Student Stories

Nguyen
International Comparative Studies, Public Policy

As a part of our research, this semester the DEPTH team volunteers at Genesis Home’s Study Buddy after-school program and makes on-site observation.

Agosa
Public Policy

In the future I want to work in education and policy, and foster an environment where policymakers are listening to parents.

Arcuri
Global Health, Public Policy

There’s this myth that Latino parents are not as involved as other types of parents. We wanted to investigate that and see if that was really true. And what we learned is that it really is false.

Graham
Neuroscience

Through Bass Connections, I have had the opportunity to help build and implement a neuroscience curriculum for ninth graders in Durham public schools alongside six other Duke students.

Graham
Economics

I enjoy being a part of a research team that allows its undergraduate members to be so involved in the project.

McCracken
Public Policy

It was really fulfilling to see the research process through from start to finish, and I’m grateful to Duke for allowing students to participate in such an innovative and intellectually stimulating program.

Alencar
Economics

The trip ignited my passion for Brazil. It made me realize I want to either work in Brazil or work on issues that impact Brazil and Latin America.

Immacolato
Economics, Global Health

Because North Carolina has one of the largest hog industries in the country, there are tons of waste not being utilized.

Yao
Economics, Psychology

Our project gave us a much deeper understanding and appreciation for how policy changes can help move us in the right direction for environmental conservation.

Barton
Economics

My year on this project team was a great experience. Not only did I learn a ton about social spending in the United States, I also gained research, problem-solving, and presentation skills.

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