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Former CHEM180 Student Continues to Share Her Knowledge in Schools

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
A former student from Dr. Kenneth Lyle's course, "Chemistry Outreach: Sharing Chemistry with the Community" (CHEM180) got in touch with him to let him know that her passion for sharing chemistry with the community still burns strong.  "This past weekend I hosted my first big event as Head... Read More »

Betsy Alden Awards: Call for Nominations!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
The Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Awards recognize one graduating senior, one faculty member, and one community partner for their commitment to the ideals of service‐learning. Each Alden award recipient receives $250 to further develop his/her community-building and... Read More »

Request a Service-Learning Label for Your Course!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Service-Learning is a signature program of the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences and is a fantastic way of fulfilling Duke’s commitment to knowledge in the service of society. Students who participate in the courses regularly report that they find the service component to be intellectually... Read More »

Kevin Caves Featured in DukeToday!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Kevin Caves, biomedical engineering professor and service-learning faculty fellow, talks about a 3-D snap-on casing that turns a doorbell into a potentially life-saving alert system. Caves teaches the service-learning course Devices for People with Disabilities. Read the DukeToday article here... Read More »

David Malone on Dean's Leave

Friday, January 19, 2018
David Malone, Director of Duke Service-Learning, is on Dean's Leave during the 2018 spring semester. The focus of David’s leave is to develop throughout the undergraduate experience more intentional ways of fostering student-centered conversations about meaning and purpose. The hope is to help... Read More »

Joan Clifford's "Talking About Service-Learning: Product or Process? Reciprocity or Solidarity?" Published in JHEOE!

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Joan Clifford, Duke Service-Learning Faculty Consultant and the Director of Community-Based Language Initiatives, was just published in the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE). Congratulations Joan!  Read the article, “Talking About Service-Learning: Product or Process... Read More »

Professor Dominika Baran's "Language in Immigrant America" Published!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Dominika Baran for the release of her new book "Language in Immigrant America"!  Professor Baran has been teaching a service-learning course by the same name for several years now as a way of helping students connect in a deeper and more meaningful way to class... Read More »

Testimonial - InSteppe, Inc.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Martha Morales, InSteppe, Inc. "We recently partnered with the Duke Service-Learning Program, and I would like to explain the immeasurable support we gained from working with Dr. Ana Fernandez (Spanish 308S) and her students. "InStepp, Inc. is a Durham-based nonprofit organization that helps... Read More »

Spotlight on our 2016-2017 year

Monday, August 28, 2017
Our 2016-2017 Annual Spotlight is an overview of our programming for the past year, featuring stories of people who have made a difference in our community, photos that tell the service-learning story, and our hopes for the future. We at Service-Learning welcome your comments, questions, and... Read More »

A Perspective on Service-Learning

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Graduating senior and Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Award winner Christina Williams shares what service-learning has meant to her during her four years at Duke.

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