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.
Replacing furnaces, tearing out moldy walls of homes and rebuilding livelihoods – the work continues in central and eastern North Carolina counties hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.
Triangle nonprofits are encouraged to apply for a Duke Community Care Fund grant that supports projects that meet significant local needs. The Duke Office of Durham & Regional Affairs is Read More
Read about solar energy and then make a melty s’more using the sun and a magnifying glass. Learn about the rotation of the Earth, then visit Durham’s Museum of Life Read More