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Educational Excursions

Looking for a uniquely Duke learning experience? Explore our immersive programs, which put alumni behind the scenes at some of the most distinctive educational settings in the Duke universe. 

Marine Lab Weekend

At the gateway to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the Duke Marine Laboratory hosts some of the world's leading experts on oceans and the animals who depend on them. Our weekend programs give alumni an informed view of these treasured landscapes and the ecological challenges they face, complete with hands-on activities and field trips to explore the wonders of North Carolina's rich coastal landscape.

The Oxford Experience

Each September, Duke University alumni travel to England for our annual two-week program at Oxford. Immerse yourself in the history and traditions of this storied learning center that lends itself to a truly unique educational opportunity.

Next Events: September 2018
Please contact Victoria George at 919-684-2988 to be added to the 2018 "Early Interest" mailing list for this program. Learn more.

Learn with Lemurs

A window to Madagascar awaits you at Duke’s hidden gem – the Duke Lemur Center. Our weekend programs offer an opportunity to get to know these athletic, social and surprisingly intelligent creatures and to learn about the biological conservation work that is essential to saving their natural habitat.

Next Event: Spring 2018
Please contact Victoria George at 919-684-2988 to be added to the 2018 "Early Interest" mailing list for this program. Learn more.

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Plus: Explore the world with Duke experts through our Duke Travels program.

Canine Cognition

Ever wonder "what is my dog thinking?" The Canine Cognition Center Weekend gives dog lovers the chance to not only learn more about their furry companions, but also aid in hands-on research. Learn more about the flexibility and limitation of dog cognition, and at the same time gain insight into the animal mind and our own evolution.

Next Event: Fall 2017
Please contact Victoria George at 919-684-2988 to added to the 2017 "Early Interest" mailing list for this program. Learn more.