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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 […]

Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants (GSTEG) 2017-2018 Report

Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants (GSTEG) 2017-2018 Report

Background Together Duke, the university’s 2017 strategic plan, includes a goal to provide a transformative educational experience for all students and sets forth increased opportunities for graduate and professional school students to prepare for a wide array of career options. Duke’s Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants (GSTEG) program supports doctoral and master’s students to stretch […]

Learning System Dynamics to Support Policy Research, No Advanced Math Required

Learning System Dynamics to Support Policy Research, No Advanced Math Required

For students exploring policy research, skills in systems thinking and computer modeling can be a valuable asset. However, many modeling tools are only accessible to those with advanced mathematical backgrounds. The Modeling Health & Environment Graduate Working Group, organized by Shashika Bandara (M.Sc. in Global Health) and Varun Mallampalli (Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering), […]