Through one-on-one advising, we work with you to incorporate global and civic opportunities into your academic plan. We guide you as you explore the options before you, reflect on the experiences behind you and integrate all your classes, activities and experiences into your Duke education. 

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Advisors' Advice: Take a House Course

House Courses are half-credit, satisfactory/unsatisfactory courses open to all undergraduates and led by a faculty member or current Duke undergraduates under faculty supervision. Topics cover a wide variety of subjects and change every semester. Check out this semester's list of house courses.

Program Highlight: New Summer Study Away Programs

The Global Education Office is now accepting applications for Summer 2015 Duke In programs. There are 30 programs from which to choose, including two new offerings, Duke in Alaska and Duke Neuroeconomics in China: Duke in Alaska: This four-week, one-course program focuses on the major-biomes, conservation issues and human-environment interactions of Alaska. Participants will spend time in and gain familiarity with three major environmental regions within the state: temperate rainforest of the southeastern Alaskan panhandle, the boreal forest as represented around Anchorage and the Arctic tundra of the North Slope north of Fairbanks. Duke Neuroeconomics in China: This six-week,…

DukeJourneys: Dr. Matt Oliva '94 Reflects

Dr. Matt Oliva ’94, an ophthalmologist, corneal surgeon and board member for the Himalayan Cataract Project, returned to campus for a DukeJourneys and Forever Duke dinner with a small group of current undergraduates Oct. 15 at Forlines House. A former Duke economics major, Matt practices ophthalmology in Oregon and has traveled the world in an effort to eradicate treatable blindness, performing more than 10,000 cataract surgeries and training local doctors. His volunteer work was inspired by a med-school rotation in Nepal, and he directs the Himalayan Cataract Project’s programs in Ethiopia. Matt’s discussion with students touched on his experiences after…

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