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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.

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

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

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.

IBIEM participants with Claudia Gunsch

March 14, 2017

IBIEM Holds Inaugural Symposium on Microbiome Dynamics and Engineering

Emerging program's first symposium attracts participants from each corner of the Research Triangle

Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 14, 2017

Data-Savvy Students

A new course aims to make data competency a signature strength of every Duke Engineering undergraduate

Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 07, 2017

Real Problems, Real Teamwork

Duke’s nationally recognized Data+ program brings teams of faculty and students together each summer to explore data-driven approaches to real-world problems—including many from clients such as Accenture, Fidelity Charitable and Duke Health. Impactful projects like the ones below will soon become [...]

colposcope team

March 01, 2017

Duke Team Reaches Milestone with Portable Cervical Cancer Screening Device

January was Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, that designation held special significance for Nimmi Ramanujam, professor of biomedical engineering and global health and director of the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies.  Since 2012, she and her research team have been [...]

Stephanie Musinsky and Amanda Randles

March 01, 2017

Simulating Many Heartbeats

Undergraduate Stephanie Musinsky is upgrading a supercomputer program that can simulate blood flow down to the cellular level

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