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Moving Science from a “Nice to Have” to a “Must Have” in U.S. Foreign Policy: Chatting with an Astrophysicist on the Front Lines of Transatlantic Security Policy

The dawn of the Biden-Harris Administration has raised Transatlantic confidence that American leadership on the world stage can be restored. From addressing political, economic, and racial divisions here at home, to leading the fight against creeping authoritarianism and other transnational threats abroad, the challenges and expectations are high.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations Panel: Black Women's Maternal Health

Mark your calendars for February 18th at 12:15pm EST! GWHT is hosting the next installment of our "Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations" panel series. This panel is based on the blog "Listening and Learning: Systemic Racism, Racial and Sexual Disparities in Women's Health - Part 5: Moving Beyond the Movement" by Arielle Hutchinson. Arielle, a Duke University student, will be joining us as a featured panelist, along with Maya Jackson, a DONA trained doula and the Founder and Executive Director of MAAME, Inc.

Info Session: Policy Pitch Competition (Polis Innovation Accelerator)

Register for the info session (to take place over Zoom):
https://tinyurl.com/PolisPolicyPitch
The Polis Innovation Accelerator aims to foster bold solutions to big problems. As part of this year's Innovation Accelerator events, Polis will host a competition during the Spring 2021 Semester that will give Duke University graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to work in teams to craft policy proposals that offer bold solutions to the year's themes.
4 Policy Areas:

Annual Invented at Duke Celebration

Co-hosted by Duke OLV & Duke I&E, Invented at Duke celebrates and promotes the diverse accomplishments of Duke innovators and entrepreneurs. The event showcases select technologies, inventions, and novel ideas-illustrating the breadth of Duke discoveries-while also highlighting Duke's innovation and entrepreneurship resources and facilitating discussions among Duke inventors and the broader Duke community.

Zoom: Live online support for security settings

To assist Duke users with the new security settings on all Zoom meetings (effective 6 a.m. January 12), OIT will offer live online help on weekdays beginning Monday, January 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This special support service will continue through Friday, January 22 with the exception of January 18, which is an observed holiday. For assistance outside of these dates and hours, contact the OIT Service Desk or your local IT support group.

5th Anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement - Webinar

The Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Office for Science and Technology are hosting a webinar on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 10 a.m. (EST), for the 5th anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. Featured speakers include Duke University Energy Initiative director and professor Dr. Brian Murray and Georgia Tech professor Dr. Kim Cobb.

The remarks will be followed by Q&A sessions to give participants the opportunity to interact with the speakers.

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma is a 2020 American film exploring the impact of social media on mental health and privacy. Join the Filmmaker and Experts for a debate on how to design social media for wellbeing.

Zoom Meeting ID: 999 7062 1744

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