Other Duke Programs and Groups
The Duke University chapter of e-Nable is a student run organization that aims to connect amputee patients in the Durham area with 3D printed prosthetic devices, free of cost. The Duke chapter is partnered with the Enable Community Foundation (ECF), a non-profit prosthetics organization that works with prosthetists in underserved communities to design and fit 3D printed prosthetic devices on amputee patients.
Duke Conservation Tech
Conservation Tech is a group of Duke students, faculty and alumni who use their passion for technology to address real issues facing our world today. They connect the resources of Duke University to conservationists all over the globe.
Center for Global Women's Health Technologies
The GWHT center has created a hub that will increase research and education in global women’s diseases, and women’s empowerment. The center aims to provide stimulating multidisciplinary and multicultural experiences to motivate Duke’s young women and men to utilize science and technology to tackle global challenges in women’s health. The hope is to create an international pipeline of innovators and innovations to transform the lives of women globally.
Duke recently joined the Kairos Society, a new intercollegiate entrepreneurial networking group that allows ambitious students from member universities to congregate and share their ideas. Business-minded students now have a new way to meet peers from top-tier institutions interested in entrepreneurship.
DUhatch transforms innovative ideas into viable business and social ventures by connecting enterprising students with faculty and industry mentors. It provides professional office space and facilitates business development to help solve the problems every fledgling venture faces.
Students Taking an Active Role in Sustainability (STARS)
STARS is an organization comprised of graduate and undergraduate students, which will oversee the allocation of $25,000 during the 2011-2012 academic year to support ...+
STARS is an organization comprised of graduate and undergraduate students, which will oversee the allocation of $25,000 during the 2011-2012 academic year to support sustainability initiatives at Duke. While STARS prefers visible on-campus projects, projects of all types are encouraged and eligible for funding. Some examples of project areas include alternative transportation, office or dormitory greening, environmental advocacy and education, and attending environmental conferences. The application can be found at this link: http://dukegroups.duke.edu/stars/files/2010/04/Application.pdf or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a Word Document version.
Community Empowerment Fund (CEF)
The Community Empowerment Fund offers savings opportunities, financial education, and assertive support to individuals who are seeking employment, housing, and financial freedom. The opportunities for employment and greater housing that CEF advances… ...+
The Community Empowerment Fund offers savings opportunities, financial education, and assertive support to individuals who are seeking employment, housing, and financial freedom. The opportunities for employment and greater housing that CEF advances motivate participants to build personal assets, gain higher income, engage in healthy community, and sustain transitions out of poverty. CEF’s Durham branch was established the summer of 2011, and serves members living in Durham, NC. The CEF-Durham advocate team consists of 40 advocates from Duke University who meet members on-site at transitional housing communities across Durham. We work closely with staff at our partner sites to coordinate resident care with CEF’s financial services.
Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID)
Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID) is a student organization in the Pratt School of Engineering. Every year, DEID sends several groups of Duke students to locations around the ...+
Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID) is a student organization in the Pratt School of Engineering. Every year, DEID sends several groups of Duke students to locations around the globe to assess and implement engineering projects in the developing world. After working with communities to identify their needs, student teams collaborate with professors and professional mentors during the school year to design solutions that are then implemented in the upcoming summer. Students spend from several weeks to two months on-site with responsibilities ranging from project management to physical labor.
Duke Law School Start-up Ventures Clinic
Legal advice and assistance to seed- and early-stage entrepreneurial ventures. The clinic assists clients in legal matters including formation, intellectual property protection, commercialization strategies, and operational issues.
Duke Microfinance Leadership Initiative (DMLI)
DMLI is collection of students, faculty and staff at Duke University building connections across campus and beyond to the fast-growing world of microfinance, social entrepreneurship, and ...+
DMLI is collection of students, faculty and staff at Duke University building connections across campus and beyond to the fast-growing world of microfinance, social entrepreneurship, and sustainable enterprise. Their mission is to stimulate discourse about microfinance and other issues of sustainable development through Duke’s network of students, faculty, alumni, and the microfinance community beyond Duke’s borders. They seek to raise awareness about microfinance and other innovative development models, and examine their potential for helping in poverty alleviation and economic development. DISI provides opportunities for Duke students to experience microfinance first-hand through research, internships, conferences, career development, and fund management.
The Developing World Healthcare Technology Laboratory (DHT Lab) is dedicated to; understanding, creating and disseminating healthcare technology to the world’s neediest. We do this by developing new technologies to address unmet needs, supporting and assessing programs to train hospital technicians in the developing world, conducting research that informs practice and policy, and mentoring the next generation of innovators and designers.
Enterprising Leadership Initiative (ELI)
The Mission of ELI is to engage, educate, and empower Duke students to pursue innovative solutions to University, community and global problems. ELI exists to help students act on their passions to address real-world problems and create real results. Initiatives are led by ELI Director and Co-Director of the Hart Leadership Program, Tony Brown. Like all other initiatives of the Hart Leadership Program, ELI places a heavy emphasis on teaching, coaching and supporting undergraduate students.
Programs 4 Entrepreneurs
The goal of the Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) is to assist entrepreneurs in launching new businesses. This initiative is the capstone of Fuqua’s entrepreneurship educational offerings. It leverages Fuqua’s academic research, courses and broad community of practitioners to work with entrepreneurs to define, plan, establish and finance new ventures
Duke Design for America
Duke Design for America (DFA) aims to create social impact through design. Students form teams and get hands-on experience to understand users’ needs, ideate, prototype, and test potential solutions.
With more than 50,000 student and professional leaders from over 300 volunteer-led chapters across the globe working for a sustainable future, Net Impact empowers a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in the workplace and the world. Duke has Net Impact chapters for undergraduates and for MBA students.
DukeEngage in Detroit
The DukeEngage in Detroit summer program will immerse undergraduate changemakers with seasoned social entrepreneurs tackling some of the city’s greatest challenges in a variety of domains, including economic development, social enterprise, food security, environmental sustainability, and health.
Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs
Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs is a one-year undergraduate fellowship program for aspiring entrepreneurs. Twelve competitively selected students will participate in a series of activities designed to help them effectively translate their ideas into action, including special workshops, mentorship, a paid summer internship.
Ubuntu is a selective living group at Duke University devoted to civic engagement and social change. We are change makers in our communities – at Duke, in Durham, and around the world We each have a vision for how the world should be, and we use our talents and passions to bring the world closer to that ideal.
The Cube is a selective living dormitory for passionate entrepreneurial students at Duke University. In addition to fostering an inspirational environment through the living component, The Cube provides incubation-like resources to support start-ups, including events and some collaboration space.
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