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Kenan Institute Awards Fellowships to Five Graduate Students for Anthropocene Research

Kenan Institute Awards Fellowships to Five Graduate Students for Anthropocene Research

Each summer, the Luce-funded grant Facing the Anthropocene supports five graduate and professional students as they undertake research related to the Anthropocene. The Farm Fellowship supports graduate and professional students undertaking research that relates in some way to the Duke Campus Farm. The Anthropocene Graduate Fellowship supports Ph.D. students who wish to integrate Anthropocene themes […]

Four Undergraduates Named Pathways of Change Fellows

Four Undergraduates Named Pathways of Change Fellows

The Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics offers summer internships with organizations looking to make business work for communities, not just bottom lines. These students, named as the 2019 Pathways of Change Fellows, will explore the compromises, contradictions and trade-offs between business needs and human rights within and outside of the […]

Propose a Solution to an Ethical Tech Policy Problem

Propose a Solution to an Ethical Tech Policy Problem

 Deadline: April 12, 2019 The Kenan Institute for Ethics invites students to develop a regulatory or policy idea to address the ethics of emerging tech. Application Information Eligibility: All Duke undergraduate and graduate students Length: 1,000-2,000 words (approximately 2-4 pages double-spaced) Deadline: April 12, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Submission (via Google Forms):  Register and Submit Essay! Focus […]

Jonathan Wiener on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Jonathan Wiener on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“These projects have been crucial to my engagement with colleagues and students across the university” “I came to Duke 25 years ago in order to be part of the multidisciplinary community here,” says Jonathan B. Wiener. “Duke was poised to launch a series of cross-cutting initiatives, and it was my good fortune to be part […]