Senior Profiles

Student Focuses Where Media, Policy Meet
Melissa Yeo PPS'13

Senior Melissa Yeo has explored media from different angles: as a Chronicle photographer, as a research assistant,  as a Sanford School's communications intern and in her thesis on media coverage of the Fukushima disaster.

'The Study of Changing the World'
Ian Harwood PPS'13

Senior Ian Harwood wrote an honors thesis as a way to prepare himself to effect social change. “People that I knew had been sexually assaulted in a college setting,” Harwood said. “I was really angry and I wanted to do something about it.”

Student Finds Future in South Africa
Student Finds Future in South Africa

When Dan Forti decided to study abroad in Durban, South Africa, he didn't know it would lead to not only an internship but a new home post-graduation.

Helping Consumers Choose "Green" Oil
Helping Consumers Choose "Green" Oil

The summer before she started at Duke,Rebecca Ward was in Beijing at the 2008 Olympics thwarting fencing competitors with cool competence.

Terry Sanford Leadership Award 2012
Terry Sanford Leadership Award 2012

If you saw Duke Chapel lit up in blue on World Diabetes Day or thousands of Cameron Crazies wearing red ribbons on World Aids Day last winter, you saw the work of Braveen Ragunanthan.