05/09/2013
PBS NewsHour: Judy’s Notebook

A pilot project in North Carolina aims to improve the literacy of children who live in rural areas. Developed by Chantalle Carles, a Fellow at The Duke Endowment, the Ubuntu Academy will help prevent the “summer slide” that’s common to disadvantaged elementary students. Read the full article.

04/20/2013
BlueRidgeNow.com

Mills River United Methodist Church opened its fellowship hall six years ago to serve senior citizens who might need a nutritious meal and time with friends. Read the full article.

04/15/2013
Bladenjournal.com

Before the Rev. Dusty Sprouse became a Thriving Rural Communities Fellow at Duke Divinity School, his life took many detours. Read the full article.

04/08/2013
Clintonnc.com

With federal funding and a grant from The Duke Endowment, ambulances in Sampson County, N.C., will soon have new equipment to help cardiac patients. Read the full article.

03/22/2013
NewsObserver.com

Across North Carolina, new families like Celeste Hines and her 9 month old son, Noah, are benefitting from Nurse-Family Partnership. Regular visits from a registered nurse, are helping Celeste nurture Noah in new and important ways… and it’s working. Read the full article

03/21/2013
BlueRidgeNow.com

A new telemedicine workstation at Saluda Medical Center connecting doctors to patients via video cameras, will give residents in rural communities greater access to specialists.  Read more.

03/19/2013
The News & Advance

With new office space in downtown Reidsville, N.C., the Reclaiming Futures program will have a closer connection to the community. Read the full article.

03/06/2013
The Weekly Observer

By offering treatment to insured and uninsured students, district staff and the public, a campus health center in rural Florence County, S.C., is serving a critical need. Read the full article.

02/12/2013

Since 2008, Nurse-Family Partnership has served thousands of mothers in the Carolinas, strengthening the lives of entire families and communities. Two new reports show how the nationally-recognized, evidence-based program improves pregnancy outcomes and child health, and helps first-time mothers achieve their personal goals.

02/08/2013
Duke Medicine News and Communications

Duke University School of Medicine is celebrating the opening of the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education. The six-story building is the first new home for medical education at Duke since 1930. Read the news release.

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