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Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Continuing Student Fellows
The Graduate School extends congratulations to the following outstanding nominees, to whom 2013-2014 Continuing Student Fellowships have been awarded. We thank all participating graduate departments for their leadership, and recognize these exceptional students for their receipt of such prestigious awards.
2013 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Teaching
The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring and the 2013 recipients of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The 2013 Mentoring Award Faculty Recipients are Cameron R. “Dale” Bass, Associate Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Laura Edwards, Professor of History and Women’s Studies; Frank Sloan, J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and Professor of Economics; and Robyn Wiegman, Professor of Literature and Women’s Studies. The 2013 Mentoring Award Student Recipients are Marisabel Guevara, PhD student, Computer Science and Zakiya Whatley, PhD student, Genetics & Genomics. 2013 Teaching Award Recipients (students only) are Kristine Callan, PhD Candidate, Physics and Anna Gibson, PhD Candidate, English. The recipients will be honored at a reception on April 4, 2013.
From the Dean
Duke is an energetic and vibrant university at the forefront of graduate education. Graduate students are an integral part of its research, teaching, and service missions. The hallmark of graduate education at Duke is a rich blend of deep, specialized knowledge in a field of study combined with opportunities for significant exposure to intersections at the boundaries and frontiers of other fields, where multidisciplinary approaches are key to discovery...Read more from the Dean
Melissa Bostrom (Ph.D. English, UNC-Chapel Hill) has joined the Graduate School staff as Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development. For the past five years, Melissa has served as Director of Graduate Academic and Professional Development at North Carolina State University, where she created comprehensive initiatives to address graduate student professional development in areas such as career and professional skills, mentoring, and teaching. . . more >
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