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The Pratt School of Engineer has launched a new suite of communication courses, coaching services and workshops for all Duke Engineering graduate students, domestic and international—the Duke Engineering Graduate Communications Center at Pratt.

September 17, 2018

New Engineering Graduate Communications Center Offers Courses and Coaching

Offerings range from mastering conversation to effective writing to giving a research presentation

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September 10, 2018

Fourteen Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards will help 14 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

Mark Wiesner with mesocosms

August 28, 2018

All That Is Gold Is Not Biochemically Stable

Researchers stumble upon the lesson that typically stable gold nanoparticles can’t always be trusted

Nathaniel Chaney

August 23, 2018

Nathaniel Chaney: Harnessing Petabytes to Better Understand the Global Water Cycle

New faculty member Nathaniel Chaney studies how the geological and manmade features over land influence the global water cycle and as a result, impact weather, water resources and agriculture

The inaugural class of A. James Clark Scholars at Duke.

August 20, 2018

10 of Nation's Brightest College-Bound Students Selected as Inaugural A. James Clark Scholars at Duke

The students—all members of the incoming class of 2022—represent six states, and a wide range of experiences and achievements.

Clayton Connor answers questions at the Duke REU poster session held in Fitzpatrick Hall

August 10, 2018

For Duke Summer Research Experience, Undergraduates Flock from Afar

Duke's Research Experience for Undergraduates programs offer participants experience in the lab and practical tips for the future

Lee Ferguson shows a schematic of the data processing system for a new state-funded water-testing system in his Gross Hall office

August 08, 2018

Duke Expert Helps Spearhead State's New Water Testing Program

With some help from a Duke University analytical chemist and his million-dollar lab instrument, the state of North Carolina is about to launch one of the world’s most ambitious testing programs to detect chemical contaminants in drinking water

student at whiteboard

July 09, 2018

Duke Blueprint Pioneers the Ideathon

Event brings energy and fast pace of hackathons to students of all academic backgrounds to generate blueprints for solutions to the world's most pressing issues

aerial view of Beaufort, NC

July 06, 2018

Engineering at Beaufort

Meet three of the engineers operating on Duke's east coast and learn about how engineering can be applied to the world's oceans

3D printer in action

July 03, 2018

Heating Up the Summer, 3D Style

Duke's Innovation Co-Lab remains busy through the summer with students working on a myriad of projects from solar panel soiling to ocean exploring

GLEAN seeks sustainable solutions for the world's energy challenges

June 26, 2018

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

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