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Mellon Seeks Exceptional Duke Humanities Faculty for New Directions Fellowship

Mellon Seeks Exceptional Duke Humanities Faculty for New Directions Fellowship

Deadline: August 23, 2019 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has invited Duke University to nominate one candidate for consideration by Mellon for a New Directions Fellowship. Eligibility The fellowship program provides support for exceptional faculty members in the humanities (broadly defined to include the arts, history, languages, area studies, and zones of such fields as […]

Comments Sought in Regular Review of Director Tom Nechyba

Comments Sought in Regular Review of Director Tom Nechyba

A university committee is seeking comments as part of a regular performance review of the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) director Thomas J. Nechyba. Regular reviews of Institute Directors are conducted in the fourth or fifth year of their-five year term by a committee formed by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council, in consultation […]

Microbial Supergroup Lead Gets Personal with Gut Check

Microbial Supergroup Lead Gets Personal with Gut Check

Duke University’s Lawrence David, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, shares in Science News about what inspires him in science and life, and how his research into bacterial communities started with a year-long analysis of the microbiomes collected from his own body. David is a lead faculty of a group called the Triangle Microbial […]