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Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: Health Care For Kenyan Women

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:21pm
John Emami, a recent graduate of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, describes his summer working with Jacaranda Health in Nairobi, Kenya. It’s among many social entrepreneurship efforts being carried worldwide by Duke students, faculty and alumni. The video is part of a special Duke Today series on “Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit.” More info: http://jacarandahealth.org From a health clinic in Kenya to a startup company in a Durham basement, members of the Duke University community are putting new ideas into action. See the whole multimedia package at http://bit.ly/DukeEweek2014 . More videos on Duke's Entrepreneurial Spirit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIYFiIPgJM4IHWAJAmIIFvTQ Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: Health Care For Kenyan Women

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:59am
John Emami, a recent graduate of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, describes his summer working with Jacaranda Health in Nairobi, Kenya. It’s among many social entrepreneurship efforts being carried worldwide by Duke students, faculty and alumni. The video is part of a special Duke Today series on “Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit.” More info: http://jacarandahealth.org From a health clinic in Kenya to a startup company in a Durham basement, members of the Duke University community are putting new ideas into action. See the whole multimedia package at http://bit.ly/DukeEweek2014 . More videos on Duke's Entrepreneurial Spirit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIYFiIPgJM4IHWAJAmIIFvTQ Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: 2014 Duke in Silicon Valley

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:58am
Duke University students in the summer Duke in Silicon Valley program learned about entrepreneurship in the classroom and during visits to Google, Apple, Netflix and other companies. 2014 Duke in Silicon Valley students produced this video describing their experience. It’s part of a special Duke Today series on “Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit.” More info: http://dukesiliconvalley.wordpress.com From a health clinic in Kenya to a startup company in a Durham basement, members of the Duke University community are putting new ideas into action. See the whole multimedia package at http://bit.ly/DukeEweek2014 . More videos on Duke's Entrepreneurial Spirit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIYFiIPgJM4IHWAJAmIIFvTQ Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: Arts and Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:57am
Lights. Camera. Business! Duke University undergraduates in the Duke in Chicago program spent their summer learning how the arts and entrepreneurship can come together to make the arts more vital. One of the students, Rence Nemeh, tells their story in this fun video. It’s part of a special Duke Today series on “Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit.” From a health clinic in Kenya to a startup company in a Durham basement, members of the Duke University community are putting new ideas into action. See the whole multimedia package at http://bit.ly/DukeEweek2014 . More videos on Duke's Entrepreneurial Spirit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIYFiIPgJM4IHWAJAmIIFvTQ Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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David Rubenstein on Entrepreneurship at Duke

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:56am
David Rubenstein, the chair of Duke University’s board of trustees, explains why the university is so interested in innovation and entrepreneurship – and what it hopes to accomplish through its growing campus-wide initiative. The video is part of a special Duke Today series on “Duke’s Entrepreneurial Spirit.” More info: http://entrepreneurship.duke.edu From a health clinic in Kenya to a startup company in a Durham basement, members of the Duke University community are putting new ideas into action. See the whole multimedia package at http://bit.ly/DukeEweek2014 . More videos on Duke's Entrepreneurial Spirit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIYFiIPgJM4IHWAJAmIIFvTQ Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke University's Mark Chaves on the National Congregations Study

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:54am
Duke University professor Mark Chaves, director of the National Congregations Study, explains trends in congregation size, acceptance of gay and lesbian members, diversity in churches and informality in worship. For more on the National Congregations Study, read the story on Duke Today: http://today.duke.edu/2014/09/religionstudy Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Baboon Friendships; 1,000th Heart Transplant

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:00am
Welcome to the Week at Duke University in 60 Seconds. Duke senior Ashley Qian has created a software program that allows local homeless shelters to keep up-to-date records and improve client outreach. The new software will be beta tested at Urban Ministries of Durham. http://exitevent.com/passion-and-purpose-duke-senior-creates-software-for-homeless-shelters-1493.asp Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of this year’s summer reading book, Americanah, spoke to the freshman class and members of the Duke community last week. She fielded questions from an enthusiastic audience. http://today.duke.edu/2014/09/adichie Sunday, Duke Medicine broke the world record for most heart transplant recipients in one place! The reunion for Duke heart transplant recipients was also a celebration of Duke’s 1,000th heart transplant. http://today.duke.edu/2014/09/heartreunion Finally, Duke researchers have found that female baboons that interact socially with male baboons live longer than those that don’t. This is the first study to show that opposite-sex friendships can have similar effects as same-sex friendships on animal health and survival. http://today.duke.edu/2014/09/baboonbuddies For more Duke News every day visit Duke Today. http://today.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Duke University, featuring Sydney Speizman '17, Harmony Zhang '16
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What happened at Duke University this summer?

