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Mark Anthony Neal, James B. Duke distinguished professor of African and African American studies, speaks at a 2015 event

Professors discuss George Floyd's death, how to advocate for change

Young people can help change a system that perpetuates racial inequality by donating or protesting—and heading to the polls. That was just one of the messages given by a panel of four Duke faculty in a Tuesday media conference, as protests over police brutality and the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes, continued across the country. 


Price addresses events in Minneapolis, condemns 'disparities of justice' and structural racism in statement

President Vincent Price addressed recent events in Minneapolis and condemned “fundamental and systematic disparities of justice” in the United States in a Saturday statement. He acknowledged the suffering of communities of color and affirmed that Duke will “continue the work of addressing generations of racism and injustice.” 


'More complex' than rocket science: How the Wetland Center is tackling ecosystem restoration

Under the leadership of Curtis Richardson, director of the DUWC and professor of resource ecology at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke’s prowess in the field of wetland conservation and rehabilitation has grown. Now, the center plans to partner with Duke’s Marine Lab and Brian Silliman, the Rachel Carson professor of marine conservation biology at the Nicholas School.