Mohamed S. Ibrahim (Ph.D.'18 electrical and computer engineering) received the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering.
"Cherish the time you have at Duke because you will find it to be the most intellectually stimulating environment that you will ever experience. It may not always be easy or enjoyable, but find time to be thankful for the experience."
Thinking about the value of connecting with Duke alumni as you build your mentoring network? Check out this firsthand account of the Hart Leadership Program's "36 Hours at Duke" event, which connects current graduate students to distinguished alumni in their fields of interest for an intensive collaborative weekend experience.
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.