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January 21, 2021
Ajenai Clemmons

The Samuel DuBois Cook Society recognizes individuals who routinely enrich the lives of people in the Duke community and contribute to the betterment of all people, above and beyond their given roles.

December 8, 2020
Francisco Ramos' guidebook

Francisco Ramos combines research and practice to help college instructors get comfortable with teaching uncomfortable topics.

September 17, 2020
Race and Bias Conversations

These discussions aim to help the Graduate School community explore various aspects of racism and bias and to keep them top-of-mind as Duke grapples with these issues. 

August 5, 2020
Briana Davis and Nina Marie Garcia

Briana Davis, Nina Marie Garcia, and their faculty advisers were awarded the Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Studies, a fellowship designed to increase the diversity of students who will become scientific leaders. 

July 9, 2020
EIS summer class

The school’s English for International Students program held informal language classes in a pilot effort aimed at supporting international postdocs, visiting scholars, and spouses and partners.

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.

April 27, 2020
Cole Rizki

Cole Rizki, a 2020 graduate, has been named a recipient of the William J. Griffith University Service Award for his efforts to make Duke a more inclusive environment for the LGBTQ community.

March 31, 2020
Gwenaëlle Thomas

Neurobiology Ph.D. candidate Gwenaëlle Thomas combines humor, memes, and pop culture to explain science.

March 23, 2020

"The world of graduate education is almost entirely invisible to many high school students from underprivileged backgrounds. What I love about DukeREP is how it drives straight at this problem by providing an opportunity for local high school students, with an emphasis on underrepresented minorities, to work with Ph.D. students, scientists, and engineers."

March 4, 2020
Common Wind Symposium

Seven scholars and Ph.D. graduates returned to Duke to honor Julius Scott (Ph.D.’86), whose work changed the field of Atlantic history.