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Advancing Duke Engineering

Advancing Duke Engineering is an e-newsletter sent each semester to alumni, friends and supporters of the Pratt School of Engineering. Questions or comments? Email


BOV members in April 2022

Spring 2021

Thank you to everyone for your choice to stay connected to Duke and for the support you give the school in so many ways. In this newsletter, you will see some of the highlights from the spring and a view into what Pratt’s outrageous ambition may offer us in the year ahead.

Wilkinson family with sign outside building

Fall 2021

Earlier this month, we were thrilled to gather with over 200 faculty, students, alumni and friends to celebrate the official dedication of the amazing new Wilkinson Building, and express our sincere appreciation for Jerry and Bev Wilkinson and others who made the building possible.

company representative at Duke TechConnect 2019

Spring 2021

It was a pleasure seeing the Duke community in Durham and across the country come together over the past year. As you can read in this issue, our alumni and friends were more engaged than ever.

Fitzpatrick Center in fall

Fall 2019

This issue focuses on the role philanthropy plays in one of our core missions at the Pratt School of Engineering—impactful research.

Duke Electric Vehicles student

Spring 2019

With the end of our fiscal year approaching on June 30, we wanted to focus much of this newsletter on the importance of the Annual Fund.

rendering of new building

Fall 2018

In this edition of the e-newsletter, we recognize some of the generous supporters who made the new engineering building a reality.

Thomas Harrington E'66

Spring 2018

This edition shares heartwarming stories of recent gifts that will make a significant impact on our school, and introduces the members of our development team who can share more information on supporting our school.