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Language learners explore art, culture and community in Hindi 101 & 203

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The goal of Hindi 101 and Hindi 203 is to help connect students to the local Indian community and Hindi speakers, enhance their understanding of art and culture, and improve their ability to use Hindi for creating bonds with culture and community. My students suggested that it would be... read more about Language learners explore art, culture and community in Hindi 101 & 203 »

Frances Beroset

Frances Beroset featured in Higher Ed Works

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

"During my time in high school, and as an undergraduate at Duke, I built my own philosophy: Why be useful elsewhere when there are useful things for me to do here? I view my college degree as a way to bring what I’ve learned home." --Frances Beroset (Trinity '19, Psychology & Literature... read more about Frances Beroset featured in Higher Ed Works »

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LEAD THE WAY DURHAM students create interactive timeline on history of Duke Silent Vigil

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Students in HLP Associate Director Lalita Kaligotla’s PPS270 Lead the Way Durham service-learning course created a digital timeline about the history of Duke’s Silent Vigil. After Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968, Duke students launched a protest and vigil to commemorate his... read more about LEAD THE WAY DURHAM students create interactive timeline on history of Duke Silent Vigil »

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12/4, 6-8pm: Homeward Bound: One-Night Exhibition & Readings

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

As part of the programming around Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South, students from several classes at Durham School of the Arts had the opportunity to tour and engage deeply with the exhibit. Students from Jack Watson’s class created visual works, while students from... read more about 12/4, 6-8pm: Homeward Bound: One-Night Exhibition & Readings »

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Duke German Department Commemorates 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, a reflection “wall” was erected in the entrance way of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature in the Old Chem Building. The wall, which will be up for the month of November, is meant... read more about Duke German Department Commemorates 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall »

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Latina Voices/Voces de Mujeres Latinas

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Latina Voices/Voces de mujeres latinas is the final project for the service-learning course SPANISH 308S: Latino/a Voices in Duke, Durham and Beyond. The goal of this bilingual project is to shed light on the life and work of significant Latina women in the United States. "We want to... read more about Latina Voices/Voces de Mujeres Latinas  »

Professor Adam Rosenblatt standing in a historic graveyard in Durham, NC

New Course! Death, Burial, and Justice (ICS 283), taught by Prof. Adam Rosenblatt

Thursday, October 31, 2019

As a professor, I have the power to help shape student experiences. So it’s good to ask: What kinds of doors do I want to open for them? For decades now people have talked about theory versus practice. That’s boring and it’s wrong. We sometimes do a disservice when we present students with a... read more about New Course! Death, Burial, and Justice (ICS 283), taught by Prof. Adam Rosenblatt »

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What's Your Question?

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

What’s the question that you never tire of asking and that has, over time, continued to animate your curiosity? On October 24th, Amy Anderson, David Malone, and Matt Serra helped IARSLCE participants navigate this question in a session called “Service-learning in the Life and Career Course: Tugging... read more about What's Your Question? »

Kimmie Garner and Joan Clifford stand in front of their research poster at IARSLCE5

Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement: Assessing Student Learning Outcomes

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Joan Clifford, Duke Service-Learning Faculty Consultant and Director of Community-Based Language Initiatives and Kimmie Garner, Assistant Director of Duke Service-Learning, pose by their poster, displayed at this year’s IARSLCE (International Association for Research in Service-Learning) in... read more about Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement: Assessing Student Learning Outcomes »

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Get to Know Durham: Take a Service-Learning Course in Spring 2020

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Service-learning courses provide opportunities to get to know Durham (Beyond Downtown), make a positive difference in the community, apply what you're learning in the classroom to contemporary issues, and develop cross-cultural awareness, critical thinking, problem solving, and leadership skills. read more about Get to Know Durham: Take a Service-Learning Course in Spring 2020 »

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