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Join Us on October 11 for a Special Event on “The New Education”

Join Us on October 11 for a Special Event on “The New Education”

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies is hosting a discussion, reception, and book signing with educational innovator Cathy N. Davidson, author of The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 11, at Duke University’s Penn Pavilion […]

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 […]

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 […]