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Download Duke University Logo Wallpapers – The Duke University (aka “Duke”) is a private university in the city of Durham in the state of North Carolina in the USA . The University is located in the so-called Research Triangle consisting of the cities of Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh with more than 1.3 million people. The university is following the family Duke named, who worked in the tobacco industry and in the energy sector ( American Tobacco Company , Duke Energy ). Duke was founded in 1924, is so comparatively young (its roots go back to the year 1838) and is still today one of the leading universities in the country. Although Duke (as a university on the east coast) is not a member of the Ivy League is, it is still one of the most prestigious universities in the country. Duke is the southernmost of the U.S. elite universities on the East Coast and is therefore in the U.S., “Harvard of the South”  called. Duke is with the United Methodist Church is connected and – depending on the department and considered the various rankings – as one of ten to 20 “best” universities in the world.
Duke University is a member of the Association of American Universities , a leading research-intensive since 1900, existing composite of North American universities. Her research expenditures are among the 20 largest in the United States. Duke University is known for its beautiful campus and the neo-Gothic architecture, especially Duke Chapel. With more than 212 buildings on 38 square kilometers of land she owns one of the largest campus in the world, which will also students from their “Gothic Wonderland” called. The campus includes the Nasher Museum of Modern Art , the Duke Forest and the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, which attracts more than 300,000 visitors each year.
The Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy is an interdisciplinary Institute for the Study of Politics and the State Science and Public Policy at Duke University. It was in the early 1970s by U.S. Senator Terry Sanford launched since 1994 and is housed in a building in the Gothic Revival style. Richard Nixon was a graduate of Duke Law School.