• Black Lives Matter

    “We are not afraid. We stand together,” was the response from the Duke University community Wednesday as students, faculty and others gathered at several events to express outrage about a noose found hanging at around 2 a.m. in the Bryan Center Plaza.

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  • 50th Anniversary!

    Join us as we celebrate 50 years of International House.

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  • Document Duke 360º

    Join in on an ambitious year-long project inviting members of the Duke community to create a voice through images.

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  • Welcome 2019 Early Admits

    Join the conversation!

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  • DukeReach

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

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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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Free Program Enhances Intercultural Skills

With Duke becoming ever more global, faculty and staff have a unique resource to gain and enhance intercultural skills.

Duke’s International House is accepting applications for its Intercultural Skills Development Program, a free, seasonal class open to all Duke community members looking to connect, support and engage with students and employees from different backgrounds and countries. Applications are being accepted for the program’s summer class, which is a condensed version of the program in the fall and spring semesters.

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Duke Common Experience

As we prepare to welcome the Class of 2019, the Duke Common Experience Committee (the group that is selecting our summer reading book) has been hard at work getting the list narrowed down to our selection. This year, the debate has left us with 6 books- one of which will be our summer reading text. Our top 6 are:

All the Light we Cannot See by: Anthony Doerr
Fun Home by: Alison Bechdel
It Happened on the Way to War by: Rye Barcott
Red by: John Logan
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics ad Religion by: Jonathan Haidt
The Shallows: What is the Internet Doing to our Brains by: Nicholas Carr

Information about each text can be found here:


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

SUN 4/12 to MON 4/13 - Coalition for Preserving Memory Name Reading Ceremony
Reading of names of genocide victims of the 20th & 21st centuries. 5PM Sun-5 PM Mon. Main Quad.

WED 4/15 - ChangeWorks Final Pitch Event
Hear from the finalists competing for $10,000+. Free Chipotle & Enzos. 6:30-8:30 PM. SocPsych 130.

THU 4/16 - In the Spotlight Leadership & Service Awards Party
Campus-wide party recognizes students, staff, faculty, and organizations that support our community. 4-6 PM at the Arts Annex.

SAT 4/18 - EarthFest 2015 hosted by Environmental Alliance
Celebrate Earth Month with a smoothie bike, tie-dye shirts, free food & music. 12-3 PM. Clocktower Quad.

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