Notable awardees since 2012 include Robert Lefkowitz, Brian Kobilka, Gregg L. Semenza, Paul Modrich, William Kaelin, and George Smith. Senator and Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole,[289] 33rd President of Chile Ricardo Lagos,[290] former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Juanita M. Kreps,[291] congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul,[292] U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs and former Chief of Staff of the United States Army Eric Shinseki,[293] and the first United States Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients[294] and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey are among the most notable alumni with involvement in politics and government. The renovations include more space, technology upgrades and new exhibits. Overlooking the La Jolla Cove, Duke’s serves genuine, friendly hospitality with contemporary interpretations of …

Two roasted lobster tails was less than $50, and that was considered the more expensive side of things. [72] Programs such as dance, drama, education, film, and the University Writing Program reside on East.

Cryptocurrencies: Cryptocurrency quotes are updated in real-time. [177] According to a poll of recruiters conducted by The Wall Street Journal, Duke ranks 2nd in terms of producing the best graduates who have received either a marketing or liberal arts degree. These buildings range in occupancy size from 50 (Epworth—the oldest residence hall, built in 1892 as "the Inn") to 250 residents (Trinity). Kailua pork nachos, hula pie and the absolute best atmosphere...what’s not to love? Benefits include alumni events, a global network of regional DAA alumni chapters, educational and travel opportunities and communications such as The Blue Note, social media and Duke Magazine.

The museum opened in 2005 at a cost of over $23 million and contains over 13,000 works of art, including works by William Cordova, Marlene Dumas, Olafur Eliasson, David Hammons, Barkley L. Hendricks, Christian Marclay, Kerry James Marshall, Alma Thomas, Hank Willis Thomas, Bob Thompson, Kara Walker, Andy Warhol, Carrie Mae Weems, Ai Weiwei, Fred Wilson, and Lynette Yiadom Boakye.

[87], In April 2005, Duke and the National University of Singapore signed a formal agreement under which the two institutions would partner to establish the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. [237] The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee provides guidance to the administration on issues regarding student dining, life, and restaurant choices. [250], Duke Magazine, an alumni magazine, is the university's flagship vehicle for stories about the Duke community. Duke Forward, a seven-year fundraising campaign, raised $3.85 billion by August 2017.[36]. [234] There are a number of student-run businesses operating on campus, including Campus Enterprises, which offer students real-world business experience.

The separate Woman's College merged back with Trinity as the liberal arts college for both men and women in 1972. By 1904, fifty-four women were enrolled in the college. Sources: FactSet, Dow Jones, ETF Movers: Includes ETFs & ETNs with volume of at least 50,000. [14] In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James Buchanan Duke established The Duke Endowment and the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke. [115] Twenty-four certificate programs also are available. [53][54][55] Much of the campus was designed by Julian Abele, one of the first prominent African-American architects and the chief designer in the offices of architect Horace Trumbauer. In the same year, a ranking compiled by the University of Texas at Dallas ranked Fuqua 5th in the world based on the research productivity of its faculty. [39][40][41], In August of 2020, the first undergraduates from Duke Kunshan University arrived for their study abroad on Duke's campus. During this time it also became the birthplace of the first Physician Assistant degree program in the United States.

The school is part of the National University of Singapore system, but distinct in that it is overseen by a Governing Board, including a Duke representative who has veto power over any academic decision made by the Board. [188] The School of Law was ranked 12th in the 2021 rankings by the same publication,[189] with Duke's nursing school ranked 2nd[190] while the Sanford School of Public Policy ranked 5th in Public Policy Analysis for 2019. [16] As of 2019[update], 15 Nobel laureates and 3 Turing Award winners have been affiliated with the university. Durham’s distinctive neighborhoods and thriving businesses combine the friendliness of a small city with tasty dining, lively arts and an entrepreneurial spirit.

[278], In 2003 Norm Ogilvie was promoted to Director of Track and Field, and has led athletes to over 60 individual ACC championships, and 81 All-America selections, along with most of the track and field records being broken during his tenure.

[231][238], More than 75 percent of Duke students pursue service-learning opportunities in Durham and around the world through DukeEngage and other programs that advance the university's mission of "knowledge in service to society."