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  • Duke in Alaska 2019 cohort
  • field work in Alaska
  • boat ride
Duke in Alaska 2019 cohort

During the summer of 2019, students on the Duke in Alaska program chronicled their course-based travels to Juneau, Game of Fjords, Anchorage, and Utqiagvik (Barrow). Visit the course blog to read what Duke students are saying about the program and their experience:

Duke in Alaska Course Blog





Fulfilling a Biology Major Requirement on Duke in Alaska: Blaire Rikard

The Duke in Alaska program offered Blaire a practical reason to do the program – it fulfilled the Organismal Diversity Biology Area Requirement for her major in biology (pre-med). However, she was pleasantly surprised to find the program also expanded her interests in environmental sustainability, ecology, and conservation, all of which inspired her plans for the following summer.

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