Duke Listed Among Leaders for Peace Corps

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David Jarmul
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Whitney Arey studied abroad three times as a Duke student before graduating in 2012. Now she's abroad again, this time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa.

She's not alone. The Peace Corps announced Tuesday that Duke is back on its list of "top volunteer-producing colleges and universities." Duke currently has 18 alumni serving as volunteers worldwide, placing it No. 16 on the federal agency's list for "medium schools." It last appeared on the list in 2011, at No. 25. Since the Peace Corps was established in 1961, 706 Duke graduates have served among more than 215,000 Americans as volunteers in 139 countries worldwide.

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