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THRU AUG 22: COUNTDOWN TO KINDERGARTEN

Every summer, Duke’s Office of Durham and Regional Affairs works closely with Durham’s Partnership for Children and Durham Public Schools to support Durham’s Transition to Kindergarten initiative, which helps families Read More

Duke University makes President’s Community Service Honor Roll

Duke University made the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in the categories of Education and Economic Opportunity. The award recognizes institutions for their commitment to community, service-learning Read More

APRIL 24: COMMUNITY CARE FUND WEBINAR

Non-profit organizations interested in applying for a Community Care Fund grant should save the date for a webinar that will help them to complete the most competitive grant possible. The Office Read More

APRIL 3: APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2015 DUKE COLLEGE ADVISING CORPS

  The College Advising Corps (CAC) at Duke University works to increase the number of low-income, First Generation College and underrepresented high school students in rural North Carolina who enter and Read More

MAR 31: ‘THE SECRET GAME’ READING

Join historian and Duke alum Scott Ellsworth as he reads from his new book, “The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball’s Lost Triumph.” In sharing this true Read More

MAR 21: DUKE HABITAT BUILD KICK-OFF

The Office of Durham and Regional Affairs provides an annual matching grant that allows the Duke Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter to build one home per year for a local Read More

MAR 16: DEADLINE FOR SERVICE AWARD NOMINATIONS

Do you know a Duke student or employee who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to service? Consider nominating them for one of our annual service awards. The Lars Lyon Volunteer Service Read More

MAR 14: DUKE REGIONAL SPELLING BEE

Everyone is invited to the 2015 Duke Regional Spelling Bee, where champion spellers representing more than 60 local elementary and middle schools will compete for the regional title. The Office Read More

Jan 18: Keynote MLK Address by Rev. Barber

The Duke University MLK Commemoration Committee proudly presents this year’s keynote address, Dignity through Dissent: Demanding Civil Rights in a Modern World. The address will be delivered by Rev. Dr. William Read More

JAN 17: Sounds of Justice & Inclusion

The Duke University MLK Commemoration Committee proudly presents: Sounds of Justice & Inclusion, honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Please join us for performances by the Durham Symphony, the Read More