Seminar Series 501: Industrial Advisory Board Panel

Members of the MEM Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Panel will share insights into networking, identifying what companies look for in new hires, and working in their industries. The IAB is comprised of representatives from a variety of industry sectors, including alumni, and enhances the MEM program's future vision and development. The board fosters excellence about curriculum review, job placement, internships, industry relations, and entrepreneurial activities. To be relevant in today's global market, this assessment is vital to the success of the MEM Program.

WORKSHOP: TechAtlas from RA Capital

TechAtlas: Put tech into scientific & commercial context to create intricate competitive landscape mapsHow does a biotechnology fund manager with the flexibility to invest in any kind or stage of healthcare innovation decide what to invest in?Using competitive maps our team determines which companies should develop which technologies for which indications to create the most value.If you are a researcher or executive, RA Capital's methodology may help you decide:which direction to go andhow to attract funding to your work byhelping us and other investors find their way to you.TechAt

Simulation-based Education in South Korea

Come learn about Simulation based education in South Korea. Our presenter is visiting scholar, Sang Suk Kim, PhD, former Associate Professor at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Kim has been evaluating debriefing methods of simulation practice for Korean nursing students. This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP is required. Email your intent to SONGlobalhealth@dm.duke.edu.

Please feel free to bring your lunch. Beverage and dessert will be provided.

Africa Forecast: The Inaugural AI-DAGPSA Conference

Join the Duke Africa Initiative and Duke African Graduate and Professional Students Association for their inaugural conference, Africa Forecast: A focus on current ventures and their future impact on Africa. The conference will feature presentations from graduate and postdoctoral students from Triangle-area universities focusing on health, environmental sustainability, and policy and innovation on the African continent. Additionally, poster presentations from undergraduate and graduate students will highlight a wide variety of African-focused research.

Women in IT: No Lines for the Loo

In 1984, women represented 37% of computer science graduates, according to Girls Who Code. Today, women make up just 18% of those graduates. By 2020, there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings in America, but US universities are only expected to produce enough qualified graduates to fill 29% of those openings, according to the US Department of Labor. The future is ripe for women interested in careers in tech. Please join Cathy Hubbs, Chief Information Security Officer at American University, as she shares her story.

Academic Innovation and the Compassionate Public Square

James DeVaney, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan, will describe the story of the University of Michigan's "Teach-Outs," short, just-in-time learning opportunities that allow people across the world to engage with experts on various topics of national and international interest, for example "Hurricanes: What's Next?" Modeled on the Teach-Ins of the 1960s, which physically brought people to campus for a short-term, intensive educational experience on a timely topic, Teach-Outs take advantage of current technology to enga

2017 I&E Certificate E-Porfolio Fair

There are 29 students who will have completed the Certificate between Fall 2017-Spring 2018, and they will be there that day sharing their e-portfolios. It's sort of research symposium style - we'll have high-top tables where they'll be stationed, and guests can walk around and talk to the students and hear about their time in the Certificate. Guests can come and go as they please. We will be doing a raffle for some Amazon gift cards, too - Duke students who visit at least 10 tables will be eligible to win! There will also be light refreshments provided.

TAMID Presents: Wayne Kimmel- Entrepreneurship, Networking, and Developing Mutually Beneficial Relationships

TAMID @ Duke Presents Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner from SeventySix Capital.Wayne is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, tireless networker, and the author of Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel. He will be speaking to students about how to network your way to success, become a successful entrepreneur, change the world by developing relationships and helping others, and more!Philadelphia Magazine named Wayne a Top Innovator.