Explore the unseen

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 provides a variety of these half-day Forever Learning programs throughout the year. Previous exclusives have explored the stories, sights, and studies found at Duke Lemur Center, the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, and more! Come take a look at some of Duke's most intriguing places through the Duke Exclusive.

The Duke Exclusive with Canine Cognition Center

Coming back soon by popular demand!

Join fellow alumni, family and friends for educational experiences learning from Duke's expert faculty and staff. Enrich your mind with behind-the-scenes exclusive at the Duke Canine Cognition Center. Spend your morning learning about the ways dogs think with a few furry classmates. Come explore the unseen with us!

What to Expect

We provide breakfast and lunch catered by the Washington Duke InnEach program provides small-group educational tours, often with hands-on opportunities, and lectures by faculty or field experts. While guests provide their own transportation during the program, parking is provided, as well as refreshments in the morning and a catered lunch in the afternoon. Programs begin and conclude at the Karsh Welcome Center, and are scheduled from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

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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