Faculty Announcements

Coach K and Dean Bill Boulding giving a speech together from the Geneen Auditorium stage.

March 22, 2024

Last chance for early bird registration for Fuqua Reunions 2024! Sign up before March 24 to receive a discounted rate.

What to expect at Fuqua Reunions:
🔥 Fireside chat with Coach K
🍗 Fuqua Friday
💙 A Retrospective with Dean Bill Boulding
🚀 Women's Networking session

Fuqua will be THE place to be April 19-21! See you there.

A headshot photo of Professor Melanie Wallskog

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.

Duke Alumni

June 23, 2023

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

Duke Alumni

June 23, 2023

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

Hallie Cramer, Dhara Patel, Cassidee Kido and Brandon Morrison present their work on ocean energy at the World Bank for representatives from Mauritius.

February 28, 2023

While pursuing her degree in electrical and computer engineering at Duke, Cassidee Kido participated on three Bass Connections teams that helped fuel her passion for energy and the environment. Now a project manager at Energy Solutions, she reflects on the ways her project teams honed her skills and inspired her current work.

This international team is finding ways to improve neurosurgical systems around the world.

January 18, 2023

In 2022-2023, a Bass Connections team is working to address the shortages of labor, funds and infrastructure in neurosurgical settings around the world. Using the World Health Organization’s health system building blocks - from research and technology to service delivery - team members are assessing the big-picture challenges facing these countries’ overloaded neurosurgeons.

Kaylin Tsukayama working on the Neuroplicity team.

March 15, 2023

As a junior undergraduate, Kaylin Tsukayama - like many college students - wasn’t sure what direction she wanted to take in her career. She was a neuroscience major and had already spent nearly three years studying the subject and working in labs; yet, she was starting to question whether she wanted to continue in a natural science field.

Sydney Hunt headshot.

December 12, 2022

Engineering professors, Sophia Santillan and Rebecca Simmons, have been crucial role models for Sydney Hunt as a Black and Hispanic woman in STEM. From the start of her first year, she spent time during office hours and lunches having conversations with them about diversity and retention in STEM fields.


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.

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.

A professional headshot photo of Gavin in a black suit and pink tie with a blurred greenery background.

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!


A group of Fuqua Around the World participants having a good time at the event and holding Fuqua signs

November 22, 2022

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

Jordan Malof (far left) and Kyle Bradbury (far right) and students on their Bass Connections team.

April 11, 2022

Kyle Bradbury and Jordan Malof, co-leaders of the Creating Artificial Worlds with AI to Improve Energy Access Data team, are the joint winners of the 2022 Bass Connections Leadership Award.

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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.

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.

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May 17, 2021

As we say goodbye (for now) to the Class of 2021 and wish the Class of 2022 good luck in their summer internships, we share the updates below with you, our phenomenal alumni base.

  • DFE faculty offered 12 finance courses in the Economics Department this spring semester. Across the 12 courses, enrollment totaled 269.

April 7, 2021

Stephen Buckley, a veteran editor and educator who worked at The Washington Post, Tampa Bay Times and the Poynter Institute, has been chosen as one of two new Eugene C. Patterson Professors of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

April 6, 2021

Frank Bruni, long-time journalist and columnist for the New York Times and the author of multiple best-selling books, has been chosen as one of two new Eugene C. Patterson Professors of the Practice for Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

Bruni will join the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, Duke’s hub for journalism education in the Sanford School, on July 1.

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

January 26, 2021

Philip M. Napoli, the James R. Shepley Professor of Public Policy, will become the new director of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy beginning July 1, Dean Judith Kelley announced today. Since joining Duke in 2016, Napoli has served as a faculty affiliate at the DeWitt Wallace Center, where he has led the News Measures Research Project and has also conducted research on the governance of digital platforms.

October 20, 2020

Join us on Wednesday, October 21st at 3:30 p.m. as professor Jeremy Bowers and his Washington Post colleague, Lenny Bronner, discuss the data behind their 2020 election coverage. You can view the Washington Post’s Election website here


October 16, 2020

Professors Jun Yang (computer science) and Bill Adair (journalism and public policy) will discuss their work in automated fact-checking on Tuesday, October 20th at 4:30 p.m..

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 29, 2020

During these unprecedented times, Duke Science & Society is leading several important discussions about science and technology ethics and policy. Connect with Duke Science & Society to learn about news and events, including the Coronavirus Conversations virtual event series and 

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August 26, 2020

This fall, Professor Rasiel will offer two online sessions of Irrational Behavior in Financial Decision-making to interested high school students. No prior experience with economics or finance is required.

Learn more on the Duke Continuing Studies website.

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.

June 15, 2020


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.

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.

Nicole Ligon L'16 photo

July 27, 2018

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

Left of Black Podcast

July 12, 2018

Each week, Mark Anthony Neal, chair of Duke’s Department of African & African American Studies sits down with artists, political figures and academics for conversations about studying the African-American experience in the long-running “Left of Black” interview series.

“It’s really a deep dig into what’s going on in black studies, particularly around issues of culture, gender, sexuality and the arts,” Neal said.

Jim Berger

July 9, 2018

Jim Berger was awarded the Zellner Medal from the International Society of Bayesian Analysis at the 2018 World Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Zellner Medal honors Arnold Zellner, one of the founders of ISBA and ISBA’s first president.

Surya Tapas Tokdar

July 9, 2018

Associate Professor Surya Tokdar has been elected the Program Chair-Elect 2019 for the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science of the American Statistical Association!   He will serve as the Program Chair for SBSS in 2020.

Congratulations Surya!

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.