On Being a Blue Devil: the changing profile of the Duke student body

Project Summary

Duke’s enrollment data over the past 50 years speaks volumes about the evolution of the University. Using physical scans courtesy of the Duke University Archives, we manipulate decades of demographic and geospatial data across all Duke schools to create an interactive application. Giving users control over how they want to dive into the data, we hope to both illuminate questions and inspire further research into the composition of Duke’s student body--highlighting the history, origins, and people that have helped make it what it is today.

Project Leads: Don Taylor, Valerie Gillispie

Project Manager: Anna Holleman

 

Watch the project team's final presentation (on Zoom) here:

 

The team discusses insights they have learned through looking at Duke's enrollment data since the founding of Duke:

 

Themes and Categories
Year
2020
Contact
Paul Bendich
Mathematics
bendich@math.duke.edu

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