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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 […]

Research Residency with OECD Provides Hands-on Experience with Regulatory Policymaking

Research Residency with OECD Provides Hands-on Experience with Regulatory Policymaking

As a Ph.D. student in Public Policy exploring regulatory governance, Mercy DeMenno engaged interdisciplinary communities to further her understanding of the regulatory policymaking process. She took part in a Bass Connections project team, Reviewing Retrospective Regulatory Review, and was a Graduate Scholar with the Kenan Institute for Ethics’ Rethinking Regulation Program, where she also founded […]

Graduate Student Network Imagines a World with Sustainable Energy for All

Graduate Student Network Imagines a World with Sustainable Energy for All

The Global Energy Access Network (GLEAN) is an interdisciplinary group of more than 50 Duke graduate and professional students who aim to advance sustainable solutions to address the world’s energy access challenges. Housed at the Duke University Energy Initiative, GLEAN received a Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grant in 2016-17 and a follow-on […]

Interdisciplinary Groups Led by Duke Graduate Students Receive 2018-19 D-SIGN Grants

Interdisciplinary Groups Led by Duke Graduate Students Receive 2018-19 D-SIGN Grants

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies has awarded Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grants to six graduate student groups for the 2018-2019 academic year. Duke-ACRE Partnership Core students: Katherine Pringle, M.A. in Economics; Ryan Juskus, Ph.D. in Religion; Emma Lietz Bilecky, Master of Environmental Management Faculty mentor: Erika Weinthal Up […]

Duke Introduces Interdisciplinary Energy Access Project at D.C. Event

Duke Introduces Interdisciplinary Energy Access Project at D.C. Event

Leaders from business, government, civil society and academia came together in Washington, D.C., on February 23 to explore one of the world’s most pressing challenges at Accelerating Global Energy Access, the formal introduction to Duke University’s Energy Access Project. Nearly a third of humanity lacks reliable electricity and three billion people are without clean fuels and technologies for cooking. […]