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.
While taking part in a recent panel discussion, six Duke students learned about the history of Durham’s economy, from the tobacco production days of the 1900s to the current challenges Read More
This July, Triangle nonprofits are invited to apply for a Duke Community Care Fund grant. The Community Care Fund is a competitive grantmaking program funded by Duke employee donations to Read More
Paintbrushes in hand, Duke alumni and retirees worked together Saturday morning to tackle beautification and repair projects at Durham’s Lakewood Elementary School. The Duke Alumni Association, in partnership with Duke Read More