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Student investing group receives $100,000 of Duke's money to make an impact

How would you spend $100,000? One Duke club can teach you how to invest for positive social impact. The Duke Impact Investing Group (DIIG) recently secured $100,000 from University administration to invest in impact-oriented businesses. The goal of impact investing is to generate a social and environmental impact in addition to financial returns, according to the DIIG website.


82-year-old pianist spends his time delighting listeners at Duke Cancer Center

Mircea Stanescu, who spent his childhood in Romania, began playing when he was 7 at his mother’s strict request. His love for music grew and transformed throughout the years, and he began performing at the Duke Cancer Center more than three years ago after his wife passed away. Although he is scheduled to play only Mondays, Stanescu serenades his listeners multiple times per week, bringing music and hope.