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‘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

OCT 25: MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY

Make a Difference Day is on October 25 this year, and we hope you’ll join us in making a difference in your own community! Visit our Volunteer portal if you Read More

OCT 13: ‘DOING GOOD’ CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF

Monday, October 13 marks the kick-off of the 2014-15 Doing Good in the Neighborhood campaign! Every year, Doing Good in the Neighborhood makes it easy for Duke employees to make Read More

Oct 13: Duke Chapel Service Award Deadline

Do you know anyone whose commitment to service and simplicity has enhanced quality of life in Durham? The Duke University Chapel Humanitarian Service Award seeks to recognize those individuals. The Read More

Dariana Vargas: DPS Student of the Month for September

Duke University’s Durham Student of the Month is Dariana Vargas of Middle College High School. Congratulations, Dariana! Every month, the Office of Durham and Regional Affairs partners with Durham Public Schools and Read More

SEPT 11: DUKE VOLUNTEER FAIR

Every Fall, the Community Service Center and the Volunteer Center of Durham organize a Volunteer Fair on West Campus to allow local non-profits to recruit Duke student and staff volunteers. If Read More

AUG 31: Community Care Fund Deadline

Triangle non-profits have until August 31 to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 from the 2014 Community Care Fund. Grants are made possible by the generosity of Duke Read More