2016-2017 Year in Review

It has been an important year for civic and political engagement at Duke. The surprise outcome of the Presidential election has challenged all of us to think anew about the public purposes of higher education and how, amongst other American institutions, universities can work to defend democratic practices and principles that are under siege. This […]

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Civic Action Plan Publication & Implementation

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 […]

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Propose a New DukeEngage Program

Does your research align with the DukeEngage mission? Do you have expertise in specific regions of our world? Civic engagement is a broad term that can include everything from volunteerism to democratic participation. We seek to support student projects ranging from: working in local schools; assisting with disaster recovery; volunteering with an international human rights […]

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