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Duke's Ties to Australia and Oceana
Duke University has a long-standing commitment to study abroad and offers a wide range of study options for undergraduates, with approximately 50 percent of eligible students participating in a summer, semester, or academic year program. Duke in Australia is one of the most popular study abroad programs offered by Duke’s Global Education Office for Undergraduates. Several Duke faculty members have longstanding research interests and projects in Australia and Oceania, including Sheila Patek’s research on animal movement and Carol O. Eckerman’s work on early communicative development in toddlers of Papua New Guinea. Duke has 70 students currently enrolled from this region and 293 alumni residing in Australia and Oceana.
Duke study finds that shoreline societies will lose fish, storm protection as CO2 levels rise.
Australia native Alex Lark describes adjusting to life in the U.S., starting with his arrival at LAX with a dead cellphone and a handful of quarters.