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  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    2019 Live Chat for Admitted Students: Life in Durham

    The Graduate School is holding a live video chat for admitted students on Tuesday, April 23. Current Duke graduate students will answer submitted questions about life in Durham. The live chat will be embedded below.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019
    7:45 am to 5:00 pm

    22nd Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium

    This symposium, held on the EPA campus, provides information about a wide range of possible biomedical career paths and includes workshops, CV/résumé consultations, and opportunities to meet one-on-one with current HR representatives at relevant companies. Registration deadline: April 17, 2019.

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    9:30 am to 11:00 am

    Trust Your Instincts: Intuition, Leadership, and Listening to the Body

    If the world’s most successful people trust their intuition, what is it, and how can you tap into and trust yours as well? Join Caroline Korda Poole for an interactive and entertaining workshop on the art and science of trusting your intuition and inner guidance. You will learn several techniques to deepen your intuition gleaned from sources as diverse as the US military remote viewing programs and ancient shamanic training.

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019
    9:30 am to 11:00 am

    Failure: It Is Good For You!

    Join Caroline Korda Poole for a lively and interactive workshop to explore the hidden nature of failure. If you can learn to learn from your failures with compassion for yourself and others, you will be able to transform your life. This session will include several activities designed to help you rethink the nature of moments of failure or disappointment in your life. You will leave this workshop able to think about failure differently and able to rebound from difficult moments with more ease and awareness.

  • Thursday, May 9, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Navigating the Barriers to Getting Your STEM Grant Funded (Webinar)

    This free webinar from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity will address the current disparity in STEM research grant funding. Panelists will discuss bias in peer review, provide an overview of the innovative steps NIH is taking to make the grant application process more equitable, and reflect on the personal and professional consequences when minority STEM faculty fail to obtain funding for their research.

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Every Summer Needs a Plan (Webinar)

    This free webinar from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity will help you to identify your personal and professional goals for the summer, create a strategic plan to accomplish them, and identify the types of community, support, and accountability you need.

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
    9:30 am to 10:30 am

    Careers at LabCorp

    Interested in continuing your scientific career at an established and innovative global life sciences company based in North Carolina? LabCorp, headquartered in Burlington NC, provides comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. LabCorp is hiring PhDs for multiple positions. At this information session, you will have the opportunity to discuss Ph.D. career paths and the LabCorp hiring process as well as to network with speakers from the company.

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    11:30 am to 1:00 pm

    From the Bench to the Clinic: A Career in Research and Development with Ben Maynor, Ph.D. ’04

    Ben Maynor, Ph.D. ('04, Chemistry) is the Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Liquidia Technologies. Dr. Maynor, a co-inventor of Liquidia’s PRINT® technology, has initiated several new drug delivery technology initiatives at Liquidia since joining the company in 2005, including programs in inhaled drug delivery, ophthalmology, and other therapeutic areas. At this session, Dr. Maynor will share his experiences in taking a technology from the bench to the clinic and everything he learned along the way.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Moving from Resistance to Writing (Webinar)

    This free webinar from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity will allow participants to reflect on how writing resistance manifests itself in academic life and what strategies can be used to move beyond resistance to productivity.

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