Humanities

Transforming Your CV to a Resume

Non-academic employers typically request that applicants provide a focused 1-2 page resume instead of a more comprehensive CV. What are the essential accomplishments to include in a resume? How do you identify the relevant qualifications that highlight the best of what you have to offer? In this workshop you'll learn how to convert your CV into a focused, tailored resume that creates a compelling depiction of your significant skills and experiences.

Duke Virtual Fall Career Fair

Join us to connect with employers across all industries including, but not limited to, business, technology, engineering, education, and government. The fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to meet and discuss the organization, interests, and any available or upcoming full-time jobs/internships.
Thanks to our sponsor: Flow Traders

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Virtual Research Town Hall: The Impact of COVID 19 on Research at Duke

Join us for an open discussion on how conducting research is affected by the COVID 19 Pandemic and the multiple pressures on researchers and administrators.

Attending this event fulfills the Responsible Conduct of Research Requirement for Faculty and Staff, RCR-200.

Registration is required:
http://duke.is/uAy3Qt

Registrants will receive Zoom event information by email.

Understanding Duke Finances for Faculty Session II: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Financial Model of Duke University

Do you have questions about how Duke University's budget works, about its sources of revenue, how it pays for its extensive operations at all levels of the university and how it deals with financial challenges such as those posed by COVID-19? To get a better understanding of Duke's finances and to hear answers to these and related questions, faculty are invited to two sessions about Duke finances with Tim Walsh, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer.

ONLINE Book Talk: Rachel Lance, Author of "In the Waves," on Solving the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine

On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic outside Charleston harbor. Within a matter of hours, the Union ship's stern was blown open in a spray of wood planks. The explosion sank the ship, killing many of its crew. And the submarine, the first ever to be successful in combat, disappeared without a trace.

Get a Free Durham Library Card

Duke students, faculty, and staff can get free access to tons of digital and print content that the public library offers but that Duke's libraries don't! Drop by our table and sign up. It's quick, easy, and free!

The Durham County Library will have a registration table in Perkins Library on West Campus, in the lobby in front of the entrance to the Perk Cafe (Von Der Heyden Pavilion).

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POSTPONED - Beyond the manuscript: Sharing humanistic "data" in the digital age

When do digitized or born digital research materials become "data"? From images to maps to text corpora to historical records, humanists work with and create various types of materials as part of their research. Across disciplines, there are increasing discussions surrounding the merits, challenges, and ethics of sharing one's research in order to support new scholarship, facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations, and increase transparency. How does humanities research challenge efforts and assumptions around sharing data?

Canceled : Listen To Your Gut: Engaging the Public with Science and Sound

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!

Open Session with Architects of the Lilly Library Renovation

As you might have heard, Lilly Library is scheduled to be renovated and expanded over the next two years, starting in summer 2020. Construction is expected to last two years.

Curious to know more about the Lilly Project? We'll be hosting a public open session with architects from the firm Dewing Schmid Kearns, who will share previews of the building plans and renderings, walk you through the changes in store, and answer your questions.

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