Date & Time
Dec
11
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location
The Fuqua School of Business, McClendon Auditorium

Do you have an idea for a startup, or have you identified an urgent problem you want to solve? Are you looking to connect and partner with other students across Duke? Present your idea, find teams, and explore many of the entrepreneurship programs at Duke. 

Present your Startup Idea or Problem Area of Interest to match with teammates. Students can also just attend and join...

Date & Time
Dec
06
Friday, Dec 06, 2019 - 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location
Durham Central Park (501 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701)
DCC: Climate strike

Student group Duke Climate Coalition is striking to demand a Green New Deal. They will meet at Durham Central Park at 12:30 p.m. from there, participants will march downtown. There will be speakers outlining what a Green New Deal future could look like. Duke Climate Coalition is fighting for a Green New Deal because they want to stop climate change and...

Date & Time
Dec
06
Friday, Dec 06, 2019 - 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Location
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington DC
Energy Data Analytics Seminar

Achieving universal access to reliable electricity is crucial to improving broader development outcomes. The absence of consistent, reliable, and up-to-date data on energy services and outcomes prevents timely and effective decision-making on critical matters of policy and investment. Data analytics and machine learning offer great promise in data-poor environments for identifying existing...

Date & Time
Dec
04
Wednesday, Dec 04, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location
Penn Pavilion
EnviroBLOWOUT

The End of Semester Enviro-Blow out is designed to engage the environmental community at Duke — students, faculty, and staff — by providing an opportunity for everyone to network and socialize in an eco-focused space prior to final exams. It will feature tabling by environmental and cultural groups and departments, arts and crafts, pancake art, henna, a photobooth, a Sustainable Duke thrift...

Date & Time
Dec
03
Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location
Carpenter Room (Rubenstein 249)
Ghosts of Fukushima

In 2016, the miraculous film Grüsse aus Fukushima was released in Germany and appeared at various international film festivals. It expresses the essence of anxiety and hope seen in ordinary people’s everyday lives around Fukushima Nuclear Plant no. 1 through the dramatic story of conflict and sympathy between an old Geisha woman and a young German girl. They will analyze how they reflect...

Date & Time
Nov
23
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location
Smart Home (1402 Faber Street)
Open House

Interested in the Home Depot SmartHome at Duke University? Sign up to take a tour! Tours will start in front of the Smart Home (1402 Faber Street), where street parking is available. They are held rain or shine! On the tour, we can show you what the future of residential technology looks like. Everything from energy, with solar thermal water heating, solar photovoltaics, and variable frequency...

Date & Time
Nov
22
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location
Grainger Hall - Board Room (5109)
Energy Economics and Policy Seminar, Students Only

New for the 2019–20 academic year, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions is offering Policy Boot Camps to share their team's experience directly engaging with decision makers. For the fall semester, Duke University students will have the opportunity to learn more about environmental policy making institutions—what they are, how they work, and how to engage them....

Date & Time
Nov
22
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location
Room 1111, Grainger Hall
Victoria Plutshack
Students Only

GLEAN will be hosting its second Talk Series this Friday. They have invited Victoria Plutshack as their speaker. Victoria is a University of Chicago and University of Cambridge alum. She is currently a Policy Associate at the Energy Access Project at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

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Date & Time
Nov
22
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location
2102 Grainger Hall
Energy Seminar

Satellite data have been used successfully for over a decade for tropospheric composition research as well as health and air quality applied research. The utility of future observations will grow because of advances in sensor technology, implementation of new orbit strategies, and continued retrieval algorithm development.

In this presentation, Dr. Bryan Duncan, Atmospheric...

Date & Time
Nov
22
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 - 9:15 am
Location
Law 3037
Climate Policy in Practice

The Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum is pleased to invite you to their annual symposium, Climate Policy in Practice, on Friday, November 22 from 9am -2:30pm.

They will discuss the political, legal and equitable considerations for shaping climate policy. Conversation will center on efforts to combat climate change at the local, state and federal level, as well as...