Press Archive

Student U featured in The Herald Sun to celebrate five years of success.Read more here.

Student U was “Durham’s idea.” Read more here.

A.J. Fletcher Foundation awards more than $1 million in grants, supporting Durham and Student U. Read more here.

Student U cited as one reason Durham is named in 100 Top Cities for Youth

Durham Public Schools broadcasts a video highlighting Student U’s success

Durham Art Gallery hosts event to celebrate Student U.

Philantrophy Journal: Student U pairs teens with college students

Student U students star in Hollywood screenwriter’s TV series The Middle Ages

“Student U, Housing Authority grab $346K in dropout grants” (Herald-Sun)

Student U wins Durham Non-Profit of the Year (Durham Chamber of Commerce)

Experiential Learning, Play and Curriculum Development (Jesica Speed, Bryan Fellow)

“My Experience at Student U” (Kiethen Bennet, Class of 2014)

Prof’s TV sitcom a hit with students (Carolina Arts & Sciences, Fall 2009)

It’s Cool to Care: Awards handed out by Light Up Durham (Herald Sun, July 2009)

Public schoolers take part in Student U (Herald Sun, January 2009)

UNC School of Ed partners with Student U (SOE News, February 2009)

Camayia Daniels featured in Duke Publication (Working @ Duke, November 2008)

Jenny Hinkle is named a Bryan Fellow (Robert E. Bryan Fellowship, 2008)

Dan Kimberg is named Tar Heel of the Week (News and Observer, June 2008)

NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Awards Grants (Carolina Newswire, March 2008)

Empowering Youth (The Chronicle, February 2008)

Student U. unites students of all ages (The Chronicle, August 2007)

Colleges Stress Moral Leadership (Christian Science Monitor, August 2007)

It’s not too early to prep for college (Raleigh News and Observer, July 2007)

Teaching the Teachers: Riggsbee honored for her training of future teachers (Duke News, July 2007)

Rising sixth graders spend summer learning (Durham Public Schools news, July 2007)

Students becoming teachers as the teacher becomes a student (David Markus’ Blog, former Durham Academy teacher, July 2007)

Collecting the tools for success – Student U. aims to prepare kids for sixth grade, life beyond (Durham Herald Sun/Duke-Durham partnership, July 2007)

Summer learning is two-way street (News 14, June 2007)

Tutoring program unites Duke, UNC, Durham kids (The Chronicle, February 2007)

Student U offers opportunities for 6th-graders, High Schoolers (Durham Public Schools website, 2006)

Student U. (UNC Teaching Fellows, 2006)

Students continue education by teaching others (Daily Tarheel, November 2006)

UNC and Duke unite to bridge diversity gap (Daily Tarheel, October 2006)

Mentoring Program Coming to Durham (Durham Herald Sun/Duke-Durham partnership, March 2006)

Dan Kimberg Profile (Duke University)

Mary Williams News Release (UNC News, May 2006)

Durham Academy Diversity website