Alumni Announcements

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February 2, 2024

Registration is now open for Fuqua Around the World 2024! Reserve your spot today!


#TeamFuqua #FuquaAlumni #FuquaStudents #FuquaATW

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January 10, 2024

"#TeamFuqua means that we are stronger together than we are individually and that we can all learn something from one another, so let’s work together and collaborate." - Laurinda Rainey '03, MBA '08

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January 2, 2024

#FuquaATW will occur on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, which will be here before we know it! Check out the locations with several new additions. Don't see your city? Then volunteer to host in your area before January 11!

📸: Singapore #FuquaATW 2023

December 21, 2023

Dear alums in the Greensboro, Winston-Salem area,

December 21, 2023

Dear alums in the Las Vegas area,

December 21, 2023

Dear alums in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area,

Gabi Wurmitzer, PhD'12 is the regional engagement director for your area. She supports all alums in the greater Detroit/Ann Arbor region with the planning of impactful alumni events, creating networking opportunities, and fostering a strong Blue Devils community.

December 21, 2023

Dear alums in the Portland area,

December 21, 2023

Dear alums in the Oklahoma City area,

December 21, 2023

Dear alums in the Tokyo area,

December 21, 2023

Dear Dukies in the Charleston,

Gabriele (Gabi) Wurmitzer, PhD'12 is the regional engagement director for your area. She supports all alums in Charleston with the planning of impactful alumni events, creating networking opportunities, and fostering a strong Blue Devils community.

December 21, 2023

Dear Dukies in the Greater Toronto Area,

Gabriele (Gabi) Wurmitzer, PhD'12 is the regional engagement director for your area. She supports all alums in the GTA with the planning of impactful alumni events, creating networking opportunities, and fostering a strong Blue Devils community.

December 20, 2023

Dear Dukies in Hong Kong,

December 20, 2023

Dear Singapore alums,

Gabriele (Gabi) Wurmitzer, PhD'12 is the regional engagement director for your area. She supports all alums in Singapore with the planning of impactful alumni events, creating networking opportunities, and fostering a strong Blue Devils community.

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December 15, 2023

I am pleased to announce that Duke Utah has two Duke alums who are ready to plan events and would love to hear from you to brainstorm ideas to bring Blue Devils in Utah together.

Meet Kirstin Widding, BSE'93 and Plymouth Nelson, BSE'94.

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December 4, 2023

New Fuqua graduates earn record salaries! The 2023 Duke Daytime MBA Employment Report showcases our Daytime MBA students’ success in full-time offers and internships. Notable stats include a record median base salary and an increase in jobs accepted in consulting and financial services.

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December 1, 2023

Did you know that your alumni benefits include 24/7 on-demand interview practice? Get hands-on training with mock interviews by using Big Interview! Free for all Fuqua alums, just register with the code FuquaAlumBI.

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November 29, 2023

Want to get the latest tips on how to find a better job using AI? Join LinkedIn Insider, Jeremy Schifeling, for this exclusive webinar with other Top 20 B-School alumni! Register for the January 17 session today!

November 17, 2023

On November 7, 2023, the Boston Women’s Forum took on issues surrounding women’s healthcare presenting Legislating Women’s Bodies to a packed room of alumnae and friends in the Boston area. Our panelists - Valerie Broadie J.D.’79, P’10, Dr. Ru-fong Cheng, B.S.’89, P’25, Dr. Alisa B. Goldberg P’27, Shannon Malloy B.S.‘19, and Dr. Katharine White B.S.’94 - shared a wealth of information, data, and stories during a discussion moderated by Caitlyn Clarke M.M.S'11. Not able to attend?

A group of Fuqua Reunion participants enjoy a dinner out on the patio.

November 17, 2023

Save the date for Fuqua Reunions 2024! We can't wait to welcome back classes ending in 4s and 9s, along with 2023 graduates on April 19-21, 2024. The JB Duke room block is already full, so be sure to book your lodging before it's too late! Check out our website for information about alternative lodging options and other details. #TeamFuqua

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November 16, 2023

#GivingTuesday is almost here! It’s no secret that Duke is doing incredible things. From climate change to healthcare to innovative solutions for some of society’s most pressing issues, Duke students, faculty and staff are changing the world for the better. Your donation, along with thousands of others around the globe, will support the most immediate needs as this important work continues.

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November 8, 2023

Do you know an impact enterprise tackling an important social or environmental issue? Encourage them to learn more about the CASE F. M. Kirby $150K Prize for Scaling Social Impact! Applications are now open! 

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November 3, 2023

Don't miss the chance to tap into fresh, innovative ideas for your business by collaborating with our talented Executive MBA students through the  Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum. Apply by November 20, 2023! 

October 26, 2023

Please join your fellow Duke alums in HK for a casual gathering with our friends from the Berkeley Club, UCLA alumni, and NYU Alumni Club.

When: November 1, 2023  from 6:00-9:00PM.

Where: Fisholic, 18 Wang Road, Fortress Hill

Cash bar; tapas, snacks, full meals available

October 23, 2023

Dear alums in the Detroit/Ann Arbor area,

Gabi Wurmitzer, PhD'12 is the regional engagement director for your area. She supports all alums in the greater Detroit/Ann Arbor region with the planning of impactful alumni events, creating networking opportunities, and fostering a strong Blue Devils community.

October 20, 2023

Dear alums in Utah,

Gabi Wurmitzer, PhD'12 is the regional engagement director for your area. She supports all alums in the Salt Lake City/Park City region with the planning of impactful alumni events, creating networking opportunities, and fostering a strong Blue Devils community.

October 18, 2023


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October 11, 2023

Bring a compelling business challenge to working professional students in the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP) and receive fresh perspectives from experienced students. Learn more about the program and apply by Novenber 20!

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October 9, 2023

You are invited to the 2023 Duke University Energy Conference at Fuqua on November 8! Discussions will focus on the impact of policy, the influence of public and private financial resources, and the need for technological adaptation. #TeamFuqua

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October 3, 2023

Dean Bill Boulding will be traveling to Darien, CT; Charlotte, NC; and New York, NY, in the upcoming months. Hear about school updates and celebrate with the #TeamFuqua community! 

Darien, CT (Oct 11)
Charlotte, NC (Oct 16)
New York, NY (save-the-date Nov 29)

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September 25, 2023

Join Fuqua LinkedIn Live on October 4 to learn about pay inequality between new firms. Professor Melanie Wallskog will discuss the connection between pay scales and marketing conditions and what happens when firms hesitate to change.

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September 22, 2023

Did you know

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September 14, 2023

Did you know that you can donate to the Fuqua Annual Fund with automated payments on a monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis? Visit our online giving page to set up your recurring gift today. Join the Thomas F. Keller Leadership Donor Society with a gift of $209 per month! #TeamFuqua

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September 7, 2023

Join the Fuqua community for a conversation with Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, on September 20 from 12:00-1:30! #TeamFuqua

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September 5, 2023

Hear from Jaime Blaustein MBA '18! In his alumni Q&A, Jaime discusses his struggles with addiction, his success at Fuqua, and how his past inspired his present career as the CEO of the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. #TeamFuqua

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August 28, 2023

Fuqua Reunions 2024 is only 236 days away?! The countdown is on for an action-packed weekend reconnecting with classmates and celebrating Team Fuqua. Mark your calendar for April 19-21, 2024, and book your room at the JB Duke Hotel!

Duke Fuqua School of Business

July 6, 2023

Date and Time: Thursday, July 20 6-8pm

Location: Best End Brewing Co (1036 White St SW) 

Registration Link:  Click here to Register

We are excited to announce a summer event for both Fuqua alumni and current Fuqua students interning in Atlanta.

Duke Alumni

June 23, 2023

When: Friday, June 30 from 17h30 - 19h00

Duke Alumni

June 23, 2023

When: Friday, June 30 from 17h30 - 19h00

May 21, 2023

Saturday, June 10
8:00 p.m.
Hôtel des Invalides

Did you know the Duke Blue Devils have French roots? Our beloved university mascot was inspired by the Chasseurs Alpins, nicknamed "les Diables Bleus".

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May 8, 2023

Read an overview of the semester's activities:

DFE Spring Update

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April 24, 2023

Hey Fuqua alumni with classes ending in 3s and 8s plus 2022 graduates, have you registered for Fuqua Reunions 2023 yet? Don't miss out on reconnecting with classmates, hearing from Coach K, Fuqua Friday, family fun, and so much more! Better hurry! Registration closes on April 30! 

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April 20, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce our 2023 #FuquaAlumni award winners!

Melvin Hines, Jr. JD ’09, MBA ’11
Jacob Mullin MBA ’15  
David Nowak MBA ’08 
Namita Thapar MBA ’01

A group of Reunion participants take a group photo with the Blue Devil!

April 12, 2023

Attention Fuqua alumni with class years ending in 3s and 8s plus 2022 graduates! Have you registered for Fuqua Reunions 2023 yet? This will be a wonderful weekend back on campus filled with reconnecting with classmates, getting back into the classroom, hearing from Coach K, chapel climbs, and so much more! Regisration closes on April 30! #TeamFuqua

A Fuqua graduate and her mother embrace at the graduation ceremony.

April 10, 2023

As graduation approaches, how would you like to make those who have supported you throughout your time at Fuqua feel a little extra special this May? Tell us how your support system impacted your Fuqua journey! Submit your story by April 21, and we may feature it on our @FuquaAlumni Instagram or Twitter accounts the week of graduation! #TeamFuqua


July 25, 2022

In 2013, the first Bass Connections research teams embarked on ambitious projects to tackle real-world challenges ranging from gender inequality in STEM education to children’s mental health to climate policy in the U.S. to rural poverty. Since then, the program has supported nearly 500 interdisciplinary teams and brought together more than 4,000 faculty, students and staff to conduct cutting-edge research spanning dozens of disciplinary fields and world regions.

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November 7, 2022

When Jasmine Daniel became a Blue Devil, she immediately began to notice the complex relationship between Duke and Durham. She was already interested in research, community engagement and education, having participated in the Knowledge in the Service of Society (KISS) FOCUS cluster as a first year, so when she heard about a Bass Connections team

Participants were invited to bring a handful of soil that held meaning for them, whether from a planter on their porch or from a place with particular significance. (Photo: Eric Barstow).

November 21, 2022

A 2022-2023 Bass Connections team is digging into the richness of dirt and fungi to inform the development of a unique art project called “Soil and Spirit.”

Team members participating in 40th anniversary march for environmental justice in Warren County, NC (Photo: Cameron Oglesby).

October 10, 2022

While stepping into a new era with the Duke Climate Commitment, Duke also looks back on a long state history of environmental justice advocacy and the injustices that necessitate it.

March 24, 2023

The application for the 2023 Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is live! The program will be held in person at Duke the week of June 12-16. Please spread the word about the applications that are due on April 15:

Fuqua Reunions participants pose with the Duke Blue Devil in the Hall of Flags!

March 22, 2023

Attention #FuquaAlumni with classes ending in 3 and 8 and 2022 graduates! Are you thinking about attending Fuqua Reunions on May 5-7, 2023? Would you like a discounted registration price? Then sign up by March 24! #TeamFuqua

March 13, 2023

Go to the Class Notes page to see what your classmates have been up to! After you select your class year, sign in with your alumni OneLink account.

