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What is ‘ethical development’ in today’s globalized world?

Monday, July 17, 2017
The Kenan Institute Good Question series. Charlie Piot:  What is 'ethical development' in today's globalized world?  Read more.

Faces of Time: The Braceros of Ciudad Juarez

Friday, June 23, 2017
"I had no intention of doing portraits. As Professor Poncho Herrera and I walked up to the group of octogenarians demonstrating quietly in Benito Juárez Park in the middle of the city I had only asked in Spanish if I might make some photographs. I meant... Read More »

Emma Wright: Walking Solo on the Appalachian Trail

Friday, May 12, 2017
https://today.duke.edu/2017/05/emma-wright-walking-solo-appalachian-trail

Cultural Anthropology major Ashlyn Nuckols named 2017 Beinecke Scholar

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Duke University junior Ashlyn Nuckols is among 20 students nationwide selected as 2017 Beinecke Scholars. The Beinecke Scholarship supports students of exceptional promise as they attend the graduate school of their choice. Beinecke recipients receive $4,000 in their senior year of undergraduate... Read More »

Cultural Anthropology major Gabi Weiss awarded a Winfred Quinton Holton Prize

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Gabi Weiss, cultural anthropology major and senior thesis writers, has been awarded a Winfred Quinton Holton Prize for Educational Research by Duke's Program in Education. Gabi's project considers the impacts of elite education on students, finding that the pressure to always succeed... Read More »

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Friday, April 28, 2017
Research projects that explore new possibilities for energy storage, reliability, and sustainable development will receive funding in 2017 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s Energy Research Seed Fund. Seven projects involving 14 faculty members were selected to receive a total of $240,... Read More »

Some Duke Faculty Rally for Better Pay

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
http://wncn.com/2017/04/21/some-duke-faculty-rally-for-better-pay/

Bookbag: AAAS/CULANTH 333S The Wire

Monday, March 6, 2017
Television isn’t a standard jumping-off point for an academic course. But The Wire, the acclaimed HBO series that ran from 2002 through 2008 and that Entertainment Weekly ranked as the best-ever TV show, isn’t standard television. Its layered, engrossing depiction of Baltimore—informed by creator... Read More »

Security comes from strong communities, not border walls

Thursday, March 2, 2017
“Do you lock your house at night?” That was how Luke, a 19-year-old community college student I’d hired to work with me on a home improvement project, responded when he heard that I wrote a book about the U.S.-Mexico border. His point was that a border without a wall is akin to an unlocked home... Read More »

Two Trinity Faculty Members Receive NEH Grant

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By Duke Today Staff The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded two grant fellowships to Duke University faculty members for their respective work in humanities-based advanced research programs —one focusing on post-apartheid mobility, while the other is digital... Read More »

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