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From Hawaii to the Antarctic, Ph.D. Student Works to Protect Endangered Species

From Hawaii to the Antarctic, Ph.D. Student Works to Protect Endangered Species

How can marine protected areas be used to reduce habitat degradation and biodiversity loss? Seth Sykora-Bodie, a third-year Ph.D. student in Marine Science and Conservation, took part in the Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey to inform his dissertation on Antarctic resource management and conservation. Advised by Lisa Campbell and Andrew Read, Sykora-Bodie was […]

Assessing Antibiotic Resistance to Understand How Wild and Captive Lemurs Stay Healthy

Assessing Antibiotic Resistance to Understand How Wild and Captive Lemurs Stay Healthy

Sally Bornbusch, a Ph.D. student in Evolutionary Anthropology, spent last summer learning how to assess antibiotic resistance in bacterial microbiomes of non-human primates such as lemurs. This experience will inform her dissertation on the relationship between primate gut microbiomes and host health. Mentored by Christine Drea, Bornbusch was among 18 Duke University students who received […]

Summer Course Provides an Immersive Exploration of the Value of Art

Summer Course Provides an Immersive Exploration of the Value of Art

Stephanie Manning is pursuing a master’s degree in Digital Art History in preparation for a career as a specialized art consultant or investment analyst. A summer course at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London helped deepen her understanding of the art market industry, including the financial aspects involved in valuing and appraising art. She was […]