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Join Us for a Conversation on Building Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Join Us for a Conversation on Building Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Ed Balleisen in Conversation with Tom Nechyba All are welcome at the Forum for Scholars and Publics for a conversation with Thomas Nechyba, professor of Economics and Public Policy and director of the Duke Social Science Research Institute. Ed Balleisen, historian and Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will interview Dr. Nechyba. The conversation will focus […]

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WearDuke Initiative Aims to Improve Students’ Sleep Habits

WearDuke Initiative Aims to Improve Students’ Sleep Habits

By Alissa Kocer Sleepless nights come with the territory in college. Pulling all-nighters becomes a point of pride to some students as they brew coffee at 3 A.M., pull out their secret stash of chocolate and gummy bears, and dig into their work to show that no matter how late it is, they’re committed to […]

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Global Health Summer Program Offers Projects in North Carolina, Ghana, India, and Kenya

Global Health Summer Program Offers Projects in North Carolina, Ghana, India, and Kenya

Applications are open for the Student Research Training Program, an intensive experiential learning program that engages second- and third-year undergraduate students in the development, implementation, and assessment of a community-based project. This year, students can choose from six projects in Ghana, India, Kenya, and North Carolina. Applications are due October 2, 2018. Working with a faculty director […]

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FHI Seeks Proposals for Story+ Humanities Research Projects

FHI Seeks Proposals for Story+ Humanities Research Projects

Deadline: November 5, 2018 About the Program Story+ is a six-week summer program that immerses interdisciplinary teams of students, faculty, and staff in humanities research and public storytelling. Story+ promotes inquiry-based learning and vertically-integrated collaboration through projects that may be driven by archival research, oral history, textual analysis, visual analysis, cultural criticism, or other humanistic […]

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Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Interdisciplinary Team-based Research Projects

Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Interdisciplinary Team-based Research Projects

Deadline: November 5, 2018 Bass Connections is now accepting proposals for 2019-2020 team-based research projects that engage faculty, undergraduates and graduate/professional students in interdisciplinary exploration of big, unanswered questions about major societal challenges. Please see the project proposal guidelines. The deadline is November 5 at 5:00 p.m. Projects may be proposed in relation to one […]

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Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2019 Student Research Projects

Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2019 Student Research Projects

Deadline: November 5, 2018 Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience for undergraduates interested in exploring data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. Students join small teams and work alongside other teams in a communal environment. They learn how to marshal, analyze, and visualize data, while gaining broad exposure to the field of data science. In Summer […]

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