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November 13, 2019

"The most important thing I think you can do [to manage up] is to be open and transparent with your manager, especially if you have bad news. A lot of people don’t want to be the bearer of bad news, but the more you delay in sharing such information, the bigger the negative impact can be."

November 11, 2019
Innovative Careers for Ph.D.s workshop

And other insights from the recent Innovative Careers for Ph.D.s workshop, hosted by Duke I&E and co-sponsored by The Graduate School.

November 8, 2019
Alvan Ukachukwu

Driven by first-hand experience, Alvan Ukachukwu came to Duke to investigate how to help his home country of Nigeria overcome limited health-care resources.

November 6, 2019
2019-2020 academic-year fellowships

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Duke Graduate school awarded 356 competitive fellowships to incoming and continuing Ph.D. students, totaling more than $5.5 million. Take a look at some of the recipients and their research.

November 6, 2019

The Women Mentoring Women initiative facilitates relationships between researchers beyond the academy and women-identified graduate students and postdocs. The initiative is the brainchild of a 2019 Emerging Leaders Institute team.

October 30, 2019

With support from the Professional Development Grant, PhD students in the English department hosted a panel of recent graduates who found jobs beyond the tenure track. Read on for five key insights.

October 29, 2019
Old Chemistry, temporary home to The Graduate School

Starting Monday, November 4, The Graduate School will temporarily move to the third floor of the Old Chemistry Building.

October 25, 2019
LGBTQ and Allies Reception

Nearly 100 people attended the event, which aims to recognize, celebrate, and connect the LGBTQ community at Duke.

October 23, 2019

Have you ever felt frustrated by the seemingly huge gap between your research and the real world? Read on for three strategies that can help you communicate your scholarship to a broad audience.

October 21, 2019
Summer Research Snapshots 2019

A look at some of the student work supported by The Graduate School's Summer Research Fellowships in 2019.