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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

‘Running for Hope’ published by young scholars

The very talented John Hope Franklin Young Scholars have published an outstanding and unique book, “Running for Hope.” It is a hybrid story with graphic autobiographical scenes from John Hope Read More

Oct 31: School Days

Join us on Duke’s campus for School Days, the annual program that encourages hundreds of local 8th-graders to set their sights on college. The students, mostly from families with no Read More

Jasmine Cousar: DPS Student of the Month for October

Duke University’s Durham Student of the Month is Jasmine Cousar of J.D. Clement Early College High School. Congratulations, Jasmine! Every month, the Office of Durham and Regional Affairs partners with Durham Public Read More

THRU OCT 30: Our ‘Doing Good’ Bookfair

A percentage of all sales at any Barnes & Noble store or online will support literacy initiatives in Durham through the Doing Good in the Neighborhood campaign. If you make Read More