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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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Connections with people—profound and often unexpected—have made all the difference in the world to Melinda Gates. They defined her time as a student at Duke and have shaped her path to becoming one of the world’s most influential philanthropists. She and her husband lead The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which operates on one simple belief: […]


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