If you’ve seen the Dawn Redwood in Duke Gardens you know that trees do, in a way, come back from the dead. The gardens’ Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, is an unusual redwood for two reasons.
Duke’s Dialogue Project Wants Business to Lead That Conversation, For Our Common Good
Nakeie Montgomery lit up the lacrosse field and even played a season of Duke football, but his racial equity work was his proudest achievement
The boots haunted him. Thirty-two hundred of them tromping in formation down a narrow dirt road that ran between swamps and through pine barrens three miles outside of Wilmington, North Carolina, their percussion pounding into the earth as 1,600 American Colored Troops advanced into the enemy fire guarding Wilmington.
How Duke parent Laurence Belfer helped to shape the biggest global day of philanthropy
Why a $10+ billion endowment doesn’t mean mink hats for everyone, and what it DOES mean
Stephen Hawthornthwaite’s Company, Rothy’s, Creates Shoes From Discarded Plastic and Ocean Trash
In West Africa, Duke eye surgeon Lloyd Williams is helping local doctors restore sight to the blind, a mission that is both easier and harder than you’d think.
When her high school classmates were in study hall, a teenaged Cynthia Rudin would sneak into the practice room and pound through the soap operatic flourishes of Rachmaninoff. Her favorite, though, was Ravel; she loved his and his French contemporaries’ impressionistic tides of heady emotion.
Actor • Writer • Director • Producer
William Harris Jr. puts the shine on hallowed hoop ground
Why modeling climate patterns on a small scale can have a big impact on understanding tomorrow’s weather
Duke leaders rise to face the challenges of climate change.