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Tamra Nebabu, Pratt 2017: Research on Light in Small Scales

By On May 11, 2017

Graduating senior, Tamra Nebabu, Pratt 2017, is featured in Duke Today’s series on Senior Stories for the Class of 2017.  Click here for the full story from Duke Today on “Research on… Read More

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USP Philosophy Grad Bryce Gessell’s Project Vox Work on Émilie du Châtelet in Duke Today

By On November 27, 2017

Bryce Gessell is a University Scholar pursuing his PhD in Philosophy at Duke.  Recently, Duke Today profiled Bryce’s efforts translating 18th century French philosopher Émilie du Châtelet’s work from French to English… Read More


Uni Alum David Graham joins panel at Duke on future of Confederate statues

By On September 6, 2017

University Scholar alumnus David Graham, Trinity ’09, and now a writer for The Atlantic, joined panelists at the Forum for Scholars and Publics‘ event on Tuesday, September 5 on “Taking Down the… Read More


The University Scholars Program Congratulates the Class of 2017!

By On May 26, 2017

Above:  Tina Davidson (PhD, History) shakes hands with Paula McClain, dean of the Graduate School at the PhD hooding ceremony. The University Scholars Program is thankful for the many contributions the students… Read More


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


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


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