Summer 2017

At Furman University, the James B. Duke Scholarship helps attract high achieving students – and provide ways for them to flourish. 

The Duke Endowment and the Sisters of Charity Foundation are working together to support the unique challenges faced by kinship care families. 

The Convocation on the Rural Church gives clergy from United Methodist churches in North Carolina a chance to grow, learn and replenish.  

Spring 2017

Hang Chen, dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Johnson C. Smith University, urges students to challenge barriers and become “change agents” in the field of STEM.

An innovative effort connects communities with health care providers to help children who have developed obesity receive clinical care and support. 

By serving rural congregations in North Carolina, field education students gain real-world experience outside the classroom and provide churches with much-needed help. 

Winter 2017

Kelly Brownell, dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, says a new center could address critical food system issues and challenges.

In South Carolina, people living with sickle cell disease hope a new program will pave the way to improved, comprehensive services. 

A promising new tool that uses predictive analytics to help social workers do their jobs is putting the Department of Social Services in New Hanover County, N.C., on the cutting edge of child welfare. 

Summer 2016

As the new dean of Duke Divinity School, Elaine Heath will help the school pioneer new forms of theological education in a rapidly changing world.