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  Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington brought a level of style and sophistication to Jazz that it hadn't seen before.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra left the Cotton Club in 1931 (although he would return on an occasional basis throughout the rest of the Thirties) and toured the U.S. and Europe.
Unlike many of their contemporaries, the Ellington Orchestra was able to make the change from the Hot Jazz of the 1920s to the Swing music of the 1930s.
www.redhotjazz.com /duke.html   (687 words)

 Duke's Waikiki Restaurant - Waikiki Restaurant
Duke's Waikiki, named in honor of surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku, is a seafood restaurant where great tasting food and the aura of old Hawaii are the fashion.
Duke's Waikiki is located right on the site of the original Outrigger Canoe Club, overlooking the spot where Duke rode the biggest wave of his life.
The restaurant is reminiscent of a gentler and younger Waikiki, when canoeing and surfing were in their heyday, beachboys ruled, and Duke was the undisputed "king of the ocean".
www.dukeswaikiki.com   (220 words)

  DUKE BLUE DEVILS - Sports - inRich.com
Quotable: "We have to play our way out of this, not politic or poll our way out," said Roof, whose team was picked by the media to finish last in its division.
Key stat: The Blue Devils scored 14.9 points per game last season, fewest in the ACC and 112th in the nation.
Duke's schedule will not help its quest to end the losing streak.
www.inrich.com /cva/ric/sports.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2007-08-30-0091.html   (177 words)

  FrontPage magazine.com :: The Unpatriotic University: Duke by Chris Arabia and Jean Pearce
At Duke, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for students to escape their instructor’s fervor for Communism, socialism and fiery rhetoric opposing capitalism and the American way of life; this is true both in the classroom and out.
Among the group’s 40 faculty members are Hardt, Jameson and Duke literature professor and women’s studies department director Robyn Wiegman, who is scheduled to give a public lecture at the UCLA this winter entitled, "Sex and the Troubled Life of Feminism and Queer Theory," a subject she has taught extensively about at Duke.
Duke Divest’s apparent purpose is to strengthen America’s enemies in the Middle East by effecting the university’s complete "divestiture" from Israel, including companies or other influences that do business with or interact in any way with Israel or Israelis.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=7698   (1610 words)

  Duke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under the November 20, 1917, Letters Patent of King George V, the titular dignity of Prince/Princess and the style Royal Highness are restricted to the sons of a Sovereign, the sons of a Sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of a Prince of Wales.
Duke of Brittany (considered a sovereign state until personal union with France, by the marriage of Anne of Brittany with the French kings Charles VIII and Louis XII and of her daughter Claude with Renaissance King Francis I, who conclude the 1553 treaty rendering the union permanent while granting some autonomy)
Duke of Calabria was the primogeniture for the crown prince of the Neapolitan kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Duke   (2646 words)

 Duke University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Duke University also has several graduate and professional schools: the Pratt School of Engineering, the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the Fuqua School of Business, the School of Law, the Divinity School, and the Graduate School.
Duke's special academic facilities include: an art museum, several language labs, the Duke Forest, a primate center, a phytotron, a free electron laser, a nuclear magnetic resonance machine, a nuclear lab, a marine lab, and a center for engineering, medicine, and applied sciences.
Duke's interest in the area began in the early 1930s and the first buildings were erected in 1938.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Duke_University   (4631 words)

At Duke's funeral, Hawai'i's revered and respected Reverend Abraham Akaka spoke with tear-filled eyes and a face twisted in sorrow: "Duke Kahanamoku represented the ali'i nobility in the highest and truest sense - concern for others, humility in victory, courage in adversity, good sportsmanship in defeat.
Duke made some 30 movies opposed stars such as John Wayne, Ronald Coleman, Anita Stewart, Wallace Beery, George Brancoft, and others - mute testimony to the world's desire to see him in the water, on the water, and out of the water.
In 1984 Duke was inducted in the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame with a lavish ceremony in Los Angeles.
www.surfart.com /legends/duke_kahanamoku   (485 words)

 Duke Snider Chronical @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider (born September 19, 1926 in Los Angeles, California), nicknamed "The Silver Fox", is a former Major League baseball center fielder and left-handed batter who played with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1947-62), New York Mets (1963) and San Francisco Giants (1964).
Growing up in Southern California, Duke was a gifted all around athlete and strong armed quarterback in high school who could reportedly throw the football 60 yards on the fly.
Duke Snider was selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Duke_Snider   (1005 words)

 Technorati Tag: Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the epic saga that is 3D Realms’ development of Duke Nukem Forever, Charlie Wiederhold was a stalwart.
Duke Energy buying Cinergy to make one of largest power generators Wichita Eagle May 9 2005 9:20PM GMT Duke Energy proposes to build 13,000 homes in...
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technorati.com /tag/Duke   (389 words)

