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One of Duke’s first African American graduate students, two Duke professors named Black Leaders in STEM by NC governor

(03/16/22 4:16am)

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper partnered with the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission to honor a number of Black North Carolinians who have made significant contributions to STEM fields. Among them are one of Duke’s first African American graduate students Ida Stephens Owens, Graduate School ‘67; Shaundra Daily, professor of the practice of electrical and computer engineering; and Nicki Washington, professor of the practice of computer science. 



Live music, book signings and Thanksgiving dinners: Duke’s Faculty-in-Residence Program offers more than just support

(10/21/21 2:39am)

The fall semester can be a challenging time for first-years as they search for their academic and social niches, but faculty-in-residence can help guide students through this transition period.