Format: Interactive (small and large group dialogues). Session will explore micro-aggression disparities in the workspace. This includes offering definitions and examples associated with unpacking a case-study related to interpreting the presence of unintended implicit associations. This seminar is for faculty and staff. Registration required.
Stop by the DiVE to get immersed! Whether you are new to Virtual Reality or want to explore a specific VR application, you are welcome to participate in a FREE group tour (15 - 20 minutes) at the weekly DiVE Open House. Open to all. First come, first served. Location: Fitzpatrick CIEMAS room 1617A.
Sponsored by the Center for In Vivo Microscopy. Brain researchers need maps and coordinate systems to navigate the brain and communicate their observations. Most scientists studying relationships between the human brain and neurologic diseases, or animal models of these diseases, use Dr. Paxinos maps, atlases, and concepts of brain organization. One of his >45 books, Paxinos & Watson The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates is the 3rd most-cited book in science.
In the coming years, the world faces many remarkable changes: the big data revolution, climate change, population growth and shifts, infrastructure and electric power system upgrades, and a new mix of resources underpinning economic prosperity.
Are you interested in how (or whether) virtual reality might be used at Duke for teaching and learning? Have you tried the Oculus Rift? Google Cardboard? Samsung Gear VR? This is the first of what we hope will be an ongoing series of informal lunches to talk about teaching and learning with VR. Bring questions, concerns, ideas, favorite educational VR apps to share with a like-minded community. No registration or RSVP is necessary. (You're responsible for your own meal.) Look for a sign on a table that says "Virtual Reality in Teaching and Learning" to know where to sit.
Join us in welcoming Ms. Lana Moriarty, Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Ms. Moriarty will present on recent efforts to get consumers and patients engaged in their healthcare through digital health. Dr. Gary Bennett will moderate a Q&A. Reception to follow. Location: Sixth Floor, Trent Semans Center.
This roundtable will focus on the use of social media for patient engagement in education, advocacy, research, support, and health management. Panelists include:Deborah Jenson, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, ModeratorLauren Stiles, President, , Dysautonomia International Jared Heyman, Founder, CrowdMedEmily Cardwell, Founder, Facebook Groups Once a Nurse and Hyperadrenergic POTS Support Group"John Stamler, member, Board of Directors, former Executive Director, Ben s Friends
Join us for a conversation with Rust author, Jonathan Waldman, and filmmaker and editor Erin Espelie on Wednesday, April 8 at noon in 011 Old Chem. A light lunch will be served.About Rust: The Longest War: It has been called the great destroyer and the evil. The Pentagon refers to it as the pervasive menace. It destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires, and nearly brought down the Statue of Liberty.
Bring your best and most innovative idea proposal to be judged by a panel of professors and professionals! Whoever's proposal is judged to be most innovative and practical wins a prize courtesy of AT&T. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: Schiciano B
Interested in environmental entrepreneurship? Attend the networking session of DukeENVENT for entrepreneurs who share an interest in addressing environmental problems. Students, faculty, staff, and triangle venture community members are invited. Please RSVP at https://eventbrite.com/event/16306897369/