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Apr 05, 2017

PhD students Hyeyoung "Kate" Park and Kaboni Gondwe were selected to present at the Fifth Annual Duke GradX talks hosted by the Society of Duke Fellows and Duke Graduate School. Students share their research in a fast-paced and engaging format inspired by TED and TEDx talks. Rather than...

Mar 31, 2017

PhD students Rachel Hirschey, Lisa Mansfield, Zhao Ni, Jing Wang, and Ethan Cicero joined UNC Chapel Hill PhD students for the annual UNC-Duke PhD Faculty & Student Networking Event. The TED-style event was held at The Carolina Club in Chapel Hill.

The DUSON presentations included:...

Mar 21, 2017

Deb Brandon was recently featured in two Duke Graduate School video segments. Brandon is a 2017 Duke Graduate School recipient of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring.

In the first video entitled "Passion Over Publications," Brandon discusses why she prizes passion more than...

Mar 16, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu recently presented at the American Heart Association EPI | Lifestyle 2017 Scientific Sessions on "An Initial Evaluation of the Impact of Pokemon Go on Physical Activity." The presentation is based on a study she co-authored with Ying Xian, Haolin Xu, Li Liang, Adrian F....

Mar 10, 2017

PhD student Hanzhang Xu was recently featured in an article entitled "Remember when Pokemon Go was a thing? It actually got people walking" in the News & Observer. The article is connected to Xu's research study that suggests the game might have had a health benefit for doing just that. In...

Mar 09, 2017

PhD student Zhao Ni received the Duke Graduate School International Dissertation Research Travel Award in the amount of $2,600. The award provides funding for PhD students to travel outside of the United States in order to conduct pre-dissertation or dissertation research.

Feb 22, 2017

PhD student Jing Wang recently received the Duke Graduate School International Dissertation Research Travel Award in the amount of $2,000. The award provides funding for PhD students to travel outside of the United States in order to conduct pre-dissertation or dissertation research.

Feb 16, 2017

PhD student Kaboni Gondwe was recently featured in a Duke Graduate School article entitled "An Opportunity for Collaboration and Growth in Nursing: Student TED Talks at the Annual Duke-UNC Networking Dinner." In the article, Gondwe recounts the process she and fellow PhD student Rose Mary Xavier...

Feb 03, 2017

Marion E. Broome was a co-presenter for a plenary session at the research-focused doctorate pre-conference at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference in San Diego, CA. The talk was entitled "The Future of Nursing Science."

 

Feb 03, 2017

PhD student Ethan Cicero published an article entitled "Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students" in the Journal of School of Nursing. The article is co-authored with Linda M. Wesp, RN, MSN, NP-C, for the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin.

Abstract: ...

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