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crowd from STEM Day at Duke on stairway

May 24, 2018

Girls STEM Day @ Duke Fuels the STEM Pipeline

More than 100 Triangle Women in STEM professionals showed more than 100 girls and their parents that a career in STEM is within their grasp

wave crashing into lighthouse

May 23, 2018

Risky Business

Mark Borsuk brings expertise in assessing and mitigating risk to Duke Engineering and the university at large

Ana Barros with weather station

May 18, 2018

Predicting Weather with Big Data

Ana Barros talks about working with big data in environmental fields before the term even existed and how her work has evolved over the years

Interior of The Chesterfield, a former cigarette factory transformed into a major new space in downtown Durham, NC, for medical and engineering research and entrepreneurship.

May 15, 2018

The Chesterfield Re-Engineered: Collaborative Space for High-Impact Discovery and Entrepreneurship Opens

Collaborative ties between Duke University’s schools of engineering and medicine, and between Duke and its hometown, are stronger than ever with the opening of The Chesterfield.

Duke Engineering students take a selfie during Commencement 2018

May 11, 2018

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2018

Duke Engineering recognized more than 600 undergraduate and graduate engineering students at a series of ceremonies and celebrations during the 2018 commencement weekend, May 11-13

destroyed  buildings

April 30, 2018

Saving Lives in Nepal’s Next Big One

Duke Engineering senior Pratiksha Sharma is leading an effort to install a nationwide earthquake early warning system in her home country

Megan O'Connor in the lab

April 25, 2018

Alumni Profile: Megan O'Connor

CEE PhD graduate Megan O'Connor is starting a business to recycle rare earth and specialty elements from end-of-life electronic devices through Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Innovation Crossroads program

still from Kunshan video of students on bridge

April 19, 2018

Spring Break 2018: Environmental Research at Duke Kunshan University

Duke students spent their spring break in China experimenting with methods of measuring air and water quality

 Steve McClelland and Bill Walker (right) talk technology with student founders of OptiML, a winner of the first Baquerizo Innovation Grants.

April 15, 2018

Entrepreneurial Confidence

From a “Founder’s Workshop” course to a $20,000 Innovation Grant competition, Duke Engineering is investing in new initiatives to help undergraduates turn their ideas into impactful solutions

University of Georgia students lower their canoe into the water at Lake Crabtree in Raleigh, NC

April 11, 2018

Hope Floats

At the sandy edge of Raleigh’s Lake Crabtree, a pack of purple-clad Clemson students splashed through the chilly water toward their team’s canoe, cheering and clapping as they helped their exhausted-looking teammates come ashore. A few yards away, members of the University of Georgia team rolled up [...]

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