Most Duke alumni find it rewarding to hear from other alumni and students who share their interests. Sometimes those contacts lead to exciting professional opportunities. Having up-to-date profile information ensures that your classmates can find you. It also means that when students or alumni are looking for someone with your expertise, you can connect with them.
Your profile information is also used in other student, alumni, and faculty tools and services such as the alumni directory, school directories, and Ask A Blue Devil: https://askabluedevil.duke.edu