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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


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

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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


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

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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