Duke University News

Duke University is a prestigious private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Founded in 1838 as Trinity College and moved to Durham in 1892, the university was renamed in 1924 after receiving a generous endowment from tobacco and electric power magnate James Buchanan Duke. Known for its strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research and education, Duke offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs across its ten schools and colleges. The university is also renowned for its distinguished faculty, cutting-edge research facilities, and a vibrant campus life, enhanced by its competitive athletics, particularly its top-tier basketball program. Duke’s global impact is supported by extensive international programs and partnerships.