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.
Duke employees who are planning to buy their first home are invited to join the Duke Homebuyers Club this spring. The club began in 2013 as a way to connect Read More
Do you know a Duke undergraduate student or Duke employee who volunteers in the Durham community? Nominate them for a 2018 Duke service award. Nomination Form: Download the PDF Nomination Read More
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When Grace Mok applied to DukeEngage as a sophomore at Duke University, she chose a program that would help her learn about the town beyond campus.
In March, Duke community members are invited to help package 100,000 meals for N.C. families in need. The MLK Meal Packaging Event, which was originally scheduled for Jan. 15, was Read More
During a tour of Duke West Campus this month, Marissa Lazo shared memories of her Duke student experience with her 16- and 17-year-old students from Southern Lee High School. Lazo, Read More