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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion make for better engineers—and a better experience for engineering students. 

That’s why Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering embraces diversity and inclusion in the classroom and in the laboratory—whether that’s racial, ethnic, sexual or gender diversity. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Resources for Underrepresented Students: Learn about professional groups, mentoring and other opportunities for underrepresented students at Duke Engineering.

Accommodations for Disabilities: Learn about support for the needs of students, employees, and visitors with disabilities.

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Diversity & Inclusion Events

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Graduate Diversity Networking Event

6:00 pm | Trent Semans Center for Health Education - Great Hall

We cordially invite you to attend a cross-institutional networking opportunity and Diversity in Science grants info session for PhD students conducting research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at a North Carolina Institutions of Higher Education. This event is sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. At this event, attendees will: Learn about the funding opportunities offered by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for doctoral scholars from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds Participate in a panel discussion and Q&A about strategies and resources to proactively identify career enrichment opportunities during your graduate studies Enhance your networking skills through interactions with peers, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty in STEM You must RSVP to attend this event at bit.ly/BWFnetwork by March 7th, 2019

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Coffee Chat with Office of Diversity and Inclusion

9:30 am | Twinnie's

Faculty and students are invited to drop by to meet informally with the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering (ODIE) to discuss topics related to climate, culture, and community at Pratt School of Engineering. Free coffee and pastries served.

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The Broader Impacts of Our Research: A Competitive Seminar

1:00 pm | Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464

The Engineering Graduate Student Council (EGSC) and The Office of Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering are co-hosting the second annual competitive seminar Thursday, February 21st from 11:45 - 1:30 PM in Schiciano B (lunch @11:45 AM) regarding the broader impacts of graduate student research within the Pratt School of Engineering. Selected student presenters will compete for a prize of $100! Abstract submission and details: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8sNTsgZxfKvirH RSVP: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4IbhAIUPIsy5OVT This event has been approved for 2 RCR credits.

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Coffee Chat with Office of Diversity and Inclusion

9:30 am | Twinnie's

Faculty and students are invited to drop by to meet informally with the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering (ODIE) to discuss topics related to climate, culture, and community at Pratt School of Engineering. Free coffee and pastries served.

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