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Fifth Annual GradX Talks

Monday, April 3, 2017
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Graduate School and the Society of Duke Fellows invite you to attend the 2017 GradX event: 5-minute research talks by your very own Duke graduate student colleagues! GradX will be held on Monday April 3rd from 3-6 pm in Schiciano Auditorium. It will be immediately followed by a reception from 6-7:00 pm. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.

Topics this year include:

  • "Self-Empathy: Can we teach people to validate their own emotions?"
  • "Why do self-pollinating flowers just stop trying?"
  • "Are independent courts possible in the dictatorship?"
  • "Can you catch a cloud in a jar?"
  • "How do love and identity form in a parallel world?"
  • "How do cultural differences affect end-of-life care decisions?"

Our keynote speaker will be Anne Yoder, Professor of Biology at Duke, and Director of the Duke Lemur Center.

Questions? Contact the GradX 2017 Organizers at

Register now


Schiciano Auditorium, Fitzpatrick CIEMAS
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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Appreciation Week