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A Community That Writes Together

A Community That Writes Together

Black faculty create an effective structure to boost productivity and support each other’s scholarship “Write!” For Sarah Gaither, this command reminds her what she needs to make time to do. As an assistant professor of psychology & neuroscience at Duke, she balances a robust teaching and research load with administrative duties, meetings with collaborators and […]

Sure Signs of Addiction: More Than Just a Feeling

Sure Signs of Addiction: More Than Just a Feeling

Whether it’s finishing this season’s fifth box of Girl Scout cookies or binge-watching a Netflix show, it can be easy for the average, healthy person to think they’re developing a problem. “I can’t believe I just finished another sleeve of Thin Mints, I’m so addicted,” or “Wow, I’m so addicted to Dexter—just finished the seventh […]

Listening for Zora: Merging Sonic Archives with the Digital Humanities

Listening for Zora: Merging Sonic Archives with the Digital Humanities

By Janel Ramkalawan, Ayanna Legros, Chloe McGlynn, and Luoshu Zhang What happens when a group of students participates in a collective from a range of disciplines? How do a premed student, historian, neuroscience major, and English scholar seek to parse out the life and work of anthropologist, folklorist, and novelist Zora Neale Hurston? How can […]

Register for Free Short Courses at the 2020 Duke Graduate Summer Academy

Register for Free Short Courses at the 2020 Duke Graduate Summer Academy

Update: In light of the many uncertainties and restrictions we face with respect to the COVID-19 crisis, the university has announced far-reaching changes to Duke-sponsored summer activities. Under the new policy, no campus-based programming or classes will occur this summer, and therefore we have canceled the 2020 Duke Graduate Summer Academy. We realize this will […]

Protecting the State’s Drinking Water: Research Team Maps North Carolina Infrastructure

Protecting the State’s Drinking Water: Research Team Maps North Carolina Infrastructure

An interdisciplinary group from two universities is taking a data-driven approach to help protect North Carolina’s drinking water supply. The Innovations in Infrastructure project is using the state’s drinking water systems as a lens to examine policies for better building and maintaining infrastructure necessary for delivery of basic public services. Funded by a multiyear Collaboratory […]