Duke receives $9.75M for “Big Data” initiative
Duke University has received $9.75 million in gifts and matching funds to support an initiative that focuses on harnessing massive amounts of information to tackle society’s biggest challenges.
Grant will support work of the ongoing Leadership Education program at Duke Divinity
Duke professor Susan Lozier shares five things about today’s ocean that would surprise the man who crossed the Atlantic Ocean eight times.
What happens when financial markets seize up, or an offshore oil rig explodes, or there is a nuclear power plant accident? Governments typically launch an ad hoc or permanent investigation team to identify the cause of the disaster and to determine whether policy should be changed in its wake. A Bass Connections team focused on Regulatory Disaster Scene Investigation has identified four best practices that governments should follow when responding to crises.
Do you play games at work? What about with your neighbor or the driver sitting next to you in traffic? You might be surprised to learn that you’re actually playing games with people all day, every day. At least that’s what Duke University Economics Professor David McAdams says.
The gift will fund the Irene and William McCutchen Professorship, to be held by the director of the Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation
Alumnus Karl Leo and his wife, Fay, have committed $1.25 million to establish a new faculty chair in business law and entrepreneurship.
Men's lacrosse coach John Danowski He shares three intangible qualities—besides excellence in athletic and academic abilities—he looks for in players.
Commitment from Sean Fahey is largest of its kind to a North Carolina university to support graduates from the high school.