Application deadline for Regular Decision is Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Learning Spaces

Innovative Learning Spaces

Explore in Unexpected Places

Whether you’re in search of a private space to plot out differential equations or an open spot to discuss your most recent Soccer Politics lecture, Duke offers inspirational spaces to accommodate a variety of learning and study preferences. Find inspiration in state-of-the-art and flexible study spaces that encourage creative approaches to both teaching and learning.
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Rubenstein Arts Center

The Ruby is Duke’s on-campus arts hub and creative learning space. Its seminar-sized classrooms and studios are home to over three dozen classes in film, video, dance, acting, and entrepreneurship.

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Engineering Design Pod

A dedicated 5,000-squarefoot design space, the Design Pod is outfitted with workbenches, rapid prototyping machines such as laser cutters and 3-D printers, and various other power and hand tools that allow first-year engineering students to get hands-on design experience.

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Interactive Classrooms

Largely used for digital art and music courses, Duke’s interactive computer classroom (ICCs) are equipped with course-specific software and specialized multimedia equipment and are located across campus.