Brown Bag

Duke Energy, Justice, and NC WARN

Hear from Madeline Parker on Duke Energy, its role in environmental justice issues, and what NC WARN is doing about it! Madeline Parker is the Youth Climate Justice Organizer for NC WARN, an organization that is pushing Duke Energy to move away from fossil fuels, working in partnership with social justice, environmental, consumer protection, housing, labor and faith allies.

Register here by 5:15PM EST the day of the event: http://tinyurl.com/y23xxyes

SCICOMM LUNCH & LEARN - LISTEN TO YOUR GUT: ENGAGING THE PUBLIC WITH SCIENCE & SOUND, WITH DR. ERIN MCKENNEY AND JUDE CASSEDAY

Connecting science to the public is an important task that scientists are asked to do more and more. It can range from the classic science café or rehearsed TED talk to the interactive museum demo. In this Lunch & Learn, join Dr. Erin McKenney and artist, Jude Casseday, to learn how they engage the public with science and sound. Together, they have collaborated to transform Dr. McKenney's microbiome research examining the microbes in your gut and the microbes in sourdough bread into experiential soundscapes-the listener can HEAR the changes in the data!

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch - LastPass: Beyond the Password

In today's world of data breaches, a password manager can do more than store passwords: It can help protect against identity theft. Duke offers the LastPass premium service free for staff, faculty and students. Learn how to best use LastPass to protect your accounts and information online. Learn IT @ Lunch is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required.

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch - Phishing: Are you available?

Nine out of 10 data breaches reported in the U.S. begin with a phishing or social engineering attack - and more hackers are targeting Duke with increasingly sophisticated email impersonation scams. Learn about the latest security threats and get tips from Duke's IT Security Office for protecting your personal information. Learn IT @ Lunch is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required.

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch - Sites@Duke: Getting Started

Ever wanted to have a web presence for yourself or your department but weren't sure where to start? Sites@Duke is a service open to all Duke staff, faculty and students which lets you create a WordPress site for free. In this course, we will cover how to create your site and some basic options you can use to customize the look and feel, as well as plugins you can enable to extend the functionality of the site. Learn IT @ Lunch is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment.

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch - Accessible Social Media

Expand your social media presence by creating inclusive content. Learn a few tips and tricks to ensure your content is accessible to everyone. Learn IT @ Lunch is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis or feel free to connect in remotely as part of a pilot (fall 2019).

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch - Join the Major Leagues with Microsoft Teams 

Want to make team collaboration easier? Join us to learn about Microsoft Teams, Microsoft's integrated communication and productivity tool. This overview session will demonstrate how to set up and use Teams as well as some useful tips including how to share files, hold meetings and integrate your favorite Apps from within Teams. Learn IT @ Lunch is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required.

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch - Sites@Duke: Getting Started

Sites@Duke (Duke's WordPress instance) is a popular web-publishing platform used to create e-portfolios, individual or group blogs, event and program websites and more. This session will be an overview to help you get started and highlight some new features, including the ability to create a custom URL. Learn IT @ Lunch is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required.

Automation, Safety, and Oversight: A Discussion on the Boeing 737 Max

Please join us for lunch and a discussion with our panel of experts:

Moderator: Brian Clark, Duke Initiative for Science & Society
- Missy Cummings, Pratt School of Engineering
- Jonathan Wiener, Duke Law School
- Victor Bennett, Fuqua School of Business
- Lori Snyder Bennear, Nicholas School of the Environment

The panel will be discussing the roles of automation, business strategy, and regulatory oversight in the recent Boeing 737 Max tragedies.

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