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March 9, 2023

"Growing up in rural poverty in Washington State, attending Fuqua was once beyond my wildest dreams. Being a recipient of the full-tuition Keller Scholarship tells me that I belong here." -  Eliza Johnson MBA ’23

January 30, 2023

DukeNY invites you to leverage Duke's network and the myriad of career and professional development resources:

January 27, 2023

Volunteers Needed- NC Bar Foundation’s 16th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day

Friday, March 3 1:00-5:00 PM.

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January 24, 2023

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! We are honored to have five-time national champion Duke men’s basketball coach and six-time gold medalist head coach of the U.S. men's national team Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski as the speaker for Fuqua Reunions 2023! 

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January 24, 2023

Join DukeNY for a special evening to connect with Duke alumni—across all undergraduate and graduate schools—who work in the financial services, real estate, and legal industries.

February 7, 6:30-8:30 PM
Clifford Chance
31 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019


January 16, 2023

Judges are needed for Duke Law’s annual Twiggs-Beskind mock trial tournament. Each spring, student teams compete in a five-round tournament for the chance to have their names inscribed on the Twiggs-Beskind trophy. This year features a criminal law case. 

Dates/Times For Volunteer Judges:

There are four Twiggs-Beskind rounds with availability for volunteers:

Saturday, February 18, 2023:

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December 15, 2022

Read about what was new and ongoing for DFE in the fall '22 semester.

Fall '22 Update

January 3, 2023

Classes celebrating a reunion in 2023 include:

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December 29, 2022

If you could meet your donor(s) today, what would you say?

"Simply put, without this scholarship, I would not be able to attend school. Although I don't know exactly where I want my career to be in 5-10 years, I know that Fuqua will help me figure it out and make it a reality. Thank you for your generosity. This scholarship has changed my life in the truest sense." - Olivia Zvara MBA '24

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December 16, 2022

What’s the “why” behind your philanthropic support of the Fuqua Annual Fund?

December 15, 2022

Go to the Class Notes page to see what your classmates have been up to! After you select your class year, sign in with your alumni OneLink account.

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December 6, 2022

Make a gift to the Fuqua Annual Fund by December 31, 2022 to fuel the goals of students like Gavin Crawford MBA '23! 

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November 29, 2022

#GivingTuesday is here! Help us reach Duke's goal of 4,000 donors in 24 hours by making a gift to the Fuqua Annual Fund! Your support--no matter how big or small--supports the next generation of leaders! Go #TeamFuqua! 

An informational graphic that lists out the following dates, times, and Zoom topics. December 7th at 12 PM: How to Get Started on Your Job Search. December 9th at 12 PM: Where Should I Look For a Job? December 12th at 12 PM: Design your Life Forward in the Midst of Chaos Session. December 14th at 12 PM: Keep your Network from growing cold. December 15th at 11 AM: Resume and LinkedIn workshop.

November 28, 2022

Layoffs and uncertainty are flooding the news, and the Career Management Center wants to offer support to Fuqua's wonderful alumni. They are hosting several upcoming sessions on various topics for those who may be unexpectedly starting a new job search or are wanting to prepare themselves for this uncertain time. Register for the virtual sessions via CareerBridge:

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November 23, 2022

Can't wait to welcome back classes ending in 3s and 8s, along with 2022 graduates, for Fuqua Reunions 2023! Join us on May 5-7, 2023!  #FuquaReunions

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November 22, 2022

Would you like to host Fuqua Around the World in your city on March 21, 2023? Email by January 5, 2023 to volunteer! #FuquaATW

November 21, 2022

Dear Duke Community,

On behalf of the Duke LGBTQ+ Network Board, we were devastated to learn about the shooting that occurred on Saturday night at Club Q in Colorado Springs, killing 5 individuals, injuring at least 25, and traumatizing countless others.

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November 21, 2022

The November issue of the Team Fuqua Flash newsletter is now available! Get caught up on school news, events, and opportunities to engage with the Fuqua community!

Annual Report.

October 5, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year marked a series of welcome returns for the 1,200 students, faculty, staff and community partners who participated in Bass Connections. Our 61 year-long project teams resumed their in-person work on campus, many teams participated in their first fieldwork since 2019 and we were once again able gather together in Penn Pavilion to celebrate the year through our annual Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase.

September 27, 2022

On behalf of the current Duke FuquaPride Co-Presidents, we are inviting all LGBTQ+ Fuqua alumni who will be at the ROMBA (Reaching Out MBA) Conference in Washington, DC, or live in the area, to join us Friday, October 7 @ 5 pm at Larry's Lounge DC.

Kelsey Graywill (front row, left) and her research team in Uganda.

August 8, 2022

After conducting research in cognitive neuroscience as a first-year student, Kelsey Graywill (Program II '18) began searching for interdisciplinary projects that would enable her to conduct research at the intersection of multiple disciplines and prepare for medical school.

Aislinn McLaughlin.

April 11, 2022

Aislinn McLaughlin (Master of Environmental Management) is the winner of the 2022 Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. This annual award recognizes the crucial leadership and mentorship roles that graduate students and postdocs play on Bass Connections teams.

Danielle Mayorga-Young (French Studies and Neuroscience ’19); Elizabeth Ginalis (Neuroscience ’16); Joshua Grubbs (Chemistry and Global Health ’18); Katie Kanter (Neuroscience ’18); and Shweta Lodha (Chemistry and Neuroscience ’19).

April 4, 2022

For these five alumni, Bass Connections was a vital part of their journey to careers in health and medicine.

Sam Pickerill (Environmental Science & Policy '18), Sarah Kwartler (Biology '21) and Chelsea Tuohy (Master of Environmental Management '22).

