News

March 29, 2017

Ugandan Graduate Students Blaze a Trail to Duke

Inaugural Duke-Makerere Scholars look to improve healthcare in their African homeland by investing in sweat equity through Duke’s BME program

Hidden Figures No More panelists

March 30, 2017

‘Hidden Figures No More’ Highlights Women in STEM

Distinguished panelists gathered for a screening of 'Hidden Figures' said women today can benefit from emulating the resilience of female NASA pioneers.

Adrian Bejan

March 28, 2017

The Physics of Wealth Inequality

Law of physics explain natural drivers of wealth inequality

Tuan Vo-Dinh and Eric Betzig

March 27, 2017

2017 Photonics Symposium Explores Light-Based Technologies for Human Health

Annual symposium draws 200 researchers to discuss the latest advances in biophotonics research

Geoff Ginsburg, director of MEDx, speaks with panel members Adam Wax, Matthew Kirley and Steven Brousell

March 27, 2017

Photonics Symposium Shines Spotlight on Collaborative Research

Offering collaborations and seed funding, MEDx has helped Duke biophotonics researchers create some exciting new connections to further their work

March 23, 2017

The “Citation Classic” That Redefined Microfluidics

In 2004, Duke Engineering researchers demonstrated the first digital lab-on-a-chip platform. Today, that breakthrough is now used in the products of three companies and changed the face of genetic screening.

Miroslav Pajic

March 22, 2017

Pajic Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Grant will develop new techniques to guard against cyberattacks against cyber-physical systems.

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda

March 21, 2017

Dean Bellamkonda Discusses Confronting and Overcoming Biases

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda explains why diverse university settings can be an important catalyst in helping society confront and overcome biases.

Mining Data for All It's Worth

March 20, 2017

Mining Data for All It's Worth

Pratt graduate Winston Henderson E'90 partnered with Duke data scientists and their students to examine diversity and inclusion online.

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda on immigration reform

March 20, 2017

Dean Bellamkonda on Immigration Policy and Attracting the Best Minds

To ensure the brightest minds tackle the biggest problems, Dean Ravi Bellamkonda explains, immigration reform shouldn't prevent foreign nationals from attending U.S. universities.

team stands with xprize drone

March 17, 2017

Duke Team's Undersea Robot Competes for $7 Million in Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Contest

Less than five percent of Earth’s seafloor has been mapped and explored, but a team of Duke University students is racing to change that.

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