor Hans Van Miegroet’s office in Smith Warehouse was seldom empty and rarely quiet.Van Miegroet considered it a gathering place.“He shared his space with his lab and encouraged students to collaborate there,” said Paul Jaskot, chair of Duke’s department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies (AAHVS). “They might be just doing email or engaged in their own research, but passing the door, you also saw the frequent conversations and dynamic interaction happening across the read more about Duke Flags Lowered: Art History Professor Hans J. Van Miegroet Dies »

This is a developing story. An obituary will be published with more information.Dear Colleagues,I share painful news regarding our community. It is with deep sorrow that I inform you of the passing of Professor Hans J. Van Miegroet of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, who passed away in a single car accident near West Campus on Friday night.Hans was a long-serving member of the Trinity faculty. Throughout his career, he read more about Art History Professor Hans J. Van Miegroet Dies »

Editor’s Note: The deadline for comments has been extended to Feb. 23.The provost of Duke University conducts regular reviews of all deans, vice provosts, senior staff, and faculty who have major administrative positions reporting to the provost. Provost Alec D. Gallimore has appointed a committee to conduct a review of Dean Smith, who is in the fifth year of his five-year term as director of Duke University Press.The committee is read more about Comments Sought for Regular Review of the Director of Duke Press »

Here’s a cool learning opportunity that comes with being a Duke student: A chance to rehearse on the fabulous Aeolian organ in Duke Chapel. When Duke senior Joseph (Joey) Scarpa plays the Chapel organ in Duke Chapel, he says it’s a visceral experience.“Even in this space with these massive stone walls, you still feel the building shake a little bit,” he says. “There’s nothing quite like that.” A music and computer science double major, Scarpa is a Chapel Scholar and also a member of read more about A Student Builds His Learning and His Faith in Playing Chapel Organ »