Skip to main content

Disconnecting to Connect

Published by Bennett Burnes
Though I anticipated to better understand the function of race, gender, privilege, and geography on this program, I certainly did …
Read more
Group of students on top of mountain

Free Fall

Published by Andrew Zheng
You know, I don’t think I ever really considered how transformative climbing a mountain could be. I’ve climbed two of …
Read more

Showing Solidarity, and Learning to Listen

Published by Carter Forinash
Other DukeEngage Seattle participants have written about the unexpected challenges of their non-profit work, Pride celebrations’ struggles with true inclusivity, …
Read more

Hope In the Future

Published by Andrew Zheng
I consider myself an optimist; however, when I think of the future, I can’t help but be a bit pessimistic. …
Read more

My Midway Mindset

Published by Bennett Burnes
This midway point in my Duke engage experience has largely been a point of reflection, contemplating what I have gained …
Read more

Reality Check

Published by Molly Monsour
My first stress of DukeEngage came the morning of my flight (4 AM, eek) when my bag was overweight, and …
Read more

Language Barriers are Hard

Published by Alexis Pearman
Sometimes, I get the opportunity to accompany my boss to the mobile home parks she represents. One day, we went …
Read more