Duke in Durham
The beauty of Duke’s campus rivals any--conveying tradition and innovation, from Gothic architecture to world-class medical facilities. Similarly, Durham’s dynamic neighborhoods and thriving businesses celebrate the combination of old and new. With its close ties to the community and commitment to outstanding education, its venerable past and vital future, Duke University and Duke University Medical Center offer extraordinary opportunities to medical students, residents, fellows and faculty. We invite you to discover your own future potential for growth, for achievement, and for professional satisfaction by investigating the possibilities at Duke in Durham.
Visit Duke University's comprehensive website on living in Durham.
Watch our "Do Durham" video to get a two-minute introduction to why
Durham is a great place to live.
Watch a video about what medical students and residents say about
living in Durham.
Watch "One Day at Duke" for a snapshot containing more than a thousand
photos, videos and messages that were submitted online by Duke community
members worldwide on a single day.
Watch a video that explores Durham’s lively restaurant scene, nightlife,
hiking and other attractions.
Here are a few links to help you enrich your cultural, social, and educational
experience at Duke:
|Things to Do|
Visiting Duke and Durham
- Duke & Durham
- R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center
- Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
- Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Durham, City of Medicine
- Downtown Durham
- Bull Voyage
Campus Points of Interest
- Sarah P. Duke Gardens
- Duke Forest
- Duke Chapel
- Duke Lemur Center
- Nasher Museum of Art
- Cameron Indoor Stadium
- Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture
In addition to popular Duke attractions, Durham has countless outstanding
opportunities for shopping, entertainment and eating great food. For a full
list of Durham's most popular attractions, visit the official visitors site for
- Durham Performing Arts Center
- Durham Bulls Athletic Park
- Durham Farmer's Market
- Carolina Theatre
- American Tobacco Campus
- Brightleaf District
- 9th Street Shopping District
- Streets at Southpoint
18 Stops to Make in Durham for Dining, Drinking, Culture and More
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07.27.2018 (News & Observer)
13 Essential Durham Restaurants, According to Bon Appétit
10.26.2017 (Bull Voyage)
The Ultimate Walking Tour in Durham, NC
10.25.2017 (Bon Appétit)
Why Durham is North Carolina's Hippest City
The 6 Best Big Cities (Best in the Southeast: Raleigh)
34 Amazing Things that Will Make You Fall in Love with Durham, NC
08.05.2015 (BuzzFeed Life)
The South's Tastiest Town: Durham, NC
04.09.2013 (Southern Living)
36 Hours in Durham, NC
01.17.2013 (NY Times)
Businessweek: Raleigh is No. 1 Place to Live in US
01.03.2012 (StarNews Online)
Durham Dining: Pies, Panini and Barbeque
06.24.2011 (NY Times)
Durham, A Tobacco Town, Turns to Local Food
04.20.2010 (NY Times)
Raleigh-Durham: North Carolina's "Axis of Cool"
11.19.2010 (NY Tiimes Style Magazine)