Undergraduate Announcements

May 9, 2024

On February 17, just under 200 First-Generation/Low-Income students, alumni, faculty, and staff came together for our 2nd Annual Duke First Resilience Dinner. It was an evening of good food, shared experiences, amazing connections, and exciting raffle prizes.


September 21, 2023

Penn Pavilion will transform from a venue for meetings to a holy space, as more than 300 Jewish students gather for a festive Shabbat dinner 

celebration flyer with brain

April 10, 2023

Come out to celebrate the neuroscience seniors graduating with Distinction! Grab freebies and enjoy ice cream all while learning about the undergraduate neuroscience research going on at Duke.

Freebies are a first-come, first-served basis.

2021 grads

May 26, 2021

From all of us in the neuroscience major: congratulations to our recent 2021 graduates! We want to express our sincere appreciation for having been able to work with all of you over the years. Best of luck!

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: https://sanford.duke.edu/connect/alumni-friends/volunteer

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!) https://sites.sanford.duke.edu/annualreport/

Young woman working on laptop at desk with coffee, pen, and notepad

August 10, 2020

This summer, senior Rachel Helman’s workdays started at 5 a.m. on her family’s farm in Oregon. One could assume her work involved tending to animals, plants, or machinery. In truth, until 2 p.m. she sat comfortably in her bedroom-turned-workspace, interacting with colleagues across the country, programming in Python, and doing research on her Bloomberg Terminal. Read more

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.

Headshots of 2019-2020 DFE Leadership Award winners Karam Katariya and Julia Weidman

April 21, 2020

DFE has named seniors Karam Katariya and Julia Weidman as the 2019-2020 recipients of the DFE Leadership Award. Each spring, the DFE honors one to three seniors with the award for their initiative in finance-related activities at Duke, dedication to peer mentoring, and contributions to the center. Both Katariya and Weidman will graduate this May with B.S. degrees in economics with a concentration in finance.

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. 

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

Student in the driver's seat in the Duke Electric Vehicles team's record-breaking car

August 9, 2018

Guinness World Records has now confirmed that a team of Duke University undergraduates have designed and built the most fuel-efficient vehicle prototype in history: a hydrogen fuel cell car that gets the equivalent of 14,573 miles per gallon. Duke Electric Vehicles (DEV’s) record-breaking run took place on Saturday, July 21 at Galot Motorsports in Benson, North Carolina.