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2023-24 Chron15: Pioneers

The pioneers of this year’s Chron15 list trekked through uncharted territories, revolutionizing academic programs, facilitating safe community building and blazing literal and metaphorical trails across our campus.

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2023-24 Chron15: Leaders

The leaders featured on this year’s Chron15 list are coaches, student leaders and faculty who used their power for good as they shaped the University’s future, encouraged student success and worked tirelessly to improve the Duke experience.

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2023-24 Chron15: Icons

Duke’s icons are the people everyone knows for their kindness, passion, talent or intellect. The icons on this year’s Chron15 list are beloved by the University community for spreading joy, knowledge and Blue Devil pride.

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7 Duke students among those arrested at UNC encampment

The eight Duke affiliates are included in the total count of 36 protesters who were detained, cited and held by UNC Police in Gerrard Hall on UNC’s campus the morning of April 30. Six of 36 were transported at 9 a.m. to the Orange County Courthouse, where they were released on bond with a written promise to appear in court at a later date. The 30 remaining in custody on campus were released on site within hours.

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Duke Climate Coalition student leaders reflect on divestment activism and University responses

This year, DCC's activism included publishing a report on the extent of Duke research funded by the fossil fuel industry, holding multiple protests to demand the University cut ties with fossil fuel companies and sending over 50 students to a rally in New York City where they called on President Joseph Biden to declare a climate emergency.

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Junior Year: 2022-2023

Junior year was one of new beginnings — a year marked by the implementation of QuadEx, the first seasons of two head coaches and the lifting of COVID-19 protocols that defined the beginning of the Class of 2024’s Duke experience.