Students and faculty suggest most of the programs we support. Many address ways to make it easier for students to better get to know professors — and their research.

Intellectual Breaks

Duke Spring Breakthrough 2017

        Courses for the Curious:  Fee Free. Grade Free. Stress Free. read more »

Meet Professors Outside of Class

Duke Conversations is an undergraduate-led program that makes it easy for professors to host student dinners in their homes. read more »

The series brings luminary Duke professors into East Campus residence halls for a dinner discussion of current political, social or scientific research with first-year students. read more »

FLUNCH allows students to invite faculty to dine with them in designated dining venues on East, West and Central campuses.  read more »

Immersive Service and Innovative Teaching

DukeEngage funds Duke undergraduates who wish to pursue an immersive service experience by meeting a community need domestically or internationally. read more »

Fellows are professors selected for their extreme dedication to teaching undergraduates and for their stellar research.  read more »

DukeImmerse is a semester-long program in which all courses are small seminars, interdisciplinary and build on a single theme.  read more »

Faculty and Student Living Groups

The Faculty-in-Residence Program houses professors in first-year residence halls to encourage interaction between faculty members and undergraduate students beyond the classroom or lab.  read more »

FINvite connects students in our residential Duke Houses on West and Central campuses with faculty for activities and programs.  read more »