Students who have been accepted to the Duke Physics graduate program are just now finding congratulatory emails in their inboxes. Many of you alumni will remember the feelings of excitement when choosing to attend Duke. This issue highlights the diverse experiences in physics research available at Duke. These strengths come from cutting-edge faculty, state-of-the-art research facilities, a strong global presence, and an enriching graduate community. Our continued activity on the social web at Facebook and Flickr is a primary resource for many prospective students. We invite all alumni and current Duke community members to contribute photos, events, and information to these destinations on the web. If you have not already invited your friends and peers to join the Duke Physics Newsletter, please do so. New followers can subscribe by entering their email address in the Sign-Up form on the main page of the Duke Physics website. Thanks and Stay in Touch!