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Graduating I&E Seniors Tell Their Stories, Share Reflections Through E-Portfolios

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In a graduation year that will go down in history, the class of 2020 is celebrating virtually, postponing its in-person commencement until the threat of COVID-19 has subsided. This past weekend, Duke’s Marking the Moment digital celebration shared…

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April 2020

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Student Founders Persevere, Pivot, Adapt During COVID-19 Crisis

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Mahek Chhatrapati MBA ’21 speaks animatedly into his computer camera, giving a status update about his work on a fintech startup to help millennials with saving and investing.

Behind him in the background is a whiteboard, heavily scrawled over.

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Periods Don’t Stop for Pandemics: Duke-UNICEF Innovators Gather Virtually for Training, Support, Community

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In early 2020, Duke and UNICEF announced the inaugural cohort of social enterprises selected for the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator, with all six enterprises focused on menstrual health and hygiene in East Africa and beyond.

The aim of the…

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Entrepreneurship Education 2.0: Redefining Value Creation – Putting Purpose Before Profit

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By Jon Fjeld, Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

Increasingly, corporations are focusing on not just profits, but purpose, a trend spilling over into higher education. Entrepreneurship education is changing, and must continue…

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March 2020

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Spotlighting Innovative Duke Women for #InternationalWomensDay

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In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing stories of Duke women who have founded companies, led groundbreaking research efforts, reshaped pedagogy, and beyond—women who have innovated and made their mark.
Join us in celebrating some of…

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Student Entrepreneurs Gather for Inspiration and Community at Program Launch

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On Saturday, February 29, small groups of students sat clustered around conference tables in the Blue Devil Tower at Wallace Wade Stadium. It was the weekend, and it was early—yet the students were buzzing with energy, talking about the issues…

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Y Combinator Comes to Duke to Meet Biotech, Life Sciences Companies

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At a lunchtime fireside chat on February 25, representatives from Y Combinator—a seed-stage accelerator and venture capital firm that has helped launch more than 2,000 companies—spoke with a large audience of Duke undergrads, grad students,…

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February 2020

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