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:01am
You missed some GREAT stuff while you were a way from Duke University this summer! Here's just a sample of what your fellow students were up to. See more summer videos on our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIb-5fdmwX9uLABIpuWgsL3P Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Queering Duke History; #Ferguson

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:00am
Welcome to the Week at Duke University -- in 60 Seconds. Perkins Library unveiled a new exhibit this week, highlighting the history of LGBTQ at Duke. The grand opening is September 25th … but you can see it now in the Perkins Library Gallery. http://blogs.library.duke.edu/blog/2014/08/22/new-exhibit-queering-duke-history-understanding-lgbtq-experience-duke-beyond/ Monday evening, Duke faculty held a town hall forum on the shooting and protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Faculty shared their perspectives and took questions from an audience of more than 300 people. http://today.duke.edu/2014/09/fergusontownhall Duke researchers have found that orphaned children in institutions overseas can be as physically and emotionally healthy as those in family-care. This research challenges the view that institutional care results in negative effects on children. http://today.duke.edu/2014/08/whettenorphans Finally, Duke University and Health System have been named by Carolina Parent as a top family-friendly place to work -- for the 14th consecutive year. Go Duke! http://today.duke.edu/2014/08/familyfriendly For more Duke News every day, visit Duke Today. http://today.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Duke University, featuring Lawrence Nemeh '15
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The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Welcome Back; Fungus Discovered; Football

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:00am
Welcome to the Week at Duke University in 60 Seconds. Welcome back, Dukies! It’s the first week of classes here at Duke. The last 10 days has seen the arrival of the Class of 2018 and a Forever Duke block party. http://today.duke.edu/2014/08/moveinday14 Duke Kunshan University is also in its first week—EVER. Last week, the convocation ceremony officially marked its opening. The program featured Chinese and American cultural and academic traditions. http://dku.edu.cn/en/convocation-ceremony-marks-official-opening-duke-kunshan-university Duke researchers, with the help of a 13-year-old girl, have discovered that a strain of fungus deadly to HIV/AIDS patients actually grows on trees. The girl sent samples from her science project to Duke for DNA sequencing and the specimens matched those from infected patients. http://today.duke.edu/2014/08/cryptospores Finally, Duke football “kicks off” its season with a game against Elon Saturday. The football team is coming off its most successful season in decades. Go Blue Devils! http://goduke.com For more Duke News every day visit Duke Today. http://today.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Duke University, featuring Lawrence Nemeh '15
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Role for Calcium in Pain Signaling

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:56am
Duke researchers have made a surprising discovery in worms about the role of calcium in pain signaling. They have built a structural model of the molecule that allows calcium ions to pass into a neuron, triggering a signal of pain. These discoveries may help direct new strategies to treat pain in people.
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Class of 2018 Photo on East Campus

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:57pm
On Wednesday evening (weather permitting) students convened on the East Campus quad for the annual class photo. The students spelled out "2018" for this longstanding tradition. The event was covered live on a Google Hangout On Air.
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Welcome to Duke University!

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:05pm
Welcome to Duke University, Class of 2018! As you're arriving on campus, we pulled together a playlist of videos that will be helpful for you. Check them out on the playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYZhPUaJyXIZ0dOX5EFQg2pV_eCTrp_Xp
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#DukeSummer Photos from the Duke University Community

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:16pm
Duke University students and staff share their favorite #DukeSummer photos from around the world! More at http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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#DukeSummer Photos from the Duke University Community

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:26pm
Duke University students and staff share their favorite #DukeSummer photos from around the world! More at http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity
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Duke University students compete in Shell Eco-marathon

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:06pm
Duke University students learn by doing. Over the course of the 2013-2014 school year, ten Duke Engineering students analyzed, designed, simulated, tested and finally manufactured an incredibly efficient battery powered vehicle. They enjoyed a 38% increase in miles per kilowatt over the previous year's vehicle. Learn more about the Shell Eco-marathon: http://www.shell.com/global/environment-society/ecomarathon/about.html Learn more about Engineering at Duke: http://www.pratt.duke.edu Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Production assistance from Bernatta Palmer
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The Duke University Fudan Experience

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:30am
Duke University sophomore Eitan Tye takes you along on his class trip to Fudan in Shanghai, China, where he saw the sights, met with students, and experienced Chinese culture. More information: http://sociology.duke.edu http://asianmideast.duke.edu http://dku.edu.cn Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Filming by Eitan Tye Production assistance from Bernatta Palmer
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Duke University Vine Video Compilation

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:30am
It's been a summer of Vine over on Duke University's Vine account. Check out this compilation of some of our fun ones, and see more at https://vine.co/DukeU . Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Bernatta Palmer
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John Hanks provides live accompaniment for American Dance Festival at Duke University

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:30am
John Hanks, Staff Associate with the Duke Dance Program, provides live accompaniment for American Dance Festival classes at Duke University, whether the dancers need a slow warm-up piece, a waltz, or a "full-tilt boogie." He's an improvisational one-man band! More information: http://americandancefestival.org Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Production assistance from Bernatta Palmer
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CDF Freedom School at Duke University

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:40am
The Children's Defense Fund Freedom School is operating at Duke University this summer. See the full story at http://today.duke.edu/2014/07/freedomschool . More information: http://childrensdefense.org Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagram: http://instagram.com/dukeuniversity Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dukeuniversity Produced by Bernatta Palmer
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