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Lily Koning
Yui and Friends at Global Cafe

Yui Tsuzuki arrived in Durham six months ago with her husband, who is a visiting scholar at the Duke Law School. They call Japan home. In the following interview, Yui shares about her experiences as an International Spouse in the U.S.

How did you feel when you first arrived in the United States? What surprised you?

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Isabella Wang
Indonesia Flag

This week we’re traveling to Southeast Asia to visit Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populated country!

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photo of Judith Ruderman, PhD '76, former Duke University vice provost for Academic and Administrative Services and Adjunct Professor of English
Judith Ruderman, PhD '76, former Vice Provost for Academic and Administrative Services and Adjunct Professor of English at Duke University

As we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Freeman Center for Jewish Life, one

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Catherine Allen, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

There are a few reasons you may not be hearing back from all those applications you are submitting but, let’s start at the beginning: the resume. It’s a dreaded document that can seem boring in all the formality and, because it often takes a fair amount of time to create a good one, it can be a great item to procrastinate on. But in all seriousness, the resume opens the door to your first-round interview. If you’re not getting invited to interviews then your check resume light is on. Here are a few tips to get you started. 

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH DINNER
MARKETPLACE
2/12/2020
5PM-9PM

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a particular focus on "African Americans and the Vote!" Enjoy a special themed menu and event features to include a look back at barriers to voting for African Americans before the 15th, 19th, and 24th Amendments and a celebration of black elected  officials at local and national levels.  In attendance will be Durham Sheriff Clarence Birkhead, and Durham City Council Members Vernetta Alston and DeDeana Freeman.  Not registered to vote? There will even be representation to make sure you get registered!

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DURHAM MARKET

Southern Fried Chicken (WHEAT)

Fried Catfish (WHEAT, FISH) Chitterlings (GF)

Pinto Beans (GF) (V+)

Collard Greens (GF) (V+)

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Oscars Dinner

POST OSCARS NIGHT DINNER AT FREEMAN CENTER

February 10, 2020-5PM-8PM

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Appetizers

Potato Cakes with Apple Sauce

Hummus with Carrots and Blanched Broccoli

Cucumber Rounds with Salmon Salad

Mushroom Crostini

 

Dinner

Carved Prime Rib with Au Jus

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Blog Author:
Lily Koning
Gambian Flag

This week, we received a request from a member of our undergraduate international student community. As the only Gambian undergrad at Duke, he suggested that we highlight the flag of the Republic of the Gambia. We thought it was a great idea!

                       

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Matt Keep '20 Career Ambassador. So you are thinking of going into finance...

So you’re thinking of going into finance–an oft-heard response for Duke undergraduates to the perennial question of one’s career ambitions or summer internship plans. But what exactly does that entail?

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