What's up @Duke
November 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Baldwin Auditorium
November 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Westbrook 0016
November 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
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“Discouragement doesn’t have to be debilitating. If anything, discouragement should drive you to open your own doors and design your own future.”
President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera
“We should not take democracies for granted. It’s becoming more and more common to see how they can fail.”
“Is America better off trying to invest its resources to address problems in the Middle East before they become crises, or to protect ourselves from the export of those crises to the United States?”
Karen M. Davis
“It is important to have women in technology fields. If everyone is the same on your team you do not leave room for innovation.”
“There is not a finite amount of freedom in this country. This is not a pie where there are only so many pieces to give away.”
General Joseph F. Dunford Jr.
“We work for the American people and we’re conscious of that.”
“As a black journalist I’m walking a tight line between not making things worse by downplaying problems within the black community, and not validating racial stereotypes.”
“What my education gave me was perspective—that the life I was leading was just one of many possible lives—and the will to choose.”
Duke in Action
What Inspired “On the Freedom Side” | Duke Faculty Books
Wesley Hogan, director of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke, share the inspiration for her book, “On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History.” The book documents and assesses young people's interventions in the American fight for democracy and its ideals.
Duke in the World
With a medical school in Singapore, a campus in China and programs from Russia to Peru, Duke has become a global university, one whose home campus is filled with the perspectives of people from around the world.
Duke in Durham
Durham’s distinctive neighborhoods and thriving businesses combine the friendliness of a small city with tasty dining, lively arts and an entrepreneurial spirit. Durham is diverse, dynamic and a great place to live.