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The Duke Exclusive

Duke has many fascinating places to visit.

The Duke Exclusive offers local alumni and university guests the chance to experience one of a kind educational excursions only Duke can offer. Alumni Education in partnership with the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club provide a variety of half-day Forever Learning experiences throughout the year. Previous programs have explored the stories, sights and studies found at Sarah P. Duke Gardens and the Duke Lemur Center. Come take a look at some of Duke’s most intriguing places through The Duke Exclusive.

Registration Open! Register online or call 919-684-2988 to register today. Space is limited.

Upcoming Duke Exclusive

Canine Cognition Lab

April 5,  2018

Join fellow alumni, family and friends in a behind the scenes look at the study of man's best friend with the Canine Cognition Center. Learn about the evolutionary advancements of canines, what makes them different from other mammals, and how we can improve our relationships with them. And did we mention- there are puppies!

What to Expect

We provide breakfast and lunch catered by the Washington Duke InnEach program has small-group educational lectures and behind-the-scenes tours with experts from our excursion site. While guests provide their own transportation, we provide breakfast and lunch catered by the Washington Duke Inn. The program schedule runs from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM, and begins and concludes at the Washington Duke Inn.

Participant Physical Requirements
The physical demands of this program are light, but often include walking on uneven terrain or stairs and standing during our tour portions of the program. Prospective participants with mobility difficulties or health concerns should make preliminary inquiries before signing up for this program.


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