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April 25, 2020

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

April 22, 2020
Geoffrey Garrett

“I'm the weirdest dean ever of the Wharton School. An Australian political scientist is the dean of the oldest business school in the world! That's a really weird thing to have happened, but for me, I can chart that path.”

April 21, 2020
Molly Copeland

Molly Copeland is turning invisible peer networks into tangible relationship webs to see how adolescents’ social position affects their mental health and behavior.

April 10, 2020
Forever Duke Awards

The Forever Duke Student Leadership Award recognizes graduating students who have been strong advocates for the Duke community and are leaving Duke a better place than they found it.

April 8, 2020

KC Bierlich and Walter Torres developed MorphoMetrix, a software program for analyzing drone images of whales and other animals.

April 8, 2020
Yibin Kang, Ph.D.

“Working in academia is similar to running a marathon--success comes with steady and persistent efforts at a pace that you are comfortable with. Develop a long-term view and learn to do science right, and constantly improve yourself every day, good things will always follow naturally.

April 4, 2020

Duke is committed to providing employment this summer for any enrolled and continuing Ph.D. student who needs it and does not currently have 12-month funding.

April 1, 2020
Desmond A. Moore, Ph.D.

“Be more outcome-focused than process-focused. Once you know your destination, choosing a vehicle to get you there is a lot simpler. Think: Is this vehicle sufficient to get me to that outcome? Am I willing to get uncomfortable, go outside the norm, and learn new skills? No matter what, you should not get going without knowing where you’re going.”

March 31, 2020
Gwenaëlle Thomas

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

March 30, 2020

Tips on everything from where to set your webcam to how to keep out Zoombombers.