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Bass Connections Seeks Proposals for New 2018-2019 Projects

September 05, 2017

Bass Connections, a university-wide initiative that facilitates interdisciplinary teams in exploring societal challenges, is calling for proposals from Duke faculty, graduate and professional students, post-docs, trainees and fellows for new project teams starting in summer 2018 or the 2018-2019 academic year.

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DGHI Welcomes Hundreds of New and Returning Students

August 29, 2017

As global health students and scholars wrap up their summer fieldwork and return to Duke from around the world, DGHI is welcoming a new class of 35 master’s degree students, four new doctoral scholars and more than 250 returning undergraduate majors and minors.

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DGHI Welcomes Newest Global Health Pathway Trainees

August 21, 2017

This year, five new trainees will join the Global Health Pathway for Residents and Fellows, administered by the Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health, a part of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).

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DGHI Celebrates Graduation of 60 Global Health Undergraduates

May 15, 2017

Last Friday, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) celebrated commencement with 60 global health undergraduates. Fifty-six of the graduates majored in global health and four graduates completed Program II studies in areas including global health. 

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Global Health Students and Faculty Honored with Awards

May 15, 2017

Each year, the Duke Global Health Institute honors outstanding students and faculty members with several awards. This year, as is commonly the case, the award conferring committees were hard-pressed to select winners, given the abundance of nominations for highly deserving candidates.

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Anthropology/Global Health Class Explores Durham Ghost Bikes

May 09, 2017

What are the relationships between body, health, mobility and urban environments? What happens when these connections are out of balance? And how do traffic and mobility—by vehicle or bicycle—fit into this equation? These are some of the questions undergraduate students creatively explored this spring in Duke Global Health Institute assistant professor Harris Solomon’s Anthropology and Global Health seminar.

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Duke and Makerere University Students Win Big at Big Ideas Competition

May 02, 2017

A team of students from Makerere University (MUK) in Kampala, Uganda, and Duke University have been working together for more than a year to develop a simple screening tool for preeclampsia in low-resource settings. Last week, the team won a total of $13,000 in funding through the Big Ideas competition.

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Student Research Shared, Awards Announced at Bass Connections Showcase

May 02, 2017

What do environmental health, energy consumption, art restoration, music therapy and concussions have in common? They’re all topics Duke undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members studied together over the past year as part of Bass Connections, an interdisciplinary research program that explores big, unanswered questions about major societal challenges.

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