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Current Issue

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From the Secretary: The Value of Liberal Education to Democracy

Liberal education in particular cultivates the capacity to deal with complexity and diversity and not be threatened by differences of opinion.

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From a Winter of Discontent to a Spring of Hope

Now is a critical time for you to welcome new legislators and educate them about issues that matter to you.

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Duke University Renames Building to Honor Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

Among Duke’s most noteworthy ΦBK alumni, Reuben-Cooke enrolled 1963 as one of the school’s first five Black undergraduates and later returned as a trustee for the university.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg (ΦΒΚ, Cornell University) served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 to 2020.