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Triangle Nonprofits Receive Duke Community Care Fund Grants

This fall, 58 Triangle nonprofits will receive a Duke Community Care Fund grant in order to expand their programs, buy supplies or start new projects.

Provide Holiday Gifts for Durham Families

Help fulfill the holiday wish lists of Durham families this season by signing up for Project Share. Project Share, a 40-year-old Duke holiday tradition, is a partnership between the Duke Read More

Durham Eighth Graders Visit Duke During ‘School Days’

Nearly 300 eighth graders received the ultimate Duke campus tour this month, from visiting Duke Chapel and student residence halls to hearing from scientists and basketball players. School Days, an Read More

Submit a Proposal for 2018 DukeEngage-Durham

Durham nonprofits and agencies are invited to submit project proposals by Nov. 22 to the 2018 Brodhead DukeEngage-Durham program, which is an immersive summer service experience for rising sophomore, junior and Read More

Durham Eighth Graders to Tour Duke Campus on Nov. 3

Nearly 300 Durham eighth graders will visit Duke campus on Nov. 3 to learn about residence hall life, explore Duke’s virtual reality lab and talk with first-generation Duke students. This Read More

Find Ways to Serve at Duke’s Annual Volunteer Fair

The Duke Volunteer Fair is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by bringing about 50 organizations to Duke campus. Duke students, staff and faculty are invited to stop by Penn Read More

First-Year Duke Students Explore ‘Duke, Durham and Beyond’

Rahteesha Burgess reminisced about her time as a Lakewood Elementary School kindergartner. She would sit on a big carpet in her Durham classroom or play house with the other students. Read More

Help People Affected By Hurricane Harvey

After Hurricane Harvey brought devastating winds and flooding to Texas over the weekend, Duke employees and students are looking for ways to support the individuals who have fallen victim to Read More

Students share their favorite DukeEngage Durham experience

After 10 weeks, a 3,760-mile trek to the United Kingdom, and dozens of volunteer hours at home and abroad, 15 Duke students are reflecting on their completed DukeEngage Durham journey. Read More

Duke-Sponsored Stepping Stones is Kindergarten Pre-Camp for New Students

Seven students hopped up and down on a colorful alphabet rug, singing these instructions together. In a Y.E. Smith Elementary School classroom this summer, they learned how to control their Read More