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Through Internships Abroad, Duke Students Boost Online Education for Refugees

Thursday, October 18, 2018
While studying in Germany, students worked at a nonprofit that creates learning opportunities for refugees seeking higher education. Duke students work at the headquarters of Kiron Open Higher Education, a nonprofit that supports online learning for refugees. Credit: Erdağ Göknar / Duke... Read More »
Rachel Leng

Rachel Leng (’13) Continues to Champion Cross-Cultural Communication

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Rachel Leng participated in DukeEngage in 2012, where she taught at the Dandelion Middle School, a non-profit school for migrant children who have moved from rural areas throughout China to Beijing. She also worked on a project to draft a bilingual report of the school’s social history by... Read More »
DAW visit to US embassy in Rabat, Morocco.

DAW Students Visit the US Embassy in Rabat, Morocco

Monday, August 6, 2018
Students in the Duke in the Arab World (DAW) study abroad program visit the US Embassy in Rabat, Morocco.
AMES Graduation 2018

Congratulations AMES '18 Graduates

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
AMES Graduates, Parents, Families and Friends,   I wanted to open by saying “our students”, but you are no longer that, at least not in the institutional sense of these words. This very moment is a moment of transition for us all. As such, it is special, full of excitement, sadness, and... Read More »
Rachel Leng

DUKE BOW Spotlight on: Rachel Leng, T'13

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Rachel Leng graduated with scholarships from Harvard University (M.A. in Regional Studies - East Asia) and Duke University (B.A. with double distinction and highest honors in Public Policy Studies, Asian Studies, and Economics). At Harvard, she was the recipient of a Harvard GSAS Merit Fellowship,... Read More »
President Vince Price

Academic Networking in Sub-Saharan and North Africa

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
President Price stopped by the John Hope Franklin Center this morning, April 27, 2018 to meet with leaders from African universities during the workshop, "Academic Networking in Sub-Saharan and North Africa: From Accreditation to Global Ethics. This workshop was organized by the Duke Islamic... Read More »
Sieber is second from right

AMES Major Hannah Sieber named one of FORBES '30 under 30 in Energy'

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Sieber double-majored in Asian and Middle Eastern studies and international comparative studies at Duke. Her coursework introduced her to the interrelation of food systems and energy systems, as well as the impact of energy on cultural trends in China, among other topics. She... Read More »
Language Labs Help Global Health Students Build Cultural Literacy

Language Labs Help Global Health Students Build Cultural Literacy

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
To succeed in the field, global health researchers and practitioners must become proficient in a number of skills, from project management to research methods to cultural literacy—and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) works hard to give students opportunities to develop this expertise. This... Read More »
'That's Just How Life Goes", Sophomore Bryan Rusch isn't letting life in a wheelchair dull his shine

'That's Just How Life Goes", Sophomore Bryan Rusch isn't letting life in a wheelchair dull his shine

Monday, February 19, 2018
By Daniela Flamini | 12/01/2017 One of the most peculiar things I have ever witnessed happened in the small, winding alleyways of Fez, Morocco, while I was studying abroad there with the Duke in the Arab World program. Our group of 14 students followed our tour guide to the... Read More »

Call for Papers, Deadline November 20, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
​The graduate student conference component of the workshop will feature papers by 6 graduate students, selected by a panel of Duke faculty and graduate students. Duke will cover the domestic travel and 3 days of room/board for the graduate students who are invited to speak. Although the workshop... Read More »

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