Well-Practiced Passions

Interest in GI Joes, wine and cooking drive staff to become experts

Duke faculty and staff are pretty talented people. Among their many tasks, they save lives, master technology and support world-renowned research.

But what happens when they change out of their work clothes?

For all the worldly and institutional knowledge Duke employees create and share, they also have curiosity for activities outside of efforts on campus. Some have interests, others have hobbies and many pass free time on passions.

A few months ago, Working@Duke reached out to staff members to learn more about how they spend their hours away from work becoming experts in what they love.

Here are some of their stories: