Duke donors set giving record for third year in a row
Donors gave Duke University the largest ever amount in philanthropic gifts and contributions for a third year in a row--$478.3 million to support areas ranging from global health and the arts to “Big Data” research and renovations of campus landmarks.
Football field to be named Brooks Field at Wallace Wade in recognition of gift.
Grant will help ramp up efforts across disciplines, continents to address critical health issues.
Duke University has received $9.75 million in gifts and matching funds to support an initiative that focuses on harnessing massive amounts of information to tackle society’s biggest challenges.
Grant will support work of the ongoing Leadership Education program at Duke Divinity
Duke professor Susan Lozier shares five things about today’s ocean that would surprise the man who crossed the Atlantic Ocean eight times.
What happens when financial markets seize up, or an offshore oil rig explodes, or there is a nuclear power plant accident? Governments typically launch an ad hoc or permanent investigation team to identify the cause of the disaster and to determine whether policy should be changed in its wake. A Bass Connections team focused on Regulatory Disaster Scene Investigation has identified four best practices that governments should follow when responding to crises.
Do you play games at work? What about with your neighbor or the driver sitting next to you in traffic? You might be surprised to learn that you’re actually playing games with people all day, every day. At least that’s what Duke University Economics Professor David McAdams says.
The gift will fund the Irene and William McCutchen Professorship, to be held by the director of the Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation