5 Free Things to do at Duke in December

Shop for holiday gifts, look for cardinals and see Duke Chapel by candlelight


Enter the 2019 Holiday Cookie Contest

Prizes will be awarded for Best Tasting, Best Decorated and Best Overall


Beat the Afternoon Lull

Taking the right steps in advance is key to staying energized throughout your day


Get in the Spirit at the Employee Holiday Concert

Duke staff and faculty are invited to festivities on Dec. 12

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Duke@Work is a self-service web site that offers faculty and staff the ability to view pay statements, update personnel information, and review benefit selections and retirement plan balances. 

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Duke Management Academy


Duke employees looking to become more effective managers, expand their leadership skills or move to the next stage of their career can benefit from the Duke Management Academy, which is accepting applications until Dec. 6.



Employee Holiday Concert

December 12, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Christmas Eve Holiday (University Staff only)

December 24, 2019 - 8:00 am

Christmas Day Holiday

December 25, 2019 - 8:00 am

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How to Stretch at Your Desk

Learn how to properly stretch your hamstrings, shoulders, wrists, quadriceps and hip at work from fitness specialists with LIVE FOR LIFE, Duke's employee wellness program. Stretching leads to fewer injuries and pain, improved posture and helps you relax according to Healthline, a health information website.

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Forbes 'Best Employer'


Forbes named Duke University among its “Best Employers,” ranking the university 18th among large employers on its 2018 list.