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Community-Engaged Research Projects Take on Issues Close to Home
6/11 Duke Faculty Advancement

Community-Engaged Research Projects Take on Issues Close to Home

A new research project led by Lisa Satterwhite looks to see how climate change has disproportionately affected rural areas of North Carolina through chronic exposure to harmful algal blooms.

Scanning electron micrographs show the detailed fibers of the SF membranes
Silkworms Help Grow Better Organ-Like Tissues in Labs
6/5 Pratt School of Engineering

Silkworms Help Grow Better Organ-Like Tissues in Labs

A new ultrathin silk membrane for organ-on-a-chip platforms helps cells communicate and grow into functional tissues used for research

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Streamlining Military Personal and Equipment Readiness
6/3 Pratt School of Engineering

Streamlining Military Personal and Equipment Readiness

A Duke Engineering class launched a software startup called EZTrain that is poised to become a regular feature across several military branches

fourth grade students crowd around a small robot on the floor
Learning Coding Basics by Building PB&Js
5/20 Pratt School of Engineering

Learning Coding Basics by Building PB&Js

Adam Davidson recently led an outreach program that taught fourth grade students the fundamentals of coding through defining each step needed to build a classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich

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A-Andrew Jones Wins SSMN Early Career Alumnus Award
5/15 Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network

A-Andrew Jones Wins SSMN Early Career Alumnus Award

Recognition from the Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network goes to alumni who have made or are poised to make significant contributions to their field and/or the areas of teaching, mentoring, diversity, and public/community service