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For the Love of the Game

Former Duke tennis star Prim Siripipat '03 drawn to competition as ESPN commentator  

Climbing for a Cause

Matt Murphy ’05 reaches summit of tallest mountain in the Americas

Commencement Speaker

Global health leader Paul Farmer '82 to speak at commencement

A Call to Action

Duke Chapel crowd enthusiastically applauds MLK message by Rev. William Barber MDiv'89

Alumni Voices

To no one’s surprise, Tim Cook’s coming-out announcement has captured headlines and turned heads worldwide, notably among those in the business community and among young people.

Duke Magazine

At the culmination of Duke’s Take Back the Night March in 2005, nearly 150 people gathered on the steps of Duke Chapel to share stories about sexual assault. Such community-wide, public events were important, one participant noted, "because sexual assault is a silent crime." Nearly a decade later, sexual-assault survivors and their supporters aren’t staying silent about what takes place on their college campuses. Here’s an in-depth look at how the administration and students are taking on the issue.


Blue Devils in the Spotlight


Skandicrush, a box service for Scandianvian-style home goods, is the brainchild of this Duke alumna. 


The medical anthropologist is featured in the London Review of Books recalling his recent trip to Liberia monitoring Ebola.


Fandango predicts Oscars. Grand Budapest Hotel (Cinematographer Bob Yeoman '73) is contender.


The head of Qatar Museum shakes up the art world as she builds one of the most unique collections in the world.