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Nominations are open for the Betsy Alden Service-Learning Awards!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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 their community-building and leadership... read more about Nominations are open for the Betsy Alden Service-Learning Awards! »

Robin Kirk Event

Activating History for Social Justice at Duke: A Workshop with Robin Kirk

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Part of the Duke Service-Learning Making Place Matter event series, “Activating History for Social Justice at Duke”, will offer a faculty/staff/student workshop, led by Robin Kirk, to examine the spaces and places embedded in Duke's institutional memory and ways we can... read more about Activating History for Social Justice at Duke: A Workshop with Robin Kirk »

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Community Members as Context Experts: Improving our understanding of social determinants of health

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Please join us for the Engaged Scholarship Lunch Series which spotlights faculty from across campus who collaborate with people beyond the academy in their scholarly endeavors. Co-sponsored by the Duke Office of Civic Engagement, Duke Service-Learning, the Forum for Scholars and Publics... read more about Community Members as Context Experts: Improving our understanding of social determinants of health »

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Join us for a series of events on: Making Place Matter

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Throughout 2019-20 Duke Service-Learning will be cultivating greater critical consciousness on campus about the places and spaces which both create and are created by community-engaged teaching and learning. Here are a few series events taking place in Spring 2020:   Friday, February 7... read more about Join us for a series of events on: Making Place Matter »

critical cartography event

2/7: Critical Cartography of Space and Place with Tim Stallmann and Tia Hall

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

What maps are made by the traces of our everyday lives? Where does service-learning take place and how can faculty members help students critically engage with place? This workshop uses mapping and critical reflection to explore the ways each of us intersects with the many layers of Durham’s... read more about 2/7: Critical Cartography of Space and Place with Tim Stallmann and Tia Hall »

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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 »

homeward bound

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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