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Judy Woodruff with Camille Jackson on Women in Media

Join the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture for an evening with award-winning journalist Judy Woodruff, WC '68, who recently donated her papers to the Bingham Center. Woodruff is the co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has been reporting U.S. political news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC, and PBS. She is a founding co-chair of the International Women's Media Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging women in communication in

Public Event — March 2, 2015


Zotero workshop

Tue, Mar 3, 2015: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Zotero is a citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations. If you have a laptop, p

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — March 3, 2015


SSRI~ Workshop:Data and Study Documentation

This workshop offers an overview of the elements of data documentation, from a research project's inception to the dissemination and archiving of data. Effective data management is a key element in the success of almost any social science research project, and maintaining thorough, detailed documentation is a vital part of the data management process. The workshop will examine the types of information that should be documented, the different forms documentation can take, and the varying and diff

Public Event — March 3, 2015


Making North Carolina Competitive in the Global Economy

What does it mean to ┬┐Think Globally, Act Locally┬┐ when it comes to education here in Durham and across North Carolina? Professor Gary Gereffi will discuss the research his Bass Connections team is doing to study how we should be developing the workforce of the future, and how you can join the project.

Public Event — March 3, 2015


CIT Office Hours

Wed, Mar 4, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avail

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — March 4, 2015


Digital Dickens Notes: Form and Formation

Wed, Mar 4, 2015: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Edge: Digital Studio Dr. Anna Gibson (Duquesne University) will describe how her Digital Dickens Notes Project hopes to create an interactive and fluid edition of Charles Dickens’s working notes for his novels that can demonstrate and facilitate a mode of reading serial novel form with attention to process—to formation. The project is in its early stages of

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — March 4, 2015


The Activists' Playbook: From SNCC to Selma to the New Civil Rights Movement

Panel discussion with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) veterans Judy Richardson and Charlie Cobb, local activist Cynthia Brown, and two young Durham activists. The event will celebrate the formal launch of the "One Person, One Vote" website (onevotesncc.org), which tells the story of how SNCC's commitment to community organizing forged a movement for voting rights made up of thousands of local people. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

Public Event — March 4, 2015


DVS Workshop: Historical GIS

Thu, Mar 5, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) This class will show some ways that ArcGIS can be used for the analysis and visuali

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — March 5, 2015


Using WordPress in Your Course

Thu, Mar 5, 2015: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Whether you are an intermediate or beginning user of WordPress, come discover new ideas for teaching with Duke's online blogging tool, Sites@Duke (WordPress). Topics in the session include use of tags and categories for organization, when and why to use posts or pages, how to allow students to create projects through subsites,

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — March 5, 2015


VFF: Innovative Graphical Communication: Visualizing Scientific and Engineering Data

With the growing amount of data available at our fingertips, effective and efficient scientific visualization is becoming increasingly important in modern society. How we display data in reports, presentations, and publications and communicate our science to the public through visuals is now a more crucial skill than ever. In this presentation we will discuss what makes an effective figure or graphic, as well as how this changes depending on the type of data being visualized and the audience/pur

Public Event — March 6, 2015


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