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Robertson Alum Harrison Hines (Duke ’12) Named White House Fellow

September 17, 2022 Comments Off on Robertson Alum Harrison Hines (Duke ’12) Named White House Fellow

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Harrison Hines (Duke ’12) on being named one of the 2022-2023 White House Fellows. As a Fellow, Harrison will be placed at the White…

Remembering Julian Robertson

August 24, 2022 Comments Off on Remembering Julian Robertson

To Our Community and Friends:  Yesterday, we learned the sad news of the passing of Julian Roberson, our Program’s founder and benefactor. To say the loss is profound, is an…

Stepping into Power: New Orleans 2022

August 18, 2022 Comments Off on Stepping into Power: New Orleans 2022

“I spent two hours with a client, helping her pick out a suit for an interview. She came out of the dressing room with the biggest smile and then started…

Being of the Community: A Mindset & Practice

August 8, 2022 Comments Off on Being of the Community: A Mindset & Practice

“We have a Delta diaspora that reaches beyond the borders of the Mississippi Delta into other parts of the country and into other parts of the world. The Robertson Scholars…

“In Small Towns Anything is Possible”

July 27, 2022 Comments Off on “In Small Towns Anything is Possible”

“In small towns anything is possible,” shares Danica Bajaj. For one group of Robertson Scholars, Tarboro has become a place of possibility and education during Community Summer.

Whitesburg, KY: Community Beyond Community Summer

July 11, 2022 Comments Off on Whitesburg, KY: Community Beyond Community Summer

“When I told my friends back home in San Jose that I would be spending my summer in Kentucky, I got some mixed reactions,” shared Andrew Sun (Duke ’25). “I…

Journalism, Law, and Writing the Next Great YA Novel

June 14, 2022 Comments Off on Journalism, Law, and Writing the Next Great YA Novel

Cameron Beach (Duke ‘20) has loved writing for as long as she can remember. “I’m a big journal-er and notes-app writer-down-of-thoughts and such. I’ve always wanted to write a book,…

Announcing the Class of 2026

May 5, 2022 Comments Off on Announcing the Class of 2026

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is thrilled to welcome thirty-six incoming first-year students and one student who participated in a Global Gap Year to the Class of 2026 Scholars, the…

Amy Kramer (Duke ’18) Pens Transformational Army Policy

April 28, 2022 Comments Off on Amy Kramer (Duke ’18) Pens Transformational Army Policy

Robertson alumna Amy Kramer (Duke ’18) is committed to increasing support for nearly 400,000 families in the U.S. Army. Last week her work became an official directive signed by the…

CompostMates Expands Services to Combat Climate Change

April 22, 2022 Comments Off on CompostMates Expands Services to Combat Climate Change

On this Earth Day we are pleased to recognize the efforts of Lydia Rowan (UNC ’24) and her organization CompostMates, which is striving to reduce waste in Chapel Hill. CompostMates…