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Duke University announces the Duke Climate Commitment with inaugural gifts

Over $36 million in initial gifts will launch the Duke Climate Commitment, a new university-wide initiative focused on addressing climate change. The Duke Climate Commitment will unite the university’s education, research, operations, and public service missions toward the pursuit of creating solutions to climate change, said Duke President Vincent E. Price. Among the university’s goals […]

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More than 94,000 Duke University alumni and friends gave nearly $492 million in fiscal year 2022 to support research, faculty, financial aid, patient care, campus transformations, and the student experience. “The generosity of our alumni and friends sustains Duke’s research, education, and patient care missions,” said Duke President Vincent E. Price. “I am grateful for […]

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A Duke alumni couple has made an anonymous bequest of $15 million to Duke University, most of which will support scholarships for students pursuing degrees at Duke University School of Nursing, Duke Divinity School and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. The School of Nursing and Trinity will each receive $5 million to endow scholarships, […]

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The Duke Endowment has awarded Duke University $7 million to support the arts, including funds for a new exchange program with music institutions like the New England Conservatory (NEC) and the Curtis Institute and a deeper investment in the arts in the Durham community. “The arts at Duke are an essential, foundational part of the […]

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Duke University has received a $5.46 million gift from Rick Horvitz ‘78 and his wife Erica Hartman-Horvitz to permanently endow a Duke Law School program devoted to constitutional and public law.   The Program in Public Law will be renamed the Richard A. Horvitz Program in Constitutional and Public Law.  The gift will bring the Horvitz’ […]

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Duke University has received a $1.825 million gift from Husein Cumber P.P.S.’97 and his wife LeAnna Cumber, the majority of which will establish a full professorship in national security at the Sanford School of Public Policy. The gift includes $1.75 million for the professorship through The Duke Endowment Sanford Faculty Challenge and support for the […]

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The Duke Endowment has given a $10 million award to Duke University to create new financial aid opportunities in the Law School and help remove economic barriers for students to study law and launch their careers. The challenge grant will provide matching funds for endowments supporting scholarships, summer and post-graduate public interest fellowships, and loan […]

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Alumni Lori Cashman ’94 and Gillis Cashman ’97 are making a major commitment to Duke University, with a primary focus on the Sanford School of Public Policy.  Their $1 million gift will establish the Gillis S. and Lori Wood Cashman Fellowship Fund to support graduate students at the Sanford School, provide the lead investment to […]

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An anonymous Duke alumni family has made an $11 million gift to Duke, $8.75 million of which will endow two public policy professorships and support the Sanford School of Public Policy. The public policy program founded by Terry Sanford—former Duke president, North Carolina governor and United States senator—is celebrating 50 years at the university.   The […]

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By Marie Claire Chelini Despite decades of effort, humans still struggle to efficiently convert one source of energy into another. Steam motors, gasoline combustion and solar panels all convert less than half their fuel’s potential energy into energy we can use. By comparison, mitochondria, tiny power plants inside cells, convert almost 100 percent of the […]

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The Barton Family Foundation has made a $2.5 million commitment to fund a clinic that will train students to be leaders in ending racialized mass incarceration. Duke University School of Law has received a $2.5 million commitment to launch a criminal defense clinic, James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean Kerry Abrams announced. The new […]

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