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Archival Expeditions Fellows Will Incorporate Primary Sources into Course Modules

Archival Expeditions Fellows Will Incorporate Primary Sources into Course Modules

The Archival Expeditions introduces Duke graduate students to teaching with digital and physical primary sources. Each student partners with a Duke faculty sponsor to design an undergraduate course module that incorporates primary source material tailored to a specific class.  The Archival Expeditions Fellows spend 70-75 hours during a semester consulting with their faculty sponsor, library […]

Meet the 2019-2020 Graduate Fellows at the Kenan Institute for Ethics

Meet the 2019-2020 Graduate Fellows at the Kenan Institute for Ethics

As Fellows at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, they share a common interest in understanding how the world works, and will explore ways in which it can be reformed and improved. The aim of the ongoing discussions throughout the year, among the Fellows and Kenan faculty members, is to enhance everyone’s ability to contribute to debates involving […]

Kenan Institute Awards Fellowships to Five Graduate Students for Anthropocene Research

Kenan Institute Awards Fellowships to Five Graduate Students for Anthropocene Research

Each summer, the Luce-funded grant Facing the Anthropocene supports five graduate and professional students as they undertake research related to the Anthropocene. The Farm Fellowship supports graduate and professional students undertaking research that relates in some way to the Duke Campus Farm. The Anthropocene Graduate Fellowship supports Ph.D. students who wish to integrate Anthropocene themes […]

Nicholas Institute Awards Catalyst Funding to Six Duke Research Projects

Nicholas Institute Awards Catalyst Funding to Six Duke Research Projects

The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University has awarded funding to six research projects for Fiscal Year 2019–20 through the institute’s Catalyst Program. Now in its third year, the Catalyst Program aims to build on the Nicholas Institute’s mission by increasing engagement with Duke faculty to incubate and advance new partnerships, enhance policy-relevant […]

Meet the 2019-20 Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows

Meet the 2019-20 Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows

The Duke University Energy Initiative has selected its second cohort of Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows, which will include doctoral students in civil and environmental engineering, computer science, earth and ocean sciences, and electrical and computer engineering. Launched in 2018, the one-of-a-kind fellows program is designed to produce scholars with expertise in both data science and […]

Duke Graduate Students Receive Grants to Enhance Their Training beyond Core Disciplines

Duke Graduate Students Receive Grants to Enhance Their Training beyond Core Disciplines

The following Duke University doctoral students have received Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants (GSTEG) for 2019-2020 from the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. Stretching beyond their core disciplinary training, these students will spend up to one semester acquiring skills, knowledge, or experiences that will enhance the approach to their original research. Jacqueline […]

Franklin Humanities Institute Awards 13 Global Collaboration Seed Grants for 2019-2020

Franklin Humanities Institute Awards 13 Global Collaboration Seed Grants for 2019-2020

The Franklin Humanities Institute is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2019-2020 Global Collaboration Seed Grants. We have been fortunate to receive generous matching support from the Office of Global Affairs’ Andrew W. Mellon Endowment for Global Studies. These grants are designed to support inquiry into research areas that cannot be adequately addressed without cross-national […]