Feb
05
2009
All Day Event

Newark Mayor Cory Booker appealed to Duke students Wednesday evening to commit themselves to political engagement and social justice. “So many of us resign ourselves to what is; we begin to have a lack of moral imagination,” Booker told a crowded audience in the Sanford Institute’s Fleishman Commons. His talk on “The Next Generation of…

Apr
06
2009
All Day Event

Ambassador James A. Joseph, a professor at the Sanford Institute and Hart Leadership Program leader-in-residence, has won the 2008 John Gardner Prize for Social Entrepreneurship. The award is presented annually by Civic Ventures, a national think tank and social innovator that seeks to identify and support individuals in the second have of life who are…

Apr
13
2009
All Day Event

Five Duke students received Davis Projects for Peace awards for two proposals selected in a competition for funding worth $10,000 each. Sophomores Rebecca Agostino, Joshua Greenberg, Erica Jain and Eddie Zhang were awarded for their project, “Confronting Malaria in Mbarara, Uganda,” which will be anchored in a partnership with the Mayanja Memorial Hospital in Mbarara.…