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$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in science and technology by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment. This is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

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When the global pandemic brought a swift and sudden end to the 2020 spring athletics season, one alumnus wondered if there was anything he could do to help lessen the blow. Matt Andresen, a Duke University alumnus and member of the men’s fencing team who competed in epee from 1989-93, was already concerned about the […]

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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will continue to fund a Duke University program to increase the number of underrepresented minority Ph.D. graduates in the physical sciences and engineering, approving a three-year, $1 million grant renewal. The grant, supplemented by funding from Duke’s Office of the Provost and The Graduate School, will support the University Center of […]

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Duke University has been awarded $3.75 million to support arts education and programming for students, faculty and the community. The grant from The Duke Endowment, a private foundation based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is supporting areas vital to the arts at Duke, including the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts), Trinity […]

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Duke University has received a $4.5 million award to embed full-time advising and academic support professionals in its residential quads to help undergraduate students better manage the demands of academia and life.

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Duke University has received a $1.5 million gift to expand and enhance behavioral health and wellness for Duke student-athletes, Duke Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin White announced today. The endowed gift from Danny Katz, a 1980 alumnus, and his wife Nancy, enables Duke Athletics’ Behavioral Health Department to expand its support for student-athletes. In recognition […]

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Yvonne Mowery, M.D., Ph.D., Butler Harris Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology, is one of many physician-scientists at Duke who credits the Duke University School of Medicine’s Strong Start Program for her career growth. A new $7.15 million gift from the Nanaline H. Duke Fund will help Duke continue to support early-career physicians who also conduct research, announced […]

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Current events and the global pandemic illustrate the critical role public policy research and education play in addressing national and international challenges. A $10 million award from The Duke Endowment will support Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, a national leader in public policy education and research, by funding graduate fellowships, professorships and strategic […]

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Duke University has received a $4.5 million grant to support the management of field-testing transformative sanitation technologies to improve public health, Ravi V. Bellamkonda, Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke, announced Thursday. The Duke University Center for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Infectious Disease (WaSH-AID) received the grant from the Bill & […]

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A $16 million grant from The Duke Endowment will amplify Duke University’s efforts to recruit diverse faculty and develop programming that enhances an inclusive environment, President Vincent E. Price announced Thursday. As part of Duke’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-racism Initiative, the grant allocates $10.5 million toward recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and $5.5 million to […]

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Originally published by the Pratt School of Engineering.  Duke University’s new engineering building, opening for classes in January 2021, will be named in honor of longtime supporters Jerry C. and Beverly A. Wilkinson and their family, President Vincent E. Price announced today. Jerry Wilkinson, a 1967 electrical engineering graduate and founder of the Wilkinson Companies, and […]

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