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  • Casey Edwards puts Education First


    Whether suing the governor of South Carolina for school funding, assisting families in Kenya during her International Summer of Service, or teaching children in Zimbabwe, Casey Edwards considers education to be a bridge that can lead to significant change in any community. We take a look back with Casey from her time as a perspective […]

    Posted January 28th, 2013    |    Read More
  • Help on Heels: Jacob Tobia Runs for NYC Youth


    National media took notice when Duke University junior and Benjamin N. Duke scholar Jacob Tobia ran to raise money for the Ali Forney Center and New York City’s homeless LGBT youth. Hurricane Sandy devastated the center. Jacob didn’t just run… he ran in high heels. Yes, he runs well in heels. Go Jacob! Watch the […]

    Posted January 28th, 2013    |    Read More
  • A Toast to Scholarship and History


    Each year BN Duke scholars gather around the statue of their scholarship namesake, Benjamin Newton Duke, to toast the legacy of which they are now a part. Benjamin’s N. Duke’s statue stands on the university’s East Campus. Duke University unveiled the statue on October 2, 1999 during a dedication ceremony. The statue continues to be […]

    Posted January 28th, 2013    |    Read More

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