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10/1: Curious about volunteering and activism about education? Join us!
September 23, 2013

Curious about volunteering and activism about education both locally and globally? Come hear two DukeEngage alumni talk about their experiences and advice Tuesday night at 7:30. Sponsored by our ... read more about 10/1: Curious about volunteering and activism about education? Join us! »


Making the Grade: Educators Discuss Challenges Facing Durham Public Schools
September 21, 2013

According to Duke's service learning program director David Malone, it's easier to put a man on the moon than it is to get public school fifth graders to meet grade-level reading standards. As the moderator of a... read more about Making the Grade: Educators Discuss Challenges Facing Durham Public Schools »


Social Networks for Sharing Science and Health
September 19, 2013

Facebook, Twitter, and other new social networks are making it easier than ever for people to share useful information about medicine and science, whether it’s about choosing a good physician or reducing one’s carbon footprint.... read more about Social Networks for Sharing Science and Health »


9/27: Building Capacity for Environmental Management in Fragile States
September 19, 2013

You're invited! Join the discussion with Oli Brown as he addresses "Building Capacity for Environmental Management in Fragile States: Lessons from Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, and South Sudan" next Friday at 10am! Sponsored by... read more about 9/27: Building Capacity for Environmental Management in Fragile States »


Motivating Energy Behavior
September 18, 2013

Members of the Communicating about Energy in the Triangle project team have been exploring and debating literature relevant to household energy behavior. Here are excerpts from two student team members. read more about Motivating Energy Behavior »


U.S. Climate Policy Options: Who, What, and Why?
September 18, 2013

Students Kristie Beaudoin, Yanyou Chen and Allison Donnelly introduce their project and explain why they’re doing it, how they’re doing it and what they learn along the way. read more about U.S. Climate Policy Options: Who, What, and Why? »


Panel looks critically at issues Durham schools face
September 17, 2013

In a Bass Connections in Education & Human Development panel discussion at Gross Hall on Tuesday night, three members of the Durham Public School Board of... read more about Panel looks critically at issues Durham schools face »


Southside remapping project builds community
September 17, 2013

Bass Connections in Information, Society, and Culture Making Data Matter team has been working with Asheville leaders and locals focusing on designing new tools and... read more about Southside remapping project builds community »


DPS panel talks about charters, legislation and funding
September 17, 2013

Minnie Forte-Brown, vice-chair of the Durham Public Schools Board of Education, and member Nancy Cox talked with a group of Duke University students on Tuesday evening as part of the... read more about DPS panel talks about charters, legislation and funding »


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