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January 15, 2019
Dean's Research Award for Master's Students

The Dean’s Research Award for Master’s Students will provide up to $1,000 to fund conference travel or research supplies in support of a student’s degree completion.

January 9, 2019

"A good mentor has to want to see a person develop professionally as well as personally. As a manager, I felt that the word manager did not sound that much different from mentor. In addition to making sure tasks were completed, I made sure that the people who worked under me progressed in their careers."

December 18, 2018
Professional Development Grants 2019

The grants provide up to $2,000 to help graduate students and their departments create discipline-specific professional development programming and resources for exploring both academic and broad career options.

December 10, 2018
Felix Nwogbo and Dionna Gamble

The annual honor 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 6, 2018

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.

December 6, 2018

"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."

November 28, 2018

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.

November 27, 2018
Cynthia Spence

Cynthia Spence talked to Duke faculty members about misconceptions around HBCUs and how to recruit their students into graduate programs.

November 21, 2018

For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Duke Graduate School awarded 346 competitive fellowships to incoming and continuing Ph.D. students, totaling nearly $5 million.

November 14, 2018

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.