Event Archives

Prof. Richard Powell Curates Archibald Motley

“Art of the Jazz Age” a USP Seminar with Prof. Richard Powell

March 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us Tuesday, March 25th, in room 240 Franklin Center for a talk with Richard Powell, Ph. D., John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and guest curator of the Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist show now on exhibit at The Nasher Museum of Art. Please RSVP by Friday, March 21st. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian dinner options provided.

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“Jazz at the Mary Lou” with Prof. John Brown

March 26, 2014 @ 9:30 pm - March 27, 2014 @ 12:00 am

University Scholars are warmly welcome to attend “Jazz at the Mary Lou” next Wednesday evening, March 26, from 9:30 pm- 12:00 am.   Prof. John Brown, Director of the Duke Jazz Program, will be performing with one of his jazz ensembles.  He will be available to answer questions about the rise and evolution of jazz.  The Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture is located on the first and ground floors of the Flowers Building, next to the Duke Chapel, on main West Campus.  “Jazz at the Mary Lou” is held most Wednesday evenings.  Light hors d’oeuvres and liquid refreshments provided.

Current University Scholar join candidates for a Farewell Brunch, Finalist Weekend April 2013

Undergraduate University Scholar Finalists’ Weekend

April 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am - April 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

For more details on schedules, class visits, tours, required forms, and happenings at Duke, please visit the OUSF Finalists’ Weekend 2014 website at: https://sites.duke.edu/finalistweekend2014/

University Scholars Welcome Finalists!

April 9, 2014 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

  Drop by. Join the University Scholars for this informal meet and greet Wednesday afternoon. The USP welcomes this year’s Finalists group of visiting high school seniors in the John Hope Franklin Center’s main conference room, RM 240. The USP Seminar will follow at a special early time, 5:30-7:30 pm. (Don’t forget to RSVP for the USP Seminar, if you can make it.)   Snacks & refreshments will available.   This event is part of the University Scholars Finalists’ Weekend 2014 in conjunction with the Finalist Weekend 2014 hosted by Duke’s Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows.

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USP Seminar: Prof. Mohamed Noor “MOOC’ing it up at Duke”

April 9, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the University Scholars for a meet and greet! The USP will welcome this year’s Finalists group of visiting high school seniors in the John Hope Franklin Center’s main conference room, RM 240, from 4:45 pm -5:30 pm. The USP Seminar will follow at a special early time, 5:30-7:30 pm. Dinner will be severed with the seminar, vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available.   These events are part of the University Scholars Finalists’ Weekend 2014 in conjunction with the Finalist Weekend 2014 hosted by Duke’s Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows.   For our April 9th seminar, Prof. Mohamed Noor (Biology) will discuss Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The Duke Center for Instructional Technology interviewed Dr. Noor about teaching in a MOOC, view article here. Dr. Noor joined the faculty in the Duke University Department of Biology as Associate Professor in 2005 and began teaching MOOC’s in 2012. He is currently Professor and Chair of the biology department, holding adjunct appointments in the University Program in Genetics and Genomics, the Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, and in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Professor Noor’s honors and awards are noteworthy & his current research projects include patterns of fine-scale crossover rate variation in Drosophila and genomic patterns of nucleotide diversity …

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Movie Night at McClendon Tower

April 11, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

  The Undergrad Unis will host this movie/hangout Friday night on West Campus – McClendon 2. We’re hoping for good films that might also inspire good conversations. Any movies, any genre, you have seen or want to see or that you think our prospective Unis might like to see – send them our way! We’ll put a few options up for a vote Friday night and choose what movie to play. Any and all Unis are invited, and we do hope some current scholars will come to hang-out with the prospective students. We will have popcorn, lots of candy, soft drinks, etc. So, come join the fun!  

Finalist Farewell Brunch

April 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

  Please RSVP by Friday, April 11th, for this Saturday brunch, see evite. Join your fellow Uni’s in this last opportunity to mingle with the visiting USP Finalist Candidates. Games and music are usually available, but, you are also welcome to bring your own for this laid back event. Brunch will be available from 9:00 am until 11:00 am in the FHI Garage over at Smith Warehouse.   This event is part of the University Scholars Finalists’ Weekend 2014 in conjunction with the Finalist Weekend 2014 hosted by Duke’s Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows. NOTE: Visiting students will be shuttled to airport throughout the day from the East Campus Bus Stop.     Bus Smith Warehouse is accessible by the C1 Bus at Maxwell Ave. It will be on a regular Saturday C1 Schedule. Parking The gated parking lot on the south side of the Smith Warehouse, on Maxwell Ave., is free on weekends and accessible by Duke Card swipe.