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September Hooding Ceremony  


The Graduate School held a Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony on September 25 for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 graduates, who were not able to have a ceremony at the time of their graduation due to COVID.

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Senior Leadership Series

In this series of faculty- and student-facilitated conversations, Duke alumni who are in executive-level positions discuss how their education at Duke prepared them for their careers and inflluences their work.


All Events

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    The Teaching Statement: A Workshop

    A teaching portfolio is more than a collection of documents: it is set of claims about your teaching and evidence to support them. In this workshop, you will examine how claims and evidence can be framed in way that allows you demonstrate your skill (or potential) as a university instructor in a teaching statement supported by materials created by you.

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Preparing for Postdocs in the Social Sciences and Humanities

    Join a panel discussion featuring Duke Ph.D. alumni currently in postdoctoral roles to gain insights on navigating the application process for these positions, as well as making the most of your time in a postdoc.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    RCR Forum: Managing Your Research Career Using an Individual Development Plan (IDP) (GS717.01)

    Your experiences and the training you receive as graduate students can shape the rest of your career, and there are strategies and resources that can increase your chances of getting what you came for. During this program, participants will learn how to develop clear and specific goals and objectives, along with a plan for executing them.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Rescheduled: Reading an RFP and Mapping a Sustainable Process: A Workshop for Social Sciences and Humanities Graduate Students

    How can you read a Request for Proposals (RFP) and identify whether it’s a good fit for your project? This workshop will help you strategically read RFPs to find the best funding opportunities, then map your drafting process for the application. We’ll discuss creating a manageable timeline and a sustainable and flexible writing process.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021
    1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Alum Zoom: Five Career Questions with Annie Jeong, Ph.D.’17, Assistant Director of Education and Diversity, University of Pennsylvania

    As part of a series of short, focused career conversations with former Duke PhD students and postdocs, we'll feature Annie Jeong, PhD'17 (Genetics & Genomics). Annie serves as the Assistant Director of Education and Diversity for the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology, an NSF-funded, multi-institutional Science and Technology Center based at the University of Pennsylvania. In this role, Annie directs the center’s undergraduate and STEM outreach initiatives and strives to make a more inclusive and cohesive graduate and postdoctoral community through trainings, mentorship, and recruitment.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Duke Pre-College: Info Session for Prospective Instructors

    Duke Pre-College is seeking Duke graduate students to design and teach engaging, challenging, non-credit, non-graded 2-week in-person or online courses. Learn more at this information session.

  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021
    1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

    Getting Started with Duke OPTIONS

    You’ve heard that you should use Duke OPTIONS to plan your professional development, but you’re not sure where to start. Join this workshop to learn about Duke OPTIONS and other online professional development resources available to you as a Duke Ph.D. student.