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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: Justin Pearlman

June 26, 2017
Justin Pearlman

"... whether you go on to become a professor or pursue another professional career, there’s a crucial skill that tends to be underappreciated and underdeveloped: the ability to say “no” in a professional setting and to do so comfortably, clearly, and in a way that makes it clear that the decision is based on objective criteria and isn’t personal."

Alumni Profiles Series: Heidi Scott Giusto

May 30, 2017
Heidi Scott Giusto

"The safe shelter of school provides the perfect setting to investigate new paths. I’d suggest that you start exploring when the stakes aren’t so high so that, when the time comes, you feel more prepared. When you are prepared, you are empowered, and when you are empowered all the other things tend to fall into place."

Video: Conversation with Kenneth J. Gergen, Ph.D.’63

May 30, 2017
Kenneth J. Gergen

Dean Paula D. McClain chats with the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award about his memories growing at Duke, his time as a Duke doctoral student, and his controversial ideas about the discipline of social psychology.