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Mentoring Matinée: An Interactive-Theater Performance for Faculty/Staff

Effective mentor-mentee relationships are crucial to success in graduate studies. "Mentoring Matinée" will tackle common issues that can undermine those relationships, including giving and receiving critical feedback, setting expectations, mentoring across cultural differences, and more. An interactive-theater group (Theater Delta) will perform scripted, realistic scenarios in which characters experience a series of conflicts. After each scenario the audience will have an opportunity to engage in a facilitated dialogue with the characters to further explore the themes presented.

Digital Health Week

The inaugural Duke Digital Health Week will be the crossroads at which health, tech, business and the social sciences at Duke meet. Mobile technology and wearables are empowering patients and caregivers with data, and with the introduction of artificial intelligence, virtual reality and telemedicine into the clinician's tool bag, the way we experience healthcare is rapidly changing. As the use of digital health technologies expands, we ask, what's in store for the future of health?

OIT Learn IT @ Lunch: MFA - because a good password isn't enough

In today's world with a steady onslaught of corporate breaches, sometimes even a good password isn't enough. Learn how you can gain extra security in your personal life using Duo and other tools. If you use any of the following: Facebook, Amazon, Google, Instagram, Twitter, Turbotax, Wells Fargo, USAA, and many more, this is a session for you. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be 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.

Staff TechFair

Join OIT & friends for an open-house style event featuring table-top demos and practical advice about Duke's most useful technology services. Participants may drop-in any time between 11-2 for food, demos, and prizes. A light lunch and Locopops will be served.

Virtual Reality and 3D printing demos DO require registration. http://training.oit.duke.edu/reg.

Drop-in 30-minute workshops do NOT require registration.

11-11:30pm - Lastpass - Pass word management made easy

Smart Home 10th Anniversary

Celebrate 10 years of the physical embodiment of sustainability and clean technology at Duke, the Smart Home! We will have a day filled with activities to honor the Home and the students who have been involved in the organization.

General schedule of events:
12 - 1 PM: Lunch catered by Chef Kabui, with ingredients from the Campus Farm and Community Garden
1 - 1:30 PM: Cake cutting, piñata, and video of the history of the Smart Home
1:30 - 2 PM: Tours of the Smart Home
2 - 3 PM: Project Expo

We hope to see everyone there!

Internet of Things (IoT) Project Showcase

In 2017-18, the Duke Digital Initiative (a collaboration between OIT and Learning Innovation) gave away over 500 SparkFun Inventor's Kits for Photon Internet of Things (IoT) kits to students on campus to encourage open exploration of IoT technologies and maker approaches to problem solving. This event will showcase projects of students who created (or tried to create) something with their kits or using other IoT components. Prizes will be given to the best projects. All Duke students are invited to submit a project by 5:00PM on Thursday March 22 using the showcase submission form.

Shaking up Computer History: The Remarkable Story of Women Programming Pioneers

Join Kathy Kleiman, Historian and Internet Attorney, for a screening of her award-winning film, "The Computers." With 1940s movietone footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary traces the story of six remarkable women who taught themselves to program the ENIAC, the world's first all-electronic programmable computer, without books (as none existed) as part of a secret WWII program. While the program became world famous, the women were never recognized and were overlooked for decades.

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