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Dean John Blackshear
Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of Students

Psychological Impacts of the Current State of Affairs at Duke and in the U.S. – April 16, 2021

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A clinical psychologist by training, Dean John Blackshear named Dean of Students in Student Affairs in June, 2020. Also as the Associate Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education, Dean Blackshear helps communication between Student Affairs, the university’s academic deans and the Office of Undergraduate Education. Join Duke Conversations with Dean Blackshear for a conversation on the psychological impact of the current state of affairs at Duke and in the US!

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Kevin White
Vice President and Director of Athletics

Navigating Duke Athletics: Leading through Championships and Controversy – March 30, 2021

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Kevin White, Vice President and Director of Athletics of Duke, serves as a member of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Board of Directors). Also an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration, has made lasting impact on Duke Athletics, including the eight NCAA Championships Duke has captured since his arrival. Sign up for Duke Conversations with Kevin White to delve into a discussion on Duke Athletics and beyond!

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Dr. Dirk Philipsen
Associate Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy and in the Department of History

Conversations with Professor Dirk Philipsen – March 8, 2021

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Professor Dirk Philipsen, raised in Germany and educated in both Germany and the United States, studies and teaches sustainability and the history of capitalism and his most recent research has focused on GDP as the dominant measure of success in U.S. and international economic affairs. He is also the author of the books  We Were the People and The Little Big Number – How GDP Came to Rule the World, And What to Do About It, and the editor and contributor to a volume on Green Business. Sign up for the conversation with Professor Dirk Philipsen to discuss more with him and other peers!

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Dr. Greg Dale
Director of Sports Psychology and Leadership Programs for Duke Athletics

Leadership, Team Culture, and Performance Excellence: Three Factors of Success in Sports Business – March 3, 2021

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Dr. Greg Dale has written several books on leadership, coaching, parenting and performance and serves as a consultant to numerous athletic and corporate organizations around the world including The World Bank, Habitat for Humanity International, IBM, Airports Council International, Pfizer, and SKANSKA International. Sign up for the conversation to hear more about his secrets to success and share you own Duke experience as well! 

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Dr. Stephen Nowicki
Professor of Biology

What does Art have to do with the Sciences (and vice versa)? – February 1, 2021

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Dr. Stephen Nowicki is Bass Fellow and Professor of Biology. He has spent mot of his career here at Duke and has done extensive research with animals such as birds, spiders, shrimp, and more. He has studied bird song extensively, which is why he is also interested in the intersection of the arts and the sciences. It is sure to be an interesting talk!

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Dean Sue Wasiolek
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Senior Advisor

Wellness: What Does It Mean To You and What Should April 12 (Duke's Day of Wellness) Look Like? – January 27, 2021

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For the past forty years (except for a brief nine-month hiatus to practice law), Sue Wasiolek (“Dean Sue”) has worked in the Division of Student Affairs at Duke University. She has served for over thirty-five years as an academic advisor to freshmen and sophomores and has taught courses in education, law and cultural anthropology. She works a lot to improve wellness for students, so this conversation will be a great opportunity to hear from Dean Sue on her work and make your voice heard!

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Dr. Thomas Newpher
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Psychology and Neuroscience

Inclusive Teaching and Course Design – November 5, 2020

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Last semester, Thomas Newpher, P&N Assistant Professor of the Practice and the Director of Summer Neuroscience Program, delivered a TEDXDuke talk on "The Changing Landscape of Higher Education." Also working on the Collaborative Learning in STEM Bass Connections Team, Newpher is passionate in impacts of collaborative learning in STEM classrooms as he himself implements team-based learning in his courses. Come to his Duke Conversations to learn more about how inclusive teaching can change the dynamic of courses!

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