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This past October, for Family Weekend, undergraduate students and their family members were invited to a dinner at the International House to share with the global community of Duke parents.

November 14, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students Arriving on Campus

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students

George A. Truskey

August 10, 2017

Truskey Reappointed as Senior Associate Dean for Duke Engineering

George A. Truskey has been reappointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering for a four-year term, serving through June 30, 2021. In this role, Truskey provides overarching leadership for research advancement and space planning at Pratt, while leading additional strategic [...]

Duke undergraduates Ankit Rastogi (L) and Zui Dighe (R), the North American finalists in Schneider Electric's 2017 Go Green in the City case competition, will head to Paris in October for the international finals.

August 09, 2017

Student Team’s Success in Energy Case Competition is Powered By the Unique Duke Experience

A Duke University undergraduate team has taken top honors in the North American division of Schneider Electric’s 2017 Go Green in the City case competition

microbot origami

August 07, 2017

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes assembled and pre-programmed by magnetic fields capture and transport single cells

Zehra Parlak looks at her proof-of-principle point-of-care diagnostic device, the foundation of her startup company called Qatch

August 01, 2017

Startup Aims to “Qatch” Blood Coagulation Data

Platform could extend to detecting biomarkers for disease diagnosis

Ken Gall, chair of the department of mechanical engineering and materials science and co-founder of Vertera Spine

July 31, 2017

Vertera Spine Announces FDA Clearance of COALESCE™ porous PEEK Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device

Company co-founded by MEMS Chair Ken Gall announces clearance for a new biomedical spinal fusion device

A model system of a fungal spore and the water droplets that disperse them

July 26, 2017

Fungal Spores Harness Physics to Launch Themselves

Evolution has shaped fungal spores to aim and power their launch with merging water droplets

Tony Jun Huang

July 24, 2017

Huang Wins Analytical Chemistry 2017 Young Innovator Award

Award recognizes contributions demonstrating exceptional technical advancement and innovation in the field of micro- or nanofluidics

Yilun Zhou works with the team’s picking robot at last year's Amazon Picking Challenge in Leipzig, Germany

July 17, 2017

Duke Students Create Robot for Amazon Challenge

Team heading to Japan for international competition of robotics experts

MEMS PhD student Zhiping Mao became Chair of the SAC at ASME

June 30, 2017

Mao Begins Leadership Role at the ASME

MEMS PhD student Zhiping Mao became the chair of the Student Advisory Committee at ASME in July

Mitchell Berger (left) with Regis Kopper (right)

June 27, 2017

Duke Engineers’ Virtual Reality App Wins IGNITE NC Reverse Pitch Competition

App promises key features for sharing educational virtual reality experiences

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