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Cultivating Community

Guest post by Dielle McMillan, M.S.W. | Program Coordinator for Merit Scholarships, Office of Undergraduate Scholars & Fellows The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King I studied communities throughout my undergraduate and graduate career. I received the “Community Leader of the year” […]

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The Scholar as Citizen

Guest post by Deondra Rose, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy As an assistant professor of public policy and political science at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, I spend my time researching and teaching courses related to the ways in which politics and policy shape each other.  My […]

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Rethinking Accomplishment

Guest post by Adria Kinney, T’13 | Assistant Director for Training and Student Development, DukeEngage   Summer, 2011. “What do you feel you accomplished?” I held the wrinkled sheet of notebook paper, considering the question I had scribbled a few months prior. Abigail, my DukeEngage site coordinator, had instructed my fellow program participants and I […]

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Shaping Multilingual Global Citizens

Guest post by Joan Clifford and Deb Reisinger | Romance Studies When we think about culture shock, many of us imagine a disorienting experience that occurs while traveling to another country. For students, who both study and work abroad in increasing numbers, culture shock may occur when they don’t fully understand a country’s cultural practices, […]

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