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Giving to –

address the world’s most significant issues.

At Duke, research is not only a way to create knowledge and keep the university competitive, it is a primary way our faculty trains and mentors undergraduates, graduate students and professional students. Gifts to Duke research empower faculty and students to team up to solve today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

Micro and macro views

Whether the challenges are intellectual or cultural, student-faculty teams examine subjects up close and also consider the big picture. Learn how Duke research teaches students proper inquiry techniques for their careers or further education.

Faculty mentors in the sciences, social sciences and humanities provide guidance to students participating in research projects, no matter the size or scope.