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October 30, 2019
Image of the word "job" set against sunrise

With support from the Professional Development Grant, PhD students in the English department hosted a panel of recent graduates who found jobs beyond the tenure track. Read on for five key insights.

October 29, 2019
Old Chemistry, temporary home to The Graduate School

Starting Monday, November 4, The Graduate School will temporarily move to the third floor of the Old Chemistry Building.

October 25, 2019
LGBTQ and Allies Reception

Nearly 100 people attended the event, which aims to recognize, celebrate, and connect the LGBTQ community at Duke.

October 23, 2019
Communicating to a wider audience

Have you ever felt frustrated by the seemingly huge gap between your research and the real world? Read on for three strategies that can help you communicate your scholarship to a broad audience.

October 21, 2019
Summer Research Snapshots 2019

A look at some of the student work supported by The Graduate School's Summer Research Fellowships in 2019.

October 16, 2019
Louis D'Amico, Ph.D.

Louis D'Amico earned his stripes analyzing zebrafish toxicity in industry following his Ph.D in Biology, landed the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship, and arrived at his current role as Senior Science Advisor at the US EPA. He tells the story of his career path in science policy.

October 13, 2019
Homecoming 2019

More than 200 Graduate School students, alumni, faculty, and staff attended the school's annual Homecoming reception.

October 9, 2019
Scott Sauer, Ph.D.

"The most surprising thing I found is how collaborative a biotech company can be. Colleagues always help each other, and [at a previous company] even our CEO had dinner with the scientists regularly to discuss things that could be improved."

October 2, 2019
Mayya Shveygert

"My favorite part about my job is that it is exciting. I work with a variety of disease states, and I learn something new every day. I also like that I get to work in a team with amazing people. I’ve found that working toward the common goal of developing much-needed drugs brings out the best in my colleagues."

September 26, 2019

The Graduate School has held the event for the past 32 years as a way to acknowledge and help connect graduate students of color to the broader Duke community.