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Data+ Students Present Findings at Durham City Hall on Local Eviction Trends

Data+ Students Present Findings at Durham City Hall on Local Eviction Trends

Over the summer of 2019, DataWorks NC sponsored a Duke Data+ project with the Rhodes Information Initiative to examine eviction data in Durham, and identify trends that could guide Durham City and County Government and other stakeholders in deciding which interventions would be most effective for Durham community members facing eviction from their homes. Undergraduates […]

Duke Researchers Receive NIH Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Duke Researchers Receive NIH Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Research teams from Duke received more than $24 million in federal grants to address challenges related to pain and the opioid crisis, with more than $19 million awarded to investigators from the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the world’s largest academic research organization. The grants are part of the NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term […]

Four Groups of Duke Faculty Receive Collaboratory Grants for Research on Issues Affecting ...

Four Groups of Duke Faculty Receive Collaboratory Grants for Research on Issues Affecting North Carolina and Global Communities

Four groups led by Duke University faculty have been awarded Collaboratory grants for research into pressing local and global challenges. “From investigations in our own backyard into evaluating water safety and lessening the impact of evictions on child development, to research aimed at increasing solar energy efficiency and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases on […]

Seed Funding Spotlight: Five Current Opportunities for Duke Faculty

Seed Funding Spotlight: Five Current Opportunities for Duke Faculty

Duke University faculty members can apply for any of these opportunities with deadlines between October 15 and November 4. Faculty Fellowships for Collaborative Project Courses Deadline: October 15, 2019 Duke Learning Innovation, in partnership with Bass Connections, is launching a Faculty Fellows program to support faculty interested in designing (or re-designing) courses that are collaborative […]

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 […]