Major Initiatives

Duke Interdisciplinary Studies

At Duke, our faculty, research staff, and students connect research and education with active community engagement. Rich collaborations are taking place all across campus, both within and across academic disciplines and schools.

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Bass Connections

Through Bass Connections, Duke is channeling its unique culture of collaboration, ambitious entrepreneurial spirit and established record of applying classroom learning to pressing global problems, to create a distinctive new model for education.

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Focus Program

The Focus Program (FOCUS) is an exciting opportunity for students to be exposed to ideas from the vantage point of different disciplines across the humanities, sciences and social sciences during their first semester at Duke.

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