See the John Hope Franklin Exhibit at SAU

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The University will serve as the home for the John Hope Franklin: Imprint of an American Scholar Exhibit until May 8 in the Prezell R. Robinson Library. Dr. John Whittington Franklin, son of Dr. John Hope and Aurelia Franklin, was in attendance for the unveiling of the exhibit along with alumni, faculty, staff, students and members of the community on April 1.

According to the Duke University Libraries’ web site, the exhibit serves as an imprint of Franklin’s work of utilizing history and knowledge to cultivate a better human society. The exhibit was curated by John B. Gartrell, director of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture at Duke University.

Campus Events


Sunday, May 8: Baccalaureate Program; 6 p.m.; Saint Augustine's Chapel


Friday, May 13: Stone of Hope Gala; 7 p.m.; Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC; $100 per person


Saturday, May 14: Commencement; 9 a.m.; University Quadrangle