WASHINGTON, D.C. – Duke University ventured to Washington, D.C. four years ago and now has a permanent location to offer as a home base when in the nation’s capitol for its students, alumni, and others connected to the University.

Duke Federal Relations associate director, Landy Elliott made the trip to D.C. in 2010 and began by working on her laptop out of a Starbucks. Now, Duke in Washington has official office space in the heart of D.C.

Duke in Washington was officially founded in 2012. It offers spaces for rent like temporary office space and conference rooms.

Tune in to the WCHL Friday Morning News at 8:30 a.m. as Ran Northam speaks with Elliott about Duke in Washington, what it’s doing for the university and those connected to it, and how the UNC system is benefitting.