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Updates - Possible Government Shutdown December 2018

December 18, 2018

As of mid-afternoon Dec. 18, congressional leaders had not yet reached a government funding agreement. Unless a deal is made by midnight on Friday, Dec. 21, the federal government will go into a partial shutdown for agencies without full-year appropriations. Please refer back to this page Read More...

Through Duke Law Program, Students Help Veterans Access the Benefits they Deserve

December 11, 2018

The Duke Law School’s Veterans Assistance Project (VAP) helps veterans access earned benefits. The students in the program aid veterans with diverse backgrounds and subsequently diverse needs. Some veterans live without consistent homes, some live far from Veterans’ Affairs hospitals, Read More...


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.@SenAlexander, thank you for your service and leadership on higher education issues – from student aid to research…

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