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Blog Author:
Phoebe Kiburi

    Italy is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. Due to its shape, it is often referred to in Italy as lo Stivale (the Boot). With 61 million inhabitants it is the fourth most populous EU member state.

Blog Author:
Nathan Wilson, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
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Career fairs are perhaps the best vehicle for connecting job seekers and employers. They give students direct access to employer representatives, and employers direct access to an entire crop of eager job seekers. Win-win. Slam dunk. Home run.

But what if you’re not currently seeking a job? What if you’re a curious first-year student without a declared major? What if you have absolutely no clue what you want to do, much less where you want to do it?

The Greek poet Hesiod warned,
“It won’t always be summer; build barns.”

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Duke Student Health Nutrition

Welcome to Duke!

Whether you are a first year student away from home for the first time, or returning as an upperclassman and ready to explore your dining options on West, you might want some tips about how to eat well on campus. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Think of healthy eating as having three components, timing, balance and mindfulness.

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Student Affairs

Dear Class 2021,

I hope you are having a great start to your fall semester!

Duke Dining has reviewed first year students’ dining patterns and preferences and will increase access to meals as an enhancement to the current East Campus dining model.

As of Monday, September 11 both Plans H and I will provide nine Dinner/Brunch meals at the Marketplace in place of the seven meals previously available to you. There will be no additional cost for these extra meals.

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Blog Author:
Phoebe Kiburi

Pakistan, is a country in South Asia and on junction of West Asia, Central Asia and East Asia. It is the fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 207.77 million people. In terms of area, it is the 33rd-largest country spanning 881,913 square kilometers. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometer coastline along the Arabian Sea and its Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast, respectively. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the north-west, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

Blog Author:
Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

Have you ever thought to yourself “Gee, I LOVE my theoretical math major! But I don’t want to be an academic . . . what the heck can I DO with it?”

Blog Author:
Jordan Hale

Greetings Parents & Family members of the Duke Class of 2021-

My name is Jordan Hale and I am thrilled to be another one of the many faces to welcome you and your family to Duke. I serve as Director of New Student Programs and we are preparing to welcome your child and your family to their new home. Our team in New Student Programs hopes this letter will give you a TOP 5 list of things to get excited about/prepare for as you make your way to Durham.

Blog Author:
Danielle Ngo

Tanzania is a presidential constitutional republic country in Eastern Africa, located within the African Great Lakes region. The country has a population of 51.82 million and total area of 967,303 square kilometers, making it a bit more than twice the size of California. Although Tanzania’s capital city is Dodoma, its previous capital city, Dar es Salaam, is the country’s largest city and leading commercial center. Tanzania is also home to Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain.  

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Hello Parents,

Welcome to the Duke family we are incredibly excited for the incoming Class of 2021! Each year we are thrilled to welcome your sons and daughters to Duke University, their energy and passion inspires our community.

Beginning my fourteenth year at Duke, I serve as the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director for Parent & Family Programs. I am truly honored to serve the Duke community in this capacity. Within my position I oversee our parent and family programs, on-call management and response team, off-campus student outreach and communications, and student veteran support among other responsibilities.