News & Updates

Two Duke Seniors Named Rhodes Scholars

February 24, 2016

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

September 16, 2015

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

August 17, 2015

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

Class of 2019 A.B. Duke Scholars

June 10, 2015

Duke University selected 12 students for the prestigious Angier B. Duke Scholarship. Class of 2019 A.B. Duke Scholars will begin their studies in August. Read about the selected scholars and … read more

IMPRESSIVE, Incoming Scholar Rohith Kuditipudi Featured in Business Insider

June 2, 2015

Business Insider has selected a few (only 20) of the most incredibly impressive young people graduating from high school this year. The feature article showcases their many promising talents and … read more

Game Theorist Turns to the Movies, A.B. Duke Scholar Matthew Patrick in the News

June 2, 2015

He’s one of the youngest and  most recognized game theorists, with his own YouTube channel. Now A.B. Duke Scholar Matthew Patrick is turning his attention to film. Read all about … read more

AB Summer Adventures

May 27, 2015

Summer 2015 is filled with adventurers for A.B. Duke Scholars. Whether it’s a writing project in France and Tanzania or incredible research right here in Durham, A.B. Scholars are putting … read more

Theater & Social Justice: Barclay Receives Humanity in Action Fellowship

April 22, 2015

A.B. Duke Scholar Kari Barclay is among 43 Americans selected for the 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship. The Duke University Junior, who is double majoring in theatre and political science, … read more

Jay Ruckelshaus Awarded Truman Scholarship

April 15, 2015

Duke junior and A.B. Duke Scholar Jay Ruckelshaus has been selected as a 2015 Truman Scholar. Learn more about his academic interests and extracurricular pursuits in the Scholar Spotlight video … read more

Scholar Lights White House Christmas Tree with Tom Hanks

December 4, 2014

The White House Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony follows a long tradition, but this year the event received an update. A.B. Duke Scholar Brittany Wenger and other coders lit the White … read more