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L-R: Duke President Vince Price, Founders' Day Speaker and President of Paul Quinn College Michael Sorrell, Professor Don Taylor, Chair of Academic Council. hoto by Sujal Manohar, Duke Chronicle.

Graduate University Scholar Jessica Covil Responds To Founders’ Day Speaker’s Call to Action

By On October 19, 2018

L-R: Duke President Vince Price; Founders’ Day Speaker and President of Paul Quinn College Michael Sorrell; Professor Don Taylor, Chair of Academic Council. Photo by Sujal Manohar, Duke Chronicle. Every year, members… 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


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

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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

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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


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


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