Campus Transformation
Campus Transformation
Campus

The Gothic wonderland you remember, improved.

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Giving to –

restore and modernize campus. 

Establishing collision spaces for interdisciplinary research. Providing the highest level of patient care. Creating collaborative spaces that enhance the ways our students live, learn and grow. Gifts to support facilities allow us to create a vibrant, diverse and exceptional campus community.    

Prepare to be wowed

Revolutionary advancements to a timeless campus keep Duke in a class of its own.  Exciting changes happen all the time, from Earth Day with lemurs to new collaborations between Duke Engineering and the School of Medicine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Learning Labs
Learning Labs

Undergraduates are doing real research in Trinity College – and everyone benefits.

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Learning Labs
Connel Fullenkamp, professor of the practice of economics, teaches a classroom of undergraduates at Duke.
Duke Financial Economics Center Empowers Students to Find Their Way

Ten years ago something special happened in the world of financial education.

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Duke Financial Economics Center Empowers Students to Find Their Way
A new endowment is making a big difference in lemur research at Duke.
Announcing a New Endowment for the Duke Lemur Center: The Barbara Colyear Parkening Lemur Care Fund

Barbara Colyear Parkening is a dynamic, independent woman who is deeply passionate about advocating for animals. Meet her and you will immediately hear in her voice a zest for a…

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Announcing a New Endowment for the Duke Lemur Center: The Barbara Colyear Parkening Lemur Care Fund
The Pratt School of Engineering is transforming campus to respond to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Engineering Response Team Assembles From Every Corner of Duke

Through strong networks connecting students, faculty and staff across Duke University and Duke Health, a dedicated team has mobilized to engineer solutions to problems created by…

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COVID-19 Engineering Response Team Assembles From Every Corner of Duke
Lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center.
Earth Day 2020 Virtual Extravaganza

On April 22, the Duke Lemur Center, closed to visitors since the beginning of the pandemic, hosted a virtual Earth Day extravaganza with hourly online talks and videos.

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Earth Day 2020 Virtual Extravaganza
Technology and Sustainability: Student Projects at the Smart Home
Technology and Sustainability: Student Projects at the Smart Home

Each year, Duke Smart Home residents and club members develop and test a wide array of new projects and initiatives focused on sustainable living.

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Technology and Sustainability: Student Projects at the Smart Home
Over 10 years, Wired! Lab faculty have taught 46 new courses at Duke.
Duke Wired! Lab Celebrates 10 Years

Researchers combine art history and technologies to explore the past.

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Duke Wired! Lab Celebrates 10 Years
Namaa Tasbar event at Nasher Museum sculpture garden, Sept. 2019
Nasher Sculpture Garden Bursts to Life with Opening Performance

Brooklyn-based, Israeli-born artist Naama Tsabar opened Nasher Museum of Art’s Sculpture Garden in style in September 2019, staging an aurally and visually immersive performance of her “…

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Nasher Sculpture Garden Bursts to Life with Opening Performance
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Marine Lab donors step up to repair and refurbish hurricane damage

In the fall of 2018, Hurricane Florence damaged almost a dozen buildings at the Duke Marine Lab, but a duo of gifts will help it get squared away again.

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Marine Lab donors step up to repair and refurbish hurricane damage
Pratt School of Engineering
Pratt School of Engineering gets a new home 

Duke Engineering’s new 150,000-square-foot academic building is set to open in 2020, providing a home for the school’s education, research and…

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Pratt School of Engineering gets a new home 
Transforming Eye Care for Children
Transforming eye care for children

Diagnosing and treating ophthalmic disorders in pediatric patients can require multiple appointments with various specialists.

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Transforming eye care for children
A Leap Forward for the Garden Gateway Project
A Leap Forward for the Garden Gateway Project

Duke Gardens is pretty great — now imagine it even better.

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A Leap Forward for the Garden Gateway Project
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Landmark gifts support much-needed Lilly Library renovation

How can you keep the best of the past and ensure that it will be useful in the future? Duke University Libraries has a plan.

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Landmark gifts support much-needed Lilly Library renovation
Let’s dance - American Ballet Theatre partnership energizes hundreds of students
Let’s dance: American Ballet Theatre partnership energizes hundreds of students

With the Rubenstein Arts Center providing a new home for dance classes and performances, dance has quickly become a critically lauded and energizing aspect of the arts at Duke.

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Let’s dance: American Ballet Theatre partnership energizes hundreds of students

The fact that our response has been so well organized is entirely enabled by having the engineering and medical schools so proximal to each other.

– Donna Crenshaw, executive director of Duke MEDx