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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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Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Duke University School of Medicine, and Duke University Health System together have launched a new initiative aimed at achieving equitable representation in clinical research. The initiative, “Changing the Face of Clinical Research at Duke Through Community Outreach and Engagement,” is supported by a $2.65 million grant to the […]

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The Christensen Family Center for Innovation in Duke University’s new Wilkinson Building provides state-of-the-art spaces and educational programs to teach students design skills through hands-on projects connected to the biggest challenges facing humanity and the planet. The center’s name honors the family of Clayton Christensen in recognition of its $5 million gift to the Pratt School of Engineering. The […]

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The Duke Endowment’s $10 million grant will support library’s first significant renovation since East Campus was built For first-year students living on Duke University’s East Campus, Lilly Library may be their first foray into academic research. The library and its staff help them understand how to make their way through the resources available to them […]

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In developing countries, access to modern energy has far-reaching effects on economic opportunity, well-being andeven emissions of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change. A new gift will redouble Duke University’s efforts to develop policy and market solutions at a critical moment of recovery and potential transformation in these markets. The Energy Access Project at […]

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More than 92,000 Duke University alumni and friends gave $517 million in fiscal year 2021 to support research, faculty, financial aid, patient care, campus transformations and the student experience. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Duke raised more than $500 million in philanthropic support. “The support of our alumni and friends is vital to […]

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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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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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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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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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