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The Graduate School and Duke University want to be more than just a memory that you look back on with fondness. We want to provide you with career services, lifelong learning opportunities, and ways to engage with other alumni, the university, our faculty, and our students. In short, we want to be a supportive community that you can turn to at each stage of your journey after you leave Duke.

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News for Alumni

Alumni Profiles Series: Celia E. Naylor

January 20, 2021
Celia E. Naylor, Ph.D.

"Whatever the form of our relationships at Duke, we learned a lot about ourselves, what we really wanted, and our purpose(s) in academia and beyond. I think that is why some of us remain connected. We went through some of life’s challenges together. I would not have finished graduate school without the scholars in my cohort in the History Department..."

Alumni Profiles Series: Jothy Rosenberg

December 9, 2020
Jothy Rosenberg, Ph.D.

"A really important thing is to find a team with complementary skills. In other words, find people who have skills that you don't have. For example, when I was first starting out, I didn't have any idea how to raise money for a startup. So we found somebody who had worked in a venture capital firm and was interested in our work. He raised the money, and I pitched the company from a technology standpoint. And once you've assembled this team, you should learn from them as fast as you can."