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August 19, 2019
Professional growth

The Graduate School's Professional Development Grant funds up to $2,000 in discipline-specific professional development activities at the department and program level. If you've got an idea that would benefit you and your colleagues, read on to learn strategies for success in competing for this funding by the October 15 deadline.

August 7, 2019
Resource connection diagram

Wish there were an easy-to-use guide with the resources you need on sexual harassment and discrimination?  Look no further than this team project from Duke’s Emerging Leaders Institute!

July 24, 2019
Courtney Johnson celebrates winning second place in the Carolina Collegiate Jiu-Jitsu tournament

The Duke Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sport club helped a Chemistry graduate student climb out of a hole and unexpectedly learn a few lessons in professional development along the way.

July 10, 2019
Student in OLLI Biomedical Engineering class

Interested in gaining unique teaching experience beyond traditional undergraduate curricula? Brinnae Bent, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, shares how her experience designing and teaching a course through the Duke Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) sparked a passion for teaching and community outreach.

July 8, 2019
Anne Mitchell Whisnant

The new GLS director brings an extensive background as a university administrator, teacher, and scholar, including service at Duke and UNC.

June 26, 2019
Heather Vita, Ph.D.

What is a Medical Science Liaison (MSL), and how can graduate students interested in this career path prepare? Heather Vita, Ph.D. '04 (Pharmacology) shares advice on training opportunities that can help you break into the field and shares potential career advancement opportunities for MSLs.

June 12, 2019
Interdisciplinary Policy Ph.D. Panelists

How can you use your interdisciplinary degree to open doors along career paths? On a warm evening in March, graduate students gathered to learn from four successful interdisciplinary doctoral degree-holders in completely different career paths.

June 8, 2019
Escape room

Former Duke UCEM intern Caroline Amoroso looks back on the year she spent helping to launch a new program to recruit and support Ph.D. students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.

May 28, 2019
Headshot of Alexander Miron

"The most important thing that I’ve been taught is the value of interpersonal interactions. To work in science, you need to be able to communicate with people."

May 24, 2019
2019 PhD Hooding Ceremony

In all, 375 Ph.D. candidates and 623 M.A. and M.S. candidates graduated in the 2018-2019 academic year.