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These Works of Art Were Created by Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, March 20 2019

The Rubenstein Arts Center will showcase Duke’s first A.I. art contest, in which contestants collaborated with machines, on Wednesday, March 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.


Pi Day at Duke: An Interesting Chance to Talk about Math

Friday, March 15 2019

For Duke mathematics professors, Pi Day presents a unique opportunity to talk about math and share their favorite elements of pi.


Pratt Engineering Student Wins at Basketball Tic Tac Toe in Cameron Stadium!

Wednesday, March 6 2019

During the basketball game on Tuesday March 5, 2019, between Duke and Wake Forest, Engineering and Information Initiative student Greg Spell won the basketball tic tac toe competition, playing against another audience member in the stadium. Watch Greg hustle his way to the win in this short video below!

 

 


Barros, Tarokh Elected Members of the National Academy of Engineering

Friday, February 8 2019

Ana Barros, the Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Vahid Tarokh, the Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).


2019 Data+/Code+/Computer Science Info Fair

Tuesday, January 22 2019

On January 17, 2019, the largest Data+ Information Fair yet was held in the Ahmadieh Atrium of Gross Hall. In addition to over 30 Data+ projects, the Rhodes Information Initiative and Data+ also hosted the Code+ and Computer Science Summer research programs at the Information Fair, drawing in 350+ Duke undergraduates from many different disciplines to learn more about these summer research opportunities at Duke.


Duke Honored for Durham Research Partnerships through Bass Connections and Data+ Programs

Sunday, January 6 2019

At the Durham Crisis Intervention Team Awards Banquet on Dec. 7, Nicole Schramm-Sapyta was named Volunteer of the Year, and Data+ and Bass Connections in Brain & Society were named Community Partner Agency of the Year.

 

 


Christopher Bail on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Wednesday, January 2 2019

Bail is the director of the Polarization Lab at Duke, which brings together scholars from the social sciences, statistics, and computer science to develop new technology to bridge partisan divides.


Information Initiative at Duke Named to Honor Michael and Maureen Rhodes

Tuesday, December 4 2018

Duke University’s landmark “big data” initiative has been named in honor of longtime supporters Michael and Maureen Rhodes. The Rhodes Information Initiative at Duke (iiD), founded in 2013, was officially named by the Duke University Board of Trustees in November 2018 to “express deep appreciation and gratitude to Michael George Rhodes and Maureen C. Rhodes for their generosity,” according to the board resolution.


Mathematical Moments Podcast: Screening for Autism

Wednesday, November 14 2018

Jordan Hashemi talks about an app to help screen for autism and the math behind it.


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