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June 4, 2020
Paula D. McClain

"Can we, as a major educational institution, find a path that might lead to a better, fuller understanding of the country, of the world, and of each other? For the sake of our community, and the most vulnerable members in it, we must try."

June 3, 2020
Alexander Y. Byrd, Ph.D.

“I don’t feel like I’ve left Duke. Some of these people I haven’t seen in I don’t know how long, but that community hasn’t disappeared. It is ongoing.”

May 27, 2020
Lori Lehman, Ph.D.

"Life is too short to work on something you don’t like or something you are not passionate about. People come up to me saying, 'My HIV is undetectable because of the drugs you made,' or 'Your drug cured me of Hepatitis C.' These stories give my work meaning."

May 26, 2020
Jacqueline Looney

The annual award from the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture recognizes those who have gone above and beyond in providing support or mentoring to Black graduate or professional students individually or collectively via their organizations at Duke.

May 20, 2020
Videochat with Dr. Kornetis

Have you ever wondered about an academic career in Europe but were unsure where to start? Dr. Kostis Kornetis, currently Teaching Associate in Modern European History at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, recently spoke with Duke graduate students to offer tips and advice gleaned from his experiences working at top-notch universities on both sides of the Atlantic.

May 14, 2020

What do the words you use to describe intelligence say about you? That's the focus of a research project and recent exhibit by Christina Bejjani and Brenda Yang, Ph.D. candidates in psychology and neuroscience.

May 12, 2020
ACLS recipients

Duke Ph.D. candidates Lea Greenberg, Bill Sharman, and Anna Tybinko are among 64 students—out of more than 1,000 applicants—to receive the prestigious fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year.

May 11, 2020
EIS staff and faculty

Instructors from the Graduate School’s English for International Students program share what they learned from moving their English language courses online amid COVID-19 disruptions

May 6, 2020
Garden path

With so many other pressing concerns, it may be hard to prioritize professional development. Here are five ways you may already be building skills during quarantine.

May 4, 2020

Duke has assembled a robust slate of summer funding opportunities in the form of experiential fellowships with external organizations and RAships with internal Duke units. The university is also continuing to work on developing summer teaching opportunities.