New Faculty Orientation 2020

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Welcoming All New Faculty to the Duke Community

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Duke's all-day program including special presentations by faculty and campus leaders introducing you and your peers to the many resources and opportunities available across the University.

 

Agenda

 

10:00 AM

Welcome to Duke University (Watch the Video)

Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

10:00 AM to 10:15 AM

 

10:15 AM

Introduction to Duke University (Watch the Video)

Sally Kornbluth, Provost

Jennifer Francis, Executive Vice Provost

Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

10:15 AM to 11:00 AM

 

11:00 AM

Historical Background (Watch the Video)

Valerie Gillispie, University Archivist

11:00 AM to 11:15 AM

 

11:15 AM

Climate & Values (Watch the Video)

Kimberly Hewitt, Vice President for Institutional Equity

11:15 AM to 11:45 AM

 

11:45 AM

Undergraduate Education, Graduate Education and Student Life (Watch the Video)

Paula McClain, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

Gary Bennett, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Mary Pat McMahon, Vice President and Vice Provost for Student Affairs

11:45 AM to 12:30 PM

 

12:30 PM

Resource Fair Session 1 (Watch the Video)

12:30 PM

Research Computing with Mark Delong

Scholars @ Duke with Damaris Murry and Lamont Cannon

12:40 PM

DukeReach with Tiarra Wade

Personal Assistance Services (PAS) with Donna Parrish

12:50 PM

Center for Data and Visualization Sciences with Joel Herndon

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

 

1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

2:00 PM

Welcome Back (Watch the Video)

Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

2:00 PM to 2:05 PM

 

2:05 PM

Research at Duke (Watch the Video)

Geeta Swamy, Associate Vice President for Research and Vice Dean for Scientific Integrity

Christopher Freel, Associate Vice President for Research

Edward Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies

2:05 PM to 2:35 PM

 

2:35 PM

A Strong Start to Teaching and Engaging Your Students (Watch the Video)

MODERATOR

Sherilynn J. Black, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

PANEL

Shawn Miller, Director of Learning Innovation

Deondra Rose, Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Leonard White, Associate Professor of Neurology

2:35 PM to 3:20 PM

 

3:20 PM

Lessons Learned: My First Year at Duke and in Durham (Watch the Video)

MODERATOR

Claudia Gunsch, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

PANEL

Samira Musah, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Evan Hepler-Smith, Assistant Professor of History

Connel Fullenkamp, Professor of the Practice of Economics

3:20 PM to 4:00 PM

 

4:00 PM

Resource Fair Session 2 (Watch the Video)

4:00 PM

Office of Research Support with Susan Lasley

Foundation Relations with Beth Eastlick

4:10 PM

myRESEARCHhome and Research Initiatives with Rebecca Brouwer

Research Facilitation and Data Services in the Office of Research with Kristen Lentz

4:20 PM

Forum for Scholars & Publics with Lou Brown

Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Sharlini Sankaran

International House with Esra Uzun Mason

3:00 PM to 3:15 PM

 

4:30 PM

Program Close (Watch the Video)

Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement