Cultural Anthropology major Ashlyn Nuckols named 2017 Beinecke Scholar

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Duke University junior Ashlyn Nuckols is among 20 students nationwide selected as 2017 Beinecke Scholars. The Beinecke Scholarship supports students of exceptional promise as they attend the graduate school of their choice. Beinecke recipients receive $4,000 in their senior year of undergraduate... Read More »

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Friday, April 28, 2017
Research projects that explore new possibilities for energy storage, reliability, and sustainable development will receive funding in 2017 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s Energy Research Seed Fund. Seven projects involving 14 faculty members were selected to receive a total of $240,... Read More »
Some Duke Faculty Rally for Better Pay

Some Duke Faculty Rally for Better Pay

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bookbag: AAAS/CULANTH 333S The Wire

Monday, March 6, 2017
Television isn’t a standard jumping-off point for an academic course. But The Wire, the acclaimed HBO series that ran from 2002 through 2008 and that Entertainment Weekly ranked as the best-ever TV show, isn’t standard television. Its layered, engrossing depiction of Baltimore—informed by creator... Read More »

Security comes from strong communities, not border walls

Thursday, March 2, 2017
“Do you lock your house at night?” That was how Luke, a 19-year-old community college student I’d hired to work with me on a home improvement project, responded when he heard that I wrote a book about the U.S.-Mexico border. His point was that a border without a wall is akin to an unlocked home... Read More »
Two Trinity Faculty Members Receive NEH Grant

Two Trinity Faculty Members Receive NEH Grant

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By Duke Today Staff The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded two grant fellowships to Duke University faculty members for their respective work in humanities-based advanced research programs —one focusing on post-apartheid mobility, while the other is digital... Read More »

With HB2, what it's like to be gender-fluid me in NC

Friday, May 20, 2016
Cultural anthropology major Cole Wicker has editorial in The News and Observer newspaper.     

A Togo Model for Student-Led Development Projects: Duke Engage students tackle development in West Africa in new Duke Press book

Thursday, May 5, 2016
After decades of seeing close-up the desultory record of Western technology-based development projects in West Africa, cultural anthropologist Charles Piot tells his students to take a different approach: Start by exploring the culture and be prepared to fail at first. Now after several years of... Read More »

Harris Solomon is the recipient of the Robert Cox teaching award, the highest award Duke offers for teaching

Sunday, May 1, 2016
This Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award is one of four that recognizes truly outstanding teaching in the College. Recipients are selected on the basis of their ability to encourage intellectual excitement and curiosity in students, knowledge of a field and ability to communicate it,... Read More »

Cultural Anthropology major Carlton Lawrence T'15 has been named a Fulbright Scholar

Monday, February 22, 2016
For the 12th straight year, Duke University is one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars, with 12 students awarded the latest scholarships, the U.S. Department of State announced Monday. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange... Read More »