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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 »

mural to to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

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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Oct. 3-Dec.4: Latina Voices/Voces de Mujeres Latinas Exhibition

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 biographies are illustrated with the work of Latina artists based in the USA. The goal of this bilingual project is to shed light on the life and... read more about Oct. 3-Dec.4: Latina Voices/Voces de Mujeres Latinas Exhibition  »

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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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Mayme Webb-Bledsoe shares stories about Lyon Park at Context & Connections

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Each Fall, Duke Service-Learning hosts Context and Connections, an "engaged" bus tour of Durham for new Duke faculty and those interested in deepening their own knowledge of and connections to the Durham community and in exploring connections with their teaching, research, and service... read more about Mayme Webb-Bledsoe shares stories about Lyon Park at Context & Connections »

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Deepen your knowledge of Durham and explore connections to your teaching, research, and service

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Durham is a preservation town. Our favorite places have age, patina, and authenticity. They tell our story – one of scrappy entrepreneurs, creative reinvention, and stubborn optimism.  -Excerpt from the Durham Preservation website. Visit our Context & Connections... read more about Deepen your knowledge of Durham and explore connections to your teaching, research, and service »

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Help Duke Service-Learning Create a Crowd-Sourced Poem!

Monday, September 30, 2019

In celebration of our annual theme, #MakingPlaceMatter, Duke Service-Learning wants to hear your reflections on Durham developed through community-engaged experiences — through poetry! Inspired by a partnership between Kwame Alexander and NPR, who were in turn inspired by... read more about Help Duke Service-Learning Create a Crowd-Sourced Poem! »

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