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August 1, 2022
Abdelaal and Dzirasa

Karim Abdelaal and his advisor Kafui Dzirasa are the fifth Duke student-advisor team to receive the award, which supports students' dissertation research while providing mentor training for advisors.

July 29, 2022
A headshot of Pamela Zabala, alongside a headshot of Warren Lowell

Pamela Zabala and Warren Lowell are among the first thirty recipients of this new grant.

July 27, 2022
Aerial view of Duke campus featuring Duke Chapel

A new website by an Emerging Leaders Institute team showcases insights from Duke scholars on life in Durham, including housing, activities, dining, and more.

July 22, 2022

This prestigious fellowship will suport Maduka's research and clinical training as he pursues an M.D./Ph.D. in genetics and genomics.

July 18, 2022
Suzanne Barbour

Barbour, who currently oversees The Graduate School at UNC, will also be Duke's vice provost for graduate education and hold a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine. She will start September 15.

July 13, 2022
Team presentation by Emerging Leaders Institute participants

How can we leverage the informal knowledge of Duke’s international community to help new students and scholars? One Emerging Leaders team worked with IHouse to tackle this issue.

June 29, 2022
Attendees sit in a circle at an AAHVS antiracist pedagogy forum

Being part of DEI initiatives in your department can be rewarding in unexpected ways. SaeHim Park shares what she learned from a year of organizing antiracist pedagogy forums for Art, Art History and Visual Studies.

June 28, 2022
Ashley J. Williams

Ashley J. Williams, a Ph.D. candidate in biomedical engineering, will spend the next year as an IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow.

June 27, 2022
Front of Graduate School building

Some of the steps being taken include work on a plan to increase Ph.D. stipends, a one-time $500 payment for Ph.D. students in fall 2022, and increases in funding for various student resources.

June 23, 2022
Jacqueline Looney hugs Edgar Virgüez

Senior Associate Dean Jacqueline Looney will retire this June after a remarkable 30 years spent supporting Duke graduate students.