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Duke University

Duke University is a prestigious private university in Durham, North Carolina. It is named for the Duke family, which made its money in the tobacco and energy businesses (see Duke Power[?]).

The university has two schools for undergraduates - Trinity College of Arts and Sciences[?] and the Pratt School of Engineering[?].

Duke University also has several graduate schools: The Nicholas School of the Environment[?], Duke University School of Medicine[?], Duke University School of Law[?], and the Duke University School of Divinity[?].

The school's sports teams are called the Blue Devils[?]. They compete in the NCAA's Division I-A, and in the Atlantic Coast Conference.



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