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Your Ph.D. Is A Passport, Not a Roadmap

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There is no doubt in Jacqueline Olich’s mind that her Ph.D. was crucial to landing a job at RTI International, which has about 900 Ph.D.s in its 5,000-strong workforce.

But just as important, she said, was a financial accounting course she…

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I&E Graduate Fellow's Work Brings History to Life

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For Katherine McCusker, a PhD student in her sixth year, the mission to make archaeology more accessible is personal.

“My little sister once said to me, ‘The past is just a bunch of broken pot shards and boring rocks,’” McCusker says.

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Student-Created Music App “Vibe” Set for Relaunch

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Starting in ninth or tenth grade, Ben Snow ’21 became interested in entrepreneurship—specifically social media apps. He viewed Instagram, Snapchat, and other platforms as “a sort of Renaissance that changed our way of life and how we could…

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Duke Hosts North Carolina Teachers and Principals at Open Design Summit

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On October 11, Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year from throughout North Carolina gathered at the Duke I&E Bullpen for a daylong summit on open design, which combines open source principles like collaboration, inclusivity,…

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StudioDuke Artist-Mentor Team Reflects on Experience

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Through the StudioDuke creative arts mentorship program, Jackson Prince ’19 was connected with Charles Randolph-Wright ’78, a director, writer, producer, and performer for theatre, television, and film.

Randolph-Wright served as a mentor to…

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Duke Student Venture Brings Entrepreneurship to Area Teens

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Born in Boise, Idaho, Quinci King ’20 moved with his family to University Place, Washington—then back to Idaho when he was a teenager, then back to Washington, giving him what he describes as a unique upbringing that exposed him to very…

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Duke Entrepreneurs Advance Projects in Summer Accelerator

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The participants in Duke I&E’s inaugural Summer Accelerator, which concluded last week, kicked off every morning the same way. “If you’re here, you have to yell with us,” said Howie Rhee, Duke I&E’s Managing Director of Student Programs. So…

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GreenGear Supply Co. Wins Sustainable Venture Prize

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When Monika Dharia ’19 was looking for rain gear product lines at Duke, she realized there weren’t any eco-friendly options for ponchos—the only products on the market were disposable and petroleum-based.

As someone passionate about…

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Innovators Represent Duke at ACCelerate Festival

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At the second annual ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, teams from schools belonging to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) traveled to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to showcase their work for crowds totaling…

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Duke Partners With UNICEF on Innovation Accelerator

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At UNICEF’s recent annual summit, Duke alumna Selwyn Rayzor represented the University on a panel about UNICEF’s partnerships, speaking about the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator.

The Accelerator—a partnership between Duke I&E and UNICEF…

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