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Art and Neuroscience Intersect at Duke's Nasher Museum
Ever look at a Picasso and wonder why you're able to see faces in the geometric shapes? A group of Duke researchers has been wondering the exact same thing. That's why they've opened an interactive exhibit at Duke's Nasher Museum of Art to uncover more about how the brain makes sense of faces. Read on to learn about this fascinating interdisciplinary collaboration.
Foodie Culture at Duke
You've probably already heard about Duke's reputation for academic and extracurricular excellence--but you may not have heard that Duke is also a haven for foodies of all sorts. Find out more about the high-quality, diverse food options that have contributed to Duke's ranking as the "5th Best College for Food in America."
Duke Offers Admission to 2,500 for Class of 2020
For the more than 32,000 high school seniors who applied to Duke's Class of 2020, the wait is finally over. Find out more about the 2,500 students who have been given the chance to join Duke's incomparable community this fall.
North Carolina/South Carolina Open House
Are you a high school senior from North or South Carolina who's interested in Duke? We'd love for you to visit during our North Carolina/South Carolina Open House and learn all about the Blue Devil experience.
Duke Names Main Quad after Julian Abele
Julian Abele was a prominent African-American architect and the primary designer of Duke's original campus. To celebrate Abele's contributions to the university, Duke will name the main quadrangle in his honor.
Four years at Duke can take you anywhere: perhaps to 23 countries for research and travel, like Hector Rivera, or to a Truman Scholarship, like Jay Ruckelshaus, Dominique Beaudry or Jamie Bergstrom. Explore stories and scholarship from the class of 2015. What might yours be?
Learn about Bass Connections, one of Duke's newest university-wide programs channeling our culture of collaboration, ambitious spirit, and creativity in applying classroom learning to global problems.
What's Your Forever?
For our graduates, it's Forever Duke. Hear alumni discuss the things that drive them and the ways Duke helped them discover and develop their abiding passions.
The Duke Philosophy: Access and Flexibility.
We guide our students to find their own academic paths by helping them to reason, analyze and understand in unprecedented ways. The undergraduate experience at Duke is characterized by a spirit of academic energy, exploration and challenge.
We are a research university with resources to connect undergraduate education to the processes of inquiry and discovery. Duke students explore ideas by collaborating directly with our exceptional faculty in a program of study that focuses on interdisciplinary exploration.
A student's education doesn't end at the classroom door. We provide an incredible variety of opportunities for students to enhance and supplement in-class learning with hands-on experiences, service in the community—both locally and globally—and development of leadership skills.
Read Our Student Blogs.
Undergraduate bloggers give you a window into real life at Duke.
Our numbers show how we make everything available to our undergraduates...
of undergraduates participate in faculty research
of classes have fewer than 19 students
domestic and international learning opportunities
Join a Culture of Champions
Our students’ pursuit of global involvement is not just so the world can be affected by Duke, but so we can be confronted, affected and challenged in return.
DukeEngage Family Health Ministries, Haiti
"Duke is a place of amazing abundance."
This is President Brodhead.
Here's what he has to say.
To turn Duke opportunities into your personal strengths, you have to want them, reach out to them, and actively incorporate them into your life. It’s your choice, but it matters what you do.
A great university is a scene of constant combustion, where energies of intelligence and creativity are released in a bonfire no marshal could hope to contain.
Like the Olympics, Duke is a community dedicated to the highest realization of human powers.