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    DukeReach directs faculty, staff, parents and others to the resources available to help a student in need.

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    The story of LGBTQ life at Duke University is intrinsically linked with the historical path of the University. Celebrate with us throughout the Fall!

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    Bike-share Program Comes to Duke!

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  • Free Flu Shots

    9/17, 6-9pm, Brodie Gym/East House/Gilbert-Addoms; 9/21, 5:30-8pm, Marketplace; 9/24, 6-9pm, Randolph/Jarvis/Alspaugh; 9/29, 11am-3pm, Marketplace; 10/1, 6-9pm, Brodie Gym/Blackwell/Giles.

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    October 24-26, 2014

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The Division of Student Affairs is critically engaged in all aspects of students’ lives and collaborates with students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and many others in the delivery of key services and support to students and all whom the Division serves.

Student Affairs provides programs and services that support the optimal growth of Duke students, enhance their intellectual, social, cultural and physical development, and complement Duke’s academic excellence by providing opportunities for students to experience education and explore interests beyond the classroom.

Our programs address the whole of student life--intellectual, social, cultural, and physical--to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to succeed at Duke, and in life. We provide opportunities to lead, to engage diverse perspectives, to become good citizens, to embrace healthy lifestyles, to envision meaningful career paths, and much more.

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Week's Top 5 Events & Deadlines from Duke Today Students

MON 9/29 - Student Visual Arts Showcase
Kickoff of annual Duke Arts Festival with dessert reception in the Bryan Center at 7 PM.

WED 10/1 - College Night at American Underground
Network with local entrepreneurs at downtown Durham's new creative hub.

THU 10/2 - Gi'tem Mi'ster: A Night of Spoken Word and Performance
Part of Duke Ethiopian/Eritrean Student Transnational Association (DESTA)'s week-long celebration of African cultures. Keohane Atrium 7 PM.

FRI 10/3 - Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement
The Freeman Center for Jewish Life hosts services and meals for the period of fasting and prayer that begins at sundown Friday.

SAT 10/4 - Eid Banquet in Penn Pavilion 7 PM
The Muslim Student Association invites you to join the most celebrated holiday of the year, commemorating sacrifices of the prophet Abraham. Free banquet and performances.

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Partnering with Duke Police to Enhance Campus Safety

Along with educational opportunities like the Citizens’ Police Academy, programs include a biannual “Tips n’ Treats,” where officers host meet-and-greet sessions on East, Central and West campus. There's Q&A sessions like “Coffee with a Cop,” part of a nationwide program to increase engagement. Duke Police officers also provide free electronic engraving services to help deter personal property theft and partner with Facilities Management to trim brush across campus for greater visibility.

The department also recently launched text messaging as a way to communicate with police in non-life threatening situations.

“Campus police are here to support students, faculty and staff and work towards Duke’s mission,” said John Dailey, chief of Duke Police. “It’s pivotal for us to build strong relationships with everyone in the community to understand their needs and to work together to enhance a safe environment.”

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What's Your Forever Duke?

We all have at least one abiding passion that flows through our lives: a "forever" passion. Here's what some notable Duke alumni say about what drives them — and the role Duke played in helping them discover and pursue their "forever."

What's Your Forever Duke?