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A guided tour of mathematical methods for the physical sciences

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

Author: Snieder, Roel, 1958-
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Currently held at: DUKE

Henry VIII

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

Author: Wooding, Lucy E. C., author.
Published: London : Routledge, 2015.

Currently held at: DUKE

A history of applied linguistics : from 1980 to the present

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

Author: De Bot, Kees, author.
Published: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.

Currently held at: DUKE

Hollywood action films and spatial theory

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

Published: New York : Routledge, [2015]

Currently held at: DUKE

The Holy Grail on Film : essays on the cinematic quest

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]

Currently held at: DUKE

DataFest 2015

Edge Events - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 05:00
Sun, Mar 22, 2015: 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open Lab (The/Edge)

DataFestTM is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students have a weekend to attack a large, complex, and surprise dataset (though there's a hint on this page!). Your job is to represent your school by finding and communicating insights into these data. The teams that impress the judges will win prizes as well as glory for their school. Everyone else will have a great experience, lots of food, and fun! Interested?  Please register here: http://stat.duke.edu/datafest


DataFest 2015

Edge Events - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 05:00
Sat, Mar 21, 2015: 1:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open Lab (The/Edge)

DataFestTM is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students have a weekend to attack a large, complex, and surprise dataset (though there's a hint on this page!). Your job is to represent your school by finding and communicating insights into these data. The teams that impress the judges will win prizes as well as glory for their school. Everyone else will have a great experience, lots of food, and fun! Interested?  Please register here: http://stat.duke.edu/datafest


Arvo Pärt.

Endeca Music Recordings 3 Months - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 00:52

Screen/Society-- International House 50th Anniversary Film Screening-- "Excuse My French"

Library News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 23:00
Special Event: 6:30pm: Refreshments in the Levine Science Research Center (LSRC) Lobby / 7:00pm: Film screening / Panel Discussion to follow! / Film Screening: "Excuse My French" (Amr Salama, 2014, 99 min, Egypt, in Arabic w/ English Subtitles, Color, DVD) / The latest film by Egyptian writer-director Amr Salama uses a comic coming-of-age story to focus a spotlight on social discrimination. A huge success at the domestic box office, this pastel-colored, snappily stylized movie follows 12-year-ol

DataFest 2015

Edge Events - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 21:00
Fri, Mar 20, 2015: 5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Open Lab (The/Edge)

DataFestTM is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students have a weekend to attack a large, complex, and surprise dataset (though there's a hint on this page!). Your job is to represent your school by finding and communicating insights into these data. The teams that impress the judges will win prizes as well as glory for their school. Everyone else will have a great experience, lots of food, and fun! Interested?  Please register here: http://stat.duke.edu/datafest


Quick Pic: The View From Down Under

Preservation Underground - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 19:30

Today was board-shear maintenance day. We changed the blade, replaced some worn screws, and trued the cut. It takes two people to change the blade. One person under the shear (usually me) and one person to tighten the screws. We have the maintenance down to about half an hour.  A while ago we showed you the view from above, ever wonder what the view from below looks like?

board shear maintenanceRachel laughing at Beth on the floor.

That is not a very flattering angle. It’s a very good thing Rachel has a great sense of humor.

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Man to Fight Computers!

Bitstreams - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 19:04

Man To Fight Computer_FeatureFifty years ago this week, Duke students faced off with computers in model car races and tic-tac-toe matches in the annual Engineers’ Show.  In stark contrast to the up-and-coming computers, a Duke Chronicle article dubbed these human competitors as old-fashioned and obsolete.  Five decades later, although we humans haven’t completely lost our foothold to computers, … Continue reading Man to Fight Computers! →

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Active Learning Roundtable

Library News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 18:00
Fri, Mar 20, 2015: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) The CIT’s Active Learning Roundtable is an ongoing opportunity for Duke faculty to meet and share ideas. Every three weeks, faculty from around the university are invited to bring ideas and examples of what works in their classroom. We will focus on a range of topics including brief activities suc

Growing Up Duke

Blogs Featured Posts - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:03
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Exploring the lives of Angier and Mary Duke.

Growing Up Duke

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:03
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Exploring the lives of Angier and Mary Duke.

Winners of the Student Data Visualization Contest

Blogs Featured Posts - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:57
DataVis

Congratulations to our 2015 winners!

Winners of the Student Data Visualization Contest

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:57
DataVis

Congratulations to our 2015 winners!

New Reads from Duke Authors

Blogs Featured Posts - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:38
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Check out these new titles written by Duke faculty.

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