March 7, 2022

These three students joined Bass Connections teams that took on challenges facing our planet, from climate change to plastic pollution to habitat loss.

Veronica Sotelo Muñoz, Jackie Xu, Sahil Sandhu and Associate Professor Janet Bettger posed in front the students’ award-winning poster in 2018, created with Lillian Blanchard (not pictured). Photo: Amey Chaware.

February 21, 2022

Launched in 2018 with support from a Bass Connections Student Research Award, the Help Desk program trains Duke student volunteers to connect patients with social services in the Durham area.

August 23, 2022

Every year Duke Alumni Engagement and Development presents awards to alumni who embody the spirit of Forever Duke and advance the Duke ideal of “knowledge in the service of society.” Congratulations to our Sanford 2022 Winners!

2 Black Duke PT alumnae

August 12, 2022

Are you interested in connecting as a community to support fellow Black Duke PT alumni and students?   Are you interested in building deep and meaningful professional and social relationships with fellow Black alumni?  Do you want to engage with Duke DPT to maximize the success of current and future Black alumni?  If you are interested in connecting with fellow Black Duke PT alumni, Black students, and the Duke DPT community, please send an email to

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August 5, 2022

Many people credit college with saving them, but Duke actually saved Chasity Boyce's life when she was a baby.  She was born in High Point, but was airlifted to Duke, where doctors were able to diagnois and treat her. Boyce grew up determined to attend Duke and to give back to her community and to her college.

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August 2, 2022

Deondra Rose, associate professor of public policy, political science and history in the Sanford School of Public Policy and director of Polis: the Center for Politics, has been named by Duke University as a Bass Chair in recognition of excellence in undergraduate teaching and research.

Rose will be the Kevin D. Gorter Associate Professor, effective July 1 for a five-year term. She will become a lifetime member of the Bass Society of Fellows.

August 1, 2022

We are seeking applicants for a full time research assistant in the laboratory of Raj Morey, M.D. Dr. Morey’s lab  is affiliated with the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center at Duke University and also the Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center at the Durham VA Medical Center.

Bettie Sue Masters, PhD

June 8, 2022

Bettie Sue Masters, Adjunct Professor in Biochemistry, was recently awarded an honorary D.

June 6, 2022

If you haven't already done so, please sign up for this year's hybrid mentorship event the evening of Wednesday, June 29- there will be a space to indicate your availbaility for both in-person and Zoom:

June 3, 2022

Feel free to review our impactful Spring/Summer 2022 newsletter from our Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). The majority of the newsletter focuses on addressing health inequities. Featured articles include: 

May 18, 2022

The University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council will guide an important exchange next Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7pm ET. 

We look forward to supporting a conversation about the following: 

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March 19, 2022

Nominate a graduating student for the Duke Physical Therapy Alumni Association Helen Kaiser Award by March 31:   

March 7, 2022

Wills for Heroes is a free legal clinic offered by the North Carolina Bar Foundation in which volunteer attorneys draft simple wills, health care power of attorney, and financial power of attorney documents for first responders and their families, free of charge. First responders and their spouses who are eligible for the Wills for Heroes clinic include firefighters, law enforcement officers and EMS personnel.

February 26, 2022

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February 13, 2022

Join us virtually for the Duke Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception to reconnect with your fellow alumni and meet current Duke Physical Therapy students, faculty, and clinicians!

February 13, 2022

Join us virtually for the Duke Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception to reconnect with your fellow alumni and meet current Duke Physical Therapy students, faculty, and clinicians!

February 13, 2022

Join us virtually for the Duke Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception to reconnect with your fellow alumni and meet current Duke Physical Therapy students, faculty, and clinicians!

February 13, 2022

Join us virtually for the Duke Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception to reconnect with your fellow alumni and meet current Duke Physical Therapy students, faculty, and clinicians!

February 9, 2022

We continue to engage with our FGLI community in ways that are creating a deeper understanding of how we as a group can provide meaningful support.  

One of the big gaps between first-gen/low-income students and their non-FGLI peers is the access to connections that help them navigate the process for finding jobs and internships. You can help us narrow that gap by becoming a champion for students during their search. 

January 21, 2022

Interested in mentoring, hiring and connecting with Blue Devils? Here are resources to help you get started:


Sign up as a potential mentor: 

Duke Research Week

January 19, 2022

Join us virtually for this week-long celebration of research including an exciting array of faculty lectures and panel discussions; graduate student, trainee, and postdoctoral fellow flash talks; and special guest speakers presenting the Robert J.

January 4, 2022

Alumni from classes ending in 2s and 7s are invited back to Duke Law School for Reunion Weekend 2022. For more information, please visit Hosted by the Alumni & Development Office.

What you can do now:


December 20, 2021

After years of inactivity, we are revamping our P&N Alumni Spotlight and would love to feature you! If you are interested in this, please write to Christian Jones at and she'll get you started. We are looking forward to sharing your experiences with others!


Shweta Lodha.

December 7, 2021

While at Duke, Shweta Lodha (Chemistry and Neuroscience ’19) was a member of a the 2017-2018 Patients Journey to Medication Adherence project team.

Student walking down West Campus path with fall colors and Duke Chapel in the background

December 3, 2021

The return to in-person classes and office hours this fall was a welcome change for us. We were delighted to see some of you on campus for events like the Class of 2020 Commencement and to have in-person guest speakers in John's Global Capital Markets class.

As the semester comes to a close, we share the following updates:

November 19, 2021

By the time he was a junior, Brian Zorb ’09 knew he wanted to pursue a career in finance that diverged from the investment banking and sales and trading paths many of his peers were taking. An internship experience at a brokerage firm in his hometown sparked his interest in investment decision-making.

Medical Alumni Weekend registration now open!

October 29, 2021

Registration is now open for this year's virtual Medical Alumni Weekend!

