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September 25, 2023 | Duke Today

Governors Island, ‘Dedicated Outpost’ to Advance Climate Goals

During Climate Week NYC, several Duke Engineers explored Governors Island as part of a tour offered by the newly announced New York Climate Exchange

Images of cells expressing a tension sensitive FRET-based biosensor for the mechanical linker protein.

May 04, 2023

Proteins Use Force to Make New Connections

New imaging approach visualizes how applying force to proteins alters complex formations

Students gather around a screen to track airplanes arriving and departing the airport

May 01, 2023

COSMOS comes to Duke and Durham

When an educational test bed meets Duke engineering research, engaged learning happens

The BME 302 Class

April 28, 2023

Making an Impact—Literally

Whether they are using crash test dummies or molasses and foam, students in class Fundamentals of Biomaterials and Biomechanics learn how to measure an impact

orange circles and blobs within a liquid

April 28, 2023

Previously Unknown Intracellular Electricity May Power Biology

Newly discovered electrical activity within cells could change the way researchers think about biological chemistry

a man stands at a microscope with purple gloves on

April 27, 2023

Extracting Potent COVID-Fighting Pharmaceuticals for Protective Sprays

Research shows that niclosamide can readily be extracted and dissolved from commercial tablets in quantities sufficient to create throat and nasal sprays

Laurels crossing over a scenic West Campus background

April 26, 2023

Celebrating a Spring Filled with Awards

Duke Engineering faculty, graduate students and research staff garnered a wide array of awards and recognitions over the spring semester

a small robotic orange and blue t-rex on cement stairs with people standing next to it

April 25, 2023

Engineering an Engaging Curriculum in Robotics

Three new courses teach students the fundamentals of robotic coding, challenge students to build a walking robot and make students think about the ethics of these emerging technologies

Ann Saterbak of Duke University working with students

April 25, 2023

Crafting Courses Where Students Emerge Saying ‘I Can Do This!’

The winner of this year's Pratt Teaching Performance Award in Duke BME is Ann Saterbak

Joe Nadeau of Duke University, center

April 25, 2023

A Love for Teaching and That Moment When It All Clicks

The winner of this year's Pratt Teaching Performance Award in Duke CEE is Joe Nadeau

Rebecca Simmons, center, of Duke University

April 25, 2023

Impactful Teaching Outside—Just As Much As Inside—the Classroom

Rebecca Simmons is the winner of this year’s Duke MEMS Pratt Teaching Performance Award