Duke’s Office of Durham and Community Affairs seeks to apply knowledge in service of society as highlighted in Duke’s strategic plan, “Making a Difference.” By broadening the university’s role as a partner and advocate for economic and community development throughout the city, the office works to improve quality of life and to build strong Duke-Durham connections. Explore our stories, photos and archives to learn more about our work and our partners.
At the upcoming “Orgullos Hispanos Fair” in Durham, there is something that the participating healthcare professionals will all have in common. They are all Latino. The fair on June 30, Read More
Discover how bad credit can affect buying a home and learn about property rights. Free “Tenant & Homeowner Empowerment” workshops for Durham residents in June and July will cover good Read More
Fifteen Duke students got a taste of Durham’s history and economic evolution last week, from the shutdown of tobacco warehouses and textile mills to investments in downtown projects like American Read More
Luz Jazmin Romero Estala is preparing to walk across the stage in Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium this month and receive her Riverside High School diploma. Luz is the first in Read More
“Please make sure you’re looking after our children.” In 2015, Durham School of the Arts science teacher Alex LeMay sat across the table from four Mexican women at Restaurant Los Read More