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INSIDE Fall 2017 | Vol. 103 | No. 4

FEATURES:

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There’s no place like Epworth

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by Scott Huler

THE QUAD

Installing a new president, calculating by hand, making science elementary

Reagan Lunn

Duke University Archives

A lint czar, a Purple Parlor, and roach infestations. Just some of the reasons Duke’s oldest building might be its most lovable.

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SPORTS

An NCAA rule has led Erik Hanson and other graduate studentathletes to join the Blue Devils.

Dr. Feelgood

by Danny Hooley Using sartorial style and a patientcentric approach, Richard Bedlack offers optimism in his quest to cure and treat those with ALS.

42 FOREVER DUKE

Meet the 2017 DAA Award winners, then meet Michael Sorrell A.M. ’90, J.D. ’94.

Alex Boerner

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DEVILIST

We asked for signs that fall has arrived at Duke. You answered.

COVER: Photographs by Jared Lazarus and Duke University Archives

To the tenure track…and beyond

Alex Boerner

by Lucas Hubbard As Ph.D. candidates deal with a shortage of professorships, they’re being challenged to discover different ways to use their skills and new definitions of success.

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Includes Duke Forward campaign insert