Utilities

Archive Opening and Lecture with John Palfrey

Join the Duke University Libraries as we celebrate the opening of the Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Archive with a special lecture featuring educator and technology expert John Palfrey, distinguished authority on education and technology and author of "BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google" (Basic Books, 2015). Palfrey is the Head of School at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He is also a faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

Crowd-Sourced Data for Comparative Politics: Lessons from the Indian Water Sector

In much of the developing world, states fail to collect accurate information on social and political phenomena such as protest activity, the extent and reach of public services, and corruption. Crowd-sourced data-data sourced electronically from disparate individuals or groups-now offers researchers new information on such processes. Alison Post, assistant professor at the University of California-Berkeley, will speak at Duke University on "Crowd-Sourced Data for Comparative Politics: Lessons from the Indian Water Sector" 10-11:30 a.m. April 1.

Women in STEM: Lunch and Conversation with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence, Caroline Reda, VP of GE Power, North America [Registration required]

Caroline is the Vice President, North America Region, for Power Services, a $15 billion organization within GE Power. The largest industrial services business in GE, Power Services and its affiliates have approximately 25,000 employees in more than 150 countries globally with more than 130 years of knowledge and expertise in building, servicing and upgrading power generation systems.

Small Group 3: Discussion with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence Caroline Reda, Vice President of GE Power, North America [Registration required]

Attend this small group session to learn about careers in engineering and energy. Ask the questions you want to get the answers you need.*To learn more about Caroline and to register for this event, click More Information below.

Just-In-Time Career Fair

The Just-In-Time Career Fair is specifically designed for students seeking summer internships and full-time positions after graduation. Duke will be hosting employers across various disciplines including health, technology, energy, and areas of expertise in between! Any student who may not have locked in an internship or full-time position should attend to meet with employers.

Lunch with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence Isa Watson, CEO of Envested [Registration required]

Sit down and have lunch with Isa Watson, CEO of Envested! Isa is an expert in big data, analytics, entrepreneurship and technology. Ask the questions you want to get the answers you need!*Register by clicking More Information below.More about Isa Watson:Isa is the Founder and CEO of Envested, a philanthropic platform that is targeted to the millennials. Prior to launching Envested, Isa was a Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at JPMorgan Chase where she led a number of strategic initiatives across various divisions of the firm.

Zika Innovation Challenge: Finalist Presentations

The Zika Innovation Challenge aims to contribute tangible ideas and actionable solutions that might mitigate the challenges related to the Zika epidemic in the Americas, and global health security at large. Ideas and solutions for the Zika Innovation Challenge should address one of three major focus areas, and each team can determine the focus area on which they will work. It is notable that these ideas may also be relevant and applicable to other epidemics and outbreaks that threaten our global health security.

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