News & Updates

Wenger Recognized by L’Oreal and Teen Vogue – Woman of Worth

December 4, 2014

L’Oreal Paris selected A.B. Duke Scholar Brittany Wenger and nine other extraordinary women for their Women of Worth Campaign. Click here to read more about the campaign and why Wenger … read more

A.B. Duke Alumna Susan Scafidi Hosts Breakfast for Current Scholars

November 22, 2014

Angier B. Duke Scholarship alumna Susan Scafidi ’90 returned to Duke on November 20th to give a lecture on Native American dress and issues of cultural appropriation. Scafidi, founder and … read more

Scholar Spotlight: Thabit Pulak

November 5, 2014

A.B. Duke Scholar Thabit Pulak ’18 takes on the issue of access to clean water in Bangladesh with his award-winning, inexpensive, open-source arsenic filter. Find out more about Thabit’s non-profit, … read more

Jay Ruckelshaus Leads National Disability Conference

October 29, 2014

A.B. Duke Scholar Jay Ruckelshaus ’16 discusses planning and hosting the first annual “Beyond Disability, Beyond Compliance” conference, which connects students and administrators in order to tackle the question: How … read more

Ruckelshaus Initiates National Disability Retreat at Duke

October 9, 2014

The first ever national disability retreat of its kind will be held on Duke’s campus and A.B. Duke scholar Jay Ruckelshaus came up with the idea. Read about Jay’s vision … read more

Builes Named Mellon Mays Fellow

September 16, 2014

David Builes ’16 is among a select number of Duke students chosen as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows. Builes and other fellows attended a reception hosted by President Brodhead. Read more … read more

One Stitch Closer – Scholar Featured in GAP Initiative

August 29, 2014

In a new campaign featuring women as the fabric that holds the world together, GAP highlights a number of women, of all ages, who are doing amazing things. A.B. Duke … read more

Hometown Hero – James Ferencsik

August 22, 2014

Savannah’s WTOC-TV honored A.B. Duke scholar James Ferencsik as their hometown hero, for his work in Ghana. Click here to find out more about James and what makes him a … read more

Alumna Directs Broadway Hit

August 18, 2014

A.B. Duke alumnus Charles Randolph-Wright ’78 describes his path to Broadway and directing the hit show Motown the Musical. Read all about Randolph-Wright in this Duke Magazine article.

Scholars in Oxford – 2014

August 18, 2014

Rising sophomore A.B. Duke Scholars dressed up for a farewell celebration, after spending six weeks studying at Oxford University. The Duke in Oxford program allows scholars to study a variety … read more