Crowd Funding & Crowd Sourcing for Conservation & Development

Everything you wanted to know about harnessing the power of the crowd to fund and solve the world s grand challenges in conservation & development.This discussion will be moderated by Alex Dehgan, a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke, and the former Chief Scientist at the US Agency for International Development. This discussion is open to all students, faculty, and staff.

Crowd Funding Workshop

Crowd funding is democratizing how we may raise money for new ventures and social enterprises and provides a market test that can unlock additional investment. This is a chance to learn everything you wanted to know about crowd funding: How to run a campaign,crowd funding rules, and the secret of being successful with Evan Cohen of Indiegogo.This workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff and will be held in the Leaman Classroom at the Fuqua School of Business.

Scholarly Publishing in the Humanities: New Models of Access, Governance, and Sustainability

Through the economic and structural reconfiguration made possible by the Internet, the potential for new modes of publishing scholarship have emerged. However, there has also been much alarm in the humanities disciplines, in particular, at the proposed changes to economic models that could underwrite transitions to new models of publishing, such as open access. In this talk, Dr.

Global Brazil Conference

The Duke Brazil Initiative and Global Brazil Humanities Lab of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute are pleased to announce the program for the first annual Global Brazil Conference to be held from March 26-28, 2015. Global Brazil is an opportunity for humanists, social scientists, and scientists to create a network open to members of the local community, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty who are interested in Brazil. For a complete listing of events, including discussions and performances, please visit the Global Brazil Humanities Lab website.

Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health

Join SEAD for an exciting and inspiring dialogue at the 2015 Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health on Friday, March 20th, from 3:00-5:45pm at the Fuqua School of Business. The Symposium will highlight important lessons and insights from 25 remarkable global health social entrepreneurs who are transforming health care in India, East Africa, and beyond. From technology to health services, these entrepreneurs will inspire us through a keynote presentation, panel discussions, and a structured networking session, reflecting upon their work.

ASCE Professional Engineers Panel

Meet and connect with representatives from 9 professional firms to learn more about civil engineering professions in construction management, architecture, environmental consulting, transportation, water/wastewater design, geotechnical, and structural engineering. This is a come as you are event, so join us after class, lab or practice!

Rescheduled: Building a Career in Entrepreneurship and Medical Device Research with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence Dr. Chris Cheng '98 [Registration Required]

Come hear from a Duke alumnus who has built a career in research and entrepreneurship in the medical device industry!Dr. Christopher Cheng earned his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at Duke. He then received his Master's and Ph.D. in Biomechanics at Stanford University. Dr. Cheng is currently CEO of Koli, Inc., an early-stage medical device company developing a definitive percutaneous solution to gallstone disease. Dr.

Tech Expo 2015 - Call for Proposals Now Open (Due Feb. 24th)

This is the announcement you've been waiting for! As IT people, we connect staff to information and to each other, empower them to work to their potential, and inspire them to achieve more than they ever have before. And Tech Expo is the place where we connect with other IT people, empower ourselves to improve our service offerings, and inspire each other to reach new heights.

POSTPONED due to weather: Distributing Your Videos

This will be rescheduled. You know what you want to do with videos, and you've created them. Now how the heck do you get them to the people who need to or want to see them? Come to this session to find out about options for distributing videos to Duke classes, to the public, to groups of people you designate, and more! Included among the options are Warpwire (used from Sakai or on its own) which is as easy to use as YouTube but with the added ability to easily secure videos (and collections of videos) using Duke NetIDs and groups (such as course groups).

METABODY -- Embodied media as response to global surveillance culture

Metabody is a European project that attempts to redefine the body in Media in less simplistic ways than is usual in current information technologies, thus counteracting technology s increasing tendency to dampen differences by reducing bodies and movements to prescribed forms in current surveillance culture. Our proposal is a reversal of cybernetics that highlights the indeterminacy of embodied expressions as a key factor for a sustainable society. This foregrounds the need for a new ethics, which we may call metamedia and biomedia ethics.