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Learn IT @Lunch Accessible Social Media: Follow-up Resources

Miss the 9/18 Learn IT@Lunch Accessible Social Media presentation?  View the video here.

You can also visit Sonja’s Duke Social Media site at https://socialmedia.duke.edu/ where she has a great blog post on Accessible Social Media Accessibility.

Learn IT @Lunch Getting Started with Sites@Duke: Follow-up Resources

Miss today’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Sites @Duke: Getting Started” with Phil Bicking (OIT Web Services)?  A recording is available online.

2019 Duke STEAM Forum

Join in for the 2019 Duke STEAM Forum—a lively afternoon of interactive discussions and STEAM-themed activities to explore what we do with STEAM at Duke & what our goals are for our scholarship, our collaborations, and our classrooms. This event is open to the public.

Innovation Co-Lab’s Roots Program Schedule announced

The Innovation Co-Lab’s Roots program is a series of free, hands-on, practical technology workshops, offered throughout the semester to all students, faculty and staff.  This semester, we’ll be offering classes on web development and design, UX, 3d modeling and fabrication, and a variety of other technology topics.  The first wave of classes is available now for enrollment at colab.duke.edu/roots.

Digital Health Devices: Exploring Data Integrity and Clinical Use

Sponsored by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute & Mobile App Gateway

With hundreds of ‘health’ devices on the market, how do you choose which fitness tracker/sensor/bluetooth-enabled product to use for your research and patient monitoring? Join Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, Faculty Director for the Mobile App Gateway and Associate Professor of the Schools of Nursing and Medicine explain the pros and cons of different choices, which tools integrate with Epic, and best practices for effective data capture.

  •  Date: Thursday, June 7th, 2018
  • Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Location: Duke Medical Pavilion, Room DMP.2W96
Lunch will be provided. Register here.
For questions, contact Kristine Glauber, Ph.D. <kristine.glauber@duke.edu>

Box diversity scholarships for students and rising college students – up to $20,000 for college

Box has announced its Box Diversity Scholarship 2017 program for undergraduates and rising college students. The top prize is $20,000 plus a trip to Box headquarters in California. Four smaller prizes of $4,000 are also available.

Full details and to apply, go here: https://blog.box.com/blog/annual-box-diversity-scholarship-back/

Q&A: How Technology has Changed Teaching at Duke

Read this DukeToday article featuring Randy Riddle from Duke’s Center for Instructional Technology: https://today.duke.edu/2017/08/qa-how-technology-has-changed-teaching-duke.

Women in CS/ECE: Application to Duke Technology Scholars Program now open

Calling all women in CS/ECE: While the school year has just started, it’s not too early to be thinking about next summer.  If you’d like to have a summer internship in Silicon Valley or Raleigh/Durham, shared housing with other Duke students, networking opportunities at top tech companies, 1×1 mentoring with industry leaders, and dedicated career support and guidance throughout the year, apply to the Duke Technology Scholars Program (DTech). DTech not only provides all of these benefits, but also involves an unparalleled opportunity to engage in a strong community of other Duke women in CS/ Engineering – both current students and alumni.

The online application form is available at dtech.duke.edu/how-to-apply. Applications will be accepted until December, but some companies are already beginning to fill their internship spots, so it’s best to apply as soon as possible.  If you’d like more information, please visit the DTech website or contact Monica Jenkins (monica.jenkins1@duke.edu) or any of the 34 Duke students who participated in DTech this past summer.  Also, here is a link to a recent article about DTech:  http://bit.ly/2tMmbjJ.

3D print a sea turtle

We overheard many oohs and ahhs during Construct3D, a recent 3D printing & digital fabrication conference held at Duke. Many of those sounds were as a result of this adorable poseable loggerhead sea turtle. Want a turtle of your very own? Download the files from Thingiverse:


Thanks to Michael Coronado, Lulzbot for sharing!

photo credit: Michael Coronado (Lulzbot)

Upcoming JMP Academic Webcasts (Jan-Feb)

Register and mark your calendar for free webcasts that will inspire you to use JMP statistical software in new ways.  Any student, graduate student, or professor looking to enhance their analytics capabilities should consider attending.

Upcoming webcasts include:

  • Jan 11 at 11:00AM ET: Resources for Teaching and Learning JMP
  • Jan 26 at 2:00PM ET: JMP Basics for Professors and Students
  • Feb 1 at 2:00PM ET: Data Summary and Analysis
  • Feb 7th at 11:00AM ET: Teaching ANOVA and Regression with JMP
  • Feb 15th at 12:00pm ET: Engineering Statistics
  • Feb 23rd at 10:00AM ET: Teaching Design of Experiments with JMP

Register: http://www.jmp.com/en_us/events/live-webcasts/academic.html

Visit the JMP Academic Webinar Library for recorded webinars:http://www.jmp.com/en_us/academic/academic-webinars.html