Duke shares the same lower legs (boots) as Gung-Ho, while he shares the same upper legs (thighs) as Major Bludd.
Duke's head, torso, and legs were recolored and used to make Tiger Force Duke (v2).
Duke's legs were later recolored and used to create Alley Viper (v4) (1997), Alley Viper (v5) (2002), Alley Viper (v6) (2002), Alley Viper (v7) (2003), and Alley Viper (v9) (2004).
www.yojoe.com /action/83/duke.shtml   (633 words)

 Duke's Waikiki Restaurant - Waikiki Restaurant
Duke's Waikiki, named in honor of surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku, is a seafood restaurant where great tasting food and the aura of old Hawaii are the fashion.
Duke's Waikiki is located right on the site of the original Outrigger Canoe Club, overlooking the spot where Duke rode the biggest wave of his life.
The restaurant is reminiscent of a gentler and younger Waikiki, when canoeing and surfing were in their heyday, beachboys ruled, and Duke was the undisputed "king of the ocean".
hulapie.com /dukeswaikiki   (220 words)

 Duke Paoa Kahanamoku olympic gold medal winner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a sign of Duke's importance to the sport, one of his early surfboards, with his name across the bow, is preserved in the Bishop Museum in Honolulu.
Duke would always humbly reply, "My father is a policeman." Duke was baptized in the ocean according to ancient custom.
Duke was among the few who dared ride Castle's, a primo surf spot at Waikiki, known for its size of waves on a good swell.
www.hawaiianswimboat.com /duke.html   (1156 words)

 Duke to Enroll Up to 75 Undergraduates from Gulf Coast Colleges and Universities
In addition to many efforts now being planned by Duke students, faculty and staff to help provide relief to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina, university officials have considered ways in which Duke University might be supportive of students and of institutions of higher education in the region that have temporarily closed their doors.
“Duke would be pleased to accommodate up to 75 undergraduate students from those colleges and universities on the Gulf Coast that have had to close their doors.
These students will not be required to pay either Duke’s tuition or room charges (if they live on campus), but they will be expected to pay for food and to provide documentation of existing health insurance or to purchase health insurance during the period of time they spend at Duke.
www.dukenews.duke.edu /2005/09/katrinapolicy.html   (439 words)

 USATODAY.com - Rape allegations cast pall at Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What was most disturbing to those gathered was the possibility several of the Duke men's lacrosse players whose photos were arranged in those neat rows may have committed criminal charges, including forcible rape and sodomy.
Duke's decision to stop playing games until legal questions concerning player involvement in an alleged rape at a team party are answered has created angst in the NCAA.
Duke was the 2005 national championship runner-up and was expected to go deep into the 2006 tournament.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/lacrosse/2006-03-29-duke-fallout_x.htm   (987 words)

 It's Duke's Birthday, Too!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Duke is the only non-human to play a major supporting role in launching what today is commonly known as the Java
Duke was actually a representation of the "software agent" that performed tasks for the user.
"Duke was developed as part of the human interface to serve as an agent for the user -- sort of like a remote control," recalls Annette Wagner, a senior human interface designer in Sun's Consumer & Embedded division.
java.sun.com /features/1999/05/duke.html   (914 words)

 Jay & Duke – History of Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Years ago, we decided Jay and his family's loyal golden retriever, Duffy "Duke" of Castlebury, were the perfect team to represent Bush's Baked Beans.
However, Jay's family pet was a bit camera-shy, not to mention the family would have missed Duke while he was on the road.
Duffy "Duke" of Castlebury enjoys watching his master and stunt double on Bush's Baked Beans commercials from the comfort of the Bush family living room.
www.bushbeans.com /jayduke/duke.jsp   (121 words)

 Access to Copyrighted Materials on Reserve
The policy governing the current electronic reserves, as with all reserves, is based on the provisions of fair use of the United States Copyright Act of 1976.
The Duke electronic course reserves provides access to supplementary course materials in support of the University's academic mission.
Current access to the system is limited by IP address to the Duke community.
library.duke.edu /research/reserves/policy.html   (406 words)

 Amazon.com: Duke: Music: Genesis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
DUKE certainly didn't disappoint with 2 major hit singles & a million-selling album that also happened to be one of the finest in Genesis' catalog.
The Duke Suite is the best material on the album, with Turn It On Again becoming an unlikely rock anthem, and Duke's Travels which is the band's most eletrifying and exciting song since the Cinema Show.
"Duke" was very much a transitional album for the band, but enough of what originally made them great was still present to make this one of their top ranked albums.
www.amazon.com /Duke-Genesis/dp/B000002J2F   (3440 words)

 || DukeMedNews || Releases
In a clinical trial at Duke University Medical Center, researchers are testing the use of high-intensity sound waves to treat early-stage prostate...
Scientists at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center are working with the FDA and industry to bring new anticancer drugs to patients faster.
Duke University has awarded distinguished professorships to 22 faculty members including eight from the School of Medicine and two from the School...
news.mc.duke.edu /news   (837 words)

