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July 22, 2021
Maria Pia Rodriguez Salazar and Cagla Eroglu

Ph.D. student Maria Pia Rodriguez Salazar and her adviser Cagla Eroglu have been awarded a Gilliam Fellowship, which aims to advance diversity and inclusion in science.

June 7, 2021
Dena Zhu Ho and Zane Swanson headshots

Recent Ph.D. graduates Dena Zhu Ho and Zane Swanson look back on their experience as graduate administrative interns for the Duke University Center of Exemplary Mentoring in a uniquely challenging year.

May 25, 2021
Second cohort of Sloan Scholars

The Foundation will continue to fund the Duke University Center of Exemplary Mentoring, which recruited 30 Sloan Scholars during its first three years.

February 9, 2021
First Black PhDs

In celebration of Black History Month, The Graduate School takes a look back at Duke's first Black Ph.D. graduates.

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.