Scholarly publishing, like many facets of the academic world, faces challenges and opportunities for improvement when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this week’s blog post, learn how a recent Duke event brought together representatives from Duke UP, Oxford UP, and local faculty to consider how we might make progress together.
"Having worked in an industrial company before my Ph.D., I always thought about returning to do research afterwards. At DISI, I interacted with people from different disciplines and learned about the career in management consulting. It opened the world of consulting to me and changed my track."
Most of us would like to think that we are not biased, but research shows that this is unfortunately not the case. Read on to find out how the Biology Department recently addressed these issues with a workshop on breaking the bias habit, and consider how their strategies may be helpful for you.
A new partnership between The Graduate School and the TWP Writing Studio will provide a dedicated writing space for graduate students three days a week and have someone on hand to offer suggestions and serve as a sounding board.
Having trouble sorting through all of the available information on career options and professional development? Dave McDonald, Associate Director of Graduate Student Career Services, highlights some important resources which will ensure that you can find what works for you!
For summer 2018, The Graduate School provided 457 summer research fellowships to its Ph.D. students, totaling more than $4.2 million in support. Here's a look at some of the academic and research pursuits supported by those fellowships.