 Duke Papyrus Archive
The project of conserving, interpreting, cataloguing and imaging the largely unpublished Duke papyrus collection was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and is part of the Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS) Project.
Cataloguing the Duke papyri (with an explanation of the format of the catalogue records)
Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri (searchable via the Perseus Project)
scriptorium.lib.duke.edu /papyrus   (324 words)

 Organization for Tropical Studies - Undergraduate Program
Fall and Spring semester programs sponsored by Duke University and the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) provide students with an in-depth understanding of scientific ecology, complemented by a strong foundation in social, political, economic, and scientific aspects of resource management.
For Duke Students: Duke undergraduates who receive need based financial aid during the academic year may apply their financial aid package to a Duke semester abroad program.
Duke students should also contact the Office of Study Abroad at Duke University.
www.ots.duke.edu /en/education/under_semester.shtml   (1082 words)

 heraldsun.com: duke sports
Former Duke football players John Talley and Eli Nichols will be teammates for at least one more weekend after they were picked up Monday as NFL free agents by the Washington Redskins.
When Duke rallied for a dramatic overtime victory over Virginia two weeks ago to earn the ACC regular season title, Virginia men's lacrosse coach Dom Starsia admitted he was almost happy for the Blue Devils.
The Duke men’s lacrosse team fell behind North Carolina after the Tar Heels reeled off three goals in the opening minutes of Friday night’s showdown in the ACC Tournament semifinals, and the Blue Devils later mustered just one goal over the final 16 minutes of the opening half.
www.herald-sun.com /sports/duke   (1717 words)

 Duke Blue Devils, NCAA Division I Mens Basketball, North Carolina Central Eagles - CBSSports.com
It was the kind of energizing play No. 13 Duke desperately needed at the end of last year's up-and-down season.
Duke's size, speed and athleticism overwhelmed the Eagles from the start, helping the Blue Devils build a 26-5 lead in the first 7½ minutes and increase it to 33 points by halftime.
Duke shot 57 percent and had 16 3-pointers for the game.
cbs.sportsline.com /collegebasketball/gamecenter/recap/NCAAB_20071109_NCCEN@DUKE/rss   (857 words)

 When iPod goes collegiate | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Duke University in Durham, N.C., had already made many a headline as the first school ever to provide all incoming freshmen with their own 20-gigabyte iPods - enough space to store up to 5,000 songs.
Duke may have been the first university to hand them out to its students, but it certainly won't be the last.
But officials at Duke insist that their decision to limit iPod distribution was based not on finances but on curricular concerns.
www.csmonitor.com /2005/0419/p11s01-legn.html   (1554 words)

 DUKE HOOPS - Duke Blue Devils Men's Basketball Team   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Duke lost a first-round game for the first time since 1996.
Terry added 15 points in his final home game for the Tar Heels (25-6, 11-5), who swept the regular-season series with the Blue Devils for the first time in 11 years, avoided their first three-game slide under Roy Williams and gave the homespun coach his 100th victory at his alma mater.
DUKE HOOPS is an independent site and is not affiliated with Duke University or Duke Alumni.
members.aol.com /twag2/duke.html   (697 words)

 Duke's Malibu Restaurant - Malibu Restaurant
Duke's Malibu, located at the ocean's edge, is a popular spot for locals and visitors to relish delicious food while enjoying 300 feet of picture-windows lining one of the longest ocean front sites on the West coast.
The fresh seafood and other sumptuous dishes are priced to provide true value, and the Duke's staff is genuinely concerned about their customers' enjoyment.
Aside from the main dining rooms, Duke's is also home to the Barefoot Bar, that creates a magical experience of dining on the beach.
www.dukesmalibu.com   (198 words)

 Gosling Talks Duke
Duke started out as part of something called the Green Project, in which we were trying to do a lot of different things.
Gosling: We wanted something that could show up on the screen in a relatively small area and yet still be recognizable and comprehensible, something you could put a lot of emotion and gestural activity into, and still be about the size of a postage stamp.
Gosling: We wanted people to be able to tell if Duke was looking back or sideways -- to be able to register his head motion.
java.sun.com /features/2001/06/goslingduke.html   (715 words)

 Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center - The Promise of Research - The Power of Healing
The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center is ranked as one of the top 10 cancer hospitals in the country and the top cancer hospital in the south, according to U.S.News and World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" survey.
In a phase II study in which 34 heavily pre-treated women with relapsed or refractory inflammatory breast cancer (IBC)- the most aggressive, lethal form of breast cancer- took lapatinib alone, 62 percent of the patients had a complete or partial response to the treatment.
An international panel of researchers led by an oncologist from the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center has put together a set of guidelines for the prevention and treatment of dangerous blood clots that threaten cancer patients.
cancer.duke.edu   (549 words)

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