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Uni Austin Tate Plays Achates in First Ever Performance of Musical Version of “The Aeneid”

By On April 7, 2017

Junior undergraduate University Scholar Austin Tate (far right in above photo) straddles two worlds.  By day, he is a mechanical engineering major, minoring in visual media studies.  By night, he is Achates,… Read More

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Political and Economic Relativity Discussion at USP Symposium

By On April 7, 2017

Above: University Scholars and faculty guests split into groups to negotiate trade deals. The second group for the University Scholars Symposium 2017 discussed various political and economic perspectives on Relativity. We began… Read More

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Making an Impact at the USP Relativity Symposium

By On March 6, 2017

On Saturday morning, March 4, University Scholars and guests gathered for the annual USP spring symposium on “Relativity.”  The first panel featured presentations by four University Scholars, pictured above:  Tamra Nebabu (double… Read More

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USP Seminar Host Dr. Charles Gersbach’s Lab Makes Global Headlines on CRISPR Research

By On January 14, 2016

On November 18, 2015, the University Scholars Program hosted Dr. Charles Gersbach on “Redesigning Genomes for Science, Medicine, and Biotechnology.” Dr. Gersbach is an Associate Professor at Duke University in the Departments… Read More

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Luke Bretherton: Coming to Judgment in a World of Difference

By On January 5, 2016

Luke Bretherton, professor of theological ethics in the Divinity School and senior fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, joined the University Scholars for a USP Seminar on “Coming… Read More

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Campaign Stop 2016 Features University Scholars

By On November 13, 2015

            Duke Today featured a story on November 10th highlighting a new digital media project about the 2016 election campaign season, Campaign Stop 2016.  The site includes… Read More

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Retreat Symposium Discussion Recap

By On October 28, 2015

Ana’s Group A discussion on the word “progress.” Where does it come from? What do we mean by it? What does progress mean in biology? For some it’s a bad word. Progress… Read More