Register at   

October 20, 2021

In the 12 months since we launched Duke First, much has happened and yet, we are just getting started. Now is a good time to share what we have accomplished along with our priorities for the current academic year.

September 30, 2021

DeWitt Wallace center Director, Phil Napoli, is chairing a search for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Technology Policy at the Sanford School.

September 27, 2021

As Vincent Guilamo-Ramos M.S.N.'17 continues his initial year as the Dean of the School of Nursing, we just wanted to share some informative articles that impact our Hispanic/Latinx community and opportunities that may be of interest to our Duke University Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association (DUHLAA) community.

September 27, 2021

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September 2, 2021

We are pleased to have these accomplished alumni as new members of the DFESC: Paula Arrojo '92, Ryan Buxbaum '15, Gillis Cashman '97, Kenny Osakwe '12, and Monique Barrios Taylor '12.


September 24, 2021

Class of 2020:

For those who are going to be around for your graduation this fall, please stop by DIBS from 1-4pm on Friday, Sept. 24th!

While we can't make it to the weekend graduation event and festivities, we'd love to see you again when you're visiting campus. We will have the DIBS lab space open so that you can take photos with a human brain and catch up with friends (socially distanced, of course).

August 6, 2021

Duke alum and former Duke Women's Soccer player Quinn made history on Friday, August 6, 2021 when they became the first openly transgender and non-binary athlete to ever win an Olympic medal following their team's stunning defeat of Sweden in the women's final.

June 15, 2021

Nicole Kyle '13 interviews Caroline Fairchild '12 about the disproportionate effect the Covid-19 Pandemic had on women in the work place and where they go from here. Link to the podcast episode and the podcast's social media below. 

May 27, 2021

Wesley Pritzlaff’s love of teaching and empowering others–and a desire to experience a completely new culture–inspired him to apply to DukeEngage-Zhuhai in 2019. Little did he know the program would help him discover a new career path. After graduating early, Pritzlaff has been working as a physical therapy aide and will matriculate this fall at Duke’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program as part of the Class of 2024.

May 11, 2021

You're invited to "march" in our Virtual Pride Parade on Thursday, June 24 at 9pm EDT/6pm PDT

There is no place that showcases the diversity, spirit and inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ and Ally communities quite like a Pride Parade. It is a celebration of what makes us unique while binding us together to form a beautiful tapestry. This year we can all be together.

May 1, 2021

Please register for our Summer Discovery Program Mentorship Event on Wednesday, June 16 and/or Thursday, June 17- both events will be held from 6 pm - 8 pm eastern:

May 1, 2021

Please register for our Summer Discovery Program Mentorship Event on Wednesday, June 16 and/or Thursday, June 17- both events will be held from 6 pm - 8 pm eastern:

April 23, 2021

We still live in times where the struggle for human rights continues. All individuals deserve to be protected against discrimination, human rights violations and basic indecency. All people regardless of background should be respected and their rights protected.

Raisa Chowdhury

April 21, 2021

Like many Duke students, Raisa Chowdhury came into Duke as a premed major— until she did a DukeEngage Independent project in Chilmari, Bangladesh. Since then, she returned to Dhaka, Bangladesh and later Washington, D.C. to work on projects across a range of topics including rights of vulnerable populations, peace-building, and digital development. She’s now a master’s student focused on international development at Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs.

April 20, 2021

Passing along from Knowable Head of Business Development 

Please feel free to circulate with your lists and if anyone is interested or you would recommend someone please feel free to have them reach out to me in addition to applying. I’d be happy to help anyone you all refer for the job.


Who We Are (Knowable):

April 20, 2021

Passing along from Knowable Head of Business Development 

Please feel free to circulate with your lists and if anyone is interested or you would recommend someone please feel free to have them reach out to me in addition to applying. I’d be happy to help anyone you all refer for the job.

Who We Are (Knowable):

April 20, 2021

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Knowable - Director, Commercial Excellence

Passing along from Knowable Head of Business Development 

April 14, 2021

DukeNY Career Conversations: Past Events and Recordings (May 2020 to June 2021:

April 13, 2021

In light of recent legislation introduced in North Carolina, we, united members of the Duke University LGBTQ+ community, call on Duke to uphold its responsibility to support transgender North Carolinians. Currently, the NC General Assembly is considering three discriminatory bills: SB-514, SB-515, and HB-358.

March 10, 2021

Adam Petty has worn just about every DukeEngage hat that exists. He participated in the Uganda-Kaihura program in 2013 and returned as a site coordinator in 2016. He’s presented to the DukeEngage Advisory Board, volunteered at the Fortin Foundation DukeEngage Academy, and worked as a program coordinator with ACE, a DukeEngage-like program for student-athletes.

February 26, 2021

The Duke Asian Alumni Alliance (DAAA) denounces any type of racism and violence that impacts our community. We are alarmed by the increasing number of incidents against Asian and Asian-Americans, and we are even more concerned with the silence that seems to accompany them. Silence is complicity, which compels us to issue this statement.  

February 22, 2021

Nicole Kyle '13 interviews Naureen Khan '10 about a negotiation that was a turning point in her creative career.  Where transparency doesn't exist, make it so. Be part of the solution, whatever industry you're in. Get talking! Click here to listen.

February 5, 2021

Associate in Research Joel Luther and Professor Bill Adair make the case for more transparency in embedded fact-checking for Poynter. Click here to read their op-ed

Class of 2019

January 21, 2021

Hello one and all--we want to welcome you to the official Neuroscience alumni page! Please check in for news, events, and any other fun highlights!

January 14, 2021

The Sanford MPP Mentoring Program matches current MPP students with MPP alumni who offer support and guidance based on their own educational and professional experiences. Mentors meet with their mentees (often virtually) at least once per month from the middle of their first year through the middle of their second year. Registration will become available in January.

