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Doctoral Students Honored for Excellence in Mentoring

Doctoral Students Honored for Excellence in Mentoring

Duke graduate students Eleanor Caves (Biology), Joyell Arscott (Nursing) and Zachary Carico (Immunology) are this year’s student recipients of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Caves (pictured above) is part of a graduate student group that received a Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grant for the 2016-2017 academic year. Her successful proposal, […]

Doctoral Students Receive Grant for Science and Technology Policy

Doctoral Students Receive Grant for Science and Technology Policy

Two Duke University PhD candidates have been awarded a $25,000 grant to study the feasibility of establishing a North Carolina Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Program. The California Council on Science and Technology, in partnership with the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Simons Foundation, is funding multiple grants to support planning processes for creating […]

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 […]

New Program to Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

New Program to Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

Duke is giving humanities doctoral students new career paths Durham, NC – With the help of a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Duke University is creating a program that will enhance the curriculum and expand career opportunities for doctoral students in the humanities. The three-year grant from the NEH will […]