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  • Duke Forward is on the road!

    Join us as Duke Forward travels across the United States and the globe in an extraordinary series of events to celebrate the progress of our $3.25 billion campaign—and what it means for the university

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  • Focus On

    Duke Forward is creating lasting impact. The campaign focuses on priorities that both enable new ideas across campus and solve real world problems.

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  • Ideas That Move the World Forward

    Short, inspiring talks by some of Duke's most innovative thinkers, whose ideas are forging real change both locally and globally.

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My Giving Stories

  • My Giving Story: Melinda Gates

    My Giving Story: Melinda Gates

    Connections with people—profound and often unexpected—have made all the difference in the world to Melinda Gates. They defined her time as a student at Duke and have shaped her path to becoming one of the world’s most influential philanthropists.

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  • My Giving Story: Sue Wasiolek

    My Giving Story: Sue Wasiolek

    Dean Sue Wasiolek ’76, M.H.A. ’78, LL.M. ’93, is a fixture on Duke’s campus. A familiar face to generations of Duke alumni, she is known for her easy-going nature, dedication to the Duke student body, and an incredible recollection of Duke’s history

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  • My Giving Story: Marie Giddings Parker ’60

    My Giving Story: Marie Giddings Parker ’60

    With each new generation comes a greater appreciation of the generation before. For Marie Giddings Parker ’60, her mother was a source of inspiration who instilled in her the value of creating opportunities to help people reach their full potential.

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