January 13, 2021

We are excited to mark the anniversary of your graduation from Duke Law School. Every five years, alumni celebrate their reunion with classmates, professors, and friends. While we look forward to the time when we can all gather together again on Duke's campus, we are prioritizing the health and safety of the Duke Law community and planning a virtual celebration for Duke Law Reunion 2021 on March 2-4.

Former Duke soccer players Jandl and Simpkins celebrating on the field after a win by hugging

January 11, 2021

In this piece, former Duke soccer players Callie Simpkins '13 and Libby Jandl '13 share about their experiences balancing summer finance internships and training for their senior season. The close friends are now colleagues at RBC Capital Markets and support younger players who pursue careers in New York.

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December 17, 2020

Did you know that DFE offers mindfulness classes for students, faculty, staff, and alumni? Check out the Koru Mindfulness page on the DFE website and register for the first session of 2021, starting on January 15. Koru was developed with young adults in mind; however, people of all ages have taken and benefited from the curriculum.

Tony Fuller and Uganda Team

November 20, 2020

A Bass Connections project team aims to improve healthcare provider education to reduce epilepsy care disparities in Uganda. read more

August 26, 2020

Now more than ever, we see the strengths of the Bass Connections model in equipping students to grapple with ambiguity, work with others across boundaries, contextualize issues and take risks to pursue bold ideas. read more

October 13, 2020

Professor Sarah Jean Barton reflected on the impact of her two-year involvement in Bass Connections on her career. read more

Fall foliage in front of Duke campus buildings

November 22, 2020

In our masks and at our ad hoc work stations, we have come through a semester unlike any other. We are proud of the Duke community effort to keep everyone safe while students continued to learn. Students are ready for a restorative break period, and we in DFE look forward to enjoying a cozy holiday season. We hope the same for all of you.

Sanford School of Public Policy

October 29, 2020

Sanford alumni serve in a variety of ways. You are invited to volunteer in critical roles that will contribute to the growth, leadership and future of our program and the world. Check out the variety of opportunities available here:

October 28, 2020

Dear Alumni,

I will be discussing U.S. LLM programs at the University College Dublin next Monday, November 2 at 15h00 (GMT). If you know know any Irish lawyers who may be interested in pursing a U.S. LLM, please encourage them to attend. I am particuarlly excited for Óisín O'Callaghan to join me. For more information, please see attached blurb. 

Dean Kelley

October 28, 2020

"Public policy has never been more essential to tackle the world’s greatest challenges," writes Dean Judith Kelley in Sanford's 2020 Annual Report.  The Sanford Annual Report is available online (and it’s much more interesting than your typical annual report!)

October 23, 2020

Congratulations to the Chronicle for being awarded the 2020 Online Pacemaker Award!

The Pacemaker Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press, is the most prestigious award in college journalism. Volume 115 of The Chronicle was announced as the winner at the (virtual) Fall National College Media Convention award ceremony on Wednesday, October 22, 2020. 

October 16, 2020

Posted Oct. 16:

The Washington Post is seeking an investigative reporter to bolster its sports coverage.

We are searching for an experienced, motivated reporter who has a relentless curiosity about the forces that shape the sports world and a drive to illuminate them and hold them to account.

October 12, 2020

Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!

September 28, 2020

 Join The Chronicle on Tuesday, October 6th at 6:30 pm for an interesting look at the election from John Harwood '78, White House Correspondent for CNN. John has previously worked for CNBC and written for The New York Times.

September 27, 2020

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Voting is state-by-state and county-by-county exercise. You should visit your state or county Board of Elections websites for information on voting where you live.

DBA also offers other resources below to help you navigate the voting process. Remember to make a plan and vote early! It is important that everyone have a say in our Democracy.


September 24, 2020

The Women Law Student Association is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors to current Duke Law students!  As a mentor, you will advise your mentee on navigating the job search, provide insight into your area of the law, and share about your experience as an attorney.

September 17, 2020

When I entered Duke in 1981, I was the first person in my family to go to college. My father had graduated from high school, but my mother dropped out of the 10th grade. In our house, we never talked about a college degree or what it could mean, but through the encouragement of some great teachers and the guiding hand of a few close neighbors, I made it to Duke.  

September 16, 2020

Join Duke alumni for DukeNY Career Conversations - a 30-minute, virtual series designed to help DukeNY alumni continue to expand their professional Duke networks, gain helpful Forever Duke career path advice, and be inspired.

September 9, 2020

Please join us in the DeWitt Wallace Center on Thursday, September 10th at 12:30 p.m. ET for a virtual event with Duke Alum and staff writer at The New Republic, Nick Martin ‘16. Nick will discuss his beat and the general public's understanding of Tribal Sovereignty. 

You can click here to register!



September 2, 2020

How do you launch and produce a current affairs podcast in 2020… you adapt. A lot.

Duke Science & Society

September 4, 2020

The Duke Initiative for Science & Society (“Science & Society”) fosters research, education, communication, democratic deliberation, and policy engagement on the ethical progress of science and technology in society. Science & Society takes an interdisciplinary approach, with a focus on applied ethics and policy, to advance the responsible use of science and technology for humanity.

2019-2020 Year in Review banner depicting Duke archway, Chapel, students networking and in the classroom

June 24, 2020

View a recap of DFE's activities in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Zhao Ma headshot

July 31, 2020

Zhao Ma can’t get enough of Detroit. He participated in DukeEngage-Detroit in 2017 and returned to continue working with his DukeEngage community partner, Tech Town, in summer 2018 through DukeEngage’s Brodhead Service Program.

July 10, 2020

On Thursday, July 2, Duke Black Alumni (DBA) partnered with the Department of African & African American Studies (AAAS) and Duke’s world-class faculty to offer the first lecture of a virtual series on race and inequity in America.

July 7, 2020

In an effort to listen to the voices of our Black alumni, the Duke Alumni Association (DAA) sent a survey via email to our 10,862 Black alumni.

June 25, 2020

Update as of June 24, 2020:

June 10, 2020

DukeNY Career Conversations - Wednesdays, 5-5:30 pm

Join Duke alumni for DukeNY Career Conversations a 30-minute, virtual series designed to help DukeNY alumni continue to expand their professional Duke networks, gain helpful Forever Duke career path advice, and be inspired, as part of the DukeNY COVID 19 response plan.

Video Available

April 29, 2020

Priya Bhat '11 and Mimi Bliss '88 hosted a virtual Duke Nashville event on April 16 where they shared their insight and suggestions for working remotely. Check out the video to hear Priya Bhat's tips and advice on everything from mastering the technology to finding balance between your personal and professional space. You will also hear from Mimi Bliss as she shares tips for feeling confident and comfortable when you present on video.

April 23, 2020

Bringing timely insights - straight to your desk

Fuqua’s thought leaders now share their expertise directly with you, in a series of live conversations focused on business in the context of current events. Each week one of the school’s experts is offering insights on a relevant topic in a half-hour live session - including answering your questions - on our LinkedIn page.

April 22, 2020

Check out this new initiative, Call + Response, a program for Black/African-American students graduating college this year (2020) with an Associate's or Bachelor's in political science, government affairs, international relations or other related majors. 

March 23, 2020

Duke alumna Dani Davis has compiled a list of resources available to freelance artists and arts organizations during this COVID_19 time.

It is an open share document, so anyone can contribute to its information. Instructions for contributing can be found at the top of the document. 

March 20, 2020

Below is a list of Duke Alums who are covering COVID-19.


March 11, 2020

Dear Duke Law Alumni,

hire at duke

February 25, 2020

Have a job or internship you’d like to post for Duke students and alumni to apply to?

Post it on the Duke Alumni job and internship board!

Once you post a position, we will:

1. Post with Duke’s career centers

2. Share on social media

January 13, 2020

Work in the media, entertainment, & sports industries? Stay connected to alumni, learn about full-time opportunities & career resources, and stay up to date on the latest industry trends. Join us on LinkedIn.

January 13, 2020

This group's objective is to facilitate discussion between students and alumni of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business who are pursuing careers in technology. This group is managed by the Duke MBA Tech Club, which represents Fuqua students interested in tech and serves as a liaison between students, companies, Fuqua's Career Management Center (CMC), other professional clubs, and anyone interest in technology. Join us on LinkedIn.

Wendy Xiao

January 8, 2020

Wendy Xiao got a taste for teaching in 2012 when she co-taught cooking classes at Lettuce Link, which ran a giving garden at Marra Farm in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. Since graduating from Duke in 2014, she’s taught literacy and dance at a school for children with learning differences in Washington, DC.

December 5, 2019

Steven Soto '17 (Cape Town 2015), Yunjie Lai '19 (Detroit 2016), Max Labaton '20 (Jordan 2018) are among 145 scholars chosen from more than 4,700 applicants worldwide.The Schwarzman Scholarship funds funds one year of study in Beijing, China.

December 2, 2019

Don't miss your chance to watch Duke Men's Basketball with Duke alumni, parents, and families in the Tri-State area. DukeNY will hold events in NYC, Long Island and Westchester (additional locations TBD) - please see details below!

For information about official game watches around the world, visit the DAA's Regional Hoops Watch page.


Ashley Dunfee Kane.

November 26, 2019

Ashley Dunfee Kane is an Internal Medicine and Pediatric resident at the University of Rochester Medical Center. After graduating from Duke, she completed her MS and MD at the University of Michigan. Ashley wrote a poem about her experience working with Social Entrepreneur Corps through DukeEngage-Guatemala in 2008. Have questions for Ashley?

Amit Bagga

November 21, 2019

Amit Bagga discusses his career journey from Duke Comp Sci PhD student to Vice President of AI & Discovery at Comcast in this Duke Graduate School interview. Among other benefits of a Duke education, he enjoyed the diversity, flexibility and freedom to explore programs and specialties before deciding on a topic for his PhD.

Jessica Abroms Duke CS Alumna

November 21, 2019

Jessica Abroms '98: From Pixar to Disney to Indie App Production: Jessica Abroms is the founder of a mobile app and UX consulting company Teatime Media,  and creator of the M.A.S.H. games. She visited Duke CS in January 2019, and spoke to Duke CS undergrad students. They learned and were inspired by how Jessica's undergrad experiences in computer science influenced her career path.

LSRC Autumn

November 21, 2019

2019 was a busy year for Duke Computer Science and our alumni. We enjoyed meeting all of you who attended these events, and hope you’ll plan to attend our upcoming 2020 events – it’s right around the corner. Stay tuned for more details!


November 21, 2019

Your loyal and consistent support is vital to our mission and community at Duke Computer Science. As alumni, you know better than anyone that the Department of Computer Science at Duke University sets the standard for excellence in computer science education and research nationwide—and we can’t do it without your support. We invite you to keep in touch with Duke, and also to connect with your fellow Duke Computer Science alumni by joining the Duke Alumni network today!

Duke homecoming banner

October 2, 2019

Come join your fellow alumni, faculty and staff from the Computer Science Department during Friday afternoon’s homecoming.

Oct. 11, 2019, 4-6 PM

This year's event will feature remarks by distinguished alumni Vijay Srinivasan '05. Srinivasan previously worked with Professor Gershon Kedem, and is now the CEO of Willow TV International.

