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Research by USP alum Eleanor Caves, PhD featured in Nature and Scientific American

By On August 10, 2018

Research by University Scholar alumna Eleanor Caves, PhD on color perception in birds was published in the August 1st 2018 issue of Nature.  For a lay take on her research, check out… Read More

Abena Ansah-Yeboah, undergraduate University Scholar, proudly displays the banner for the Duke University Class of 2018

The University Scholars Program Congratulates the Class of 2018

By On May 15, 2018

Above:  Abena Ansah-Yeboah, undergraduate University Scholar, proudly displays the banner for the Duke University Class of 2018. The University Scholars Program is thankful for the many contributions the students graduating this year have… Read More

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University Scholar Pratiksha Sharma Develops Earthquake Early Warning Prototype for Nepal

By On May 15, 2018

University Scholar Pratiksha Sharma, who just graduated with a double major in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science from the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke, has been working on a… Read More


Undergraduate Finalists for University Scholars Program Invited to Campus

By On March 19, 2018

On Monday, March 12, 2018, undergraduate finalists for the University Scholars Program were chosen to interview with a group of faculty and current undergraduate, graduate, and professional school University Scholars.  The students… Read More


Apple CEO Tim Cook to Speak at Duke Commencement

By On March 14, 2018

Duke University alumnus Tim Cook, who earned his MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business in 1988, has been named as the 2018 commencement speaker.  Please see the full story in Duke… Read More


Monica Arniella Named First Author on First Publication

By On March 14, 2018

Senior University Scholar Monica Arniella, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology, has just had on her first publication – and as 1st author, too!  The article, “Unmapped sequencing reads identify additional… Read More


USP Spring Symposium “Masquerade” Saturday, March 3, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, The Edge/Bostock

By On February 22, 2018

Each year, members of the University Scholars Program plan, organize, and participate in a symposium of their own design. This year we have chosen the theme “Masquerade.” The event will be held… Read More