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September 18, 2019

Tommy Miyakowaza received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke in 2008. His focus was on transonic fan flutter mechanisms and aerodynamic damping using computational fluid dynamic tools under the advisement of Dr. Robert Kielb and the Guide Consortium. During his graduate studies, he interned with Rolls-Royce in the Fans & Compressors group; shortly after graduating, he returned to the company, where he has been ever since.

September 12, 2019
AAU PhD Education Initiative

The Department of Statistical Science and Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies will be part of a pilot initiative to better prepare Ph.D. students for broad career possibilities and to increase data transparency about Ph.D. programs and their graduates.

September 11, 2019

How can digital tools facilitate student-centered lessons inside the classroom—and out? Anderson Hagler has tackled this issue face-to-face in his history class and virtually as an online teaching assistant. Here are his take-aways.

September 4, 2019

Find out how volleyball spiked Heather Megosh's consulting career at McKinsey, and read her essential advice for graduate students worried about long-term career planning.

August 28, 2019

How can you start your Duke experience with friends? One Emerging Leaders Institute team collaborated with International House to spread the word about the International Friends Program.

August 26, 2019
2019 Few-Glasson inductees

The Few-Glasson Alumni Society recognizes alumni of the Duke Graduate School for their career accomplishments, the potential of their current endeavors, or their support of graduate education and students at Duke.

August 22, 2019

Convocation speaker tells new graduate and professional students, "You can pursue justice and fairness in the world wherever your path leads."

August 21, 2019

"You, as a really smart person who is now getting their Ph.D. at Duke, can go into any corporation in American and learn the subject matter.  That’s not the hard part.  The hard part is: can you know how to work in an organization?  Do you know how to get things done?  Can you manage work and people?  And I actually found that my training as a Ph.D. helped me with that."

August 19, 2019

The Graduate School's Professional Development Grant funds up to $2,000 in discipline-specific professional development activities at the department and program level. If you've got an idea that would benefit you and your colleagues, read on to learn strategies for success in competing for this funding by the October 15 deadline.

August 7, 2019

Wish there were an easy-to-use guide with the resources you need on sexual harassment and discrimination?  Look no further than this team project from Duke’s Emerging Leaders Institute!