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GridCure co-founders Tagg Jefferson and USP alumnus Albert Hu
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Eight Ways to Be an Outstanding Entrepreneur

By On September 19, 2014

USP alumnus Albert Hu provides insights in this article from The Financial Post on “Eight Ways to Be an Outstanding Entrepreneur.”  Albert and Tagg Jefferson co-founded GridCure Inc, which won the outstanding… Read More

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Undergraduate University Scholar Arun Karottu Discusses Starting Start-ups, Taking Risks, and Learning from Failure

By On March 12, 2014

Undergraduate University Scholar Arun Karottu was recently interviewed by the Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows. He discusses his attempts to create start-ups, the importance of taking risks and of learning from… Read More

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Uni alum Jimmy Soni (Trinity ’07) co-authors book, “Rome’s Last Citizen”

By On December 11, 2012

Among other things, University Scholar alumnus Jimmy Soni (Trinity ’07) has been busy promoting his book, Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of  (St. Martin’s Press, October 2012) with co-author and… Read More

Kevin Momber (Nursing 2014) in the operating room
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Kevin Momber Finds His Path in Nursing

By On December 7, 2012

Professional School University Scholar Kevin Momber (Nursing 2014) took a circuitous route before ending up in a Master’s degree program in Nurse Anesthesia at Duke’s School of Nursing.  Duke Magazine‘s November 2012… Read More

Chris Paul and Aw Mohamadou, director of the Chris' Peace Corps program in Mauritania.
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Interview with Graduate University Scholar Chris Paul (Environmental Policy)

By On November 28, 2012

Undergraduate Uni, Linda Cao, Trinity ’14, interviewed graduate Uni Chris Paul, to find out what he was working on during his time between graduating from Duke as a Robertson Scholar in 2006… Read More

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Phyllis Mbewe: Engineering for Environmental Health

By On June 29, 2012

Uni alumna Phyllis Mbewe graduated Duke with a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in May 2012.  She is now at the University of South Carolina pursuing a Ph.D.… Read More

Law Student and University Scholar, Lesley Hamming, starts nonprofit.
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Lesley Hamming Founds Nonprofit to Spark Interest in Nanotechnology

By On March 3, 2012

University Scholar and third year law student, Lesley Hamming, was featured on Duke Law’s website for her outstanding work with area youth.  In 2008, Lesley founded a nonprofit camp, NanoBusiness Talent, in… Read More