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MacArthur Genuises

Craig Gentry '95 and Khaled Mattawa PhD'09 are among recipients of prestigious 2014 MacArthur Foundation fellowships

Duke Boosts Local Start-Up Scene

Duke community support helps kickstart Durham's growing entrepreneurial hub

Why Duke Is Promoting Entrepreneurship

A special series looks at a summer of initiatives in innovation and entrepreneurship

Alumni Voices

In many ways, the immigrant experience can be a lonely one. In the beginning, survival means clutching for similarities in a world of differences. 

Duke Magazine

On a morning in early 2006, Don Byrne walked through an overgrown field of grass. Alongside trudged his father, who, despite the early hour, carried a bottle of Jameson Irish whiskey. At the highest point on the land, the two men paused. It was here that they wanted to drill the well. In a makeshift christening, they sprinkled the land with liquor.

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Blue Devils in the Spotlight

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MacLeod, superintendent of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, joins Great Smoky Mountains National Park on June 1.

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Gray's next steps after graduation? Onto the Connecticut Sun's court. In April, the Suns drafted the Duke basketball point guard.

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Furman University's 12th and first female president is an alumna. Davis will take office at the South Carolina university on July 1.

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In January, Silver began his first year as NBA commissioner, succeeding the former commissioner of 30 years David Stern.