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Two Duke Seniors Named Rhodes Scholars

DURHAM, NC – Duke University seniors Laura Roberts of Dallas and John “Jay” Ruckelshaus of Indianapolis were among the 32 recipients selected this weekend for prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. Roberts is a … read more


AB Duke Alum Makes Short List for Man Booker Prize

Acclaimed novelist and A.B. Duke Scholar alumna Anne Tyler is among six writers announced on September 15, 2015 as the shortlisted authors for the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. … read more


Kari Barclay Talks to NPR about The Bull City Dignity Project – Take a Listen

A.B. Duke Scholar Kari Barclay joined with another Duke student to organize a first of its kind documentary theatre production. Click here to read the article and listen to the … read more

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