The Latin American and Caribbean History Graduate Student Workshop, held on April 3, 2009, provided a supportive and intellectually rigorous forum for advanced graduate students to share their original research with faculty members and fellow graduate students.
In honor of the recent commencement weekend ceremonies, this month’s student highlights focus on awards and honors that students who graduated this year earned throughout their graduate career at Duke.
As part of the University’s commitment to encourage graduate students in their development as teachers, the Graduate School presents the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching to recognize outstanding teaching by Ph.D. students. This year, three exceptional students received this award.
Think back to the greatest leap you have made in your life. Traveling to a foreign country? Being the first in your family to graduate from college? Making it through the challenging and socially awkward middle school years can seem like a similarly monumental leap.
To recognize the considerable efforts and accomplishments of faculty and students who consistently serve as effective mentors, the Duke University Graduate School established the Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Mentoring.