Oct 06
Mike Merson and Ed Balleisen

Join us for a conversation with Mike Merson, founding director of the Duke Global Health Institute. Ed Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will interview Dr. Merson about his experiences guiding a vibrant Duke institute from its launch through its first ten years.

Oct 11
Cathy N. Davidson, CUNY Graduate Center

In her latest book, educational innovator Cathy N. Davidson (Duke's former Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies) argues that the American university is stuck in the past--and shows how we can revolutionize it to prepare students for our age of constant change.

Nov 05

Highlights include the ninth annual Duke University Energy Conference (Nov. 8), Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition (Nov. 7), Energy Startup Demo Day (Nov. 9) and career development events for Duke students.

Nov 17

This workshop is part of the FHI Humanities Futures grant exploring future trajectories of humanities disciplines in the wake of the interdisciplinary developments of recent decades.

Jan 18
Edward Balleisen

Capitalism depends on trust, and so always creates opportunities for economic deception. As a result of America’s embrace of innovation and openness to the slick sell, the avenues for duplicity have been especially broad in the modern United States.

Apr 18

The second annual showcase event will feature talks, posters, awards and a reception. Come learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, grad students, undergrads and community partners have accomplished this year.