My husband and I loaded our children, Jack (age 7) and Reid (age 5) into our car the morning of the Durham primaries, knowing it was the first time since we moved to Durham that we would be electing a new mayor. Prior to the primary, my husband and I had multiple conversations about our […]
Welcome to Duke and Durham, two incredibly beautiful places intertwined with one another, both eager to get to know you. I imagine news of your acceptance to Duke was exciting and full of possibilities – or perhaps your excitement was tempered with concerns about how to find your place in a new home and balance […]
Recently approved by President Brodhead and Provost Kornbluth, the Duke Civic Action Plan lays out priorities and objectives to strengthen civic engagement efforts at Duke. Over the past 10 months, the Duke Office of Civic Engagement has focused most of its energy in the creation of this plan with an aim to involve people from […]
Sanford Policy Bridge (within the Sanford School of Public Policy) is offering small grant funding to support engagement activities that serve to catalyze, expand or enhance efforts to bridge research and public policy efforts at Duke. Proposals may request up to $4,000 in support of a variety of activities, including: Collaborative work with policy or […]
Want to register to vote, vote or hold a voter registration event? Everything you need to about voting as a Duke student is available on this website. Registration Deadline for North Carolina: October 14, 2016 On-campus early voting from October 27 – November 5, 2016.
It goes without saying that it has been a hard summer. While students were away and the campus turned quiet, the world we live in was filled with tragedy, conflict and uncertainty. The events of Minneapolis, Baton Rouge and Dallas were heartbreaking and yet felt all too familiar. In response to these events, the Duke […]
Haroon Moghul is scheduled to speak Sept. 21 to offer This Whole Election is About Me: An American Muslim Perspective on 2016. Haroon Moghul is a commentator and broadcaster who has appeared on all major media networks and has been published at the Washington Post, TIME, CNN, Guardian, Foreign Policy, Haaretz and Boston Review. He’s […]
The Duke Office of Civic Engagement (DOCE) welcomes the new leadership of Leslie Parkins, Dennis Clements and Lucia Constantine. Read more about it at Duke Today. Duke welcomed Leslie Parkins, Ed.D. as Assistant Director for the DOCE in March. Dennis Clements, M.D., Ph.D., begins his role as the new […]