April 17, 2020

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful. 

September 18, 2019

Fuqua's Career Management Center holds alumni career workshops online and in person. Past workshops have covered such topics as career progression, job trends, networking through LinkedIn, and more. Check out our upcoming schedule and recordings here.

September 14, 2019


There are no official DAA-sponsored pre-game events associated with 2K Empire Classic.

Duke alumni who wish to gather before the 2K Classic are welcome to gather at DukeNY’s unofficial meet-up location:

American Whiskey

247 West 30th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues

New York, NY 10001

Image of Seoul Skyline

August 20, 2019

We are delighted to share with you the launch of “Duke Korea Alumni Newsletter”.

New leadership team of Duke Korea Association decided to issue the newsletter biannually in order to stay connected with Duke University as well as all alums in South Korea.

The newsletter will reach Duke Alums in Korea with latest updates on news and events from Duke and from the leadership team of Duke Korea Association.

Ibrahim Maali.

July 24, 2019

A Duke course with Grammy-winning producer 9th Wonder and sociologist Dr. Mark Anthony Neal inspired Ibrahim Maali to create Solidarity Studios, a mobile music production arm for artistically-oriented community groups who wish to incorporate original music.

Duke Journos Logo

July 2, 2019

DukeJournos has a regular newsletter including events, highlights of recent works by alums, introduction of new members and job listings! To view July's newsletter, click here.

Duke Investment Club

June 12, 2019


The Duke Investment Club is the premier student finance organization at Duke University with close to 1,000 members. It is run by undergraduates under the supervision of faculty advisor Emma Rasiel and focuses on financial education and professional development.

adult mentoring student

June 11, 2019

We are creating a community of alumni who work in public service and would be willing to discuss their careers and give advice to current students with public service interests. Your participation will support both the students and the advisors who work with them across campus.

FDA Hackathon

May 19, 2019

PrecisionFDA is partnering with George Washington University and FDA/CBER HIVE to launch a BioCompute Object (BCO) App-a-thon ( Participants will be given the opportunity to enhance standards around reproducibility and documentation of biomedical high-throughput sequencing by innovating and standardizing BCO creation and conformance.

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February 6, 2019

Welcome to the monthly Duke Journos newsletter -- complete with upcoming and past events, highlights of recent works by alums, an introduction to new members, and job listings! Follow this link to read the December 2018 newsletter

November 19, 2018

Duke student reporters are covering Durham news, in The 9th Street Journal.

They just published this great story on Steve Schewel, Durham's mayor and Duke alum.

Story by Julianna Rennie '21

Dat Analysis by Asa Royal '19

August 14, 2018

Dr. Jason Garber '91 presents outgoing Duke Las Vegas President/Founding Member Phil Perine '64 with a signed Duke Basketball in recognition for his service and dedication to Duke University.

October 29, 2018

We appreciate John Carreyrou '94 for visiting and talking with students about his reporting on Theranos, and his book "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup"!

DukeED Happy Hour

October 8, 2018

We had a great time this past week at the launch of DukeED in the DC area. Thanks to all who could come out and stay tuned for future DukeED programming.

October 5, 2018

Tickets for the Duke vs. Texas Tech Men's Basketball game, originally available through Duke Athletics and later via the special Duke-MSG link, are now SOLD OUT!

Join the 2018-2019 Scholars for breakfast at the University Club this coming Friday morning, from 7:00 am - 8:00 am.

September 16, 2018

Join the 2018-2019 Scholars for breakfast at the University Club this coming Friday morning, from 7:00 am - 8:00 am.
Confirm attendance with Cindy Norwood -

Hope to see you there!!
The Feagin Alumni Network

Sarah Warren (Photo Credit: John Disney/ALM)

August 23, 2018

Choosing from a short list of nine finalists, Gov. Nathan Deal has named Solicitor General Sarah Hawkins Warren to the Georgia Supreme Court.

August 9, 2018

AAAS has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Manager of Scientific Outreach within their SciLine Department in the Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities will include:

Nicole Ligon L'16 photo

July 27, 2018

Nicole Ligon ’16 will join the Law School’s new 

Pappas Ventures logo

July 17, 2018

PappasVentures, a Life Sciences Venture Capital firm, is looking to hire an MD or PhD with 2-5 years of consulting experience as an Associate. One of the partners is a Duke alum (Scott Weiner '96)!

Duke Math Alumni

July 3, 2018

Are You A Duke Math Alum?

If so, we'd love to share your story! Please contact Wayne Williamson at

See Duke Math Alum stories here

June 29, 2018

President Price visited Singapore this summer during his first tour to meet Duke alumni.

See a recap of his visit!

June 29, 2018

President Price visited Hong Kong this summer during his first tour to meet Duke alumni.

See a recap of his visit!

June 29, 2018

President Price visited Singapore this summer during his first tour to meet Duke alumni.

See a recap of his visit!

May 7, 2018

Hello Duke Law alumni from classes ending in 4s and 9s! Cheers to your upcoming Reunion at Duke Law School! 

May 7, 2018

Duke Law Graduates from Classes Ending in 3s and 8s and Half Century Club alumni:

April 7, 2018

On March 16th, Duke alum Paul Younes and his family visited Pivers Island so his seven-year-old daughter could present a check for the money she raised in lieu of receiving presents for her seventh birthday.


February 28, 2018

Duke staff and volunteers, including Duke Forest Director and NSOE alum, Sara Childs MEM'08, and MEM student, Kelly Horvath MEM'19, planted 2,000 Longleaf Pine seedlings in the Duke Forest.


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April 2, 2018

Duke Univeristy School of Medicine has announced the 2018 Medical Alumni Weekend for November 8-11, 2018. More details to come soon!