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May 14, 2019

Hurricane Season 2019

Hurricane season is fast approaching. Here’s what you should know about flooding, floodwater contaminants, and those baffling spaghetti models

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May 12, 2019

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2019

Duke Engineering recognized more than 700 undergraduate and graduate engineering students during the 2019 commencement weekend

Elizabeth Griffin in front of rainwater catchment tank

May 09, 2019

Grand Challenges Scholar Strives for Equity in Water and Sanitation

Over the course of her four years at Duke, Elizabeth Griffin took full advantage of the diverse learning opportunities available to her as a student of civil and environmental engineering.  Early on, she discovered a passion for global and service learning, thanks to her participation in Duke [...]

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