cartoon of woman at computer screen

How to Master Productivity and Happiness

November 3, 2016

In the past three months, about 2,260 students, faculty and staff at Duke have accessed free courses through on topics ranging from Excel, IT security and editing software. But the online learning tool with more than 5,000 courses also offers help with personal finance, work-life balance and even songwriting.

President Brodhead talks to winners of the diversity and teamwork awards

OIT staff wins Teamwork Award

November 1, 2016

OIT staff Bart Lawyer is part of a team that wins the Duke Teamwork Award for breathing new life into the West Union. Two of Duke’s highest honors, the Teamwork and Diversity awards, are presented every year to employees who foster collaboration, cooperation and open communication as a team or demonstrate a respect and value for differing backgrounds and points of view.

A student wears a virtual reality headset in the bolt.

Virtual reality room in Edens for students

October 24, 2016

OIT helps set up and maintain a virtual reality room in Edens residence hall on west campus. Students can use the immersive VR technology in BoltVR for gaming and other VR apps. 

student preps 3d printing files in the tec

12 Must-Have Experiences at Duke

October 21, 2016

It’s time to add items to your Duke Bucket List. Whether you are a Duke employee, student or first-time campus visitor, there are unique Duke experiences that can’t be missed, such as enjoying the island scenery at the Duke Marine Lab, exploring historic Cameron Indoor Stadium or visiting the top of Duke Chapel for a beautiful view. Here are 12 places or ways to fully experience Duke: Watch the Sun Come Up at Duke Gardens

Get Tips on Protecting Your Data

October 7, 2016

Looking for ways to protect your personal information online? Two seminars in the LearnIT @ Lunch series will provide tips.

student preps 3d printing files in the tec

Five Free, Fun Things at Duke in October

September 30, 2016

Witness 3D printing, help paint a mural on interior walls, attend an All Hallow’s Eve candlelight service in Duke Chapel, and more as part of Duke’s free campus events in October.

The Working@Duke editorial team searches the Duke Events Calendar to bring you five things to do at Duke each month during the academic year. Check these events out and visit Duke Today again in early November for the next installment of fun.

Oct. 5 – See 3D printing in action


Guard Against Cyber Threats, Get a Chance at a GoPro

September 30, 2016

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, the Duke University and Duke Health IT Security Offices are asking employees and students to take a quiz to test their knowledge about ransomware and other phishing attacks.

Learn How to Code for Free

September 23, 2016

Through a free program led by four Duke professors, employees and students have a unique chance to learn coding skills.

Student showing off a 3D print creation

New Makerspace and Technology Hub Opens on Campus

September 13, 2016

A new Technology Engagement Center, complete with an expanded Co-Lab Studio makerspace, is now open in the renovated first floor of the Telecommunications Building.

Cube Etiquette Graphic

How’s Your Cubicle Etiquette?

September 13, 2016

Duke employees share their do’s and don’ts while working in a shared space.