Social Sciences

Redistricting and American Democracy

Join scholars, practitioners, and advocates virtually to take stock of the current legal and political landscape, preview the upcoming redistricting process in North Carolina and elsewhere, and discuss the path forward for redistricting reforms. This conference is an opportunity for Duke students, alumni, and other participants to get engaged in the fight for fairer maps in North Carolina and beyond.

From Anthropology to Business: Alternative Pathways Beyond the Academy A Conversation with Mackenzie Cramblitt and Christopher Daley

Cultural Anthropology presents

From Anthropology to Business: Alternative Pathways Beyond the Academy
A Conversation with Mackenzie Cramblitt and Christopher Daley

Monday, September 20, 2021
1:30pm

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https://duke.zoom.us/j/92289109832
Meeting ID: 922 8910 9832

Mackenzie Cramblit is a management consultant with a focus on organizational culture and change topics. She received her PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University in 2018

Regenerative Superfoods & the Amazon Bio-Economy

Please join us as Duke Brazil presents Regenerative Superfoods & the Amazon Bio-Economy with speaker Derek Gallo AB'98, CEO Awi Superfoods.

Awi Superfoods is a "food-for-good tech" with a mission to catalyze the Amazon bioeconomy through regenerative agroforestry and superfoods. The premise of this innovative project, originating from Marajó Island, Brazil, is that conscious eating is the first step towards a healthier life for you, society, and the planet. Q&A to follow presentation. Registration required

TIME: 5:30 ET/ 6:30 Sao Paulo Time

Virtual Fall Career Fair

Join us on Thursday, September 23 from 11:00am - 3:00pm EST to connect with employers across all industries. 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.

Please continue to check Handshake for an updated list of employer attendees and their corresponding schedules for 1-on-1 and/or group sessions.

The Crisis in Space: The Future of Space Diplomacy

Diplomacy is no longer confined to earthbound matters. Though space diplomacy is not new, the recent proliferation of countries and companies with access to low earth orbit (and beyond) has heightened the need for diplomacy that covers international programs and interactions beyond our atmosphere. Extraterrestrial issues that once encompassed an acute set of national security interests now extend to a multidisciplinary set of geopolitical and geoeconomics issues, all of which must be informed by sound science and technology analysis.

"Precision Approaches for Health Communication with Vulnerable and Underserved Populations"

Suzanne Bakken, RN, PhD, FAAN, FACMI, is the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Following doctoral study in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, she completed a National Library of Medicine postdoctoral fellowship in Medical Informatics at Stanford University. The goal of Dr. Bakken's program of research is to promote health and reduce health disparities in underserved populations through application of innovative informatics methods.

Virtues & Vocations Presents Nicki Washington: Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?

On May 25, Virtues & Vocations welcomes Duke University Computer Science Professor Nicki Washington to discuss the question, "Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?" This webinar is part of the Virtues & Vocations series Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community. There will be time for audience Q&A. Register: https://duke.zoom.us/webinar/register/1016185017456/WN_aupV0b-vQ-2-yYglt...

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