Service Opportunities in Leadership Current News

After a one-year hiatus, SOL is back!

The Hart Leadership Program is delighted to announce that, after a year long hiatus, Service Opportunities in Leadership (SOL) is back! In the 2015-2016 academic year, the Hart Leadership Program put SOL on hold to launch the Political Engagement Pilot Project (PEPP), a program which paired 15 students with organizations working towards political change. The Hart…

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SOL Students Present Research at Visible Thinking

Ten students who participated in Service Opportunities in Leadership (SOL) last year presented their research findings at Visible Thinking, Duke’s annual event that celebrates the achievements of undergraduate researchers, April 20. SOL students created 10 of the 127 total posters that showcased research across the humanities, the natural sciences and engineering and the social sciences.…

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SOL students present their research at Visible Thinking

Fourteen SOL students presented their research at Visible Thinking, the annual showcase of undergraduate research held April 21, 2015, in the French Family Science Center. SOLster projects ranged from studying the use of unmanned drones to monitor the Alaskan pipeline to researching human trafficking in Kerala to promoting sustainable organic agriculture and community development in…

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Karishma Popli presents SOL project at Clinton Global Initiative University

Karishma Popli ('16) was selected to present her SOL project evaluation research at the Clinton Global Initiative University on March 7, 2015. Her poster was featured in the Education Exchange forum, where approximately 1200 people viewed her research and Duke civic engagement commitment to develop global engineering modules to promote girls in STEM education in…

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Attend a 2015 SOL Information Session

Got SOL? Service Opportunities in Leadership (SOL) is a nationally recognized, year-long leadership development program, integrating community service, field research, and critical reflection within an academic framework. The SOL experience is comprised of three parts: a spring preparation course, a summer community-based research project, and a fall capstone seminar. Every year, SOLsters tackle complex social…

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