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Graduate Student Groups Receive New D-SIGN Grants for Interdisciplinary Activities

Graduate Student Groups Receive New D-SIGN Grants for Interdisciplinary Activities

Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grants have been awarded to five graduate student groups for the 2016-2017 academic year. In March an RFP invited all current graduate students (including master’s, professional and Ph.D. students) in any program at Duke to propose interdisciplinary groups and activities. Through this new internal funding mechanism, graduate students […]

Six Students Receive Grants to Extend Their Bass Connections Research

Six Students Receive Grants to Extend Their Bass Connections Research

With grant funding from Bass Connections, three undergraduates and three graduate students will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year. These projects, which build on work begun in 2015-2016 through Bass Connections teams, explore a range of topics including Alzheimer’s disease, U.S. government regulations, intellectual property, migrant health, Arctic drilling and the care […]

A Joint Conversation with Chancellor Washington, Dean Broome and Provost Kornbluth

A Joint Conversation with Chancellor Washington, Dean Broome and Provost Kornbluth

As part of a comprehensive strategic planning process that involved diverse groups of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and donors from across the university and medical enterprise, the name Duke Medicine is changing to Duke Health, Chancellor A. Eugene Washington, MD, MSc, announced in January. “The decision to update our name stems from widespread deliberations involving many groups […]