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thinking deeply about community engagment

Thinking Deeply About Community Engagment

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Are good intentions enough? Is service the best response? How prepared are you to make the changes you want to see in the world?  On March 25, Duke Service-Learning, the Duke Office of Civic Engagement, and the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) will offer an interactive and challenging... read more about Thinking Deeply About Community Engagment »

Kalif Jeremiah

VIDEO: Kalif Jeremiah on Service-Learning

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Duke junior Kalif Jeremiah is a big believer in service-learning. He's taken three service-learning classes, all with Program in Education at Duke University.  “Service-learning is paying it forward," he says. "That’s something that Big Mike, a bus driver on Duke campus, says all the... read more about VIDEO: Kalif Jeremiah on Service-Learning »

authentic conversations

Duke Students & Faculty Brainstorm on Strategies for Engaging Difference

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

What are the specific skills we need to develop in order to communicate thoughtfully, respectfully, and inclusively with the people we don't always agree with? Duke students and faculty shared their experiences, questions and strategies during a student-centered conversation entitled "... read more about Duke Students & Faculty Brainstorm on Strategies for Engaging Difference »

Request a Service-Learning Label for Your Course!

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 about Request a Service-Learning Label for Your Course! »

Kevin Caves Featured in DukeToday!

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 about Kevin Caves Featured in DukeToday! »

Former CHEM180 Student Continues to Share Her Knowledge in Schools

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 about Former CHEM180 Student Continues to Share Her Knowledge in Schools »

Betsy Alden Awards: Call for Nominations!

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 about Betsy Alden Awards: Call for Nominations!  »

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 about David Malone on Dean's Leave »

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

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

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

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

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